News for Sunday, January 24, 2010


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Haiti government: 150,000 quake victims buried

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- The truckers filling Haiti's mass graves with bodies reported ever higher numbers: More than 150,000 quake victims have been buried by the government, an official said Sunday.AP video inside

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Ethiopian jet crashes; hope for survivors dims

BEIRUT -- An Ethiopian Airlines plane carrying 90 people caught fire and crashed into the sea minutes after taking off from Beirut early Monday, setting off a frantic search as passenger seats, baby sandals and other debris washed ashore.

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Saints beat Vikings in OT, reach 1st Super Bowl

NEW ORLEANS -- A 40-yard field goal in overtime by a little-known kicker could become as famous as jambalaya in these parts.The New Orleans Saints, a team with no home and an uncertain future five years ago, are heading for their first Super Bowl. By battering Brett Favre and beating the Minnesota Vikings 31-28 Sunday, they set off celebrations on Bourbon Street that locals never could have imagined in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.AP video inside

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Manning, Colts rally past Jets, reach Super Bowl

INDIANAPOLIS -- This is perfect for the Indianapolis Colts: They have Peyton Manning and they're back in the Super Bowl.The four-time MVP threw three touchdown passes and the Colts rallied from an 11-point, first-half deficit to beat the New York Jets 30-17 Sunday in the AFC championship game.AP video inside

MURPHY: Don't change school funding

The Georgia General Assembly session is now two weeks old and guess what issue is garnering the most headlines: Education.