For Obama, Echoes of 1993

Circumstances of Obama's speech to Congress on health care reform will be similar to Clinton's on the same topic 16 years ago — but with some key differences

Qaddafi Designs a 'Rocket' Car?

The 'Libyan Rocket' probably won't be coming to a dealer near you

China to Approve Single-Dose H1N1 Vaccines

The answer may be near to a crucial question about vaccine for the advancing H1N1 — one shot or two?

Student's Flu Death Raises Concerns at U.S. Colleges

The death of a college student from the flu has raised the alarm at universities throughout the country as the nation gears up for what is predicted to be a brutal flu season.

Karma Nightclub will open its doors again

Two bars closed last week in Lafayette: Karma Nighclub and Marley's Sports Bar. But today, one is back open. Karma Nightclub on Jefferson St., will re-open after paying a large sum in overdue state and local taxes. The other bar, Marley's, w

Bank to Armless Man: No Thumbs, No Check-Cashing

A Florida man born without arms says a Tampa bank would not let him cash a check because he couldn't provide a thumbprint.

Study: H1N1 Dominates Other Flu Strains

Put swine flu in a room with other strains of influenza and it doesn't mix into a new superbug — it takes over, researchers reported Tuesday.

Brown Didn't Want Lockerbie Bomber to Die in Jail

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is facing accuations of "double-dealing" after confidential documents were released on Tuesday revealing that Libya was told Brown wanted the Lockerbie bomber to die a free man.

Grow All of Your Food or Just Teleport It by Year 2100

Electrolux Design Lab competition finalists have conjured ideas that make food appear from thin air, grow herbs on Mars, clean clothes you're wearing, photocopy meals, and grow a steak.