Man Charged With Alleged Terror Plot Defiant in Court

A pharmacy college graduate student charged with plotting to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq and shoppers in American malls got rebellious in court Wednesday, refusing to stand for the judge and at one point throwing his chair.

Budget vetoes debated

LAFAYETTE — The Lafayette city council voted last night to fund a GPS track system in specific city vehicles that passed by a small margin.

H1N1 Running Rampant Amid Shortage of Vaccine

H1N1 flu is running rampant throughout the U.S., and the country has received only 25 percent of the vaccine that it expected to have by now, Sen. Joe Lieberman told a Senate committee hearing Wednesday.

Sugar Cereals Are 'Smart Choices'? FDA Not So Sure

Ever wondered how that "Smart Choices" sticker wound up on the front of Froot Loops or Cocoa Puffs?

Karzai Rival Abdullah 'Ready' for Runoff Election

President Hamid Karzai's chief political rival agreed Wednesday to take part in the Nov. 7 runoff election, cementing the stage for a high-stakes showdown in the face of Taliban threats and approaching winter snows.

Karzai Needed U.S. Talks, Meals Before Agreeing to Runoff

Afghan President needed high-level U.S.

Hunt On for Va. Student Who Vanished From Concert

Police are looking for a Virginia Tech student who has been missing since Saturday.

NASA Unveils New Rocket for Historic Test Flight

For the first time in nearly 30 years, a brand new NASA rocket has rolled out to a seaside launching pad in Florida to prepare for a launch test debut

Louisiana graduation rates tumble

LOUISIANA — A new study shows Louisiana graduation rates are dropping. The report comes form the "Southern Regional Education Board" in Atlanta. Out of the 16 states reviewed, Louisiana suffered the largest fall of any state over a five-y