Social Security Cans COLA

Cost of living increase withheld for 50 million Social Security recipients for the first time since 1975

Obama visiting New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — President Barack Obama will be visiting New Orleans today. The president is fulfilling a promise he made during his campaign to come back and visit the city.

Goldman Sachs Earnings Top $3B, Crushing Estimates

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s third-quarter earnings more than tripled from the depths of the financial crisis as income from the company's trading operations offset a drop in its investment banking business.

39 Killed in Bloody Wave of Violence Across Pakistan

Teams of gunmen launched coordinated attacks on three law enforcement facilities in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore and car bombs hit two other cities Thursday, killing a total of 39 people in an escalating wave of anti-government violence.

Group Cuts Ties With Limbaugh to Buy NFL Team

Fiery conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh said Tuesday he is teaming up with St. Louis Blues hockey team owner Dave Checketts in a bid to buy the Rams, owners of the NFL's longest losing streak at 14 and just 5-31 since 2007.

Store robbed at gunpoint

LAFAYETTE — Lafayette police are looking for a man after he robbed a local convenient store. Officials say the Circle-K on the corner of St.

Fake organization scamming residents

LAFAYETTE — City law enforcement is asking Lafayette residents to say no to the Puppy Patrol. Puppy Patrol is calling people claiming to be raising money for K-9 training and to purchase dogs for law enforcement.

Will Nuclear Robot Ship Sail Saturn's Moon?

A lake lander forms part of NASA's proposed Titan Saturn System Mission, an ambitious plan to send three probes — including a balloon-mounted vehicle and an orbiter — to explore the cloudy Saturnian moon.

Police able to identify victim

VERMILLION — Officials have identified the body found in a pickup truck last month as 20-year-old Ernest Guidry of Abbeyville. Detectives say through the use of dental records, they were able to determine the victim. The sheriff says Mr.

Toxic Hawaiian Volcano Poses Health Risks to Residents

It's one of the most active volcanoes in the world, but now Kilauea on the big island of Hawaii is making headlines for something else.