Laura Bush will be on campus today for a dinner at 6:30 p.m. in the Indiana Memorial Union Alumni Hall. The dinner is sponsored by Ivy Tech’s O’Bannon Institute for Community Service and attendees must have a ticket.
A simple YouTube search yields several videos for Matt McAllister’s moment of glory in history — he holds the Guinness world record for most T-shirts worn at once. The top video of McAllister clad in 155 tops has more than 12 million hits and spurred one of those viewers to go on to set a world record of his own.
Four coal miners were missing after an explosion that killed 25 and blocked rescuers Tuesday from resuming their search in the worst U.S. mining disaster in more than two decades.
CHICAGO — When the body of Chicago’s school board president was found partially submerged in a river last fall, a bullet wound to the head, cameras helped prove it was a suicide.
Three weeks ago, I had to suffer through all my friends’ Facebook statuses welcoming Spring Break with open arms and new swim suits. I, on the other hand, had a week of classes and a week of midterms between me and my own “descanso de primavera.” Unlike most of my friends, though, my break was bound to feel holy.
Two men and three teen boys were charged Saturday with gang raping a 7-year-old girl who was sold by her 15-year-old stepsister during a party at a crime-ridden apartment building, police said.
Using Facebook is simple. One registers and has millions of other users to communicate with right at his fingertips. However, the relative ease of the social networking site has become a significant problem for a much more complex undertaking: marriage. The temptation and subsequent risks caused by the social networking giant are testing marriages nationwide.
CAMDEN, N.J. — For years, residents said some police officers have bullied them in this impoverished city, making cases by planting drugs on suspects, falsifying police reports and conducting searches without warrants. Now four officers, including Stetser, are being investigated by a federal grand jury.
A Muslim woman’s caning sentence for drinking beer has been commuted unexpectedly, ending a high-profile case that raised questions about Islamic laws intruding into personal matters in Malaysia.
The lawyer of a Lebanese TV psychic who was convicted in Saudi Arabia for witchcraft said Thursday her client could be beheaded this week and urged Lebanese and Saudi leaders to help spare his life. Attorney May al-Khansa said she learned from a judicial source that Ali Sibat is to be beheaded Friday, but she does not have any official confirmation of this. Saudi judicial officials could not be reached for comment.
Suspected Somali pirates fired on a U.S. Navy warship off East Africa early Thursday in what appeared to be a ransom-seeking attack on an American guided missile frigate, officials said. The USS Nicholas returned fire on the pirate skiff, sinking it and confiscating a nearby mothership. The Navy took five pirates into custody, said Navy spokesman Lt. Patrick Foughty.
Several members of a Christian militia that prosecutors claim plotted to kill police officers were scheduled to be in court Wednesday to determine if they will be allowed to go free on bond. Bond hearings are scheduled for the alleged ringleader, David Brian Stone, and other members of the Hutaree militia, a small group that was preparing to fight the Antichrist.
A gunman sprayed bullets from a moving vehicle into a crowd, killing four and wounding at least five others, before leading police on a chase into a neighboring county. Three people were arrested in the drive-by shooting Tuesday, but investigators said the motive wasn’t clear.
When Paul Culkin came home to New Mexico after serving with an Army bomb squad in Iraq, he tried counseling and medications offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs to cope with his post-traumatic stress disorder. Nothing worked very well. Then he found a new alternative: marijuana. New Mexico is the only state that explicitly allows people with PTSD to smoke pot under its medical marijuana law — an issue that is getting attention around the country at a time when traumatized vets are coming home from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in large numbers.
In a ruling with potentially far-reaching implications for the patenting of human genes, a judge on Monday struck down a company’s patents on two genes linked to an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer.
Somewhere on the west coast of Florida tonight, the Mystery Monkey of Tampa Bay sleeps. When the sun rises over the Gulf of Mexico in the morning, the rhesus macaque resumes his search for others of his own kind, cutting his way through the urban jungle of swimming pools and pastel condos, dodging paparazzi camera flashes and trackers’ tranquilizer darts.