SAN FRANCISCO - The journal that published a study by Facebook and two U.S. universities about how people's moods spread on the social network is now expressing reservations about the paper. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says that as a private company, Facebook had no obligation to... more »
CHICAGO - The University of Chicago has determined the source of a mystery package that the school received addressed to movie adventurer Indiana Jones. The school received a replica of the journal from the movie "Raiders of the Lost Ark" that was addressed to Henry Walton Jones, Jr. - better... more »
CHICAGO - University of Chicago officials are puzzled by a mystery piece of mail seemingly linked to the Indiana Jones movie series. The Chicago Tribune reports that the university's admissions department received a package last week addressed to "Henry Walton Jones Jr." That's the main character's name in the popular... more »
BATON ROUGE - The search for a missing Brusly High School foreign language teacher has gone international.
News agencies around the world have picked up the bizarre and mysterious disappearance of 51-year-old Sylviane Finck Lozada.
"Le Journal", a national news organization in Belgium picked up the story last... more »
The number of children hospitalized with dangerous drug-resistant staph infections is on the rise. A new study in the journal Pediatrics found disease incidence increased from two cases to 21 cases per 1,000 hospital admissions from 1999 to 2008. That's a 10-fold increase. Most infections were caught in the community,... more »
State lawmakers are proposing changes to the way you can access information from the state and local governments. They say it could help save money during tough budget times. It would allow governing bodies to post information on a website instead of a local newspaper.
The Advocate is the... more »