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Senate Adds Gays to Hate-Crimes Law

Dems use military spending bill to push controversial measure extending hate-crime protection to gays• Gays, Transgenders Could Be in Future Census

Public Option 'Opt-Out' Eyed

Senate health bill provision would permit states to drop out of the system, but some Dems are balking at the idea

Hugo Chavez: No Singing in the Shower

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez told citizens Wednesday to limit their showers to three minutes because the country is having problems supplying water and electricity.

Fla. Girl's Mom 'Will Not Sleep' Until Her Killer Is Found

So far, police have not made an arrest in Somer Thompson's death, but have questioned more than 155 registered sex offenders in the area. Her mother, Diena Thompson, vowed to not rest until the killer is found.

Michael Moore: A Love Story? Not So Much

Michael Moore can dish it out. But can he take it? A cottage industry of filmmakers is looking to take him on at his own game.

Tiffany Registry Offers Gifts for the USS New York

Want to honor a loved one or see your name on a $2,800 Chippendale tray to be used on the U.S.S. New York? Well, now's your chance.

Council passes new driving penalties

LAFAYETTE — The Lafayette city council has passed a new law that will affect drivers at red lights. Drivers will now be fined $25 dollars if they do not come to a complete stop before they turn right at a stop light. The council also deci

FBI Raid on Islamic Butcher Mystifies Tiny Illinois Town

At 8 a.m. Sunday morning the population of Kinsman, Illinois, stood at 109. An hour later, upwards of 100 federal agents and police swooped in to the tiny rural community, nearly doubling the population — and no one seems to know why.

Missing Va. Student May Not Be Crime Victim, Police Say

The disappearance of a Virginia college student last seen at a heavy metal concert remained a mystery Thursday as state police said they had no evidence about whether or not Morgan Harrington is the victim of a crime.