Durbin files cloture, ends Rand filibuster

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Roll Call) After a 13-hour filibuster led by Sen. Rand Paul over drone strike policies within U.S. borders, senators took procedural steps early Thursday to advance the nomination more…

CDC: 'Nightmare bacteria' spreading in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) Hospitals need to take action against the spread of a deadly, antibiotic-resistant strain of bacteria, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The bacteria kill up more…

Judge to reverse state's 'gay'-marriage ban?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A lesbian couple's desire to adopt each other's children has grown into a potentially groundbreaking challenge to Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage. Two Detroit-area nurses filed more…

Arkansas adopts toughest abortion ban in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Arkansas lawmakers overrode a veto Wednesday and gave the state the most restrictive abortion law in the country - a near-ban on the procedure from the more…

Mega mosquitoes set to invade Central Florida

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WKMG-TV) Mega mosquitoes known as gallinippers could invade Central Florida this summer as flood waters from tropical storms force the larvae to hatch this hurricane season. Entomologists at more…

Daycare owner accused of raping girl

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WKMG-TV) A 73-year-old St. Cloud daycare owner was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of raping a girl under the age of 18. James Ferguson, the owner and president of more…

Report: Cop had sex with woman in custody

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WKMG-TV) A newly released Internal Affairs report shows an Orlando police officer lied about having sex with a woman in custody and tried to cover up the incident. more…

D.C. bans 'Barack' from license plates

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WTOP Radio) Every state that issues license plates prohibits various combinations of letters. The District's process is no different. In D.C., you cannot get a license plate that more…