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Woman files complaint after doctor tells her she has a 'ghetto booty'

A Tennessee woman is filing a complaint after she says her doctor used an offensive term when giving her a diagnosis. She her doctor told her that her back pain stems from having a "ghetto booty."

Obama evokes George W. Bush in push for immigration reform

The massive overhaul of the nation's immigration system that was approved by the Senate last month should be adopted by the House, President Barack Obama argued Saturday.

Republicans continue assault on Obamacare

President Barack Obama's sweeping health care law came under fresh assault from Republicans over cost and complexity with a Senate lawmaker saying comprehensive doesn't mean comprehendible.

Oklahoma man arrested on Peeping Tom charges in a Port-a-Potty

A 50 year old Oklahoma City man is accused of peeping through a hole in a port-a-potty at Will Rogers Park in Oklahoma City. Police say he enjoys watching women and girls use those facilities.

Jury deliberates Zimmerman's fate for a second day

George Zimmerman's future -- either acquittal or guilt of murder or manslaughter -- was back in the hands of a Florida jury Saturday morning. The six jurors entered their second day of deliberations.

Man swims 5 hours to get help when boat sinks

A family outing on their sailboat turned dangerous when the boat was swamped and everyone was thrown overboard, but a determined family member swam away to find help, and he found it, five hours later.

National gay blood drive aims to lift donation ban

Activists are organizing the first national gay blood drive Friday in an effort to combat the Food and Drug Administration's ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.

Car eating squirrel: South Florida family discovers a vandal with quite an appetite for destruction

Martin County, FL (WPTV) -- A Martin County family living in fear that they were being targeted by vandals discovered that the culprit has quite an appetite. On Sunday morning, Nora Ziegler spotted something on her SUV.

Solving obesity crisis: Strawberries in parking lots

What's better than fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables?

Hunger strike on for 12,000 California inmates

More than 12,000 California prison inmates are now taking part in a hunger strike launched to demand better conditions and a reduction in the use of solitary confinement, corrections officials and organizers said Thursday.