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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.

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.

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.

Mum's the Word for NASA's Secret Space Plane X-37B

There is an air of vagueness regarding next year's Atlas Evolved Expendable launch of the unpiloted, reusable military space plane.

'Ex-Gay' Advocates Say Schools Ban Their Books

Visit a public school library and you'll find an array of books on homosexuality.

Man Charged With Alleged Terror Plot Defiant in Court

A pharmacy college graduate student charged with plotting to kill U.S.