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  • A federal judge has ruled that Florida college students cannot be charged higher out-of-state tuition simply because their parents may be in the U.S. illegally.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 7:00 AM EST
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  • Natachia Riley talks outside the house of her mother, Clara Williams, in Ironton, La., which was flooded from Hurricane Isaac, near Louisiana Hwy 23 in Plaquemines Parish Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. The house was built seven years ago after mother's previous home was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.

    Most of those were in Louisiana, where utilities reported more than 100,000 people without power. Thousands also were without power in Mississippi and Arkansas.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 6:30 AM EST
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  • A federal judge on Tuesday ordered state prison officials to provide a taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery to a transgender inmate serving life in prison for murder.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 6:30 AM EST
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  • This May 7, 2009 file photo provided by the Will County, Ill., Sheriff's office shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson is charged with first-degree murder in the 2004 drowning death of his former wife Kathleen Savio. He has pleaded not guilty.

    Peterson has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the 2004 death of Kathleen Savio. He was only charged after his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson, went missing in 2007.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 6:00 AM EST
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  • Federal investigators probing a slaughterhouse after an undercover video showed inhumane treatment of cows said Friday that there is no evidence that sick animals entered the food supply.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 2:30 AM EST
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