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Univision tracks down supposed Menendez call girl — but was she the right one? [VIDEO]

The Spanish-language news network Univision took its scalpel to the prostitution charges swirling around Democratic New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez on Monday, tracking a young woman named Yaneisi Fernández to her home in the Dominican Republic and determining that she is not a prostitute. But Univision hasn't given any indication why it chose this particular Yaneisi Fernández.

Top 10: Best tweets about the Bob Menendez prostitute scandal

12:52 PM 02/03/2013

As Sen. Bob Menendez continues to hide out in an undisclosed location and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid tells ABC News he "did nothing wrong," the Twitterverse has erupted.

Buffalo 2nd-graders learn grammar by correcting NFL players’ tweets

4:15 AM 02/03/2013

Second-graders at Buffalo, New York's Elmwood Franklin School took a break from practicing addition and learning about George Washington last week and jumped into an unusual spelling and grammar lesson: correcting NFL players' typo-filled tweets.

Editorial pages skewer Bob Menendez over prostitution scandal

2:24 AM 02/03/2013

The editorial boards of three newspapers have so far weighed in with statements about the scandal surrounding Democratic New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez, who allegedly slept with prostitutes -- at least one of whom was underage -- during a series of trips to the Dominican Republic. And the consensus for Menendez is not good.

Bob Menendez ducks out of NJ Chamber of Commerce event, ditches reporters at elevator

9:11 AM 02/01/2013

Bob Menendez, the combative New Jersey senator beset by allegations that he had sex with at least one underage prostitute in the Dominican Republic, hurried out of a Marriott ballroom in Washington, D.C. after a speech Thursday night, out-dashing a gaggle of reporters and ignoring questions all the way to a welcome elevator.

Menendez drained more than 1/3 of bank accounts in January to pay for past Dominican Republic travel

4:21 AM 02/01/2013

A check that Democratic New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez wrote to his longtime campaign donor Dr. Salomon Melgen on Jan. 4 to cover private jet travel to the Dominican Republic represented more than one-third of his cash-on-hand --- and perhaps as much as 90 percent --- according to an analysis of his most recent U.S. Senate financial disclosure report.

Reid punts on Bob Menendez question as prostitution scandal deepens

1:04 PM 01/31/2013

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told reporters Thursday that he would not answer questions about how Democratic New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez is handling accusations that he slept with underage prostitutes in the Dominican Republic.

Menendez admits frequent Dominican travel, reimburses FBI-raided donor $58,500 for private jet flights

3:42 AM 01/31/2013

Embattled Democratic New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez said through a spokesman Wednesday that trips he took on the private jet of a major political donor "have been paid for and reported appropriately."

Women’s rights, human rights groups: Bob Menendez should resign if he slept with underage Dominican prostitutes

1:50 AM 01/31/2013

A prominent women's advocacy group and an organization that campaigns against sex trafficking told The Daily Caller that New Jersey Democrat Bob Menendez should resign from his U.S. Senate seat, if allegations that he slept with underage prostitutes in the Dominican Republic are accurate.

October 2012 ‘Women for Menendez’ event boasted senator’s record ‘empowering women worldwide’

4:15 PM 01/30/2013

Bob Menendez is "committed to ensuring that every young person is able to reach their full potential," read a 2012 fundraising solicitation for an October campaign event with the New Jersey Democratic senator, hosted by a political committee called "Women for Menendez."

FBI raids Florida eye clinic of donor linked to Sen. Bob Menendez’s prostitution scandal

1:10 AM 01/30/2013

ABC, FBI, Menendez camp tight-lipped about senator’s brewing underage prostitution scandal

7:33 AM 01/28/2013

Days after documents surfaced that suggested New Jersey Democratic Senator Bob Menendez paid for sexual favors in the Dominican Republic -- including some from girls as young as 16 -- few in Washington are offering new clues about what appears to be an ongoing federal investigation.

Emails show FBI investigating Sen. Bob Menendez for sleeping with underage Dominican prostitutes

1:52 AM 01/25/2013

Documents published online for the first time Thursday indicate that the FBI opened an inquiry into New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez on August 1, 2012, focusing on repeated trips he took to the Dominican Republic with longtime campaign contributor and Miami eye doctor Salomon Melgen. TheDC reported in November that Menendez purchased the service of prostitutes in that Caribbean nation at a series of alcohol-fueled sex parties.

Allen West: Putting women in combat a ‘misconceived’ liberal policy

10:32 AM 01/24/2013

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta will announce Thursday that gender will no longer be a barrier to female members of the military who want to serve in combat units. And former Florida congressman Allen West is not impressed.

‘Dick’ jokes abound in the most politically incorrect TV ad banned in Australia this year [VIDEO]

3:20 AM 01/23/2013

"There's only one Dick I'll be eating on Australia Day," says an elderly woman in a TV commercial that advertising authorities have banned from the airwaves Down Under.

Anti-gun, AK-47-waving legislator was denied law license in Australia after Virginia license was revoked

12:03 AM 01/23/2013

Virginia Democratic Delegate Joseph Morrissey, who brandished an AK-47 during an anti-gun speech before the state legislature on Jan. 17, was denied a license to practice law by an Australian state supreme court in 2006, five years after a U.S. federal court disbarred him and three years after the Virginia Bar Association revoked his law license.

Tiger Woods: I left California over tax rates too [VIDEO]

4:33 PM 01/22/2013

During a press conference Tuesday, golf legend Tiger Woods said he moved to Florida in 1996 because of California's high tax rates. The comments came after fellow golfer Phil Mickelson hinted Sunday that he might leave the Golden State -- or perhaps even move out of the U.S. completely -- because of income tax increases.

FLASHBACK: Anti-gun lawmaker who brandished borrowed AK-47 once ‘lost’ 2 semi-automatic weapons police loaned him

2:29 AM 01/22/2013

Virginia Delegate Joseph Morrissey, who became infamous online last week when he brandished an AK-47 during his anti-gun speech before the state legislature, once told a judge he "lost or misplaced" two semiautomatic assault-style weapons that he had borrowed from a state police forensic lab.

Aussie library: Lance Armstrong book ‘fiction’ sign was a prank

12:58 PM 01/21/2013

Reports that an Australian library would soon re-file Lance Armstrong's books in its fiction section were greatly exaggerated.

Gallup: Obama average first-term approval ratings among lowest in modern history

11:52 AM 01/21/2013

A Gallup poll released on the morning of Barack Obama's second public presidential inauguration shows that his first term was marked by a level of public disapproval exceeded in the modern era only by Presidents Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford.