A 9-month-old baby born in California with the HIV virus may have been cured, U.S. medical researchers said on Wednesday. The baby, who has not been identified, may have been cured as a result of treatments that doctors began just four hours after her birth. The child is still receiving a three-drug cocktail of anti-AIDS treatments and is the second case in which doctors may have brought HIV in a newborn into remission by administering antiretroviral drugs in the first hours of life. Read about it here…[Reuters]
A South Texas judge who was caught on camera beating his disabled teenage daughter after she illegally downloaded files online lost his job this week when a Republican challenger defeated him in his reelection campaign. Karma, maybe? Read about it here…[Gawker]
Apparently taking cell phone photos up the skirts of women is legal…at least in Massachusetts and as long as the woman is wearing underwear. A judge found that a man who did just that in a Boston subway did not violate state law because the women were not nude or partially nude. The Supreme Judicial Court overruled a lower court that had upheld charges against Michael Robertson, who was arrested in August 2010 by transit police who set up a sting after getting reports that he was using his cell phone to take photos and video up female riders’ skirts and dresses. Read about it here…[HuffPost]
A woman who made headlines last week when she made out with her brother through the bars of a jail cell (after being arrested for meth possession and shoplifting) is back in jail, this time for choking her husband. No word if she made out with him before the assault. But if you’re interested, you can read about it here…[SFGate]
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