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Pilot tells woman she can't carry on $20M violin

13 hours 32 min ago

Renowned Chicago musician is going public with her airline spat over a piece of carry-on luggage.


Texas flooding sweeps oil, chemicals into rivers

13 hours 53 min ago

Regulators and environmentalists disagree over the risk from flood-related oil and chemical spills in Texas.


Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removed

14 hours 31 min ago

"We don't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Mayor Greg Fischer said.


5 things to know about Ky.'s Confederate monument

14 hours 32 min ago

After 121 years, a Confederate monument on the University of Louisville's campus is being removed.


Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to discuss presidential strategy on Sunday talk shows

15 hours 24 min ago

The Texas senator needs a win in Indiana Tuesday to help deny Donald Trump the GOP nomination


Woman, four grandchildren killed in Texas flooding

16 hours 49 min ago

"The water just came up too fast," said Captain James Muniz.


Iraqi PM: Security restored in Baghdad after protesters storm Green Zone

17 hours 52 min ago

Demonstrators loyal to popular Shiite cleric are pressing for government reforms.


Dog hugs: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week

18 hours 36 min ago

A one-minute exercise routine? It's one of the discoveries to make headlines this week.


Monmouth U. debates racism and Woodrow Wilson's legacy

20 hours 42 min ago

The campus is in the throes of a kind of introspection now spreading across the nation, considering whether the former president's name shou...


5 things you need to know this weekend

21 hours 11 min ago

The biggest news to start your weekend.


Reports: Car bombing in Baghdad kills at least 21, wounds dozens more

21 hours 15 min ago

A car bombing Saturday killed at least 21 people and wounded dozens more in Baghdad, the Associated Press reported.


New poll: Cruz leads Trump in Indiana

21 hours 28 min ago

A new poll gives Texas Sen. Ted Cruz a significant lead in Indiana's Republican presidential primary, with support from 44.8% of voters poll...


For the Record's week in review: We play the ‘politics newsletter’ card

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 12:02

There's a “war on women or women being degraded card,” too. Just FYI.


Girl killed, another injured after being thrown from ride at church carnival

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 11:01

A 16-year-old girl was killed and a 15-year-old was injured after they were thrown from a church carnival ride Friday in East El Paso, polic...


Russia defends intercept of U.S. Air Force reconnaissance plane

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 10:48

Moscow said the intercept was justified because the aircraft had turned off its transponder


China rejects Hong Kong port call by U.S. aircraft carrier

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 09:50

China recently denied a request from a U.S. aircraft carrier for a port visit in Hong Kong, the State Department said.


Child prodigy proves autism isn't a roadblock

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 09:39

When 8-year-old pianist Jacob Velazquez performs on the Space Coast this weekend, don't even think about trying to sit in one of his two res...


Smokers’ ranks look conspicuously sparse in Obamacare

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 09:10

Federal data suggest that many smokers aren’t confessing to tobacco habit to avoid paying higher health care premiums, thwarting insurers.


On campus, May 1

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 09:09

Roundup of this week's top stories from USA TODAY College


San Jose man says brother innocent of killing parents

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 20:45

Siblings arrested in bizarre slaying that included a note of apology for the 'clumsy killing'