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From inmate to lawyer: Tenn. man turns his life around

USAToday.com Top Stories - 6 hours 20 min ago

David Harris did time for robbery in the early 2000s. Now, he’s an attorney who wants to help others accused of crimes.

       

N.H. hosts one of 9 key Senate races that will determine party control

USAToday.com Top Stories - 6 hours 28 min ago

Republicans have more vulnerable incumbents this election cycle than Democrats do.

       

Austrian police: 5 skiers killed in ‘massive’ avalanche

USAToday.com Top Stories - 6 hours 28 min ago

Police in Austria say five skiers from the Czech Republic have been killed after being buried in a ‘massive’ Alpine avalanche.

       

A town where dead outnumber living 1,000 to one

USAToday.com Top Stories - 8 hours 10 min ago

A tiny California town that the New York Times calls "more necropolis than metropolis" isn't far from where the Super Bowl will be played in...

       

Trump: Jeb Bush 'had to bring in mommy to take a slap at me'

USAToday.com Top Stories - 8 hours 14 min ago

The war of words between the Trump and Bush camps got personal.

       

UAW struggling to pick between Sanders and Clinton

USAToday.com Top Stories - 8 hours 28 min ago

Will the UAW endorse Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders for president?

       

Dozens missing, 14 dead after quake rattles Taiwan

USAToday.com Top Stories - 9 hours 16 min ago

A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck Taiwan, the U.S. Geological Survey said, toppling high-rise residential building where rescuers pulled out...

       

Sex-abuse survivor takes leave of absence from Vatican panel

USAToday.com Top Stories - 9 hours 49 min ago

Pope Francis’ efforts to show that he’s tough on clerical sex abuse suffered a blow Saturday after a high-profile abuse survivor took a leav...

       

Walmart store closures shock rural U.S.

USAToday.com Top Stories - 10 hours 20 min ago

Of the 154 stores the chain closed, 102 were Walmart Express locations, mostly in small communities.

       

'Affluenza' teen Ethan Couch transferred to adult jail

USAToday.com Top Stories - 11 hours 2 min ago

Ethan Couch was quietly moved from a juvenile detention to an adult jail facility Friday afternoon.

       

FM: Foreign troops entering Syria would return ‘in coffins’

USAToday.com Top Stories - 11 hours 17 min ago

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem has warned that any foreign ground troops entering his country would “return home in wooden coffins...

       

For the Record's week in review: War and Peace

USAToday.com Top Stories - 11 hours 23 min ago

Happy Saturday, For the Record friends. What a week it has been, and we're not just talking about the latest installment of 'War and Peace.'...

       

Civil rights advance man Reggie Robinson recalls tales from front lines

USAToday.com Top Stories - 12 hours 29 min ago

Robinson served as an advance man for SNCC, setting up for other activists to come to Mississippi

       

Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true American

USAToday.com Top Stories - 12 hours 29 min ago

Fifty years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. because he believed in the right of all Americans to v...

       

Argentina’s annual Alien Festival kicks off at international UFO site

USAToday.com Top Stories - 12 hours 29 min ago

Residents of Capilla del Monte are positive aliens from another galaxy live among them.

       

Deacons of Defense provided protection when no one else would

USAToday.com Top Stories - 12 hours 30 min ago

The home of the late civil rights activist Robert "Bob'' Hicks, a leader of the Deacons of Defense in the 1960s, received a state historic m...

       

South Korea: North Korea moves up rocket launch window to next week

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:26

Outside governments expect a banned test of ballistic missile technology.

       

Tampa police: 1 dead, 7 injured in club shooting

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:00

Tampa police say 1 person is dead after shooting at a club in which seven others were injured.

       

5 things you need to know this weekend

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:36

The biggest news to start you weekend.

       

Trump: I'll attend next Fox debate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 20:56

Fox is set to sponsor another GOP debate on March 3