Zika virus adds to growing list of troubles for Brazil Top Stories - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 11:39

The annual Carnival celebration masked worries about the weak economy, Olympics and virus.


N. Korea orders military takeover of complex Top Stories - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 11:35

South Korea said ceasing operations at the complex would stop funds from the park being used to develop nuclear and missile technology.


Fiorina's campaign is longest yet for a female GOP presidential candidate Top Stories - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 11:26

Fiorina's campaign was 58 days longer than Elizabeth Dole's campaign for the 2000 GOP nomination.


Ex-priest had long been tied to slain beauty queen case Top Stories - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 11:17

John Feit is facing a murder charge in Texas for the 1960 death of Irene Garza.


Final holdout at Ore. refuge surrenders after dramatic negotiations Top Stories - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 10:48

The 41-day takeover ended Thursday after lengthy discussions between negotiators and David Fry.


What's your romantic spirit animal? Top Stories - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 10:44

Take our quiz and discover which animal behavior you most emulate.


Hours after campaign ends, Carly Fiorina 'now available' for speaking gigs Top Stories - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 10:36

The freshly former presidential candidate is already 'available for speaking engagements.'


Health officials make case for $1.8 billion in emergency Zika funding Top Stories - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 10:14

A top health official rejected the idea of taking the money from Ebola funds.


174 have Norovirus-like symptoms at Ursinus Top Stories - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 09:50

Ursinus College closes dining facilities, but classes are still on.


Hello, Nora! Columbus Zoo names polar bear cub Top Stories - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 09:28

Hello, Nora! 


Five years after revolt, Egypt has come full circle Top Stories - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 09:21

On the anniversary of the Feb. 11, 2011, revolt, many old problems more entrenched.


Sanders supporters say superdelegates should back will of voters Top Stories - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 09:00

Bernie Sanders’ backers say voters -- not party insiders -- should choose the Democratic nominee.


2 injured in Michigan school shooting are students Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:53

Four people were shot outside a high school; one was shot by a police officer.


After N.H., Kasich vaults to GOP prominence Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:46

2nd-place finish lends credence to idea Ohio gov. can be alternative to Trump, Cruz.


Sanders searches for one nice thing about Trump Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:40

The Vermont independent described Hillary Clinton as "intelligent."


Cop in deadly love triangle lawsuit costs county $7M Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:32

Deputy was allegedly having an affair with the girlfriend of the man he fatally shot.


Shades of the campaign: The USA TODAY Campaign Coloring Book Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:25

Campaigns and elections can be stressful. The USA TODAY campaign coloring book offers a way of relaxing from the speeches, the ads, the deba...


Parents to protest Detroit schools with student sickout Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:10

The move — on Count Day when attendence helps determine amount of state aid — is to highlight problems in schools.


Hero teens stop out-of-control bus after driver becomes unresponsive Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:02

“Right after he missed the turn to the school, that’s when we were like, ‘What’s going on?'”


Little Norway spends big on Syrian refugee crisis Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:01

The oil-rich Scandinavian nation pledged $1.2 billion over 4 years to aid Syrian refugees.