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North Korea fires rocket seen as covert missile test

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 16:13

North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket.

       

Walmart store closures shock rural U.S.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 16:10

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

       

Eighth GOP debate: Highlights from New Hampshire

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 16:02

Three days before the New Hampshire primary, the Republican candidates will face off on the debate stage tonight in Saint Anselm College.

       

Gloria Steinem: Young women support Sanders because 'the boys are with Bernie'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:48

Renowned feminist Gloria Steinem has a few thoughts on what's driving the appeal of Bernie Sanders with young women.

       

Through love, even in death, Louisville woman defeated breast cancer

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:28

Family and friends say goodbye to a cancer warrior who never let the disease define her.

       

'Affluenza' teen Ethan Couch transferred to adult jail

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:28

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 - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:12

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 - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:06

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.'...

       

N.Y. to probe ‘radioactive’ water leak at nuke plant

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 14:40

New York will investigate the Indian Point Energy Center after Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he learned that "radioactive tritium-contaminated wate...

       

Christie's N.H. strategy hurt by poor Iowa showing

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 14:18

“The grade on the hill has gotten demonstrably steeper for Christie because of Iowa,’’ one political consultant says.

       

Civil rights advance man Reggie Robinson recalls tales from front lines

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 14:01

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 - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 14:01

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 - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 14:00

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

       

Cornell frat president charged with sexual assault

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 14:00

Psi Upsilon has been placed on interim suspension after an alleged attempted rape at the fraternity house.

       

Deacons of Defense provided protection when no one else would

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 14:00

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...

       

'Energy level through the roof' at Bernie's hometown HQ

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:49

After Sanders' strong finish in Iowa, aides say work within campaign headquarters in Burlington has reached a frenetic pace.

       

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.

       

More than 3,100 pregnant women infected with Zika in Colombia

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:04

Health officials say they have not yet found any cases linked to the rare birth defect microcephaly.