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Papua New Guinea: Australian refugee detention camp illegal

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:37

The court dubbed the detention of the asylum seekers a violation of their constitutional right to personal liberty.

       

Missing data recorder found for ship sunk in hurricane

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:35

The cargo ship El Faro, on its way to Puerto Rico from Jacksonville, Fla., perished in Hurricane Joaquin.

       

Nurses thrust into guard duty at federal prisons

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:33

Prison staffing and overtime restrictions result in deployment of nurses to security ops.

       

Millennials now largest generation in U.S., surpass baby boomers

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:22

Millennials are now the dominant generation in America.

       

Census: Millennials surpass Boomers in population

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:16

Move over Baby Boomers.

       

Fact check: Trump’s cherry-picked ACA rates

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:14

Donald Trump has repeatedly claimed, for months, that premiums under the Affordable Care Act are “going up 35, 45, 55%.”

       

Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:13

Ukraine on Tuesday commemorated the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident

       

Prom gunman's family 'filled with pain' over shooting

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 11:55

They lost their son because of his actions.

       

5 things you need to know Tuesday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 11:50

The biggest news to start your day.

       

Fire guts India's National Museum of Natural History

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 11:28

The entire building was gutted by the blaze.

       

As Syria fighting escalates, 5 bad outcomes loom

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 11:16

The partial cease-fire in Syria was meant to enable peace talks to end the civil war.

       

Twitter loves 'Harry Potter and the Academic Paper'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 10:52

Don't worry, they started a Tumblr where this conversation really belongs.

       

Donald Trump completes sweep of five northeast states

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 10:41

Trump says he is 'presumptive' nominee after wins in Pa., Md., Conn., R.I., and Del.

       

Canada aims for pot legalization in 2017

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 10:02

Canada is moving to legalize pot in 2017, but don't expect it to become a new Amsterdam for Americans hoping to get a legal high just across...

       

One story from two mothers unites siblings after 70 years

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 10:02

Years ago, Dorothy Berry told her daughters about a day in 1947 when a tall, beautiful woman, carrying an 18-month-old blonde-haired girl, s...

       

Juror's objection on race leads to new trial

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 09:52

While the goal of a jury is to be diverse, the Supreme Court has not ruled that a black man must face a jury with blacks on it.

       

Ohio shootings autopsy: 1 victim shot 9 times

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 09:42

Eight members of a Pike County, Ohio, family were found shot in the head.

       

Hurricane names Patricia, Joaquin and Erika retired

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 09:05

The three names have been "retired" and will no longer be used for hurricanes or tropical storms

       

Teen walks 111 miles with brother on his back

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 09:02

A 16-year-old boy and his disabled younger brother have completed a 111-mile walk in Michigan with the teen carrying his sibling for all but...

       

Black ACLU lawyers claim karaoke bar discriminated against them

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 09:00

Two black American Civil Liberties Union lawyers who claim they were bullied by staffers of a California karaoke bar because of their race h...