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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...

       

Trump, favored in five states Tuesday, now faces Cruz-Kasich alliance

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 20:44

Cruz and Kasich forge alliance to try to stop New York businessman.

       

Justice Department: New Orleans sheriff in contempt over jail conditions

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 20:43

New Orleans sheriff 'dangerously' in violation of pact to improve jail conditions

       

Trump Tuesday? Polls say yes, yuuuge wins

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 20:39

He is leading polls in all five states holding Republican primaries. And it’s by a lot.

       

Ohio AG: Unknown if cockfighting, marijuana grows are relevant in killings

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 20:22

Eight people were found killed at four crime scenes in Pike County, Ohio.

       

New apps make stock market affordable

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 20:18

Want to invest in the market but money is tight? Here's how to start with $5.

       

More than 700,000 pledge to boycott Target over transgender bathroom policy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 20:17

American Family Association started petition on Wednesday.

       

Sleeper terrorist cells exist in Germany, Italy and U.K., intel chief says

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 19:56

The clandestine cells threaten Europe, said National Intelligence Director James Clapper.

       

Jury: Woman faked cancer to get tax-funded abortion

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 19:52

Woman found guilty on 11 counts of fraud and forgery, could face 30 years in prison.

       

University of Idaho dean found dead in submerged car

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 19:42

A man was found deceased in a Prius that was submerged in the Dworshak Reservoir.