Congressional Republicans pan NASA asteroid mission Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:03

The space agency considers the mission relatively cheap, at an estimated $1.25 billion.


'Luckiest dog in world' recovering after shot with arrow Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:03

A 9-month-old puppy in Canada is recovering after she was shot with an arrow. 


Steven Avery's brother breaks media silence Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:59

Steven Avery's brother Earl has given his first interview since the release of "Making a Murderer.


Two more Zika infections confirmed in Florida Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:55

Fla. health agencies have identified nine travel-associated cases of the virus.


On campus, Jan. 31 Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:38

Roundup of this week's top stories from USA TODAY College


Zika Q&A: What you need to know about sex, saliva, sperm banks Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:34

The World Health Organization declared the outbreak a "public health emergency of international concern."


#MillennialBillOfRights loves stereotypes Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:30

Stereotypes of the young will live on forever.


Firefighter goes all out to cheer up lonely kindergartner Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:30

A kindergartner thought he didn’t have any friends. Firefighters in the community proved him wrong.


Jill Conley, beautiful and brave, passes away Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:20

Jill Conley refused to let battle with cancer extinguish her light.


11 Super Bowl snacks you need in your life this weekend Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:04

It's time to bump up your snackin' game.


Zika highlights lack of access to contraception, abortion in Latin America Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 20:56

Women in many countries with Zika outbreaks lack access to contraception, legal abortion


Coin toss for Iowa delegates? Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 20:44

In a couple of Democratic caucus precincts Monday, a delegate was awarded by coin toss.


Pentagon needs more smart bombs for ISIL Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 20:37

$1.8 billion targeted to replenish stocks of precision weapons.


Analysis: Big night for the anti-establishment candidates Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 20:29

In Iowa's opening caucuses, Trump does worse and Sanders does better than expected.


Mo. students demand removal of diversity official Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 20:05

Missouri St. Univ. students demand changes that involve top diversity officials.


Trump's old tweet: 'No one remembers who comes in second' Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 20:03

Donald Trump came in second in the Republican Iowa caucus on Monday. And while he expressed confidence that he will go on to win the GOP nom...


White House proposes new funding for heroin, prescription opioid abuse Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 20:00

New federal funding for heroin, prescription opioid abuse proposed Tuesday in 2017 budget.


Congress shouldn't force encryption 'backdoors,' says key House Democrat Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 19:58

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said legislation on encryption could do more harm than good.


Field of greens: Seed mix-up yields surprise crop Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 19:57

Tenn. farmer calls unexpected bumper crop of turnips a "blessing."


Why Iowa polls were wrong Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 19:52

If Donald Trump was feeling cocky on the eve of Monday’s Iowa caucus, he had good reason: 13 polls showed him winning the first presidential...