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Michigan official fired over Flint water crisis

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 14:07

Liane Shekter Smith, head of the Department of Environmental Quality's drinking water unit, is the first state employee to be fired over the...

       

New Hampshire poll finds Trump ahead, Rubio gaining

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 14:02

New Hampshire's primary is just four days away.

       

Sen. Marco Rubio looks to capture defectors from Jeb Bush camp

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:56

Bush will likely lose more donors to Rubio if he doesn't do well in New Hampshire's primary.

       

Medicaid across U.S. a matter of when, not if, says federal health chief

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:23

Federal health chief touts ACA signups, says will leave process far better than it was.

       

Fact check: Trump off-base on Cruz loan rates

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:20

Trump claimed that the loan rates Cruz received during his 2012 Senate run were “lower than you could get, lower than anybody could get."

       

Edgar Mitchell, astronaut who walked on moon, dies at 85

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:20

Mitchell was part of the Apollo 14 mission in 1971 and became the sixth man to walk on the moon.

       

South Africa: About 87 trapped after mine collapse

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:17

JOHANNESBURG - A South African miners’ union says about 87 people are trapped after a building collapsed at a gold mine in the country’s eas...

       

Police kill trans man in midst of Asperger's meltdown

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:12

He charged at them with a knife when they responded to a call to his home, they said.

       

For the Record: 12 debates down, 10 more to go

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:10

Happy Friday, For the Record peeps! Thursday night marked the 12th primary debate we've tuned into since August. We still have 10 more to go...

       

5 things you need to know Friday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:56

The biggest news to start your morning.

       

Why you should refinish your hardwood floors

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:51

Who knew a little TLC would pay off so beautifully?

       

3 tips to limit mosquito bites

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:28

As the mosquito-borne Zika virus spreads quickly through the Americas, medical experts are encouraging people to try to limit their exposure...

       

6.4M earthquake strikes Taiwan

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:23

Several buildings reportedly collapsed in Pingtung in southern Taiwan.

       

How to watch the New Hampshire Republican debate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:20

Republicans face off for a final time before Tuesday's New Hampshire primary.

       

India's gay rights activists start all over again

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:06

It took only five minutes, but India’s Supreme Court sent a ripple of hope through the LGBT community and its supporters this week by agreei...

       

Super Bowl snack: Sriracha mac n' cheese bites

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:03

Get crafty with a classic.

       

Cruz camp voicemails said Carson was dropping out

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:52

Carson's campaign has released audio of voicemails they say were left by members of the Cruz campaign on caucus night pushing the idea that ...

       

Jeb Bush carries family legacy into New Hampshire

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:37

'I'm proud of being a Bush,' the candidate says.

       

Iowa margin between Clinton, Sanders shifts as errors found

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:35

Iowa Democratic Party officials are reviewing results from the Iowa caucuses and making updates where discrepancies have been found.

       

Clinton: Halt fuel extraction on federal land

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:26

Hillary Clinton said she supports a moratorium on the extraction of fossil fuels from federal land.