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Protection from middle-school whooping cough vaccine fades fast

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

Adults may need booster shots to keep whooping cough at bay.

       

Doritos announces $50,000 awards for best Super Bowl tweets

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:41

There’s $50,000 on the line, people!

       

Six degrees of separation? Facebook says think smaller

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:21

The giant social media platform says only 3.5 degrees of separation are between us all.

       

Actor dies after noose scene goes wrong

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:10

Family members don't believe it was suicide.

       

Officials see 'epidemic' of motorists passing school buses

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:07

Though an extra stop sign has been added to many school buses s, motorists have continued to pass buses on both sides with regularity, offic...

       

Taxi drivers see 'ghosts' after tsunami

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:05

Many swear they had eerie encounters.

       

Trump grounded by snow in New Hampshire

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:46

Granite State weather is affecting people's schedules.

       

U.N.: Zika-affected nations must increase contraception access

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:31

Recommendation to delay pregnancy not realistic, commissioner says.

       

Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriot

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:16

Robert "LaVoy" Finicum died Jan. 26 after a shootout with law enforcement authorities near the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon799...

       

Man walking behind truck disappears in sinkhole

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:03

He was killed in the incident.

       

'Why I left My Sorority' video touches a nerve

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:02

One sorority member says Alex Purdy's viral video doesn't get at the root of the problems.

       

Six slain in a 'bloody mess' in Chicago home

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 17:49

Medical Examiner on Friday ruled all six deaths homicides.

       

U. of Missouri protesters march again for equality -- and Melissa Click

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 17:49

Concerned Student 1950 repeats its demands, and supports suspended professor.

       

Boys’ discovery could be ancient human skull

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 17:43

Officials say the skull belonged to an indigenous woman who was about 30 years old and died 200 to 14,000 years ago.

       

Homeowner fights off burglar with garden shears

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 17:22

A burglar was injured Thursday after a homeowner caught the man trying to break into his home and beat him with his fists and a pair of gard...

       

Bush piles on Rubio, cites lack of experience

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 17:16

Rubio takes heat from Republican rivals over Senate record

       

FBI: Michigan man plotted attacks in support of ISIL

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 17:14

The Dearborn Heights man has not been charged with terrorism crime.

       

At least 1 dead, 3 injured in massive crane collapse in NYC

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 16:56

Construction crane tumbles into the street in TriBeCa in lower Manhattan

       

Dozens of takers for free Bernie Sanders tattoos

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 16:54

A Vermont business is offering free tattoos of Sen. Bernie Sanders and donating funds to support his campaign for president.

       

Fact check: The fifth Democratic debate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 16:43

Clinton, Sanders exchange misleading claims in a head-to-head debate leading into the New Hampshire primary.