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How state demographics shape presidential race

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 10:50

We take a look at the upcoming primary/caucus schedule and break down three basic demographics for each: ethnic makeup, median age and media...

       

'Jesus' reads real quotes from Republican candidates and it's jarring

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 10:31

“When you get these terrorists, you have to take out their families!”

       

Republicans will hold March 3 debate in Detroit

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:55

Fox News Channel will host its third Republican presidential primary debate in Detroit on March 3, five days before the state's primary, the...

       

Bomb threat targets 'Making a Murderer' sheriff

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:53

Authorities investigated a bomb threat made against Manitowoc County Sheriff's Office.

       

Senate ethics panel has issued no punishments in 9 years

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:41

The comittee has issued a half dozen letters saying senators may have acted inproperly

       

Michigan Senate approves $30M for Flint water bills

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:22

Residents have complained about paying for lead-contaminated water.

       

Trump shifts to retail politics in bid to hold New Hampshire lead

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:22

Donald Trump is seeking a recovery win after his loss in Iowa Monday.

       

Katharine the shark may be coming of age

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:21

Katharine the great white shark is a big girl now, maybe even ready to start a family.

       

Rick Santorum can't name any of Marco Rubio's accomplishments

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:19

“The bottom line is: There isn’t a whole lot of accomplishments, Joe.”

       

Judge denies bail in Virginia Tech murder case

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:17

Student is charged as an accessory in the death of a 13-year-old girl in Blacksburg.

       

Witness in ‘Serial’ case is cross-examined, sticks to story

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:15

BALTIMORE - A Maryland prosecutor on Thursday sought to poke holes in the testimony of an alibi witness who says she spotted a convicted kil...

       

Cruz, Rubio become top targets in New Hampshire

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:59

Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio scrambled across New Hampshire on Wednesday.

       

Chris Christie imagines beating Hillary Clinton’s ‘rear end’ in debate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:59

The beating, Christie told listeners, would provide Clinton with relief.

       

Young supporters drive Sanders' virtual tie with Clinton

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:52

Too-close-to-call race culminated in the closest results in Democratic party history.

       

KFC hints new colonel will debut at Super Bowl

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:49

KFC's Col. Sanders appears ready to reincarnate for a third time before the Super Bowl kickoff this year.

       

Family sues after boy is expelled over his DNA

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:16

A trial could help establish exactly who can access one's genetic information

       

Buying seafood? When frozen is the smarter choice

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:09

Know where it comes from, learn how to thaw it properly.

       

Multi-millionaire Robert Durst pleads guilty to gun charges

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:08

The real estate heir has agreed to a sentence of seven years and one month imprisonment in Louisiana.

       

Many low-, moderate-income families 'under-connected' to Internet

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:06

Remember the “digital divide”? Well, forget it. These days, the big divide isn’t between the digital “haves” and “have nots.

       

Insurer's approval of genetic testing for some cancers raises questions

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:00

The decision by Independence Blue Cross of Pennsylvania to pay for a whole genome sequencing for some cancer patients adds to the debate abo...