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Christie sliding in polls as N.H. primary nears

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 16:24

The latest polls find the New Jersey governor in the 4% to 6% range.

       

Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in Cuba

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 16:19

The pope and Patriarch Kirill plan to hold a "personal conversation" at Havana's José Martí International Airport on Feb. 12.

       

Ex-‘Survivor’ contestant faces child-porn charges

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 15:39

Michael Skupin also is charged with larceny and racketeering for running an alleged Ponzi scheme.

       

Assad forces encircle rebel-held Aleppo

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 15:33

Supported by Russian air strikes, Syrian President Bashar Assad's military forces appeared to close in on the opposition-held city of Aleppo...

       

Crazy name, crazy guy: Craziest crimes of the week

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 15:20

A sexy cop and some gullible Burger King workers play a role in the weirdest crime stories of the week.

       

'Bonnie & Clyde' couple's crime spree ends; man dead

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 15:12

The Missouri couple had been wanted on kidnapping and robbery charges in Alabama and Georgia.

       

7 things parents, teens need to know about Snapchat

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 15:01

Images meant to disappear can live forever.

       

Community remembers Jill Conley, breast cancer warrior

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 15:00

Community says goodbye to breast cancer warrior

       

Parents find ways to honor Kayla Mueller

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 14:26

A year after they learned their daughter would not return, Carl and Masha Mueller search for ways to honor Kayla.

       

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?