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United Arab Emirates picks woman as first minister for happiness

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:25

The prime minister of the United Arab Emirates announced recently the establishment of a minister of state for happiness and minister of sta...

       

Forget rice and noodles, China looks to potatoes as the new staple

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:52

After centuries of eating rice and noodles, Chinese don't like switching to potatoes.

       

Ore. holdouts say they'll turn themselves in

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:45

Four remaining occupiers of wildlife refuge say they'll give up to FBI Thursday.

       

Experts investigate Zika link to Nicaragua monkey deaths

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:39

Primates are highly susceptible to mosquito-borne diseases.

       

Black Lives Matter activist commits suicide on Ohio Statehouse steps

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:30

A Black Lives Matter activist fatally shot himself on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse on Monday, according to authorities.

       

Wounded in New Hampshire, Marco Rubio vows revival in South Carolina

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:29

Rubio blamed his fifth-place finish in New Hampshire on a poor debate performance Saturday.

       

USC club makes prosthetics for children

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:23

A USC maker-space community uses -D printing to help those in need.

       

Innocent volunteers do jail time for A&E reality show

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:22

A&E described the 12-part series as "an effort to expose internal issues and what really happens behind bars."

       

Cameron: Assange should leave embassy, end 'sorry saga'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:05

If Assange leaves the embassy in central London, he faces arrest under a European Arrest Warrant and extradition to Sweden and the United St...

       

Trump and his rivals head to South Carolina

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 16:52

Trump is the front-runner again after blowout win in New Hampshire.

       

Facebook helps feds bust Detroit gang

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 16:46

Members of violent Rollin 60s Crips allegedly advertised their misdeeds on social media.

       

Service dog program cheers inmates, veterans

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 16:43

Prisoners train the dogs for lives of service with veterans on the outside.

       

U.S. Senate approves sanctions against North Korea after rocket launch

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 16:31

Vote comes after reports that North Korea had executed its army chief.

       

Johnny Depp kills it in hilarous Trump parody

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 16:16

Comedy website Funny or Die has itself a classic with its fake 'Art of the Deal: The Movie.'

       

Inside 'affluenza' teen's Texas prison home

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 16:14

Ethan Couch is in an isolation cell in the Lon Evans Corrections Center.

       

Iowa ‘death with dignity’ bill sparks emotional debate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 16:07

The measure proposed in the state Senate would establish a medical process for a terminally ill patient to take his or her life.

       

Indy officials face lawsuit alleging misuse of civil forfeiture funds

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 15:58

Jack and Jeana Horner are suiing because their vehicles were kept from them for months.

       

Delaware Legislature apologizes for slavery

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 15:37

Gov. Jack Markell signed a resolution officially apologizing for the state's role in slavery.

       

After New Hampshire win, Bernie Sanders faces new test with minority voters

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 15:33

Hillary Clinton enjoys solid support among African Americans in states yet to hold primaries.

       

North Korea executions under Kim Jong Un

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 15:27

North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly executed 70 people since taking power in 2011. That's about seven times as many as h...