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For the Record: Sign ‘O the Times

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 16:45

Yeah, this election is important and all, but let's pause a moment this morning to honor Prince.

       

McCain calls for criminal probe in Gold King Mine spill

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 16:33

A Senate committee is looking into the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s handling of last summer’s Colorado mine-waste spill that the a...

       

Authorities recover large fireworks shipment stolen from CSX train

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 15:56

Authorities have made no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

       

Tenn. legislators divert university diversity funds for year

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 15:11

About $436,000 from the University of Tennessee's office of diversity would go toward scholarships.

       

Nun imbibes unholy spirits: Craziest crimes of the week

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 15:07

A stinky situation and an unholy transgression are among the weirdest crime stories of the week.

       

Judge orders recount of Tenn. abortion ballot vote

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 15:03

A federal judge has ordered a recount of Tennessee's controversial 2014 abortion measure Amendment 1.

       

Sen. Bernie Sanders offends some with comments about South

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:49

Sanders said recently he lost primaries in the region because it's so conservative.

       

Boy sells lemonade to help pay for his adoption

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:42

Money from the boy's lemonade stand will go toward paying legal fees so he can be adopted.

       

Britain warns LGBT people against U.S. travel

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:23

The British government warned gay people about traveling to parts of the United States after two states introduced anti-gay laws.

       

Civilian casualties mount in war on ISIL

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:06

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon Friday acknowledged dozens of civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria have occurred since the U.S.-led bombing campa...

       

Algorithm predicts next 'Game of Thrones' death

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 13:56

Some bad news for House Lannister.

       

Here’s the script John Kasich is using to woo delegates

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 13:19

Hoping the GOP nomination will come down to a convention fight, John Kasich’s campaign is asking the 66 Ohio delegates who support him to st...

       

Columbia students demand fossil fuel divestment

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 13:19

Students at two New York schools, Columbia and NYU, protest fossil fuel money this week.

       

Voices: Prince revolutionized black sexuality

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 13:12

A senior at George State University on how Prince 'was an explosion of centuries of repressed black male identities.'

       

Teen shot after pointing replica gun at police in Del.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 12:51

A Wilmington police officer shot a 17-year-old boy in the right knee Thursday after the teen pointed a replica handgun at an officer, police...

       

Colorado senator taps Hollywood for campaign funds

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 12:30

Democratic Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet has tapped into Hollywood to help raise nearly $1.4 million

       

Colorado senator taps Hollywood for campaign funds

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 12:30

Democratic Colorado Sen. Mark Bennet has tapped into Hollywood to help raise nearly $1.4 million

       

Obama prepared for lunch with queen by listening to 'Purple Rain'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 12:19

Prince was " extraordinary, and creative and original and full of energy," Obama says.

       

Obama prepared for lunch with queen by listening to 'Purple Rain'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 12:19

Prince was " extraordinary, and creative and original and full of energy," Obama says.

       

Obama gives U.K. 'friendly' advice: Stay in the European Union

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 12:16

Obama described the United Kingdom as “a friend and ally to the United States like no other.”