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Dominican election a referendum on ruling party's domination

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 13:14

The ballot features eight candidates for president and all 222 members of Congress up for re-election.

       

Dozens of climate activists arrested in Wash.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 13:07

Group shuts down railroad tracks near two oil refineries north of Seattle.

       

'The Wire' actor arrested in Atlanta hotel after alleged political fight

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 12:49

Actor Wendell Pierce was arrested early Saturday morning at an Atlanta hotel, police said.

       

12-year-old learns CPR, never expecting to save dad

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 12:32

Sixth grader saves dad's life after learning CPR in school

       

Bloody Sunday in Iraq: 5 attacks, at least 29 dead

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 12:10

Since Wednesday, more than 100 people have been killed in a string of bombings in Baghdad and elsewhere.

       

Navy SEALs secret medals reveal heroism during past 15 years

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 12:00

Citations for two Navy Crosses and more than 100 Silver Star medals awarded privately to Navy SEALs and a Marine for “extraordinary heroism”...

       

Biggest news you missed this weekend

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 11:55

Out of the loop today? We've got what you missed.

       

NTSB investigating Texas bus crash

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 11:39

At least eight people were killed and 44 others injured when a charter bus crashed Saturday.

       

Ghosts of revolutions past haunt N.Y. eatery

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 11:19

British spy Major John Andre, executed in 1780, seems to have a regular seat at table two.

       

Second Utah kidnapping suspect arrested after father turns himself in

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 11:08

Authorities say Dereck James “DJ” Harrison, 22, and his father lured a woman and her four teen daughters.

       

Clinton team looking for a VP who will be fighter, excite Sanders supporters

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 11:04

It’s still early in the selection process, and Clinton’s chief requirement is the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

       

RNC chief: Third-party White House bid would be ‘suicide mission’

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 10:45

Reince Priebus tries to throw cold water on the lingering #NeverTrump movement.

       

Ask the experts: Are downdraft ranges worth it?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 10:03

Our experts weigh in on these unique appliances.

       

Man pleads guilty to grabbing, taking off woman’s hijab on plane

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 20:54

Authorities say he told the woman to take off her hijab — an Islamic-style headscarf — saying, “This is America!”

       

Woman stranded on N.Y. bridge gives birth

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 19:47

Tractor-trailer accident caused four-hour traffic jam on Tappan Zee Bridge, which was between home and the hospital.

       

Mexico City emits new pollution alert for high ozone levels

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 18:58

MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities have issued a new smog alert for the capital after ozone levels rose above 150% of acceptable limits.

       

Trump’s rise prompts immigrants to naturalize

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 18:43

Trump's rise as the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, coupled with his harsh rhetoric, has emboldened many immigrants in the Garden Stat...

       

Hero dog saves 7-year-old girl from rattlesnake

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:41

TAMPA — A heroic dog that likely saved a little girl's life is now getting a little help himself. 

       

Search continues for woman who fell from cruise ship

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:40

The 33-year-old woman fell off Carnival cruise ship in Gulf of Mexico early Friday morning.

       

3 seconds until impact, train driver becomes hero

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 17:33

He ran through train to warn passengers.