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WHO: Sexual transmission of Zika a 'concern'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 16:28

The sexually transmitted case of the dangerous Zika virus requires more investigation, WHO said.

       

Indiana 'exorcism house' is demolished

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 16:26

The home that Latoya Ammons claimed had been haunted by demons was bulldozed as part of documentary.

       

On Brazil's Zika front lines, cases of microcephaly are actually dropping

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 16:22

Brazilian doctors at the epicenter of the Zika virus crisis say cases of microcephaly has declined.

       

Military leaders: Register women for draft

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 16:08

The Army and Marine Corps' top uniformed leaders both backed making women register for the draft as all combat roles are opened to them in c...

       

City's new mayor surprised with $7.8M in unpaid bills

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 16:00

They're not all due immediately, but city also has an $11M budget deficit.

       

9 tornadoes reported in Mississippi, Alabama as storm rips through South

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 15:55

Several tornadoes ripped across parts of eastern Mississippi and western Alabama Tuesday, leaving behind damage but no deaths.

       

Lawsuit: Lottery fraud reduced winner's payout

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 15:53

Larry Dawson won $6 million dollars from a Hot Lotto ticket, but he would have been even luckier if a lottery security chief hadn’t rigged t...

       

Oldest death row inmate in Georgia executed

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 15:48

The oldest death row inmate in Georgia was executed Wednesday morning for the 1979 shooting death of a convenience store manager. 

       

9-foot-long anaconda found in Florida neighborhood

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 15:37

Leisa Remsberg let her two dogs out Monday morning to do what dogs do.

       

U.S., Mich. agencies seek clues to cause of Flint rashes

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 15:37

The state has partnered with the federal agencies to find causes of mysterious rashes after Flint water switch.

       

Who's the real progressive? Sanders and Clinton get heated on Twitter

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 15:34

Their Twitter tirades highlighted the crux of the Democrats' race.

       

'Serial' podcast's Adnan Syed to argue for new trial

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 15:22

A convicted murderer who was the focus of a popular podcast is pressing for a chance at freedom.

       

British judge grants Lord Lucan death certificate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 15:18

LONDON — A judge has granted a death certificate to the son of Lord Lucan, an aristocrat who disappeared more than 40 years ago, bringing a ...

       

Questions surround former N.Y. gov.'s wife, 2 tourism agencies

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 15:08

Newspaper investigation finds non-profits violate N.Y. law.

       

Jury awards $23.1M to black Fla. man shot, paralyzed by sheriff's sergeant

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 15:07

A federal grand jury awarded $23.1 million on Wednesday to an unarmed black man who was shot by a Palm Beach County, Fla., sheriff's sergean...

       

For the Record: When is winning actually winning?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 15:01

Iowa's surprising results have all sorts of implications for New Hampshire.

       

Fact check: Clinton’s bipartisan bluster

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 14:54

Hillary Clinton said she did not know of “a single Republican who didn’t co-sponsor one of the bills that I worked on.”

       

Fact check: Cruz distorts Rubio’s immigration stance

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 14:24

In an attack on Sen. Marco Rubio’s stance on immigration, Sen. Ted Cruz makes two overly broad accusations that distort Rubio’s position.

       

How to watch the New Hampshire Democratic debate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 14:23

Three days after Clinton's razor-thin victory over Sanders in Iowa, the candidates meet in their fifth debate.

       

Aspiring to change 7124 Tuxedo in Detroit into literary center

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 14:01

Three years ago, I sat outside the house where my family lived when I was born on Detroit’s west side, at a literal crossroads of individual...