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ISIL bombings kill at least 50 in Syria amid shaky peace talks

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 16:15

Secretary of State John Kerry urges peace negotiations to end Syrian violence.

       

O'Malley looks for traction in Democratic race dominated by Clinton, Sanders

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:55

If there truly are three tickets out of Iowa, Martin O'Malley has nothing to worry about.

       

Inspiration in Boston: 5 great things this week

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:46

A story about a marathon, a story about a dog, and a story about a dog in a marathon make the list.

       

Israel approves liberal Jewish prayer at Western Wall

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:38

Men, women will be able to pray side-by-side next to an area run by ultra-Orthodox rabbis

       

Crash kills bus driver who helped suicidal man

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:33

Driver was only passenger as bus slammed into pillar.

       

Iowa countdown: Candidates make their final pleas

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:32

It’s one day until the Iowa caucuses. And as a storm of candidates makes its final sweep across Iowa, a literal storm holds potential to ham...

       

Israel: Palestinian who wounded 3 shot dead

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:29

Israeli forces say they shot man after he opened fire at a West Bank checkpoint.

       

Kasich PACs raise $17.7M, turn to New Hampshire

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:22

Two super PACs supporting Ohio governor spent heavily in New Hampshire.

       

FAMU considers campus smoking ban

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:00

The HBCU is poised to join several other Florida universities in making the move.

       

In Iowa, a blizzard of last-minute grass-roots campaigning

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 14:57

Weather could be a factor as turnout could tip 2016's first contest.

       

5 co-workers die in Mich. house fire

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 14:41

Five restaurant co-workers, most believed to be in their 20s, died in a house fire.

       

Group says British pilot killed by poachers in Tanzania

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 14:07

Elephant poachers in Tanzania fired on a helicopter.

       

Bucket-list item for African Americans: Experience Cuba

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 14:04

Cuba has been on many African-American bucket lists for a long time.

       

Wave of Cubans finally reach U.S. after grueling land journey

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 14:03

Held up in Costa Rica, thousands of Cubans can now enter the USA legally.

       

It's Groundhog Day! But how accurate is Punxsutawney Phil?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 14:02

Spring is coming! At least, that’s what Punxsutawney Phil says.

       

Field trip to Iowa lets students meet candidates up close

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:59

Clinton, Rubio and Santorum? Check. By Tuesday, teens aim to meet even more hopefuls.

       

Hillary Clinton goes with populist fire in closing argument in Iowa

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:57

Clnton want to balance her support for Obama with the message that she will fight for change

       

The congresswoman who grew up in a gas station

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:27

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema's journey from homelessness to the U.S. House.

       

Koch brothers have $14.8M ready in PAC

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:23

Charles Koch was the biggest donor to Freedom Partners Action Fund in second half of 2015.

       

Drunken driver to pay officer's family $10.1M

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:21

Erick P. Uzcategui, 32, killed Ocean Gate Police Officer Jason Marles in a fiery crash.