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Federal court blocks Alabama inmate's execution

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:17

Attorneys for Vernon Madison, convicted of a police officer's murder, say strokes have rendered him incompetent.

       

Federal judge strikes down Obamacare payments

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:10

Republicans win first round in separation of powers battle with president

       

After first prom ruined, autistic student to be king of own prom

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:08

Jayce Wisenhunt was turned away from his senior prom because his sister, 24, was too old.

       

Ex-N.Y. lawmaker Skelos sentenced to 5 years

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 09:07

Former New York Senate majority leader and his son were convicted of extortion, conspiracy and fraud

       

SpaceX Dragon splashes down on Earth with space station cargo

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 20:25

Precious cargo includes samples collected from former NASA astronaut Scott Kelly.

       

Sanders rally draws thousands in Oregon

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 20:13

Thousands came out Tuesday night to support Bernie Sanders at a rally in Salem.

       

Trump takes some credit for new Budweiser name, 'America'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 20:07

Looking forward to cracking open an “America” beer? You better toast Donald Trump when you do.

       

UW-Milwaukee faculty unanimously backs protest vote

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 19:40

A quorum of the full faculty body quickly and unanimously passed a vote of no confidence in UW System leaders.

       

Ex- S.C. cop indicted on civil rights charges

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 19:25

Feds charge Slager who awaits state murder charges in fatal shooting of Walter Scott.

       

2-year-old girl left in Miss. vehicle dies

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 19:21

Girl is dead after being found unresponsive in a vehicle at a daycare.

       

Alan Grayson channels 'Breaking Bad' in tiff with Harry Reid

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 19:20

Lawmakers say Rep. Alan Grayson disrupted the Congressional Progressive Caucus Wednesday.

       

State sues to keep $220K in seized silver bars found during search for body

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

Indiana authorities want to keep 458 silver bars seized while they searched for a body.

       

Authorities investigating video of violent arrest in Mass.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:57

Authorities investigating video of violent arrest in Mass.

       

Manhunt on for former assistant police chief who didn't show for prison

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:46

Former Ala. assistant police chief who pleaded guilty to abusing his position sought by U.S. Marshals.

       

Raccoon causes power outage for 38,000 in Seattle

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:40

A raccoon caused a massive power outage for 38,000 customers in parts of Seattle early Wednesday morning.

       

Four ways U.K.'s looming 'Brexit’ vote is causing global shivers

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:30

A vote to leave the European Union may send shock waves though the international economy.

       

Chef to fire daughter over insult on diners' check

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:18

He says the manager, server, and another server who entered the insults into the computer have been let go.

       

Presidential transition could include third-party candidates under new law

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:18

Obama executive order begins the process of preparing for his successor.

       

Trump: My SCOTUS nominee may try to overturn Roe v. Wade

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:57

Donald Trump on Tuesday began to outline his vision for a Supreme Court nominee, one who is an abortion rights opponent and likely to overtu...

       

Black Lives Matter finds Canadian voice

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:53

Franchise of U.S. civil rights group confronts police abuses in Canada.