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Police: Tiger found wandering Texas streets transported to shelter

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 20:54

A tiger found wandering the streets of Conroe last week is being transported to an animal sanctuary, according to City of Conroe police.

       

Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 20:22

If Tuesday night was the Amtrak primaries, Trump was a freight train, barreling through his GOP opponents.

       

Teacher: Saying ‘vagina’ in class got me fired

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 20:10

A substitute teacher says she was fired from a Michigan middle school after using the word “vagina” in a lecture about art history.

       

Legislation aims to boost investment in economically distressed areas

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 20:08

The proposal would make novel use of the tax code to aid areas with high unemployment.

       

High court appears likely to ease public corruption rules in McDonnell case

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 20:07

Former Virginia governor's challenge to bribery conviction could affect future prosecutions

       

Ohio woman dies in search for Pope Lick monster

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 20:02

The mythical part man, goat and sheep is said to inhabit the train bridge over a Kentucky creek.

       

Meet the man who spent $12 million on a congressional race — and lost

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 20:00

David Trone makes history as the country's largest self-funding House candidate

       

Watch: 'Boatercross' kayakers in rough rapids

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:55

Thanks to El Nino-fueled snowfall, Reno's Truckee River is flowing strong.

       

Baltimore police: Officer shot, injured 13-year-old carrying fake gun

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:48

Baltimore police are investigating the shooting of a 13-year-old boy who they say ran from them after they spotted him carrying what appeare...

       

Why Indiana is now the center of the political universe

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:47

For the next week, Indiana's May 3 primary stands alone on the calendar, making it a magnet for presidential candidates. But the importance ...

       

Puppy born without back paws gets leg up on life

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:45

Being born without back paws hasn't stopped this playful puppy

       

Trump has more primary votes than Romney received in all of 2012

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:42

He's on pace to get far more Republican votes than any candidate in modern history.

       

Students view ‘torture porn’ movie in classroom

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:39

Students in a Tennessee classroom viewed part of a film that has been referred to as “torture porn” and banned in some countries.

       

'Indianoplace'? It was a joke, Hillary Clinton says

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:24

Clinton has brought her Democratic presidential campaign to Indiana, and we need to talk. What exactly did she mean when she called us "Indi...

       

Study tracks student sleeping habits

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:22

How many hours of sleep do students at your school get? Probably less than you think.

       

Obama to visit Flint, prompted by 8-year-old's letter

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:11

During the May 4 visit, the president will address public health concerns and federal response to water crisis.

       

Robert Durst gets 7 years in plea deal on weapons charge

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:07

The one-time fugitive N.Y. real estate heir still faces a murder charge in California.

       

Watch: Chris Christie rocks out at Springsteen concert

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:05

It's no secret that Bruce Springsteen is New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's favorite musician.

       

Storms move east after lashing central U.S., killing 1

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:04

Scattered storms with strong winds and hail are forecast Wednesday in parts of the Midwest and South, a day after the storm system lashed th...

       

'Paralyzed bride' opens up about pool incident

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 18:54

In 2010, a best friend pushed Rachelle Chapman in a pool at her bachelorette party.