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More than 900 'Democracy Spring' protesters arrested in D.C. - so far

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 12:26

Peaceful tangles with the officers were one of the group's goals to set protest record.

       

Abortion: Sadness, but no regrets for ex-'Romper Room' host

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 12:22

Sherri Chessen had been known to thousands of children since 1958 as Miss Sherri, the host of the Arizona edition of the nationally syndicat...

       

Children of Heroin: 'Stabbed in the heart'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 11:52

Heroin pulled everything from the family of five children. In less than two years, it would take the father to his grave.

       

Garth Brooks sings duet with young fan in heartwarming moment

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 10:08

Garth Brooks treated a young fan to a special experience she will never forget.

       

Flint water crisis: Residents asked to flush out lead by running taps

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:53

Flint residents who have avoided using their tap water for months, are getting new instructions from city, state and federal officials: Star...

       

On campus, April 17

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:10

Roundup of this week's top stories from USA TODAY College

       

Senate keeps VA watchdog nominee in limbo despite crises at the agency

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 20:50

VA inspector general nominee Michael Missal has been waiting months for a confirmation vote.

       

Brazil awaits impeachment proceedings of president

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 20:48

Rousseff, who denies any wrongdoing, has been accused of using money from public banks to fill budget holes.

       

For the Record: Friday, Friday, talking debate on Friday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 20:39

Fun, fun, fun, fun, looking forward to next Tuesday.

       

N.C. travel-ban count mounts, now at 18 cities

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 20:16

North Carolina's governor signed the state's transgender bathroom bill 3 weeks ago.

       

Terrifying cable snap sent Navy plane plunging off carrier

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 20:08

Eight sailors were injured in incident on carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower on March 18.

       

This kitty kitchen is purr-fect for cat owners

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 20:05

And we ain't kitten!

       

Top takeaways from the Brooklyn Democratic debate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 20:01

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton squared off five days ahead of New York's primary.

       

D.C. mayor wants nation's capital to become 51st state

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 19:50

The mayor of the District of Columbia reiterated Friday that the city should become the country’s 51st state.

       

City remembers victims, survivors and pays it forward on #OneBostonDay

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 19:42

Three years ago today, tragedy struck the city of Boston when twin bombings killed three people and wounded more than 260 at the Boston Mara...

       

Property owner's Nazi flag upsets neighbors in Tenn.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 19:34

The property’s resident said he's a member of the National Socialist Movement and has been displaying the flag for about the past month.

       

Clinton maintains lead over Sanders in New York poll

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 19:19

Hillary Clinton slightly widened her lead against Bernie Sanders with just days left before the Democratic primary in New York, a poll Frida...

       

Poll: Clinton leads Sanders by 17 points in New York

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 19:18

Pivotal primary in New York state is Tuesday

       

Sperm bank's 'perfect donor' was a mentally ill felon who fathered 36 kids

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 19:00

The lies on his donor application weren't uncovered for more than a decade, according to families who are terrified for their children's fut...

       

Cruz: I will prevail at convention (but Trump will do well in NY)

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:56

Texas senator outlines his plans on the 'Tonight' show