More than 900 'Democracy Spring' protesters arrested in D.C. - so far 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 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' 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 20:05

And we ain't kitten!


Top takeaways from the Brooklyn Democratic debate 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 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 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. 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 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 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 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) Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:56

Texas senator outlines his plans on the 'Tonight' show