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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

       

Baby orangutan born via C-section at Memphis Zoo

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:55

Only 18 orangutans have been delivered by C-section, with nine mother-baby pairs surviving.

       

The Czech Republic wants to go by 'Czechia'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:46

Not everyone is happy about the concept.

       

'Panama Papers' scandal claims Spanish minister

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:41

Spanish official steps down over charges of ties to an offshore company.

       

Newtown lawsuit against gun-maker can go forward

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:34

Judge says law protecting gun-makers from lawsuits doesn't prevent victims' families from arguing that the rifle was a military weapon and s...

       

AMC ditches plan to allow texting in theaters

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:29

AMC CEO weighed idea to attract millennials.

       

Ex-'Apprentice' contestants fire back at Trump

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:22

Participants on Trump's TV show say he should not be president

       

Magnitude-5.4 quake hits Japan Saturday morning

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 18:00

An earthquake measuring 5.4 has hit southern Kyushu island on Saturday morning, following a 7.3-magnitude quake that killed at least six peo...

       

Firefighter fatally shot, 2nd wounded in Maryland

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 17:25

Two firefighters were transported to trauma centers and another person was also injured in a shooting Friday night in suburban Maryland, aut...

       

Grandmother sought in toddler's scalding death in custody

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:43

Wanted grandmother Patricia Annette Flores is now in police custody in Frio County, about 350 miles away from her Haltom City home.

       

Crash cam video: ‘I am extremely lucky,’ survivor says

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:34

What could have been a devastating rollover accident in Sioux Falls on Tuesday ended with only minor injuries for a South Dakota man.

       

How to curb job violence? Watch for stressed workers

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:30

Last month's incident at a Cummins plant was one of an average of 700 workplace homicides recorded each year in the U.S.

       

Fact check: The Brooklyn Democratic debate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:24

Clinton and Sanders sparred over the minimum wage, campaign contributions, guns and more.

       

Bernie Sanders and his wife made $205K, according to 2014 tax returns

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:22

Hillary Clinton used Thursday's Democratic debate to pressure Sanders to release the information.