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New earthquake hits coastal Ecuador

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:28

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Ecuador Tuesday, three days after a larger 7.8-magnitude temblor left more than 500 dead.

       

Debris 'almost certainly' from missing Malaysia flight 370

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:11

Two pieces of debris found in the western Indian Ocean “almost certainly” came from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that disappeare...

       

Criminal charges expected in Flint water crisis

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 16:37

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette will announce criminal charges Wednesday in connection with his ongoing investigation of the Flint d...

       

Judge rejects NYPD cop's manslaughter conviction

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 16:12

Peter Liang shot an unarmed black man in the stairwell of a housing project in 2014.

       

Lawmaker wants to stop 'foolishness' in university diversity office

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 16:00

Threats to strip its budget came after posts promoting the use of gender-neutral pronouns and 'inclusive holiday celebrations.'

       

Ben & Jerry's co-founders arrested at U.S. Capitol protest

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 15:56

Ben Cohen, Jerry Greenfield were among approximately 300 people arrested Monday in Democracy Awakening protest.

       

Pastor sues Whole Foods over alleged gay slur on cake

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 15:55

The grocer denies the allegation, saying only the requested phrase, 'Love Wins' was on the cake.

       

Carrier union backs Sanders, spurning Trump

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 15:52

The union representing 1,400 Carrier workers whose jobs will be outsourced to Mexico voted to endorse Bernie Sanders for president, spurning...

       

Goldman Sachs Q1 net income down 60% as banking, trading revenues fall

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 15:51

Goldman Sachs's first-quarter net income fell 60% from a year ago as demand for its main business lines, investment banking and trading, tum...

       

Ethiopia tries to rescue abducted kids after 208 people killed

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 15:48

The attackers killed 208 people and the kidnapped scores of others in the Gambela region of western Ethiopia on Friday, Ethiopian officials ...

       

New York celebrities voted, and they really want you to know about it

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 15:25

Celebrities: They vote like us!

       

Woman helps thousands of orphans after chance encounter

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 15:12


MUMBAI, INDIA - Caroline Boudreaux had all the material things she wanted in Austin, TX, but still wasn't satisfied with her life.

       

Juror with taste for porn wants to serve on hot-car dad case

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 15:01

Justin Ross Harris is charged with murder in his son's 2014 death.

       

Wednesday's forecast: Soggy in the central U.S.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:56

Find out the weather where you are and get a few tidbits of weather history.

       

Club for Growth to spend $1 million to beat Trump in Indiana

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:36

WASHINGTON — The conservative Club for Growth Action expects to spend $1 million in Indiana to try to prevent presidential candidate Donald ...

       

Arab-speaking student kicked off plane shares story

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:08

Khairuldeen Makhzoomi on his 'crime,' and how it feels to be treated like a terrorist.

       

Who wins if Brazil impeaches its president?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:06

Perhaps the most striking image in Brazil’s capital this weekend was a metal fence, erected along the grassy esplanade that rolls northwest ...

       

Children cuffed, arrested, charged; Murfreesboro outraged

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:01

Elementary school kids as young as six were arrested for failing to stop a fight.

       

Florida Senate race tests crowd-sourced debate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:00

Moderators will ask questions submitted and voted on via website

       

No new faces for Cuba's politburo as revolutionary leaders cling to power

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 13:40

Cuba's aging leaders will keep control of the communist island for at least another five years.