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Wildfires add to Canadian oil economy woes

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 10:23

The raging fire paralyzing a wide swath of western Canada virtually slammed the brakes on oil sands production.

       

One Nation: Activists rally to discuss student debt

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 10:21

The New Jersey event focused on the high cost of higher education.

       

Trump, Ryan to meet over the future of conservatism and Republicanism

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 10:20

Presumptive nominee meets with a variety of GOP congressional leaders.

       

Sanders says 'there are many areas' where he could've attacked Clinton

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 10:16

Bernie Sanders says he had ample opportunity to attack Hillary Clinton, but that he's focused on the issues instead.

       

'Terrifying' sinkhole nearly swallows Uber driver, family in San Francisco

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 10:09

Police told the family: Just don't move.

       

Baby who lived in a bubble thrives after rare transplant

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 10:00

NEENAH, WI - For Mindi Piasecki, plans for a Mother's Day brunch are extra special. She hasn't been out to eat with her family since October...

       

House begins passing package of bills to fight epidemic of opioid addiction

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:58

Drug overdose has become the nation's leading cause of accidental death.

       

Student missed graduation, got private ceremony instead

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:54

"There's nice, and then there's Iowa nice."

       

Foundations pledge $125M to Flint recovery

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:53

Flint-based Charles Stewart Mott Foundation leads the pack with $100M pledge.

       

Feds blame arson for deadly blast at Texas fertilizer plant

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:37

The 2013 explosion in West, Texas, killed 15 people, including 12 first responders.

       

Nigerian leader not seeking apology over ‘corrupt’ comments

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:37

British Prime Minister David Cameron called his country one of the world’s most corrupt nations.

       

FBI director: No 'external deadline' for finishing Clinton email probe

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:31

"There are no special rules for anybody," James Comey told reporters.

       

La.'s Lafayette Parish ponders Zika

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:29

Keeping the virus at bay won't be hard if the public does its part, local experts say.

       

Residents in home of atomic bomb applaud Obama's Hiroshima trip

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:25

Uranium enriched in Oak Ridge, Tenn., as part of Manhattan Project was used in bomb dropped on Hiroshima.

       

Massacred family used video surveillance, survivors say

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:22

Seven members of the Rhoden family and a fiancee were executed April 22 in Piketon, Ohio.

       

Trump: People who said no to VP were never considered

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 20:51

Multiple people have said they don’t want to be Donald Trump’s vice president, but on Tuesday, Trump said anyone who has declined interest w...

       

Judge to determine fate of cop in Freddie Gray case

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 20:41

Baltimore police officer Edward Nero, 30, will be tried by a judge instead of a jury.

       

Woman left baby in Univ. of Iowa Hospital trash

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 20:31

Police say a woman gave birth to a baby in a hospital bathroom and left it in the trash, thinking it was dead.

       

Ryan downplays expectations for Trump meeting

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 20:28

House Speaker Paul Ryan said he doesn't have "huge expectations" about his meeting Thursday with Donald Trump, other than to start the proce...

       

Watch: 'Hamilton' parody video from York, Pa.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 20:28


York, Pa. has something in common with the hit musical “Hamiliton” -- Marquis de Lafayette.