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Wildfires charring U.S. at near-record pace

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 11:42

The hardest-hit states have been in the south, where a massive blaze singed parts of Oklahoma and Kansas last week.

       

Man arrested after using fart spray in bar

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 11:30

A man walks into a bar, lets out a massive, stinky fart and winds up getting arrested.

       

Couple dead in home a long time, but no one knew

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:44

Neighbors thought Delaware couple was away, until one asked police to check on them.

       

Wells family escapes terror from Boston to Brussels

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:34

When runners take off from the start line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, Kymberly Wells will be cheering them on from a sideline thousand...

       

Kasich on sexual assault: Don't go to parties with alcohol

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:24

"I'd also give you one bit of advice, don't go to parties where there is a lot of alcohol," Kasich told a female student from St. Lawrence U...

       

Man released in '57 murder case after new evidence surfaces

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:01

A judge vacated the 2012 conviction of Jack McCullough for the murder of 7-year-old girl.

       

Video of Georgia school paddling ignites corporal punishment school debate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 09:56

A young mother of two is accusing school administrators of abusing her five-year-old son in their attempts to paddle him on Wednesday.

       

Bed bugs developing 'thicker skin' to beat insecticides

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 09:40

Bed bugs may be developing “thicker” skin to fight against the pesky insecticides that humans use to kill them, according to a new study.

       

NY Post endorses Donald Trump for president

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 09:36

The tabloid endorsed the Republican front-runner, predicting he will become more presidential.

       

FedEx worker falls asleep, stows away on Texas flight

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 09:21

The employee fell asleep while loading a cargo plane, a Lubbock airport official said.

       

Bernie Sanders attacks capitalism abuses during trip to Vatican

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 09:17

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders took a break from campaigning Friday to travel to the Vatican and issue a scathing attack on ...

       

'Slender Man' defendants denied bail reduction

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 09:15

The girls, now 13 and 14, are accused of stabbing a classmate 19 times in 2014.

       

Exclusive: Army approves first 22 female officers for ground combat jobs

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 09:01

The Army announced Friday the first 22 women to be commissioned as infantry and armor officers under new rules that open all ground combat j...

       

Future path in question as Cuba's congress meets

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 20:49

Will Cuban President Raul Castro name a successor for when he steps down in two years? Will more Cubans be able to start businesses? Will Cu...

       

Coachella to hold 'Berniechella'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 20:31

Sanders supporters to host free block party during annual desert music and arts festival.

       

Ted Cruz's daughter: My dad wore a pink boa, underwear, and it's on video

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 20:20

"And that was a class video that they're sending out to all the parents." Huh.

       

Lawsuit: Ex-school officer fired for having black wife

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:47

Termination came after charges were dropped against former Knox County, Tenn., officer.

       

#BringBackOurGirls: Two years after Nigerian girls kidnapped, majority still missing

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:43

Two years after 276 girls were kidnapped from their school in the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok by the Boko Haram extremist group, th...

       

GOP hopefuls take to the podium at N.Y. gala

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:10

Republican elite gather for annual state GOP black-tie fundraiser.

       

Sanders, Clinton trade blows in Brooklyn Democratic debate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:09

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton stood face-to-face Thursday and repeated the attacks they have been airing in the media since their last ...