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'Gruesome' slaying of 3 shocks loved ones

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:24

The visible blood splatter on man's clothes was a clue for what investigators would find.

       

Rumsfeld: George H.W. Bush's attacks not helpful to Jeb

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:58

Rumsfeld-Bush feud goes back four decades

       

Voices: What I learned by not drinking in college

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:54

You sometimes feel like you're failing to fit a certain “college student” mold.

       

North Carolina woman ditches truck, rides horse to work

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:42

When Gabby Lagdon had to come to work, there was one problem: her rear wheel drive truck always gets stuck in the snow.

       

Hiker pens guide to Civil War sites on Appalachian Trail

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:37

N.C. woman knew there was more to trail than romantic notions of wilderness wanderings.

       

Bald eagle dies from suspected poisoning

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:34

Love birds since 2007, bald eagles Celeste and Major made their nest high above on a power pole in Palm Harbor, Fla.

       

Coastal towns: 'This flooding is worse than Sandy'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:11

Communities note flattening of dunes as high tides brought icy water into streets.

       

Cruz forces rip Iowa gov and 'lobbyist thugs' in attack ad

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 16:55

Iowa’s Republican governor is being targeted in a new attack ad in the GOP presidential race.

       

Obama restricts use of solitary confinement

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 16:53

The executive actions include a ban on the use of restrictive housing for juveniles in federal custody.

       

Detroit district again denied injunction for teacher sickouts

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 16:45

Request aimed at blocking the teacher sickouts that have closed dozens of schools.

       

O'Malley has 'zero interest' in Clinton Cabinet gig

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 16:40

BURLINGTON, Iowa — Don't count on Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley taking a cabinet position if his current top rival for the...

       

Will these attacks knock out Trump? His rivals hope so

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 16:32

What are some of the latest strategies for trying to take out Donald Trump?

       

Tuesday's forecast: Showers East, Northwest

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 16:27

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

       

Rick Perry endorses Ted Cruz in GOP race

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 16:24

The Texans are sticking together.

       

Flint residents protest high bills for 'poison' water

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 16:16

Residents can’t use their tapwater, but the city continues to bill them for it monthly.

       

Obama: Republicans are becoming 'unrecognizable'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 16:05

President says gap between the two parties is as wide as he has seen

       

Songs for Jill: Recording artist soothes the pain of cancer with music

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 15:34

Music can summon the spirit, providing a respite from exhaustion and pain.

       

Teen's piano performance at mall goes viral

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 15:27

Monntel West intended to have a low-key Friday night at Lansing Mall in Michigan.

       

Cheesy mystery: Second truckload of Parmesan melts away

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 15:16

Police seek connections in $160K worth of cheese missing from Wis. warehouses.

       

Black squirrels in Michigan popping up in more places

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 15:15

Most black squirrels in Michigan are a color variation of the common eastern gray squirrel.