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Homeless man on YouTube search for his mother

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 09:19

Miracle Messages hopes Michael Kelly's video reunites him with his family.

       

Pilot tells woman she can't carry on $20M violin

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 20:58

Renowned Chicago musician is going public with her airline spat over a piece of carry-on luggage.

       

Texas flooding sweeps oil, chemicals into rivers

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 20:37

Regulators and environmentalists disagree over the risk from flood-related oil and chemical spills in Texas.

       

Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removed

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 19:59

"We don't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Mayor Greg Fischer said.

       

5 things to know about Ky.'s Confederate monument

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 19:58

After 121 years, a Confederate monument on the University of Louisville's campus is being removed.

       

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to discuss presidential strategy on Sunday talk shows

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 19:06

The Texas senator needs a win in Indiana Tuesday to help deny Donald Trump the GOP nomination

       

Peace activist Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 17:45

The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist died Saturday.

       

Woman, four great-grandchildren killed in Texas flooding

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 17:41

"The water just came up too fast," said Captain James Muniz.

       

Iraqi PM: Security restored in Baghdad after protesters storm Green Zone

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 16:38

Demonstrators loyal to popular Shiite cleric are pressing for government reforms.

       

Dog hugs: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 15:54

A one-minute exercise routine? It's one of the discoveries to make headlines this week.

       

Footage of flippant Del Taco manager in Peoria goes viral

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 14:00

A viral video of a flippant Del Taco manager confronting customers at a drive-through window has made the rounds on various social-media cha...

       

Monmouth U. debates racism and Woodrow Wilson's legacy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 13:48

The campus is in the throes of a kind of introspection now spreading across the nation, considering whether the former president's name shou...

       

5 things you need to know this weekend

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 13:19

The biggest news to start your weekend.

       

Reports: Car bombing in Baghdad kills at least 21, wounds dozens more

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 13:15

A car bombing Saturday killed at least 21 people and wounded dozens more in Baghdad, the Associated Press reported.

       

New poll: Cruz leads Trump in Indiana

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 13:02

A new poll gives Texas Sen. Ted Cruz a significant lead in Indiana's Republican presidential primary, with support from 44.8% of voters poll...

       

For the Record's week in review: We play the ‘politics newsletter’ card

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 12:02

There's a “war on women or women being degraded card,” too. Just FYI.

       

Girl killed, another injured after being thrown from ride at church carnival

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 11:01

A 16-year-old girl was killed and a 15-year-old was injured after they were thrown from a church carnival ride Friday in East El Paso, polic...

       

Russia defends intercept of U.S. Air Force reconnaissance plane

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 10:48

Moscow said the intercept was justified because the aircraft had turned off its transponder

       

China rejects Hong Kong port call by U.S. aircraft carrier

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 09:50

China recently denied a request from a U.S. aircraft carrier for a port visit in Hong Kong, the State Department said.

       

Child prodigy proves autism isn't a roadblock

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 09:39

When 8-year-old pianist Jacob Velazquez performs on the Space Coast this weekend, don't even think about trying to sit in one of his two res...