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It's Groundhog Day! But how accurate is Punxsutawney Phil?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 14:02

Spring is coming! At least, that’s what Punxsutawney Phil says.

       

Field trip to Iowa lets students meet candidates up close

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:59

Clinton, Rubio and Santorum? Check. By Tuesday, teens aim to meet even more hopefuls.

       

Hillary Clinton goes with populist fire in closing argument in Iowa

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:57

Clnton want to balance her support for Obama with the message that she will fight for change

       

The congresswoman who grew up in a gas station

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:27

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema's journey from homelessness to the U.S. House.

       

Koch brothers have $14.8M ready in PAC

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:23

Charles Koch was the biggest donor to Freedom Partners Action Fund in second half of 2015.

       

Drunken driver to pay officer's family $10.1M

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:21

Erick P. Uzcategui, 32, killed Ocean Gate Police Officer Jason Marles in a fiery crash.

       

After arrests, focus turns to how 3 men escaped from jail

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:03

The last two fugitives from a trio of inmates who escaped from a California jail were arrested Saturday.

       

Appeals will keep Steven Avery in spotlight

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 12:46

Convicted killer featured in 'Making a Murderer' vows to keep fighting for freedom.

       

Graham likens Trump, Sanders to Debbie Downer

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 12:41

The former GOP presidential candidate, on Sunday, dished on why he’s bummed out by their campaigns.

       

Rubio super PAC raises another $14 million

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 12:27

The $14 million the PAC reported raising in the second half of 2015 brings the total to more than $30 million.

       

Recaptured inmates returned to Orange County jail

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 12:15

The last two inmates captured after a daring escape returned to Southern California jail.

       

Donald Trump confident about winning Iowa Republican caucus

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 11:43

Trump exuded confidence while urging supporters Sunday to caucus for him on Monday.

       

A pro-Sanders super PAC raises $2.3 million

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 11:28

Nurses group seeks record fundraising, even as their candidate rails against super PACs.

       

Biggest news you missed this weekend

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 10:35

Out of the loop this weekend? We've got what you missed.

       

'Leave us alone' — people in Oregon town tired of standoff

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 10:21

The small high desert town has been occupied by an armed group for a month.

       

Clinton compares e-mail questions to Benghazi

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 09:43

"I feel vetted. I feel ready," Clinton says on eve of Iowa caucuses

       

Bernie Sanders raises $20 million in January

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 09:39

Vermont senator sets blistering pace ahead of Iowa caucuses

       

Former president of El Salvador Francisco Flores dead at 56

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 09:27

The 56-year-old has died in a private hospital in the capital after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage.

       

Russian jet buzzes U.S. Air Force spy plane over Black Sea

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 20:12

The Pentagon called the maneuver “unsafe and unprofessional.”

       

Italy captures two fugitive mafia bosses hiding in bunker

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:51

Two fugitive, high-ranking members of a mafia cocaine syndicate found in a mountain bunker