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King Tut tomb theory suddenly in doubt

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 18:27

A suggestion from a British Egyptologist that secret chambers containing Queen Nefertiti's remains are next door have been poo-pooed.

       

At Supreme Court, Justice Antonin Scalia's impact still felt

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 18:25

The late justice participated in 25 cases decided -- or still to be decided -- after his death

       

Panama Papers: What we know now

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 18:24

Why you should care: The leaked documents show how the rich exploit offshore tax shelters.

       

Selfie-snapping tourist shatters historic statue

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 18:09

He now awaits trial in Portugal for the destruction of public property and "flagrant boneheadedness."

       

Theater shooting victims can’t cite federal security memo, judge rules

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 18:07

Civil trial begins against Cinemark over July 2012 shooting rampage in Aurora, Colo.

       

Mercury transit wows skywatchers worldwide

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 17:54

The smallest planet in our solar system took a rare trip between the Earth and sun on Monday.

       

Muslim teen labeled 'Isis' in high school yearbook

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 17:53

A Muslim teenager says she “disgusted” after being misidentified as “Isis Phillips” in a yearbook photo of her wearing a hijab. 

       

Scottish National Party leader seeks to relaunch independence bid

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 17:46

Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed her intention to relaunch the Scottish National Party's independence campaign in the summer despite being redu...

       

'Trump' candidate declares victory in Philippines' presidential race

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 17:34

Tough-talking political maverick Rodrigo Duterte declared victory Monday night in the Philippines’ presidential election, promising vothat h...

       

Nestle fights feds over water rights

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 16:51

Nestle objects to terms for a new permit to continue piping water from a national forest.

       

Exclusive: Earn a college scholarship from Rihanna

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 16:46

It's through the star's Clara Lionel Foundation, created to honor her grandparents.

       

Iran disputes report of missile test

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 16:45

Iran said Monday it has conducted another ballistic missile test, claiming pinpoint accuracy.

       

N.C., federal government sue each other over transgender bathroom law

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 16:09

The DOJ says the state's law discriminates, Gov. Pat McCrory says he needs clarification.

       

Kansas police detective dies from gun injuries

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 16:00

A police detective in Kansas City, Kansas, died Monday afternoon after being shot by a suspect who led police on an extensive manhunt, accor...

       

Twitter blocks feds from data mining service

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 15:54

Intelligence agencies havee used the Dataminr data to investigate suspected terrorism

       

3 teens charged with student's death in bathroom

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 15:48

Three girls arrested in deadly assault of Amy Inita Joyner-Francis, honor roll student.

       

Closer look at Americans named in Panama Papers

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 15:33

The release of data from the Panama Papers names more than 360,000 people and businesses.

       

Newsquest wins innovation honor

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 15:31

Award reflects innovative local display advertising products

       

Austria's chancellor Werner Faymann abruptly resigns

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 15:16

Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann abruptly resigned Monday, saying he had lost the backing of his Social Democrats party.

       

Man deported 4 times found again in Delaware

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 15:03

He kept getting panicked calls from his wife, he told the court in 2008, so he returned. He also has 2 children.