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'First Women' peeks inside the White House

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 20:05

A new book looks at modern first ladies, from Jackie Kennedy through Michelle Obama.

       

L.A. Police Commission: Officer was wrong to shoot homeless man in back

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:58

The Los Angeles Police Commission sided with the city's police chief Tuesday in ruling that an officer violated department policy when he fa...

       

Birthday notes among Trump documents released by Clinton library

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:54

Birthday greetings and a photo opp at Trump Tower are included in Clinton collection

       

Trump VP picks: Thanks, but no thanks

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:52

None of the current and former rivals he named seems to want the job.

       

Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:48

A federal review has faulted the U.S.

       

Hot-car dad's jury questionnaire focuses on sex, crime TV

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:48

Georgia father accused of killing son by leaving him in hot car.

       

5 stove-free ways to celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:33

You don't need a kitchen to satisfy your craving.

       

Missouri results finally official: Trump, Clinton squeak out wins by under 1,700 votes

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:24

The Missouri secretary of state certified the vote tallies Tuesday from the state’s primaries March 15.

       

Mich. governor says staff misled him about Flint water

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:18

Gov. Rick Snyder said staff told him Flint water was OK the night before he learned it wasn't.

       

Softball-sized hail, winds wreck homes and cars in Texas and Arkansas

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:10

WYLIE, Texas -- Softball-sized hail crashed through windows and windshields Monday. Some hail stones even broke through rooftops. 

       

26-foot-long python might be longest snake ever caught

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 18:55

The snake, which might be the longest ever caught, was found on a Malaysian building site.

       

Police: Son killed while protecting mom from robber

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 18:51

A Texas man was fatally shot while trying to protect his mother from a purse snatcher, police say.

       

New hoverboard reportedly reaches 93 mph, 10k feet

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 18:49

What a time to be alive, folks.

       

Sanders lauds FDR in N.Y. primary swing

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 18:49

Sanders seeks "largest voter turnout New York State has ever seen."

       

Johnson trails Feingold amid heavy fundraising in Wis. Senate race

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 18:11

Ron Johnson's campaign raised more than $2.1 million in first three months of this year, trailing his Democratic rival Russ Feingold for the...

       

Bizarre order at McDonald's goes viral

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 18:09

When Josh Raby went through a drive-thru at a McDonald's around 1 a.m. Sunday, he got a lot more than just a shake.

       

'She screamed': sunbather run over by police truck

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 18:01

A police officer did not see the 24-year-old.

       

Chicago hospital delivers 17 sets of twins in one week

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 17:56

The Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn has had an usual number of twin births this April.

       

Taliban warn of attacks in new fighting season

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 17:50

The Taliban announced the start of a new fighting season Tuesday as the White House weighs future U.S. troop levels for the war torn country...

       

Proposed bill would pay veterans $20K for groin injuries

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 17:49

A House bill would pay injured veterans who lose their reproductive organs in combat or a service-related accident $20,000 to start a family...