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Friday's forecast: Soggy again for East, West

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 15:35

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

       

Feds announce much tougher e-cigarette, cigar rule

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

Big question remaining is how many will be grandfathered in, how many need feds' approval

       

Boyfriend gets 25 years for prom date's death

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 15:27

Jacqueline Gomez was found dead in a hotel room after her prom in 2014.

       

Woman rescued after 6 days in collapsed building in Kenya

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 15:24

Rescuers in Nairobi working to free woman who was found alive after six days,

       

Austin vote on Uber, Lyft could ripple through USA

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

An Austin vote that affects iconic ride-sharing companies could have far-reaching impact

       

'I get it from my mama': Your Take

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

Readers speak up about the traits and habits they KNOW came straight from mom.

       

Fact check: Bernie Sanders’ false income claim

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 14:22

Sen. Bernie Sanders falsely claimed that “Mom is working, Dad is working, and the kids are working, and yet together they’re bringing in les...

       

Bernie Sanders will be well-equipped to upend Democratic convention

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 14:16

Sanders will have amassed enough delegates by then to demand changes to the party's platform.

       

Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 14:12

For the first time in over three years, the portion of California that’s in a drought dipped below 90%.

       

Airstrike kills at least 28 in Syria

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 14:10

The official Syrian Arab News Agency reported that 12 people were killed and 40 wounded in twin terror attacks in the village of Mukharam al...

       

Old-school deal-making by Marco Rubio helped set up vote on ambassador

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 13:54

Roberta Jacobson was confirmed last week after Rubio lifted his hold on her nomination.

       

South Korea’s latest celebrities: Stray cats eating

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 13:44

Viewers don’t seem to mind waiting for hours while nothing happens.

       

For the Record: Kasich out; 'Draft Gilmore' campaign underway

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 13:38

John Kasich, the general election's favorite Republican (and the Republicans' fourth-favorite Republican) is out of the race.

       

Australia: Dangerous ISIL operative killed

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 13:33

The 24-year-old Australian citizen of Cambodian and Fijian heritage converted from Buddhism in 2012 and traveled to Syria a year later.

       

Gulf Coast could be 'Ground Zero' for Zika

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 13:14

Gulf Coast has ideal mix for a Zika outbreak: mosquitoes, steamy climate, pockets of poverty

       

Former garbage man guilty in 'Grim Sleeper' serial killings

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 13:08


A former Los Angeles trash collector who targeted vulnerable young black women in the inner city was convicted of 10 murders Thursday a...

       

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to step down

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 13:02

Davutoglu succeeded President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as premier and leader of the ruling Justice and Development Party in 2014.

       

USA TODAY NETWORK Journalists Honored as Finalists for Livingston Awards

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 12:59

Steve Reilly and Susanne Cervenka are finalists for the prestigious Livingston Awards.

       

Paul Ryan says he's not ready to back Trump

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 12:52

'I'm just not there right now,' he told CNN.

       

Trump taco bowl tweet blows up Twitter

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 12:31

His odd (to say the least) outreach to Latinos drew some amazing responses.