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‘Slender Man’ suspect seeks placement with grandparents

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:02

A Wisconsin girl charged in the Slender Man stabbing case wants to live with her grandparents until her trial and avoid becoming "institutio...

       

Why a body stayed uncovered downtown during rush hour

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:01

Officials say it's not as simple as just placing a sheet or screen over the deceased.

       

Twitter releases new emoji for National Park Week with #FindYourPark

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:00

Twitter will add a park ranger emoji to #FindYourPark for National Park Week, April 16 to 24

       

Republican fundraising intrigue clouds a delegate fight in Virgin Islands

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:54

An ugly GOP delegate dispute throws a spotlight on a party's campaign finances.

       

Protests escalate outside of Trump rally

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:52

Trump supporters and protesters clash at Pittsburgh convention center.

       

CCO Joanne Lipman talks journalism, equality and 'Harriet the Spy'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:28

Lipman opened up about her past and the present and future of the news biz

       

Congress prepares to move spending bills without budget deal

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:19

House and Senate committees are voting on spending bills without an overall budget plan.

       

Tulane students fire back at fraternity's pro-Trump wall

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:14

Kappa Alpha Order says the rhetoric was a joke, but students feel otherwise.

       

Police: Man jumped from Gatlinburg Space Needle

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:06

A Tennessee man jumped to his death from the observation of deck of the Gatlinburg Space Needle on Monday evening, according to police. 

       

South Korean president’s party loses majority

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:00

South Korean voters handed President Park Geun-hye a stunning political setback, poll results showed Thursday.

       

Md. humane society: Health of 300-plus dogs seized top priority

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 16:36

The massive number of small dogs were removed from an Eastern Shore home last week.

       

Beijing summons G-7 envoys over island-building dispute

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 16:27

China says the U.S.-led group is straying from its economic mission.

       

Police: Thieves use FaceTime in high-end store robbery

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 16:09

The smash and grab in affluent Atlanta neighborhood is caught on video surveillance.

       

El Niño causes water rationing in parts of west Pacific

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 16:05

Ecotourism may be in jeopardy if the lack of rain persists.

       

Illinois death tied to Wisconsin bacteria outbreak

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 16:02

A death in Illinois has been tied to a bacteria outbreak that started in Wisconsin and has left state and federal health officials searching...

       

'American Idol': Trent Harmon talks Miss. law

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 15:46

Trent Harmon opposes 'religious freedom' legislation in his home state.

       

Suspect in dismemberment of Wash. mom Ingrid Lyne says he blacked out

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 15:42

A judge has ordered a man accused of killing and dismembering a Seattle nurse to remain in jail on $2 million bail pending criminal charges.

       

Pot legalization campaign appears headed for Ariz. ballot

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 15:41

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol says it has more than 200,000 signatures for ballot initiative.

       

Thursday's forecast: Storms in Southeast, Northwest

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 15:24

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

       

Woman's struggle with cancer leads to surrogacy journey

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 15:11

Woman's struggle with cancer leads to surrogacy journey