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Penguins in the swim of things at new Detroit Zoo home

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 19:02

Polk Penguin Conservation Center set to showcase penguins, climate change.

       

Paul Ryan had a $17 million quarter for political fundraising

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:54

Paul Ryan’s political operation took in more than $17 million in the first quarter of 2016 — a striking sign of his fundraising prowess sinc...

       

Chick-fil-A shuns iceberg lettuce

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:54

Reps say it has no nutritional value.

       

Ancient letters reveal Bible bombshell

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:47

Researchers say parts were likely written 2,600 years ago.

       

6.9 magnitude earthquake reported in Myanmar

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:40

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit Myanmar at roughly 8:25 p.m. Wednesday night (which is 9:55 a.m. EDT), the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

       

Reports: Trump campaign manager will not be prosecuted

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:39

Donald Trump's campaign manager will not be prosecuted for a physical altercation he had with a woman reporter who worked with Breitbart, AB...

       

Supreme Court ruling on immigration may spur more challenges

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:30

Justices to hear arguments Monday on President Obama's program.

       

Prosecutor: Dispatcher played video games before deadly German train crash

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:28

Prosecutor says the signal controller faces a charge of negligent homicide in the death of 11.

       

Vermont Sen. Leahy says he'll vote for leader in pledged delegates

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:09

“I will be at the convention and ... I fully expect to support our nominee,” Leahy said during an interview at the Capitol.

       

‘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.