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An accident took her sight; another just gave it back

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 18:56

Even Mary Ann Franco's surgeon can't exactly explain what happened.

       

Villagers thought sex toy was an angel

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 18:51

A sex toy found by a fisherman in a small Indonesian village was taken home, dressed up, and worshipped as an angel for weeks, the BBC repor...

       

First 'baby box' for unwanted newborns installed in Ind.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 18:41

An Indiana nonprofit installed its first baby box, a tool meant to temporarily shelter babies abandoned by their parents, at a fire station ...

       

Clinton reaches out to Trump's angry Appalachian voters

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 18:36

Hillary Clinton ventured this week into the heart of Donald Trump’s "silent majority" laboratory: the hills of Appalachia's coal and steel c...

       

TSA asks Congress to pay for overtime to shorten lines

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 18:34

The agency warned a combination of smaller staff and more travelers is already increasing lines.

       

FBI nab man who sprayed poison on food at Whole Foods, Meijer

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 18:02

A man suspected of contaminating food at three grocery stores with a liquid spray containing mice poison, hand cleaner and water.

       

Howard University gives tuition rebates to students who graduate on time

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:56

The school puts its money where its mouth is.

       

Trump: I'll likely pick a politician for veep

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:54

Presumptive Republican nominee wants someone who can help with congressional legislation

       

Son of Navy corpsman casts doubt on Iwo Jima photo

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:53

John Bradley's son says father probably never realized he wasn't in flag-raising image.

       

Santa impersonator pleads guilty to child porn

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:50

Reynaldo Ramirez, 38, of Corpus Christi faces as much as 20 years in federal prison.

       

If Donald Trump wants to beat Hillary Clinton, he needs to win these 5 states

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:49

A look at Trump's electoral map shows both that victory is possible--and difficult

       

No, Ted Cruz did not endorse Hillary Clinton

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:37

Don't be fooled by the fake Cruz website making its rounds today, which calls Clinton "America's next president."

       

Florida State SGA passes resolution discouraging headdresses at games

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:32

The recently passed resolution discourages Native American headdresses at Florida State athletic events.

       

Trump: No more 'Lyin' Ted' talk

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:14

Presumptive Republican nominee now tries to unify his party.

       

Author now doubts his dad was in iconic Iwo Jima flag-raising photo

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:10

James Bradley, author of ‘Flags of Our Fathers,’ says he now has doubts about whether his father was actually in iconic flag-raising image.

       

School-related civil rights complaints surge

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:03

The U.S. Education Department last year received a record 10,392 civil rights complaints.

       

Carter: U.S. risks more losses in fight against ISIL

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 16:52

The SEAL has been identified as Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Keating.

       

John McCain's son bashes critics of Old Navy interracial family ad

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 16:34

Lt. Jack McCain has a message for critics of interracial relationships: 'Eat it.'

       

Thursday's forecast: Rainy coasts, nice central U.S.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 16:27

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

       

Police: Podiatrist, girlfriend plotted to kill man's wife

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 16:14

The foot doctor, who had lost two malpractice suits since 2014, also wanted to rough up two insurance investigators looking into his busines...