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Drone industry has really taken off, permit study finds

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 14:02

Photography, real estate and inspections are the most popular commercial uses.

       

Syria listed as worst country on human rights, State Department report says

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 13:57

Russia, China and Egypt engaged in greater political repression last year, but Syria was the worst country by far when it comes to human rig...

       

Syria listed as worst country on human rights, State Department report says

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 13:57

Russia, China and Egypt engaged in greater political repression last year, but Syria was the worst country by far when it comes to human rig...

       

Lawmakers target lead contamination in drinking water

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

The problem of lead in drinking water has inspired a spate of legislation in Congress.

       

Lawmakers target lead contamination in drinking water

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

The problem of lead in drinking water has inspired a spate of legislation in Congress.

       

Expert: Lost Caravaggio masterpiece found in French attic

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

A French art expert said he believed that the bloody biblical scene was Caravaggio’s Judith Beheading Holofernes, painted in the early 17th ...

       

Former classmates of Boston bomber tell their story in new film

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

Film chronicles what it was like to find out their former classmate was behind the bombings.

       

Harvard club: Being male-only prevents rapes

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

A Harvard administration push for inclusivity results in one bizarre defense.

       

Plus or minus, debating sizes will never add up

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 13:38

Out of the loop today? We've got what you missed.

       

For the Record: Schrodinger's ticket — Trump-Ryan 2016

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 13:32

Nobody believes Paul Ryan when he says he's not interested in running, but everyone believes it when a candidate says they're not interested...

       

Obama's last science fair features robots, bubbles — and a live chicken

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 13:26

The White House was overrun Wednesday with poster-board presentations and what President Obama said was "an alarming number of robots."

       

Jim Gilmore's bombshell: 'I don't expect to be the nominee'

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

How the former Virginia governor's statement will (probably not) alter the 2016 race

       

Food rivals energy in need for radical change

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

Changes in food are as important as energy for sustainability, an IMF panel says.

       

CDC: Evidence definitively shows Zika causes birth defects

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

The declaration marks a "turning point" in the scientific understanding of the virus and its link to microcephaly.

       

Donald Trump hires ex-Scott Walker campaign boss

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:59

After being blamed for running Gov. Scott Walker's short-lived presidential campaign into the ground last year, GOP political operative Rick...

       

Report: Poverty-related needs of Americans rose in 2015

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:54

Report: Poverty-related needs of Americans rose in 2015

       

Like lightning? Head to Southwest Florida

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:50

A small Florida town, located a few miles southeast of Fort Myers, is the USA's top spot for lightning.

       

Reporters allowed back on Arizona House floor

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:49

Still unclear is whether media can access other parts of the House, including visiting lawmakers' offices.

       

Deposed Mo. city marshal, poised to reclaim office, not sworn in

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:28

Michael Plummer's license was revoked following an indictment on felony charges.

       

20 ways to eat waffles for every meal

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:25

The best time to eat waffles is all the time.