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Detroit teacher sick-out closes nearly all schools

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 14:48

The move came after the district said it won't be able to pay teachers after June 30.

       

Trump trouncing in Calif. by 34 points: Poll

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 14:14

Donald Trump is leading Ted Cruz 54%-20% among likely GOP voters, a SurveyUSA poll finds.

       

Teen filmed pleasuring herself on public bench found guilty

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 14:13

Woman said she had no recollection of the event, a "massive source of embarrassment."

       

World Press Freedom Day comes amid tough times for journalists

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 14:04

World Press Freedom Day comes amid tough times for journalists

       

Supreme Court, without Scalia, leaning liberal for second year

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 14:03

Justice's death among several factors working against conservatives.

       

Firms with state ties paid N.Y. gov's ex-aide, forms show

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:55

Joseph Percoco received at least $70,000 from 2 firms, according to his state-mandated financial disclosure form

       

Trump, Cruz confront pivotal race in Indiana

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:49

Trump looks to lock up race, Cruz looks to hang on

       

Virtual reality: The Next Big Thing on campuses

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:40

'This is the future. It’s not oversaturated. It’s new.'

       

Georgia judge agrees to move trial in hot-car death

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:12

Prosecution and defense lawyers have been trying to select a jury in Cobb County for 3 weeks.

       

For the Record: Forget voting, we're throwing drinks now

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:07

There's an old baseball adage meant to mock speedy, yet poor-hitting players: "You can't steal first base." Ted Cruz, take note.

       

Trump: Gov. Pence's Cruz endorsement is 'very weak'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:04

Trump says Pence's remarks last week were nicer about him than opponent Ted Cruz.

       

Inside Clinton's plan to win over Sanders' backers and not lose the middle

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:00

Bernie Sanders may or may not ultimately try to persuade his passionate voters to love Hillary Clinton, but she’s not waiting to find out.

       

Lou Holtz endorses Donald Trump, cites 'first class' hotel and golf course

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:39

Another prominent coach with Indiana ties comes out for the GOP front-runner.

       

U.S. backs Iraqi leader amid political chaos

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:36

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Monday the United States strongly supports Iraq’s prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, as the Iraqi leader ...

       

5 things you need to know Monday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:30

News to start your day

       

Why you should know who Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadar is

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:24

Born into a political dynasty, cleric Muqtada al-Sadr acts anew to shape Iraq's future.

       

Gay couple crowned prom queen, king wants to raise awareness to LGBTQ issues

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:13

“I needed someone in my life to show me that it would work out — when I was first going through this years ago. But I didn’t have that.”

       

Judge blocks removal of Confederate monument in Kentucky

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:07

One man argued removing the momument was the "equivalent of a book burning."

       

Not Mars, and no Matt Damon, but we could maybe live there

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:04

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

       

Social service shortfalls hinder health, boost medical spending

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:00

Some surprising states lag when it comes to spending on social services, public health