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Meet the man who spent $12 million on a congressional race — and lost

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 20:00

David Trone makes history as the country's largest self-funding House candidate

       

Watch: 'Boatercross' kayakers in rough rapids

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:55

Thanks to El Nino-fueled snowfall, Reno's Truckee River is flowing strong.

       

Baltimore police: Officer shot, injured 13-year-old carrying fake gun

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:48

Baltimore police are investigating the shooting of a 13-year-old boy who they say ran from them after they spotted him carrying what appeare...

       

Why Indiana is now the center of the political universe

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:47

For the next week, Indiana's May 3 primary stands alone on the calendar, making it a magnet for presidential candidates. But the importance ...

       

Puppy born without back paws gets leg up on life

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:45

Being born without back paws hasn't stopped this playful puppy

       

Trump has more primary votes than Romney received in all of 2012

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:42

He's on pace to get far more Republican votes than any candidate in modern history.

       

Students view ‘torture porn’ movie in classroom

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:39

Students in a Tennessee classroom viewed part of a film that has been referred to as “torture porn” and banned in some countries.

       

'Indianoplace'? It was a joke, Hillary Clinton says

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:24

Clinton has brought her Democratic presidential campaign to Indiana, and we need to talk. What exactly did she mean when she called us "Indi...

       

Study tracks student sleeping habits

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:22

How many hours of sleep do students at your school get? Probably less than you think.

       

Obama to visit Flint, prompted by 8-year-old's letter

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:11

During the May 4 visit, the president will address public health concerns and federal response to water crisis.

       

Robert Durst gets 7 years in plea deal on weapons charge

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:07

The one-time fugitive N.Y. real estate heir still faces a murder charge in California.

       

Watch: Chris Christie rocks out at Springsteen concert

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:05

It's no secret that Bruce Springsteen is New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's favorite musician.

       

Storms move east after lashing central U.S., killing 1

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:04

Scattered storms with strong winds and hail are forecast Wednesday in parts of the Midwest and South, a day after the storm system lashed th...

       

'Paralyzed bride' opens up about pool incident

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 18:54

In 2010, a best friend pushed Rachelle Chapman in a pool at her bachelorette party.

       

Sesame Workshop, IBM partner to use Watson for preschoolers

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 18:53

You’ve heard of Tickle-Me Elmo.

       

Trump: ‘If we win Indiana, it’s over’

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 18:45

A triumphant Donald Trump returned Wednesday to Indiana, where he hopes to deal potentially fatal blow to Ted Cruz in the state’s critical s...

       

Firefighter once again saves another man's life on plane

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 18:44

The Naples, Fla., firefighter was traveling from Puerto Rico when he was alerted to man in distress.

       

Cosmetic trend for teen girls: Labia surgery

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 18:42

Are yoga pants to blame?

       

Reports: Cruz to announce Fiorina as running mate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 18:24

Texas senator's announcement follows a series of losses in Tuesday's primaries.

       

Fire halts commuter rail service in Pittsburgh

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 18:17

An electrical fire along the tracks forces a shutdown of commuter rail service.