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Fort Hood GI arrested for assaulting female soldier

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 18:18

Police arrested a 1st Calvary Division soldier Tuesday after he allegedly assaulted a female member of his unit for "making out" with a sold...

       

Motel owner watched guests have sex for 29 years

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 18:13

Gay Talese tells the story of "the greatest voyeur" in the New Yorker.

       

DailyChatter: South Sudan deserves better

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 18:05

The plight of the world’s newest country – South Sudan gained independence in 2011 – is easy to overlook amid the fallout from the Panama Pa...

       

Aphrodisiac chocolate balls gift brings pot activist new charge

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 17:57

A gift of aphrodisiac chocolate balls to local teachers has resulted in a new grand jury indictment against a marijuana activist, already ja...

       

'We don't want them.' Boko Haram women captives spurned on return home

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 17:53

Women and girls abducted and raped by Boko Haram face more persecution when they go home.

       

'Behemoth' black hole discovered in far-off galaxy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 17:52

Astronomers discovered the hole, which weighs as much as 17 billion suns, in a remote part of the universe.

       

Former Realtor convicted in homeowner scams

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 17:41

Former Realtor convicted of schemes that tricked homeowners out of their property.

       

Myanmar to release hundreds of political prisoners

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 17:40

Aung San Suu Kyi's announcement is her first as de facto head of government.

       

Pups on a plane: Man flies to save 49 furry friends

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 17:30

Almost 3,500 animals have been saved since Dog is My CoPilot was founded in 2012.

       

Inspectors rip Phoenix VA boss' previous hospital in Vermont

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 17:08

Report says Amdur sought inspection of Vt. facility after learning of scheduling issues.

       

Panama Papers: Few prominent American names found

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 17:04

The German newspaper that first obtained the Panama Papers said Thursday that the names of prominent Americans have not yet been found in th...

       

'Man in hat': Video shows Brussels suspect's escape

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 17:01

Belgian prosecutors released new video footage Thursday of a suspected Brussels Airport attacker, showing the apparent route he took after f...

       

Venezuela's Maduro: Take Fridays off, curb blow dryer use to ease power woes

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 16:42

Venezuela gives 3-day weekends in bid to ease power woes

       

School officer on leave after slamming student, 12

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 16:04

San Antonio Independent School District is investigating after video captures incident.

       

Panama Papers: 1,000 secret Nevada firms, 2 overseas addresses

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 15:45

To many observers, the Panama Papers leak has cast the United States — especially states like Nevada and Wyoming — in an uncomfortable role:...

       

'In God We Trust' decals landing on a lot of cop cars

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 15:30

One Dallas suburb approved a resolution earlier this week to add the motto to all city-owned vehicles.

       

Panama Papers furor claims first bank CEO

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 15:20

Panama Papers scandal claims its first banking chief executive Thursday with the resignation of Michael Grahammer, the CEO of Austrian lende...

       

Hospitals' digital drug ordering boosts safety but can lead to fatal errors

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 15:12

Hospitals' use of digital drug orders dramatically reduced dangerous drug errors

       

Jesus-preaching Indiana State Police trooper fired

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 15:02

The state police on Thursday fired a trooper accused of proselytizing while on the job.

       

Student actors' throats cut by prop razor during 'Sweeney Todd'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 15:00

Two students hospitalized after necks cut by a prop razor blade on opening night.