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Europe faces a new tidal wave of refugees, EU leaders say

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 10:08

The European Union has just six to eight weeks to get a grip on the crisis, leaders said.

       

3 killed as Somali extremists attack restaurant

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 09:55

A suicide car bomber rammed the gates of a restaurant near a beach in the capital and then gunmen fought their way into the building.

       

Harvard report: Refocus the admissions process

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 09:50

Harvard wants colleges and students to chill out.

       

Bernie Sanders' new Simon & Garfunkel ad sparks diversity questions

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 09:31

Sanders trails Clinton among people of color, and this new ad is getting attention.

       

Vladimir Putin blames Lenin for Soviet collapse

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 09:30

He says Bolshevik leader's ideas planted an 'atomic bomb' under Russia

       

McCain's wins offer 'blueprint' to GOP underdogs in New Hampshire

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 09:21

Two-time New Hampshire winner inspires GOP underdogs.

       

Dad sentenced in case of boy found in Detroit basement

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 09:18

Father pleaded guilty to misdemeanor child abuse and was given probation.

       

Report cites wasted Pentagon money in Afghanistan

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 20:53

The special inspector general for Afghanistan cites failed program to raise goats to produce cashmere

       

Sarah Palin: Arrested son was 'hardened' by war

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 20:44

Former Alaska governor links Track's domestic violence case to PTSD

       

Steven Avery, Brendan Dassey evidence remains in storage

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 20:32

Evidence from the 2007 homicide trials of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey remains in storage in Manitowoc and Calumet counties in Wisconsin ...

       

The 5 best throwback Palin-isms from her Donald Trump endorsement

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 20:24

From "drill, baby, drill" to "pussy footing" and "going rogue," it was all there.

       

Washington dysfunction and the rise of Trump

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 20:20

Two ex-Senate leaders warn polarization threatens America's ability to address its problems.

       

Trump gives N.Y. county a new tie to presidential politics

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 19:59

The presidential hopeful joins history of Dutchess County political connections.

       

Pro skier describes being knocked unconscious, buried in avalanche

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 19:43

JT Holmes said his group acted, “efficiently, even surgically,” during the rescue.

       

NYC horse deal draws pushback

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 19:17

Interest groups are pushing back against New York's proposed agreement that would limit its iconic horse-drawn carriages to Central Park.

       

Indiana man trying to rescue dogs dies in icy pond, police say

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 19:16

An Indiana man appeared to be trying to save his dogs when he fell through ice and died Tuesday in Johnson County, police said.

       

Solar Impulse pilots: Solar-powered drones on the horizon

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 19:12

Solar technology that powered a plane on a record-breaking flight could revolutionize pilotless aircraft.

       

Attorney General Lynch defends Obama's gun policies

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 19:04

Father of 7-year-old shooting victim urged Congress to help Obama reduce gun violence.

       

Researchers find evidence of ninth planet in solar system

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 18:49

Caltech researchers have found evidence of a giant planet.

       

95-year-old to be tried on Auschwitz murder allegations

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 18:46

A 95-year-old former Auschwitz medic will go on trial in February for crimes he allegedly committed during World War II.