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Shades of the campaign: The USA TODAY Campaign Coloring Book

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:25

Campaigns and elections can be stressful. The USA TODAY campaign coloring book offers a way of relaxing from the speeches, the ads, the deba...

       

Parents to protest Detroit schools with student sickout

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:10

The move — on Count Day when attendence helps determine amount of state aid — is to highlight problems in schools.

       

Hero teens stop out-of-control bus after driver becomes unresponsive

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:02

“Right after he missed the turn to the school, that’s when we were like, ‘What’s going on?'”

       

Little Norway spends big on Syrian refugee crisis

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:01

The oil-rich Scandinavian nation pledged $1.2 billion over 4 years to aid Syrian refugees.

       

Cold snap targets East as record highs hit West for Valentine's Day

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:44

Through Sunday, temperatures will fall to zero or below for more than 50 million people from Maine to North Dakota to Virginia.

       

Johnny Depp plays Donald Trump in this Funny Or Die biopic and you need to see it

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:30

The film, kept totally secret until its release, features a host of big names.

       

Returning to his roots, Obama denounces 'schoolyard taunts' in politics

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:29

Nine years after launching his presidential campaign, Obama takes "walk down memory lane."

       

Higher times: Today's pot is much more potent

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:26

THC levels are way up in the past two decades.

       

Soldier buried in avalanche found alive 5 days later

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:22

His survival is being called a 'miracle.'

       

Damaged Anthem of the Seas docks back in N.J.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:15

Passengers relieved to disembark Royal Caribbean's storm-tossed ship.

       

Donald Trump is not happy about this front-page that calls his fans 'brain dead'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:51

See his Twitter tirade against the New York Daily News.

       

Bill to protect Ky. clerk Kim Davis passed by committee

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:45

Some lawmakers raised concerns that a plan to create two different marriage licenses would tend to treat gays and lesbians differently.

       

Decision time for Chris Christie as reports surface he's likely to drop out

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:39

Chris Christie said he wanted to wait on complete New Hampshire primary results before announcing a decision.

       

Watch: Black rhino balances on exercise ball

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:29

Apparently, not even a rhino can manage to balance on an exercise ball.

       

Trump takes victory lap, hits Bush at S.C. rally

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:26

Trump celebrates his N.H. win and sets focus on S.C. at Clemson rally.

       

United Arab Emirates picks woman as first minister for happiness

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:25

The prime minister of the United Arab Emirates announced recently the establishment of a minister of state for happiness and minister of sta...

       

Forget rice and noodles, China looks to potatoes as the new staple

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:52

After centuries of eating rice and noodles, Chinese don't like switching to potatoes.

       

Ore. holdouts say they'll turn themselves in

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:45

Four remaining occupiers of wildlife refuge say they'll give up to FBI Thursday.

       

Experts investigate Zika link to Nicaragua monkey deaths

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:39

Primates are highly susceptible to mosquito-borne diseases.

       

Black Lives Matter activist commits suicide on Ohio Statehouse steps

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:30

A Black Lives Matter activist fatally shot himself on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse on Monday, according to authorities.