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For the Record: The ‘miserable son of a b----’ edition

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 14:03

On Thursday, people got a little cross. Mostly at Ted Cruz.

       

Confederate flag controversy simmers on in Congress

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:32

For some, the flag represents a rich heritage. For others it symbolizes hatred and bigotry.

       

Microsoft refuses to boycott GOP convention

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:15

Activists push companies to steer clear of Cleveland over Donald Trump's tough rhetoric.

       

Senate confirms first female chief of combat command

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:12

Lawmakers confirmed her without opposition.

       

Ringling Bros. circus elephants set for final act Sunday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:11

The giant pachyderms' last act follows decades of protests by animal rights activists who claim the methods used to control the elephants ar...

       

If newspaper endorsements mattered, Kasich would be king

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:04

Newspaper endorsements appear to have had no impact at all in GOP race.

       

Ex-nuke manager admits Chinese paid him for secrets

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:44

Case had been kept under seal while the feds worked to arrest the man who recruited him.

       

Defense official: Russians buzzed U.S. plane in Baltic Sea

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:55

The aircraft flew along the U.S. aircraft and then did a 'barrel roll' over the top of the aircraft, closing within 100 feet of the RC-135 p...

       

Brussels Airport terminal reopens Sunday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:54

The Brussels Airport terminal where suicide bombers killed 16 travelers will reopen partially Sunday, restoring about 80% of its capacity.

       

Cook Political Report: Trump likely to win, avoid contested covention

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:38

Trump's latest primary wins "dramatically" reduced the odds of a brokered convention.

       

Yale to keep name of residential college named after a pro-slavery senator

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:27

John C. Calhoun, a graduate of Yale, was the U.S.' seventh vice president, and a Senator from South Carolina.

       

Rubio starting to accept a Trump nomination?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:19

Former Trump foe warns against contested convention

       

Pup named for slain officer now part of colleague's family

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:14

The officer's family couldn't take the dog, but Sgt. George Norris wanted the black lab mix.

       

Felony charges for bomb-threat man in hedgehog suit

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:10

The man entered a Baltimore TV station and demanded airtime for his 'video rants'

       

5 things you need to know Friday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:09

The biggest news to start your day.

       

Five arrested at Trump speech in Silicon Valley

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:29

Tensions were high outside a Donald Trump speech at a GOP convention in Silicon Valley.

       

Trump, Cruz face early test at California GOP conclave

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:23

LOS ANGELES - California’s Republican Party convention will be an early test for Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich in a state whose Jun...

       

Toddlers found chained, tied up in Texas backyard

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:07

Police responded after neighbors heard a child crying in the San Antonio backyard for a long time.

       

Cute kids are kicking cancer with karate moves

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:00

The karate kids: Kicking cancer, finding purpose, healing souls

       

Clinton shifting staff to general election swing states

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 09:58

The redeployment comes as the campaign is ratcheting back advertising in upcoming Democratic primary states.