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Is Trump softening his Muslim ban? Democratic senator thinks so

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:10

Donald Trump may be backing off his proposed temporary ban on Muslims entering the U.S. now that he considers himself the presumptive Republ...

       

5 things you need to know Wednesday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:07

The biggest news to start your day.

       

Huge health care price differences even within same area, by state

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:01

While some variation may be justified, experts say more transparency and data needed.

       

House passes bill to keep government from reading old emails

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:01

The Email Privacy Act requires police to get a warrant before reading emails of any age.

       

Self-identified Nazi pleads guilty to resisting arrest

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:49

Isidore Campbell last made news when a bakery refused to write 'Hitler' on his son's cake.

       

Former surgeon general: Nurses as guards in federal prisons should be 'stopped'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:21

“This is inexplicable,’’ said the former “nation’s doctor’’ who served in the George W. Bush administration

       

Wis. man apparently kills his two tots, self

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:59

The man's brother received an early morning email saying goodbye to the family.

       

Cruz picks Fiorina as running mate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:54

Cruz tapped Fiorina as his running mate at an Indianapolis rally as he attempted to undercut Trump’s momentum the day after he swept contest...

       

First Take: In search of a 'Trump doctrine'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:51

The GOP presidential front-runner speaks loudly and carries a big stick.

       

Australia’s refugee camp in Papua New Guinea to close

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:50

SYDNEY - The fate of hundreds of asylum seekers being held in a detention center in Papua New Guinea was in limbo on Wednesday as the countr...

       

Harvard confirms 41 cases of mumps over past two months

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:26

As of Tuesday, 11 members of the community are in self-isolation.

       

Female candidates will be key as Democrats pursue Senate majority

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:24

Democrats have strong women candidates competing in several "toss-up" Senate races.

       

House votes to make American bison 'national mammal'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:11

The American Bison, the massive animals that were almost hunted to extinction in the Great Plains, may soon become the national mammal of th...

       

Massive lake discovered beneath Antarctica's ice

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:06

Researchers believe subglacial lakes may harbor organisms that have remained undisturbed beneath the ice sheath for millions of years.

       

Dennis Hastert admits abuse, and other dramatic moments from sentencing

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:04

Former House speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison Wednesday for a bank fraud case linked to allegations of se...

       

Librarian creates place of hope & love for neighborhood

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:02

This Indianapolis-area library manager is a beacon of hope to her community, but they're not the only ones who've been blessed.

       

How Twitter reacted to Trump's foreign policy speech

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 09:38

With the help of a teleprompter, Donald Trump gave his big foreign policy speech. Here's what the Internet thought.

       

Turkish businessman denies evading Iran sanctions.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 09:24

Dual citizen pleads not guilty to laundering money on Tehran's behalf.

       

Army picks first female infantry officer

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 09:06

One of the first women to earn the coveted Army Ranger tab will once again make history.

       

Did Twitter read too much into Mary Pat Christie's face?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 09:01

Was it an eye roll? Was it the side eye? Was she just tired of standing there so long?