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New Mexico sues EPA over Gold King Mine spill

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:58

New Mexico claims EPA inadequately responded to Gold King Mine spill.

       

Mount Everest claims three lives in three days

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:51

Two other climbers remained missing on the crowded, treacherous mountain Monday.

       

ROTC welcomed back at Ivy League schools

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:39

The U.S. military is finding a welcome reception on Ivy League campuses

       

Zika virus threat in Arizona puts focus on mosquito control

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:30

Every day, inspectors check dozens of mosquito traps at places where people gather.

       

'Blue Lives Matter' bill expected to become law in La.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:17

Bill would make attacks on police and other first responders hate crimes.

       

Baltimore cop acquitted in Freddie Gray death

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:56

A Maryland judge is expected to announce the verdict Monday in the case of Baltimore police Officer Edward Nero.

       

Far-right candidate loses close race for president of Austria

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:49

Independent Van der Bellen stops bid for first far-right president since World War II.

       

Remembrance and celebration mark Joplin tornado anniversary

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:41

On May 22, 2011, 161 people were killed when an EF-5 tornado tore through the Missouri town.

       

Sculpture of homeless Jesus finds home at Detroit church

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:26

Other versions of the statue, depicting Matthew 25:40, appear at churches around the world.

       

Clinton declines another debate with Sanders

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:14

Hillary Clinton has turned down Fox News' invitation to take part in another Democratic primary debate with Sen. Bernie Sanders, her campaig...

       

DNA samples show wrong bear euthanized after Smokies hiker attacked

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:01

Black bear euthanized was not one that attacked a hiker sleeping in his tent, park says.

       

Atlanta Symphony remembers longest-serving orchestra member

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:59

Jane Little collapsed on stage during a performance with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

       

Feds investigating contributions to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:48

FBI reviewing contributions from Chinese businessman and political figure.

       

Feds investigating contributions to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:48

FBI reviewing contributions from Chinese businessman and political figure.

       

Grizzly-polar bear hybrid believed killed in Canada

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:37

With few sightings, it’s difficult to know how many of the bears exist.

       

Grizzly-polar bear hybrid believed killed in Canada

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:37

With few sightings, it’s difficult to know how many of the bears exist.

       

President Obama confirms death of Taliban leader

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:30

Mansoor is believed to have been killed Saturday in a U.S. drone strike in a remote area of Pakistan.

       

Wave of bomb threats hits schools nationwide

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:27

Robocalls have been directed at elementary, middle and high schools in several states.

       

Wave of bomb threats hits schools nationwide

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:27

Robocalls directed at elementary, middle and high schools in at least 18 states.

       

Amid heightened scrutiny, it's 'a precarious time' for U.S. police chiefs

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:01

Racially charged police encounters continue taking down top police officials.