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Pentagon disciplines about 16 in hospital strike in Afghanistan

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:13

About 16 military personnel, including a general officer, have been administratively disciplined for their role in a mistaken airstrike on a...

       

Lightning strikes two planes flying into London

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:05

As a storm raged across the capital, lightning struck at least two planes as they descended into Heathrow last night.

       

Obama's commencement at Rutgers causes frustration with limited tickets

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:02

Each student has been issued four tickets — one for themselves and three for guests.

       

Disability advocate shoots for Rio Paralympics

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:00

LANSING - Justin Caine crouches in a concrete circle at the center of the Jenison Field House arena floor, at the ready.

       

Super PAC that backed Lindsey Graham for president now focused on Senate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 09:52

Security is Strength PAC is running ads in New Hampshire for Sen. Kelly Ayotte.

       

Wife finds husband was already married — for 13 years

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 09:51

A woman in England was suspicious about her husband's past and hired a private detective.

       

NASA maps predicted Zika hot spots

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 09:42

Map estimates Zika risk for 50 U.S. cities, based on rainfall, temperature, poverty level

       

Shocking video shows family attacked in Thailand

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 09:41

A Welsh family were beaten unconscious in Thailand during celebrations for the Thai New Year. 

       

Video shows cops shot armed hostage without warning

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 09:09

Police chief of Wisconsin city claimed the victim did not respond to commands to drop handgun.

       

Police: Tiger found wandering Texas streets transported to shelter

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 20:54

A tiger found wandering the streets of Conroe last week is being transported to an animal sanctuary, according to City of Conroe police.

       

Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 20:22

If Tuesday night was the Amtrak primaries, Trump was a freight train, barreling through his GOP opponents.

       

Teacher: Saying ‘vagina’ in class got me fired

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 20:10

A substitute teacher says she was fired from a Michigan middle school after using the word “vagina” in a lecture about art history.

       

Legislation aims to boost investment in economically distressed areas

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 20:08

The proposal would make novel use of the tax code to aid areas with high unemployment.

       

High court appears likely to ease public corruption rules in McDonnell case

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 20:07

Former Virginia governor's challenge to bribery conviction could affect future prosecutions

       

Ohio woman dies in search for Pope Lick monster

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 20:02

The mythical part man, goat and sheep is said to inhabit the train bridge over a Kentucky creek.

       

Meet the man who spent $12 million on a congressional race — and lost

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 20:00

David Trone makes history as the country's largest self-funding House candidate

       

Watch: 'Boatercross' kayakers in rough rapids

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:55

Thanks to El Nino-fueled snowfall, Reno's Truckee River is flowing strong.

       

Baltimore police: Officer shot, injured 13-year-old carrying fake gun

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:48

Baltimore police are investigating the shooting of a 13-year-old boy who they say ran from them after they spotted him carrying what appeare...

       

Why Indiana is now the center of the political universe

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:47

For the next week, Indiana's May 3 primary stands alone on the calendar, making it a magnet for presidential candidates. But the importance ...

       

Puppy born without back paws gets leg up on life

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:45

Being born without back paws hasn't stopped this playful puppy