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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?

       

Trump encourages Bernie Sanders to run as independent

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 20:41

The GOP front-runner offered some campaign advice to the Vermont senator.

       

'Ain't got no revenge in our hearts,' Ohio family says after killings

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 20:28

Leonard Manley tears up with mentions of slain daughter and her three murdered children.

       

In Colorado River deal, Ariz., Nev. could lose more water

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 20:24

Recent negotiations could lead to bigger water cuts for Arizona and Nevada if shortage is declared.

       

Tuesday's 'Amtrak' primary runs on one timetable

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 20:06

The five states voting Tuesday all close their polls at 8 p.m.

       

Nike founder Phil Knight worries that nation is losing its entrepreneurial edge

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 20:02

In his memoir, "Shoe Dog," a focus not on the corporate triumph but the struggling startup.

       

Taking the temperature of Delaware voters

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 19:45

Delaware is one of five states going to the polls in the northeast primary.

       

The top 10 schools for journalism in the U.S.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 19:33

If you are committed to a career in journalism, a top-notch degree can be vital.

       

Burglar sues homeowner who shot him

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 19:32

The property owner already has been found guilty of criminal recklessness in connection with the shooting.