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Sanders gets more drafting committee representation

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:01

Amid increasing intraparty tension, the Democratic National Committee has announced the slate of people responsible for drafting the party’s...

       

5 things you need to know Monday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:52

The biggest news to start your day.

       

5 Baltimore cops still awaiting trial over Freddie Gray

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:23

Five officers await their trial later this year

       

Residents warned of huge snake slithering across Wisconsin county

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:17

The snake is "as long as the width of both lanes of traffic."

       

Reports: At least 45 killed in Yemen suicide bombings

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:10

Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State have claimed responsibility for a number of attacks on government forces since Shiite rebels known as Houthis...

       

Kindergarten teacher moonlights as pro wrestler

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:02

Steve Damico teaches kids by day, while his alter ego, Syther, body slams people by night.

       

Ethics trial for Alabama House speaker set to begin

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:52

Prosecutors say Mike Hubbard violated the Alabama Ethics Act to secure consulting clients and business investments.

       

State law defunds U. of Tennessee's Office of Diversity and Inclusion

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:45

Money instead goes to things like 'In God We Trust' decals for law enforcement vehicles.

       

Report: Students had sex in Fla. high school restroom

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:34

Multiple male students from a high school in Fort Myers, Fla., are believed to have had sex with a 15-year-old student in a campus bathroom ...

       

Burning all fossil fuels could lead to global warmth not seen in 65 million years

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:28

Researchers say new study is a warning message on global warming.

       

Obama ends U.S. arms embargo on Vietnam during visit to former enemy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 10:54

President says decision to sell weapons, expand trade reflect new friendship with Vietnam.

       

Hickenlooper: Geologist, brewpub owner, governor ... veep?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 10:50

A swing-state governor with a new memoir makes the case for Clinton and against Trump.

       

Survivor of 2015 Texas floods recalls final day of joy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 10:49

Jonathan McComb’s family died in last year's Memorial Day weekend floods in Wimberley, Texas.

       

Indy's 'Broom Guy' swept up into newfound fame, fortune

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 10:40

The postal service showed Jim Richter the door, but many more have opened since.

       

Iraqi forces may face human shields as Fallujah offensive begins

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 10:40

Iraq's military and militia forces advanced Monday to liberate Fallujah from the Islamic State.

       

Sen. Bob Corker says meeting with Donald Trump was on policy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 10:32

Corker has been the subject of speculation that he's a contender to become Trump’s running mate.

       

Airports: Ticket fees should go to TSA to end checkpoint gridlock

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 10:08

Airports say stop diverting $1.25 billion a year in ticket fees for deficit reduction.

       

Deal alert: Wireless earbuds at an all-time low

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 10:07

Run, don't walk, for these $99 Jaybird X2s.

       

University president wants you to know he attempted suicide

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 09:59

It was when he was a teen and man in his 20s. The takeaway: Such overwhelming depression is treatable.

       

Obama dines with Anthony Bourdain in Hanoi

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 09:53

Bourdain picks up the $6 check.