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Obama executive order: Protect federal buildings from wildfires

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 19:27

Federal agencies building or expanding in wildfire-prone areas will be required to take steps to fireproof their buidlings.

       

EgyptAir flight goes off radar en route from Paris

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 19:04

An EgyptAir flight on its way to Cairo from Paris disappeared from radar Wednesday night, according to a tweet from the airline.

       

Grass cutting crew finds woman's body off Louisiana interstate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 19:01

Around lunch, the body of Jenise Williams, 35, was found in the median of Louisiana’s Interstate 10.

       

Democrats fear mayhem from Bernie Sanders' supporters at convention

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 19:01

Party leaders say Sanders isn’t doing enough to quell his followers' behavior.

       

Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop them

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 19:00

The executive order signed Wednesday extends the Atrocities Prevention Board into next administration.

       

7 takeaways from the Clinton-Sanders race in Kentucky

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 18:54

Hillary Clinton edged out Bernie Sanders in the state's primary.

       

House passes a fraction of Zika funding White House requested

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 18:40

The measure allocates $622 million, an amount the adminisration has called "woefully inadequate."

       

Trump bails out Christie with fundraisers

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 18:26

TRENTON, N.J. - Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump is helping dig former rival Chris Christie and the New Jersey Republican Party out of b...

       

Poll: 4-to-1 NJ voters don't want Christie as VP

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 18:24

Donald Trump may be considering Chris Christie as his running-mate, but New Jersey voters 4-to-1 say don’t do it.

       

Infant bike helmets sold by Target recalled

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 18:06

Safety commission: Helmets recalled because of choking and magnetic ingestion hazards.

       

Biggest art theft in S.C. history solved. Sort of.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 17:52

Eleven of 17 missing works that belonged to famed equestrian turn up after a phone call.

       

Trump releases financial statement; Clinton seeks his tax returns

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 17:48

Clinton uses required financial reports to bash Trump over tax returns

       

Shark tangled in fishing line saved by beachgoers

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 17:37

Who says shark and man have to be enemies? Several brave beachgoers came to the aid of a struggling shark in Hawaii over the weekend. 

       

PetSmart groomer charged after 1-year-old dog dies

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 17:36

A 1-year-old Dachshund named Henry died in the care of a California PetSmart and a groomer was arrested at the scene on suspicion of felony ...

       

B-52 crashes in Guam; 7 crew safe

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 16:52

A B-52H Stratofortress crashed on Andersen Air Force Base, authorities confirm.

       

Trump pulls ahead of Clinton in new national poll

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 16:46

The presumptive GOP nominee would edge Clinton 45-42%, according to a Fox News poll.

       

Publisher's ultimatum in test leak riles educators

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 16:36

A long-simmering dissatisfaction over standardized testing came to a head this month when an academic uploaded a handful of test items to th...

       

NYC commuters face more fire-damage delays

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 16:35

A blaze beneath tracks in East Harlem cut service into Grand Central

       

Teacher’s love seen in 87 graduation gifts

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 16:29

Sinita Scott is giving her seniors an unusual sendoff: a personal gift and letter for each.

       

Mom dies after getting ‘Brazilian butt lift’ at Fla. plastic surgery clinic

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 16:22

A West Virginia mother of two died last week after undergoing cosmetic surgery to enhance her butt at a clinic in Hialeah, Fla.