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Emergency landing delays flights at Philadelphia airport

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 16:57

Philadelphia's airport suspended flights temporarily Friday morning after an emergency landing.

       

Wesley students hope cartoon can stir race discussion

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 16:25

The Whetstone student paper at Wesley is under fire for a cartoon.

       

Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 16:09

The Senate and House have both voted in favor of designating the bison as the national mammal, now it's up to you, Mr. President.

       

Scandal-plagued Ala. governor faces new impeachment articles

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 15:59

Gov. Robert Bentley has been under fire since allegations he was having affair with ex-staffer.

       

Woman sentenced to 100 years for cutting baby from womb

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 15:57

Dynel Lane, 36, was found guilty in February on seven counts, including attempted murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy, for which ...

       

First Zika death in U.S. lived in Puerto Rico

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 15:29

Although Zika is usually a mild disease, it can cause rare complications

       

Katt Williams arrested for salt shaker toss that hit man

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 15:20

The comedian allegedly threw salt shaker at restaurant manager, causing a bloody lip.

       

Bashed for looking like LaBeouf: Craziest crimes of the week

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 15:14

A Shia LaBeouf doppelganger and an unlucky (or incompetent) thief are among the weirdest crime stories of the week:

       

Gov. Rauner's visit to the U. of Illinois spurs student protest

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 15:05

A temporary measure to fund Illinois' public universities doesn't placate student protesters.

       

Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 15:03

Company says move isn't charity, but good business.

       

Helicopter carrying 14 crashes in Norway

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 14:49

A helicopter carrying around 14 people crashed Friday near the Norwegian city of Bergen, police said.

       

Friend of S.C. church shooting suspect pleads guilty to concealment, false statement

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 14:20

A friend of the man charged in the fatal shooting of nine parishioners at a black Charleston, S.C., church in June pleaded guilty Friday to ...

       

Friend of S.C. church shooting suspect pleads guilty to concealment, false statement

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 14:20

A friend of the man charged in the fatal shooting of nine parishioners at a black Charleston, S.C., church in June pleaded guilty Friday to ...

       

UC-Davis chancellor, removed from position

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 14:16

Katehi is under fire for a list of alleged violations of university policy,

       

UC-Davis chancellor, removed from position

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 14:16

Katehi is under fire for a list of alleged violations of university policy,

       

Counselors consider canceling Tenn. convention

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 14:10

Bill that Gov. Bill Haslam signed Wednesday, which allows therapists to deny services to patients, is crux of matter.

       

Counselors consider canceling Tenn. convention

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 14:10

Bill that Gov. Bill Haslam signed Wednesday, which allows therapists to deny services to patients, is crux of matter.

       

For the Record: The ‘miserable son of a b----’ edition

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 14:03

On Thursday, people got a little cross. Mostly at Ted Cruz.

       

Confederate flag controversy simmers on in Congress

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:32

For some, the flag represents a rich heritage. For others it symbolizes hatred and bigotry.

       

Microsoft refuses to boycott GOP convention

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:15

Activists push companies to steer clear of Cleveland over Donald Trump's tough rhetoric.