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Meet 5 canines with a career of caring for humans

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 16:02

From comfort dogs to lifesavers, these five canines are devoted to caring for humans

       

8 killed in south Texas charter bus crash, officials say

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 14:41

At least eight people were killed and 44 others injured when a charter bus crashed Saturday on a highway in south Texas, authorities say.

       

Obama enlists Macklemore as he calls for $1.1 billion to fight opioid abuse

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 14:04

The rapper spoke out about his own addiction to painkillers: "Addiction isn’t a personal choice or a personal failing."

       

Doctors dispute Delaware student's cause of death

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 13:37

When prosecutors announced charges against three high school students in the death of Amy Inita Joyner-Francis this week, their decisions we...

       

Pilot killed in plane crash at Atlanta-area airshow

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 13:28

The incident occurred at the 2016 Good Neighbor Day Airshow that was being held at the airport Saturday afternoon.

       

Putin kissing Trump mural goes viral

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 13:11

Lithuanian eatery drums up business with 'Make Everything Great Again' slogan.

       

5 things you need to know this weekend

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 13:00

The biggest news to start your weekend.

       

Sunday shows discuss meeting between Speaker Paul Ryan and Donald Trump

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 12:04

Both sides signaled progress was made during the meeting between Donald Trump and Paul Ryan.

       

For the Record's week in review: The 'do not moan to me' edition

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 12:00

Happy Saturday! We could really use the weekend after breathlessly monitoring every move Donald Trump makes and counting all the Republicans...

       

Painted planes make quiet comeback in Air Force

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 11:55

The colorful nose art and body art is a throwback to a era when American combat aircraft weren't just deadly; they had swagger.

       

Hillary Clinton turns up heat on Donald Trump tax holdout

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 11:48

Her campaign released a video online Saturday titled "What's Donald Trump Hiding?" that includes a series of clips over the years of Trump b...

       

Hezbollah: Insurgents killed military leader in Syria

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 11:20

Hezbollah says its top military commander was killed in Syria by insurgent shelling.

       

5 health issues presidential candidate aren’t talking about – but should be

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 10:35

The U.S. faces a variety of serious concerns beyond just the future of the federal health law.

       

UN report: Congolese officers got pistols from North Koreans

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 10:06

It would appear to be a violation of U.N. sanctions banning Pyongyang from exporting weapons or providing military training.

       

Firefighter saves puppy's life, gets priceless bond in return

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 10:02

Hanahan, SC (WLTX)- How far would you go to save the life of a puppy that's not yours? One firefighter went above and beyond the call of dut...

       

These are the best washers money can buy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 10:01

We've tested thousands of pounds of laundry to help you make a decision.

       

NYT: Donald Trump repeatedly crossed the line with women

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 09:50

Interviews with dozens reveal "unsettling conduct" over decades, Times says.

       

On campus, May 15

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 09:45

Roundup of this week's top stories from USA TODAY College

       

World's oldest cat died before owner learned of title

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 09:24

A Siamese cat that Guinness World Records dubbed the world’s oldest cat did not live to enjoy his title.

       

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Oklahoma

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 20:56

Pilot Bertrand Piccard landed the solar-powered airplane shortly after midnight.