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‘Trump Emergency’: World leaders wary of dumping on the Donald

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 09:36

Leaders who had criticized Donald Trump are now mostly mum, in case he gains presidency.

       

USA TODAY VP Power Rankings: Corker tops list, Gingrich back in play

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 09:32

We polled a group of political observers and activists each week prior to the Iowa caucuses to produce the GOP Power Rankings and went back ...

       

Trump courts minorities, females as unrest swells outside rally

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 09:29

Trump woos groups that have largely been targets of the candidate's derision.

       

Fallujah residents say ISIL is turning them into 'human shields'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 09:18

As Iraqi forces near, residents are being moved to areas where airstrikes are expected.

       

200 years ago, we endured a 'year without a summer'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 09:06

Snow in June, frozen lakes in July, killing frost in August: Two centuries ago, 1816 became the year without a summer for millions in the U....

       

Tenn. appeals court: Service dog OK to comfort witness

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 09:04

The rapist had argued that the presence of the dog was 'overly prejudicial' to him.

       

171 survive in National Spelling Bee, but only 45 advance

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:56

The 284 spellers who qualified for this year’s bee range in age from 6 to 14 and are almost evenly divided among boys (144) and girls (141).

       

DailyChatter: Vietnam's stunning, incomplete transformation

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:52

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Anaheim chief: 'Decisive action' if Trump protesters riot

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:43

The presumptive Republican presidential candidate's appearance comes less than 24 hours after anti-Trump protesters in New Mexico hurled roc...

       

Afghan Taliban names new leader

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:41

The insurgent group said its new leader is Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada.

       

Baylor says Kenneth Starr still president

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:35

The university says it 'will not respond to rumors, speculation or reports based on unnamed sources.'

       

Struggling schools hope arts focus can provide a boost

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:26

Turnaround Arts program targets low-performing schools.

       

New Mexico's GOP governor hits back against Trump criticism

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:15

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez's spokesman said she will “not be bullied” by Donald Trump.

       

The fish people kill to own

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:05

People love having exotic fish in their aquariums. They'll pay big money for them, even when it's illegal. And it turns out that some people...

       

Company calls on FDA to issue permit for genetically modified mosquitoes

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:56

Oxitec changed the DNA of the mosquitoes that spread the virus so offspring die before adulthood.

       

Italy road collapses, takes 20 cars with it

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:34

A road running alongside the River Arno in central Florence collapsed Wednesday morning, the BBC reported.

       

Obamas choose home to rent after leaving White House

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:30

President Obama and his family to rent a house in the Kalorama neighborhood of Washington.

       

Who are the leaders of the Taliban?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:27

From a one-eyed cleric to a new hawkish religious scholar, a succession of Taliban chiefs.

       

Karlie Kloss launches scholarship for women coders

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:26

Kode with Klossy's super model for coders grows its program to include women 18+.

       

Baby eagle recovering from owl attack in Florida

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:24

"He's getting a little bit better everyday."