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Texas city rejects 'whites only' cemetery restriction

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 11:13

Denton City Council voted unanimously to renounce the deed restriction.

       

Iraq to build wall and trench around Baghdad

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 11:06

The 10-foot-high wall is to help prevent terror attacks and reduce number of checkpoints.

       

Obama's new pardon attorney inherits historic backlog of clemency cases

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:44

Justice Department picks a career federal prosecutor from Philadelphia as pardon attorney.

       

Jeb Bush pleads with audience to clap for him

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:42

“'Please clap,' he said, sounding defeated."

       

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders battle over meaning of 'progressive'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:41

The two answered questions from New Hampshire voters at a CNN town hall

       

Rick Santorum ends long-shot GOP presidential bid

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:39

Santorum won the 2012 Iowa GOP caucuses but finished well back Monday.

       

Video shows only known wild jaguar in U.S.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:28

A video released Wednesday by Conservation CATalyst and the Center for Biological Diversity shows the only known wild jaguar in the United S...

       

Family, community, Virginia Tech mourn death of teen

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:28

Funeral is Thursday for Nicole Lovell, 13.

       

Obama will make first visit of his presidency to a U.S. mosque

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:24

Obama will travel to the Islamic Society of Baltimore, which houses a mosque and school.

       

Congressional Republicans pan NASA asteroid mission

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:03

The space agency considers the mission relatively cheap, at an estimated $1.25 billion.

       

'Luckiest dog in world' recovering after shot with arrow

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:03

A 9-month-old puppy in Canada is recovering after she was shot with an arrow. 

       

Steven Avery's brother breaks media silence

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:59

Steven Avery's brother Earl has given his first interview since the release of "Making a Murderer.

       

Two more Zika infections confirmed in Florida

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:55

Fla. health agencies have identified nine travel-associated cases of the virus.

       

On campus, Jan. 31

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:38

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

       

Zika Q&A: What you need to know about sex, saliva, sperm banks

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:34

The World Health Organization declared the outbreak a "public health emergency of international concern."

       

#MillennialBillOfRights loves stereotypes

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:30

Stereotypes of the young will live on forever.

       

Firefighter goes all out to cheer up lonely kindergartner

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:30

A kindergartner thought he didn’t have any friends. Firefighters in the community proved him wrong.

       

Jill Conley, beautiful and brave, passes away

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:20

Jill Conley refused to let battle with cancer extinguish her light.

       

11 Super Bowl snacks you need in your life this weekend

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:04

It's time to bump up your snackin' game.

       

Zika highlights lack of access to contraception, abortion in Latin America

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 20:56

Women in many countries with Zika outbreaks lack access to contraception, legal abortion