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Coin toss for Iowa delegates?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 20:44

In a couple of Democratic caucus precincts Monday, a delegate was awarded by coin toss.

       

Pentagon needs more smart bombs for ISIL

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 20:37

$1.8 billion targeted to replenish stocks of precision weapons.

       

Analysis: Big night for the anti-establishment candidates

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 20:29

In Iowa's opening caucuses, Trump does worse and Sanders does better than expected.

       

Mo. students demand removal of diversity official

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 20:05

Missouri St. Univ. students demand changes that involve top diversity officials.

       

Trump's old tweet: 'No one remembers who comes in second'

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

Donald Trump came in second in the Republican Iowa caucus on Monday. And while he expressed confidence that he will go on to win the GOP nom...

       

White House proposes new funding for heroin, prescription opioid abuse

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 20:00

New federal funding for heroin, prescription opioid abuse proposed Tuesday in 2017 budget.

       

Congress shouldn't force encryption 'backdoors,' says key House Democrat

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 19:58

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said legislation on encryption could do more harm than good.

       

Field of greens: Seed mix-up yields surprise crop

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 19:57

Tenn. farmer calls unexpected bumper crop of turnips a "blessing."

       

Why Iowa polls were wrong

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 19:52

If Donald Trump was feeling cocky on the eve of Monday’s Iowa caucus, he had good reason: 13 polls showed him winning the first presidential...

       

Police find 3-year-old boy wandering streets

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 19:39

Cincinnati police took in a 3-year-old boy they found wandering the streets in the west side of Cincinnati, Ohio, overnight Tuesday.

       

Detroit schools emergency manager to step down

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 19:37

Darnell Earley also was emergency manager of Flint when it switched from Detroit water system.

       

Iowa nightmare revisited: Was correct winner called on caucus night?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 19:28

DES MOINES — It's Iowa's nightmare scenario revisited: An extraordinarily close count in the Iowa caucuses — and reports of chaos in precinc...

       

See where the Zika virus has spread in the Western Hemisphere

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 19:21

Updated map shows countries where the mosquito-borne Zika virus has spread in the Western Hemisphere

       

North Korean scientists reveal new hangover-free alcohol

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 19:18

All organically farmed, of course.

       

Agency: North Korea plans satellite launch this month

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 19:17

SEOUL, South Korea - Weeks after its fourth nuclear test, North Korea announced plans Tuesday to launch an Earth observation satellite on a ...

       

Iowa caucus exodus underway, if weather cooperates

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 19:14

Thousands of volunteers, journalists and campaign staffers try to leave the state.

       

The wait is over! Baby giraffe born at S.C. zoo

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:54

The wait is over!

       

Marshals to be told to 'hunt down' ex-Flint manager

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:50

Congressional committee voted to subpoena Darnell Earley to testify on Flint water crisis.

       

Kids in 11 N.J. cities have higher lead levels than Flint

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:43

There were more than 3,000 new cases of children under 6 with elevated lead levels in New Jersey in 2015.

       

Emerson student in hot water for Airbnb listing

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 18:34

School policy prohibits the practice -- even if it's to help pay for tuition.