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Trump wins big in New York, will score huge delegate haul

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:37

GOP front-runner looks to take most of his home state's 95 delegates

       

Obama's $1.9 billion Zika request: 'Slush fund,' or needed flexibility?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:35

The $1.9 billion Zika funding request gives the president extraordinary authority over how to spend the money.

       

Genes help predict when we lose our virginity

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:34

It's about "one-quarter nature, three-quarters nurture" as to age when you first have sex, scientist says.

       

Student’s KKK costume in English class sparks uproar

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:29

A high school student in Wisconsin wore a Ku Klux Klan costume to deliver an English class presentation, sparking an uproar on social media ...

       

Houston copes with deadly, historic flooding

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:27

The Houston area continues to recover from historic flooding that swept across Southeast Texas on Monday.

       

Give pinky to leave Japanese mafia; she'll replace it

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:22

Gangsters who want to get out of the "yakuza" must cut off part of their finger. And many do.

       

New rules allow more civilian casualties in air war against ISIL

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:12

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon’s air war against the Islamic State has grown increasingly aggressive since late fall, accepting more risk that c...

       

For Trump and Clinton: Battle won. But not the war

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:57

Analysis: New York wins steady the front-runners' campaigns, but some core challenges remain.

       

SUNY-Buffalo mistakenly sends acceptance letters

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:43

Well, this is awkward...

       

'Redneck rescue': Texas man saves stranded neighbors in monster truck

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:42

Talk about an unusual rescue.

       

Most Americans say humans are to blame for climate change

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:28

Polls show strong support for action, but Congress has not.

       

Body of missing Fla. priest Rene Robert found in Georgia

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:51

The body of missing priest Father Rene Robert was found Monday afternoon in Burke County, Georgia, Sheriff Shoar said.

       

Utah gov. to sign resolution making pornography a 'public health crisis'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:47

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert will sign a resolution declaring pornography a "public health crisis" at the Utah state capitol today.

       

New earthquake hits coastal Ecuador

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:28

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Ecuador Tuesday, three days after a larger 7.8-magnitude temblor left more than 500 dead.

       

Debris 'almost certainly' from missing Malaysia flight 370

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:11

Two pieces of debris found in the western Indian Ocean “almost certainly” came from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that disappeare...

       

Criminal charges expected in Flint water crisis

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 16:37

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette will announce criminal charges Wednesday in connection with his ongoing investigation of the Flint d...

       

Judge rejects NYPD cop's manslaughter conviction

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 16:12

Peter Liang shot an unarmed black man in the stairwell of a housing project in 2014.

       

Lawmaker wants to stop 'foolishness' in university diversity office

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 16:00

Threats to strip its budget came after posts promoting the use of gender-neutral pronouns and 'inclusive holiday celebrations.'

       

Ben & Jerry's co-founders arrested at U.S. Capitol protest

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 15:56

Ben Cohen, Jerry Greenfield were among approximately 300 people arrested Monday in Democracy Awakening protest.

       

Pastor sues Whole Foods over alleged gay slur on cake

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 15:55

The grocer denies the allegation, saying only the requested phrase, 'Love Wins' was on the cake.