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Black History Month: We carry the imprints of people and places

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 18:33

The memories we carry of the places we've been become our hallowed grounds.

       

Powerful storm hits Southern Calif., knocks out power to thousands; 1 dead

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 18:22

At least one person dies in Pacific storm when tree falls on cars.

       

Your annual physical wastes time, money, some doctors say

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 18:02

A debate over the value of such appointments has been gaining steam.

       

Investigators to release trove of evidence in Philly Amtrak crash

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:46

Federal investigators on Monday are expected to release a trove of evidence in the May 12, 2015, Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia that kill...

       

Carson pressed about which rival he'd support

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:31

The general election loomed in the minds of several voters Saturday at a Ben Carson campaign stop.

       

Cruz 'thrilled' despite drop in Iowa Poll

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:24

Texas Republican Ted Cruz on Saturday brushed off the most recent poll results showing him behind businessman Donald Trump in Iowa by 5 poin...

       

Second Virginia Tech student arrested in teen's death

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 17:09

The teen from Virginia who went missing on Wednesday was found dead on Saturday evening, police said.

       

Rubio: 'We're going to have a good night' Monday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 16:51

Marco Rubio told a crowd Sunday that this Monday's Republican presidential caucus “is not about making a point, it’s about making a differen...

       

Bernie Sanders, bull riders converge in Iowa

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 16:47

Both came to Iowa’s second largest city that perpetually smells like cereal

       

Big names take center stage for Cruz

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 16:46

One day before the Iowa caucuses, Ted Cruz drew crowds to the Johnson County Fairgrounds as he made a final campaign push with celebrity end...

       

George Soros pumps $6 million into Clinton super PAC.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 16:37

Financier's donation accounts for nearly a quarter of Priorities USA's year-end haul.

       

Boston bomber's lawyers seek to overturn conviction, death sentence

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 16:23

Move comes weeks after a federal judge denied Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's request for a new trial.

       

Jeb Bush super PAC sees fundraising drop

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 16:22

Right to Rise took in $15 million as the former Florida governor's campaign struggled.

       

ISIL bombings kill at least 50 in Syria amid shaky peace talks

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 16:15

Secretary of State John Kerry urges peace negotiations to end Syrian violence.

       

O'Malley looks for traction in Democratic race dominated by Clinton, Sanders

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:55

If there truly are three tickets out of Iowa, Martin O'Malley has nothing to worry about.

       

Inspiration in Boston: 5 great things this week

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:46

A story about a marathon, a story about a dog, and a story about a dog in a marathon make the list.

       

Israel approves liberal Jewish prayer at Western Wall

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:38

Men, women will be able to pray side-by-side next to an area run by ultra-Orthodox rabbis

       

Crash kills bus driver who helped suicidal man

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:33

Driver was only passenger as bus slammed into pillar.

       

Iowa countdown: Candidates make their final pleas

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:32

It’s one day until the Iowa caucuses. And as a storm of candidates makes its final sweep across Iowa, a literal storm holds potential to ham...

       

Israel: Palestinian who wounded 3 shot dead

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:29

Israeli forces say they shot man after he opened fire at a West Bank checkpoint.