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Brazil turmoil after Rousseff impeachment vote

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 16:56

Brazil's lower house of Congress voted to open impeachment proceedings against embattled President Dilma Rousseff, a move that sets the stag...

       

Vendor in Detroit schools corruption case lived like a king

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 16:16

Fourteen people are accused of running a nearly $1 million bribery and kickback scheme over 13 years.

       

Report: Track was closed morning of Amtrak crash

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:55

Backhoe and two longtime Amtrak employees were authorized to be on tracks before accident.

       

U.N. ambassador’s motorcade hits, kills boy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:51

The motorcade was travelling at 60 mph when the boy ran into the highway.

       

5 dead as historic, 20-inch rain swamps Houston area

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:42

Some flood watches and warnings in the state extend until Tuesday morning.

       

Q&A: EU Commissioner Hahn calls for further reforms, border control

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:24

Austrian oversees the process of adding members to the European Union, among other things.

       

One year later, Baltimore still reeling from Freddie Gray death, riots

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:08

There are murals on every block of the neighborhood where Freddie Gray’s violent arrest last year set off riots and made national news.

       

Video: Firefighters flee whirling 'fire tornado' in Canada

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:02

One firefighter—and three moose—jumped into a river to escape it.

       

Tony Robbins' gift saves 100-year-old from homelessness

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 14:57

He'll pay rent for 2 years for Evelyn Heller, who was evicted two weeks ago.

       

Tuesday's forecast: Rain, flooding in central U.S.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 14:42

Find out the weather where you are and get a few tidbits of weather history.

       

Officer offers speeding driver prayer instead of ticket

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 14:39

Deputy surprises driver with act of kindness

       

N.Y. counties expect huge primary turnout Tuesday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 14:22

County election officials across the state are bracing for a huge turnout Tuesday.

       

Report: Melting Antarctic ice could add 3ft to global sea levels

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 14:17

The report found that West Antarctic melt could add more than three feet to global sea levels by the end of this century.

       

Fact check: Sarah Palin ‘as much a scientist’ as Bill Nye?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 14:10

Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin falsely said she is “as much a scientist” as Bill Nye, best known for his children’s show, “Bill Nye the ...

       

Amputee not letting accident stop her from her dreams

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 14:04

Amputee not letting accident stop her from her dreams

       

Twins, now separated, face lifetime of challenges

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 13:57

Recovery after surgery of formerly conjoined twins recovery is never guaranteed.

       

For the Record: The Batman primaries

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 13:42

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are expected to win by double-digit margins ... but then again, "Batman v. Superman" was expected to be pre...

       

Lawmaker kills Tennessee's transgender bathroom bill

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 13:30

Rep. Susan Lynn is pulling her own measure for a year so she can study the issue further.

       

Calif. student says airline removed him for speaking Arabic

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 13:29

Southwest Airlines said in a statement that the passenger, Khairuldeen Makhzoomi, was taken off the April 9 flight from Los Angeles to Oakla...

       

Video: Officer rushes to pull woman from ledge of bridge in Tennessee

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 13:12

A dashcam captured the officer's tense rescue.