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Ky.'s Pope Lick monster may be myth, but danger is real

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 10:25

Louisville-area train trestle he is said to inhabit is magnet for thrill-seekers, bridge that 15 to 25 trains use daily.

       

Veteran Pa. Rep. Chaka Fattah's corruption trial set to begin

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 10:24

Fattah is accused of accepting bribes and misusing campaign funds and federal grants to enrich his family and friends.

       

Dominican Republic president heads toward record re-election

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 10:18

Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina is headed toward a record vote and to extend his party's 12-year rule until 2020.

       

Ben Carson calls Cronkite a 'left-wing radical,' but says it's a compliment

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 10:12

Ben Carson thinks legendary newsman Walter Cronkite was a “left-wing radical” but praised him for keeping it hidden in his reporting.

       

Judge awards thousands to Scottish castle guide bullied by boss

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 09:35

Shona MacLeod, a former guide at Eilean Donan Castle, received more than $55,000.

       

U.S., other world leaders weigh arming Libya against Islamic State

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 09:00

The United States and other world powers said Monday they will consider supplying an internationally recognized government in Libya with wea...

       

Priebus: Republican voters aren't judging Donald Trump's personal life

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 20:53

Republican National Committee honcho blames Hillary Clinton for raising old concerns.

       

Obama at Rutgers: Walls won't stop change

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 20:31

The address to more than 10,000 graduates was the first at Rutgers by a sitting president.

       

Voices: Once again, Cubans waiting for change

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 19:21

It's been 17 months since the U.S. and Cuba announced they will re-establish relations.

       

Courts may play pivotal role on voting rights in 2016 election

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 19:10

Civil rights groups and Democrats have stepped up challenges to GOP voting restrictions

       

To endorse or not: Paul Ryan's Trump dilemma

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 18:53

It’s hard to imagine Paul Ryan endorsing Donald Trump. And it's hard to imagine he won't.

       

SNL mocks Donald Trump for acting as his own publicist

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 18:42

'Saturday Night Live' sketch introduces a new Trump alter ego, 'Joey Pepperoni.'

       

Liquid, powder, or pacs: Which cleans best?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 18:01

Cost, convenience, and types of stains all factor into the best picks.

       

Tattoos have gone mainstream, but they still carry risks

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 18:00

FDA among those warning about infections, allergic reactions and long-term consequences.

       

Vt. quarry linked to anti-Trump gravestone stunt

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 17:58

A chunk of granite from the Green Mountain State sparked recent national headlines.

       

FBI agent wounded in Ill. shootout; police shooting suspect killed

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 17:09

A week-long manhunt ended Sunday in a shootout and left the suspect dead.

       

In sickness and in health: Bride with MS walks down aisle

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 15:56

Meggie Young had to train for an obstacle most brides don't fret about.

       

Column: Triumphant moment for Obama, Rutgers

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 14:42

The president's commencement speech is something the N.J. community won't soon forget.

       

Public blasts Fla. for new water toxics limits. Fracking planned?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 14:15

Florida wants to weaken its restrictions on roughly two dozen cancer-causing chemicals.

       

Dominican election a referendum on ruling party's domination

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 13:14

The ballot features eight candidates for president and all 222 members of Congress up for re-election.