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10 million African children obese or overweight

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:31

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Obesity is on the rise in a rapidly urbanizing Africa.

       

Iowa countdown: Trump's anti-debate drama lures fellow candidates

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:24

The Trump drama. It will not end. Here's what happened today in Iowa.

       

This terrifying virus is causing a global health crisis

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:59

Out of the loop today? We've got what you missed.

       

British bookmakers have Donald Trump around even money to win GOP nomination

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:52

Trump’s chances of winning the GOP nomination has increased significantly, according to British oddsmakers.

       

Low-polling Republicans protest media coverage of Trump

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:36

Fiorina, Huckabee, Santorum and Gilmore protest attention given Trump

       

Amid denials, state workers in Flint got clean water

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:33

State officials could not immediately answer emailed questions about the water purchases, including how long the state continued to buy bott...

       

For the Record: Everyone hates debating — except O'Malley

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:20

A refusal to debate? Preconditions to show up? Unbelievable! But Trump is in good company — including Bernie, the entire GOP field, and Hill...

       

GE uses jet turbine tech for 'nuclear hot sauce'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:34

Cutting-edge alloys will keep the 2 million Scovilles in check.

       

Reporter's notebook: Syrian migrants settle in Austria

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:29

Catching up with a family that fled war-torn Syria and settled in Austria.

       

Weekend blizzard ranks 4th worst among Northeast snowstorms

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:23

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Last weekend’s crippling blizzard was the fourth-most powerful snowstorm to hit the Northeast in at least 66 years, the Na...

       

'Invisibles' delves into lives of White House slaves

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:14

Reporter Jesse J. Holland was riding a campaign bus with then-Sen. Barack Obama – and floating on the excitement over the possibility of an ...

       

Clinton flashbacks to 2008 may end after Iowa

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:01

As Clinton faces another Iowa cliffhanger, there are echoes of her White House bid — but also big differences.

       

Sonic boom rattles some on East Coast

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:56

The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed that the rumblings were not from an earthquake, but from a sonic boom.

       

Wis. protest planned in support of Steven Avery

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:31

Protest organizer wants to try to change opinions about the case.

       

5 things you need to know Thursday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:22

The biggest news to start your morning.

       

Learn how the Iowa caucuses work in 60 seconds

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:12

The simplest explanation of how Iowa kicks off 2016.

       

Senate panel approves bill to boost protections for Europeans' data privacy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:57

Europeans see the bill's passage as a way to restore trust in the U.S. tech industry.

       

Muslim advocacy group pens open letter to Iowans

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:51

25,000 Iowans will receive a letter from the Muslim Public Affairs Council on Friday asking them to reject divisive and discriminatory rheto...

       

Feds seek insurance sign-ups as clock ticks towards enrollment deadline

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:36

Four days before an enrollment deadline they vow not to extend, federal health officials on Thursday tried to dismiss suggestions Affordable...

       

Caucus 101: Iowa students hit the books before the polls

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:35

13 students enrolled in the two-credit Grinnell Caucus Project went on the road last week for an up-close view of the Iowa Caucus.