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State media: Raul Castro retains top Communist Party post

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 20:31

Raul Castro will hold the Cuban Communist Party's highest post for another five years alongside his hardline second-in-command, state media ...

       

State media: Raul Castro keeps top Communist Party job

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 20:31

Raul Castro will hold the Cuban Communist Party's highest post for another five years alongside his hardline second-in-command, state media ...

       

High court deadlocked on war between states

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 20:21

Can a state be sued in another state's court? Without Scalia, justices can't decide.

       

High court deadlocked on war between states

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 20:21

Can a state be sued in another state's court? Without Scalia, justices can't decide.

       

Rainbow-colored nooses on campus raise concerns

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 20:18

Austin Peay State University is investigating six rainbow-colored nooses found on campus.

       

New York’s primary: What we'll know and when we’ll know it

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 20:04

Statewide results may arrive early; total delegate counts may take much longer.

       

N.Y. primaries: Complaint hotline volume 4 times higher than in 2012

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:50

See the latest on today's primaries from USA TODAY NETWORK journalists across New York.

       

Sanders: Clinton 'bending' campaign finance laws

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 19:46

Sanders says a Clinton-DNC fund is investing millions in efforts that solely benefit Clinton.

       

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.