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Indianapolis' violent toll: 12 shot, 6 dead in 60 hours

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 09:38

Known motives for the violence stemmed from property and domestic violence disputes.

       

Bachelorette party was striking for wrong reasons

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 09:07

Security guard at New Orleans bar punched the bride-to-be.

       

Chernobyl: Timeline of a nuclear nightmare

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 20:57

Details from the terrifying days and weeks after a safety test went horribly wrong.

       

Exiled scientist: 'Chernobyl is not finished, it has only just begun'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 20:48

Yury Bandazhevsky detailed Chernobyl’s devastating impact on people's health, particularly that of children, in Belarus. Now he lives in exi...

       

Mother Nature ends Rapa Nui voyage in Palau

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 20:47

Bad weather forced 2 sailors to abandon a Taiwan to Guam trip via proa.

       

Clinton, Sanders keep fighting over who is the minimum wage hero

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 20:43

They both agree the federal minimum raise should be raised, but fight over how to do it

       

As Supreme Court battle looms, undocumented immigrants seek truce

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 20:23

Lorain, Ohio, points the way toward acceptance of Mexican families who came illegally

       

Kids text 911 from allegedly drunk dad's car

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 20:10

Two Nebraska children may have saved their own lives and the lives of others.

       

Clooney calls money in politics 'obscene' -- including what he's raising

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 19:43

Says Clinton has not been good about explaining she is raising money for other candidates

       

Chelsea Clinton campaigns for mom in N.Y.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 19:06

Chelsea Clinton tries to boost her mother's campaign for president.

       

Bernie Sanders just became top Sunday show talker, overtaking Trump

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 18:50

Mark this date down: On April 17, Bernie Sanders became the Sunday talk show champion.

       

RNC Chair urges against changing convention rules before Cleveland

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 18:16

Priebus urges his colleagues not to advance any changes to convention rules.

       

5 easy storage tips for small kitchens

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 18:00

Not much space to work with? Not a problem.

       

You can get eyeglass and contact prescriptions online now. But should you?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 18:00

Some professionals say the human factor is crucial to overall eye health.

       

Russians buzz U.S. reconnaissance plane over Baltic Sea

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 17:56

The incident came two days after a U.S. warship in the same region was buzzed by Russian aircraft.

       

A safe dose of radiation? Opinions vary wildly

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 17:33

The effects of long-term exposure to relatively low doses of radiation is controversial.

       

On edge of a human tragedy, Chernobyl also sees wildlife weirdness

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 17:32

Professor says traditional radiation community has been slow to acknowledge the ramifications of nuclear accidents for flora and fauna.

       

The 'liquidator': He cleaned up after Chernobyl — and is paying the price

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 17:16

Sergey Krasilnikov, 65, was one of about 800,000 Soviet citizens tasked with stemming the tide of the Chernobyl disaster.

       

'Where I go to relax': Chernobyl 'stalker' tells why he loves exclusion zone

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 17:15

Some people go to the mountains. Some to the beach. Oleg Shalashov, 23, prefers one of the most radioactive spots on Earth: the Chernobyl Ex...

       

30 years later, Chernobyl's searing legacy still crippling and killing

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 17:11

The fallout from the Vladimir Illyich Lenin Nuclear Power Station's reactor No. 4 continues to ravage life in large areas of Ukraine and Bel...