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Swat teams needed for massive clouds of lake flies

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:26

Small insects make Lake Winnebago properties look like the set of a horror film.

       

Man 'lucky to be alive' after he's knocked out by clown

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:15

Man is non-responsive after flip, but he could have been paralyzed when moved.

       

Ohio massacre: 'I was not leaving those babies in there'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 16:57

Bobby Jo Manley can’t get horrific images of family massacre out of her mind.

       

Man arrested trying to catch missed plane in Detroit

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 16:49

The left the airport's North Terminal through an emergency exit and was arrested in an apparent attempt to reach the plane where it was park...

       

Scooter becomes world's oldest cat at 30

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 16:36

Move over, Corduroy! There’s a new cat in town. Guinness World Records named Scooter the new title holder on Tuesday. He claimed the title f...

       

Congressional Black Caucus got beef with Cory Booker's vegan lunch?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 16:17

The N.J. senator was tasked with bringing lunch to the congressional Black Caucus.

       

Darth Vader appeals to galaxy for prosthetic leg

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 16:02

Friends are crowd-sourcing money to help him pay for amputation and a prosthetic.

       

Texas judge upholds ‘affluenza’ teen’s jail sentence

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 15:51

A judge on Wednesday upheld a nearly two-year jail sentence given to a Texas teenager convicted of killing four people in a drunk driving cr...

       

Ryan faces little Wis. pressure to endorse Trump

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 15:40

Speaker appears to face little political pressure from Wis. Republicans to endorse Trump.

       

Navy SEAL trainee dies during swim training

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 15:26

Seaman James Derek Lovelace, 21, was in his first week of training in California.

       

Bear killed in April attack mauled Mich. girl in 2013

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 15:13

A black bear shot by a Michigan resident last month after it attacked his dog has been confirmed as the same bear that attacked a 12-year-ol...

       

Florida Gov. Rick Scott urges Congress to act quickly on Zika

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 15:09

The virus has hit Florida hardest, with 112 cases in the state.

       

Living together is a crime in Michigan — for now

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 15:05

Law hasn't been enforced in decades but still carries penalty of year in jail and $1,000 fine.

       

Thursday's forecast: Storms Ohio Valley, Mid-South

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 14:58

Most of the western U.S, will see clear skies Thursday while storms fire up in the Ohio Valley and Mid-South.

       

Domino's team helps save loyal customer's life

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 14:51

When a loyal customer failed to order food, employees knew that something wasn't right.

       

Brazil's president faces impeachment vote

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 14:49

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff faces an impeachment vote in the country's Senate Wednesday that could force her to step down from the pr...

       

Defense chief proposes 'good Samaritan' data clause in Silicon Valley meeting

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 14:47

Companies and individuals that share information 'in good faith' would be protected from lawsuits.

       

Soldier killed during live-fire training in Louisiana

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 14:18

A soldier with the Army’s 101st Airborne Division died from injuries suffered Tuesday while doing live-fire training at Fort Polk, authoriti...

       

Poll: 3 battleground Senate races still tight

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 14:11

WASHINGTON — A new poll shows close battleground Senate races in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida.

       

Top NIH doctor Fauci: Stalled funds in Congress raise Zika threat

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 14:04

Dr. Anthony Fauci warns 'stopgap' measures can't be sustained much longer.