Pope Francis calls Sanders meeting 'polite' not politics Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 16:50

Pontiff laughs that anyone calling it meddling in politics should 'look for a psychiatrist'


Cruz wins all 14 Wyoming Republican delegates Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 16:29

Painstaking organization and in-person campaigning paid off again for Ted Cruz on Saturday as he nailed down all 14 delegates up for grabs a...


You'll end up in a 'body bag': Ga. judge talks about viral tough love talk Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 16:28

She didn't know she was being filmed, but she has a request: "Pour into a child."


5 things you need to know this weekend Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 15:56

The biggest news to start your weekend.


Police: 2 men held in 6-month-old girl’s shooting death Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 15:17

Two men are in custody in connection with the shooting death of a 6-month-old girl Saturday, police said.


Politics dominate Sunday talk shows, but at least George Clooney is on Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 15:00

It will be nearly all politics all the time Sunday morning as the candidates, their staff and other party officials make the rounds of the t...


'You are not alone': Pope brings 3 Muslim refugee families to Rome Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 14:02

Francis visits a refugee camp in Greece, tells the displaced 'you are not alone.'


Teen pleads not guilty to livestreaming friend's rape Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 13:47

A friend in a different state saw the video and contacted police.


For the Record's week in review: Math class Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 13:00

With all eyes on Tuesday’s New York primary and a series of East Coat primaries the week after, and endless talk of a contested convention o...


9 Gitmo detainees sent to Saudi Arabia; 80 prisoners remain Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 12:32

None of the detainees , who are all Yemenis, have been charged


More than 900 'Democracy Spring' protesters arrested in D.C. - so far Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 12:26

Peaceful tangles with the officers were one of the group's goals to set protest record.


Abortion: Sadness, but no regrets for ex-'Romper Room' host Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 12:22

Sherri Chessen had been known to thousands of children since 1958 as Miss Sherri, the host of the Arizona edition of the nationally syndicat...


Children of Heroin: 'Stabbed in the heart' Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 11:52

Heroin pulled everything from the family of five children. In less than two years, it would take the father to his grave.


Garth Brooks sings duet with young fan in heartwarming moment Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 10:08

Garth Brooks treated a young fan to a special experience she will never forget.


Flint water crisis: Residents asked to flush out lead by running taps Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:53

Flint residents who have avoided using their tap water for months, are getting new instructions from city, state and federal officials: Star...


On campus, April 17 Top Stories - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 09:10

Roundup of this week's top stories from USA TODAY College


Senate keeps VA watchdog nominee in limbo despite crises at the agency Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 20:50

VA inspector general nominee Michael Missal has been waiting months for a confirmation vote.


Brazil awaits impeachment proceedings of president Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 20:48

Rousseff, who denies any wrongdoing, has been accused of using money from public banks to fill budget holes.


For the Record: Friday, Friday, talking debate on Friday Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 20:39

Fun, fun, fun, fun, looking forward to next Tuesday.


N.C. travel-ban count mounts, now at 18 cities Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 20:16

North Carolina's governor signed the state's transgender bathroom bill 3 weeks ago.