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New climate rallying cry: Keep it in the ground

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 09:36

Climate activists hope to end coal, oil and natural gas extraction on public land.

       

Quadriplegic regains movement via brain signals

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 09:33

Other researchers don't see advance as a major breakthrough.

       

Senator: Dept. of Education ignoring reform law

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 09:27

Lamar Alexander says Education Dept. not following law on low-income schools funding.

       

Why fighting climate change won't destroy the economy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 09:21

Making the transition to clean energy wouldn't be prohibitively expensive, studies show.

       

Miss. businesses face fallout from 'religious freedom' law

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 09:00

Local, national businesses take stand against state's "religious conscience" law.

       

Trump campaign labels Zuckerberg a hypocrite after border wall critique

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 09:00

“I’ll take Mark Zuckerberg seriously when he gives up all of his private security,” a spokeswoman said.

       

'Affluenza' teen, now 19, is officially in adult court

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 20:27

Ethan Couch, serving probation for killing four in crash, is now in the adult court system.

       

Paul Ryan: 'I do not want, nor will I accept' GOP presidential nomination

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 20:24

The House speaker rules out potential presidential candidacy (again).

       

Indiana's senators to feds: Make it official. Call us Hoosiers.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 20:21

Indiana’s senators are giving it the old Hoosier try — urging the federal government to designate Hoosiers as the official term for people f...

       

Stamp prices decline, but do you know what one costs?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 20:16

The cost of stamps fell Sunday for the first time since 1919. So were your Forever stamps a bad investment?

       

'First Women' peeks inside the White House

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 20:05

A new book looks at modern first ladies, from Jackie Kennedy through Michelle Obama.

       

L.A. Police Commission: Officer was wrong to shoot homeless man in back

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:58

The Los Angeles Police Commission sided with the city's police chief Tuesday in ruling that an officer violated department policy when he fa...

       

Birthday notes among Trump documents released by Clinton library

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:54

Birthday greetings and a photo opp at Trump Tower are included in Clinton collection

       

Trump VP picks: Thanks, but no thanks

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:52

None of the current and former rivals he named seems to want the job.

       

Audit: EPA lax guarding drinking water from energy waste

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:48

A federal review has faulted the U.S.

       

Hot-car dad's jury questionnaire focuses on sex, crime TV

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:48

Georgia father accused of killing son by leaving him in hot car.

       

5 stove-free ways to celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:33

You don't need a kitchen to satisfy your craving.

       

Missouri results finally official: Trump, Clinton squeak out wins by under 1,700 votes

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:24

The Missouri secretary of state certified the vote tallies Tuesday from the state’s primaries March 15.

       

Mich. governor says staff misled him about Flint water

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:18

Gov. Rick Snyder said staff told him Flint water was OK the night before he learned it wasn't.

       

Softball-sized hail, winds wreck homes and cars in Texas and Arkansas

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 19:10

WYLIE, Texas -- Softball-sized hail crashed through windows and windshields Monday. Some hail stones even broke through rooftops.