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How losing my hair helped me find myself

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 19:05

" I knew I had to learn to love myself again, so I made the decision to go without my wig."

       

How losing my hair helped me find myself

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 19:05

" I knew I had to learn to love myself again, so I made the decision to go without my wig."

       

4 Chinese miners rescued after 36 days underground

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 18:59

The miners were among 17 men trapped 700 feet underground in December in eastern China.

       

Michael Phelps in a speedo won the ASU basketball game

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 18:36

The bar has been set for free-throw distractions in student sections across college basketball.

       

Back-to-school boot camps help veterans in the classroom

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 18:33

'I knew I was intelligent, but sometimes we lack confidence ... especially as veterans. We’re taught to humble ourselves.'

       

EU migrant deaths surge in first month of year

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 18:14

The number of refugees and migrants who died while trying to reach Europe by sea surged in the first month of this year.

       

Coyotes staring down drivers may be stoned on mushrooms

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 18:11

They may have consumed hallucinogenic mushrooms.

       

Chat NOW with political strategists about the GOP race

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 18:08

Chat NOW with political strategists Henry Barbour, Dianne Bystrom, Alan Rosenblatt, Dante Scala and Alex Smith. They're among the 30 experts...

       

Teen illegally scales Egypt's Great Pyramid

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:56

It wasn't until he was about halfway up the 455-foot structure that police finally spotted him.

       

Cruz, Rubio claim post-debate momentum

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:38

Republicans began arguing Friday over who won the latest GOP debate, or whether Donald Trump triumphed in abstentia.

       

Portland shop makes Ammon Bundy doughnut

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:34

Voodoo Doughnut officially welcomed Ammon Bundy to Portland with a special doughnut.

       

Venezuela's capital is world's most murderous city

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:20

LIMA, Peru — Just when Venezuelans thought things couldn’t get worse, that’s exactly what they did.

       

Fact check: The seventh Republican debate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:42

There was no Donald Trump, but plenty to fact-check in the last GOP debate before the Iowa caucuses.

       

Michigan cadaver dealer indicted over body parts

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:30

Two years after feds raided his warehouse and discovered more than 1,000 body parts, Arthur Rathburn has been indicted.

       

EPA: Lead levels in Flint water exceed filters’ ability

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 15:58

Officials said pregnant women and children under six should continue to drink only bottled water.

       

Police search linked to Lauren Spierer disappearance

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 15:34

An Indiana man linked to the address of arecent search once threatened to kill a woman.

       

Polygamous towns trial hangs on legacy of Warren Jeffs

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 15:33

Lawsuit claims twin cities are controlled by the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

       

Sheriff in Oregon standoff no stranger to battle — and peacekeeping

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 15:20

Sheriff in Oregon standoff negotiated for peace

       

Dad-daughter phone fight: Craziest crimes of the week

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:55

An uncomfortable-sounding smuggling attempt and a really bad singer also make this week's list.

       

Eliot Spitzer wrote a big check to boost Martin O'Malley

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:31

Former New York governor donated $50,000 to a pro-O'Malley super PAC last year.