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Miss. law allows churches to train members to pack heat

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 14:03


The legislation was proposed in wake of the June 17 Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church shootings in Charleston, S.C.

       

Obamas paid $81,472 in taxes, returns show

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 13:36

President Obama and his wife earned $436,065 in 2015.

       

Inside Rio's high school 'Occupy' movement

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 13:30

Gomes was the second school to be taken over by protesting students in Rio de Janeiro.

       

Trump says wage hike makes New York 'uncompetitive'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 13:28

New York's move toward a $15 minimum wage will hurt the state's ability to compete, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said F...

       

'Tiger whisperer' mauled to death in tiger's sleeping area at Palm Beach Zoo

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 13:06

Police said they tranquilized the tiger but had to wait for the drugs to take effect to safely treat Stacey Konwiser.

       

Citizen historians scour archives to uncover how U.S. covered Holocaust

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 12:52

A new project by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is using citizen historians to crowdsource information about how the local media in U.S....

       

Marco Rubio's delegate strategy aims to topple Donald Trump

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 12:37

At least some Rubio delegates can't vote for anyone else on the GOP convention's first ballot.

       

5 things you need to know Friday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 12:16

The biggest news to start your day.

       

Ohio Republicans want cash for longer voting hours

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 12:07

Anyone who goes to court to keep polls open longer on Election Day should hand over enough cash to cover the cost, a state senator says.

       

Wildfires charring U.S. at near-record pace

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 11:42

The hardest-hit states have been in the south, where a massive blaze singed parts of Oklahoma and Kansas last week.

       

Man arrested after using fart spray in bar

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 11:30

A man walks into a bar, lets out a massive, stinky fart and winds up getting arrested.

       

Couple dead in home a long time, but no one knew

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:44

Neighbors thought Delaware couple was away, until one asked police to check on them.

       

Wells family escapes terror from Boston to Brussels

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:34

When runners take off from the start line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, Kymberly Wells will be cheering them on from a sideline thousand...

       

Kasich on sexual assault: Don't go to parties with alcohol

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:24

"I'd also give you one bit of advice, don't go to parties where there is a lot of alcohol," Kasich told a female student from St. Lawrence U...

       

Man released in '57 murder case after new evidence surfaces

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:01

A judge vacated the 2012 conviction of Jack McCullough for the murder of 7-year-old girl.

       

Video of Georgia school paddling ignites corporal punishment school debate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 09:56

A young mother of two is accusing school administrators of abusing her five-year-old son in their attempts to paddle him on Wednesday.

       

Bed bugs developing 'thicker skin' to beat insecticides

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 09:40

Bed bugs may be developing “thicker” skin to fight against the pesky insecticides that humans use to kill them, according to a new study.

       

NY Post endorses Donald Trump for president

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 09:36

The tabloid endorsed the Republican front-runner, predicting he will become more presidential.

       

FedEx worker falls asleep, stows away on Texas flight

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 09:21

The employee fell asleep while loading a cargo plane, a Lubbock airport official said.

       

Bernie Sanders attacks capitalism abuses during trip to Vatican

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 09:17

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders took a break from campaigning Friday to travel to the Vatican and issue a scathing attack on ...