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Re-elected Vietnam communist boss: 'A lot of work ahead'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:53

Vietnam's Communist Party ended its five-yearly congress Thursday after re-electing its 71-year-old chief for a second term.

       

Honoring heroes of the Holocaust, Obama warns of growing anti-Semitism

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:46

"An attack on any faith is an attack on all of our faiths," Obama says.

       

Campaigns gear up to turn out Iowa caucus voters

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:40

Volunteers for the candidates head door-to-door and make calls in the final days before caucus.

       

GOP presidential candidates answer town hall questions

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:35

An online town hall allowed Iowans to pose questions to presidential candidates ahead of Monday's caucuses.

       

Deadly concoction: What is 'dewshine'?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:32

A deadly concoction dubbed 'dewshine' could be to blame for the deaths of two Tennessee teenagers.

       

Zika virus confirmed in Arkansas, Virginia

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:30

A person in Arkansas tested positive for the mosquito-borne Zika Virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed.

       

Ariz. militia figure Ritzheimer knew he faced arrest

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:26

Man who staged anti-Muslim rallies last year left Ore. refuge hours before FBI crackdown.

       

5 arrests in hunt for California escapees; inmates still at large

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:24

Reward raised to $200K for three who fled an Orange County jail Friday.

       

Grenada police: Slain U.S. tourist was sexually assaulted

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:17

Dave Martin Benjamin of Grenada has been charged with capital murder in the death of Jessica Colker of Atlanta.

       

DOJ complaint lays out case against Oregon protesters

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:17

The federal government's 32-page criminal compalint against Ammon Bundy and followers who holed up at a wildlife refuge in Burns, Oregon, be...

       

Fact check: Rubio, Cruz on Reagan and hostages

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 17:58

Sens. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz have implied that Iran released U.S. hostages in 1981 on the day Ronald Reagan was inaugurated because Reagan...

       

EU:Serious deficiencies in Greek border controls

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 17:46

The European Union said Wednesday that an investigation has revealed serious flaws in Greece’s management of its borders amid a huge influx ...

       

World less free for 10th year, study shows

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 17:43

Global freedom has declined for the tenth consecutive year, according to a study published Wednesday by Freedom House, a Washington-based th...

       

Iowa caucus history: Browse past results

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 17:31

This interactive graphic presents results of the Iowa presidential caucuses since 1976 for Democrats and 1980 for Republicans.

       

Man executed for killing Texas game warden

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 17:19

Inmate became the second person executed by Texas this year.

       

Mizzou professor who called for ‘some muscle’ suspended indefinitely

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 17:19

The university Board of Curator's decision came after a closed session meeting Wednesday.

       

Thursday's forecast: Rainy Southeast, Northwest

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 17:15

Find out the weather where you are and get a few tidbits of weather history.

       

Fiorina shrugs off low poll numbers in Iowa stop

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 17:15

Despite trailing in the back of the Republican pack less than a week ahead of the Iowa caucuses, Carly Fiorina drew a few hundred people Tue...

       

On 'O'Reilly,' Trump goes on defensive about debate decision

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 17:11

Donald Trump stood his ground Wednesday night on The O'Reilly Factor about his decision not to participate in this week's Republican debate,...

       

Trump campaign announces rival event to debate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 17:07

Donald Trump and his rivals spent Wednesday debating his decision to skip a debate.