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U.S. military team deploys to Yemen to help rout al-Qaeda militants

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 11:54

Iranian-backed rebel group controls part of the country.

       

Federal officials reject plan to cut Teamster pensions

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 11:47

The cuts would have averaged about a third of a monthly check and in many cases were more than half.

       

In elections, Filipino Americans face two Trumps

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 11:22

Max Sebolino, 30, and Edgar Louie Sebolino, are dual citizens who voted in the 2016 Philippine election. Both also plan to vote in the U.S. ...

       

Ohio Senate candidates tangle over Trump

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 11:20

When Trump emerged this week as the GOP’s presumptive nominee, he immediately became a lightning rod in Ohio’s marquee Senate race.

       

2015's most popular baby names

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 11:14

Noah was most popular baby name for boys for third consecutive year

       

Girl who was shot had asked if cops could protect her

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:06

Milwaukee police officer also was shot and robbery suspect fatally shot on same night.

       

Single mom gets a new start with new home

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:04

MORGANTOWN, WV – Motherhood has been a series of events that require unrelenting perseverance for Danielle Walker. She’s the single mom of t...

       

Pentagon asks Congress to limit Afghanistan trips

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 09:53

The Pentagon said helicopters are needed for fighting, not transporting lawmakers.

       

Pentagon asks Congress to limit Afghanistan trips

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 09:53

The Pentagon said helicopters are needed for fighting, not transporting lawmakers.

       

Sen. Lindsey Graham opts for none of the above

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 09:51

The South Carolina Republican said he'll vote for neither Donald Trump nor Hillary Clinton.

       

Dog rescued by boaters after drifting in ocean for 3 hours

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 09:45

The perfect size for a shark snack! A Jack Russell terrier donning a life vest was saved by boaters earlier this week after floating in the ...

       

Kerry hits Trump over diversity and the U.S.-Mexico wall

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 09:39

Diversity is Trump's "worst nightmare," secretary of State says.

       

North Korean leader praises 'great success' of nukes

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 09:38

A congress comes amid growing tension on the peninsula about the North's weapons tests.

       

Trump attributes Russia knowledge to hosting Miss Universe pageant there

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 09:30

Donald Trump says he understands Russia, and in an interview Thursday, he offered a glimpse of where his expertise derives from.

       

Trump's busy summer: VP, fundraising, campaigning and Republican unity

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 09:30

He has presidential nomination in hand, but work remains with skeptical Republicans

       

Picture this: The week's news in charts

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 09:30

It’s been quite a week in the world of news.

       

Powerball jackpot grows to $415 million, one of largest in history

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 09:17

If you're lucky enough to pick the right numbers, this weekend's Powerball jackpot could net you a cool $415 million, one of the highest tot...

       

Urging scrutiny of Trump, Obama says the presidency 'is not a reality show'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 09:00

Obama pleads with the news media and voters to take a closer look at Trump's record

       

Escaped killer has left area, N.J. police say

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 20:57

Massive search continues for convicted killer last seen at a pharmacy.

       

Report: Mitt Romney won't attend GOP convention this summer

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 20:48

Four years ago, Mitt Romney accepted his party’s nomination at the Republican convention. This time around, he has no plans to attend.