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GOP rivals lose New England Patriots issue

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 09:23

Patriots' success had given Republicans a chance to kiss up to New Hampshire voters

       

5 most uplifting stories of the week

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 09:19

A flower grown in space and an inspirational mom make the list.

       

UVA police reportedly investigating alleged sexual assault

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 09:16

Report says alleged assault occurred early Sunday morning.

       

Santorum acknowledges end might be near

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 09:14

The former senator who won Iowa in 2012 addresses the hard choice he may face next week

       

New Marco Rubio ad details 'crime spree' (jaywalking and fish tales)

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 20:40

The ad is a tongue-in-cheek response to a Washington Post story about a 1990 citation.

       

Snowstorm brings major coastal flooding along East Coast

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 20:38

Cape May at the southern tip of New Jersey was being hit hard during high tide.

       

Presidential candidates, one week from Iowa caucuses, join Sunday talk shows

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 20:24

Six of the candidates, Republican and Democrat, will discuss their final week of campaigning before Iowa voters make their decisions.

       

Shovels to sleds, Wilmington takes on the snow

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:50

While some people in the city were shoveling out, others made the trifecta of winter fun — snow balls, sledding, and snow forts.

       

Report: Bloomberg looks at potential independent White House run

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:38

Former mayor has asked aides to study how he might run third party, New York Times says.

       

Freed Gitmo prisoner refuses to leave

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:29

A Guantanamo Bay inmate who remained in the prison for nearly 14 years finally had his shot at freedom this week—and he turned it down.

       

Philadelphia program offers hub for homeless in blizzard

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:21

In just 850 square feet of space in a Philadelphia subway station underneath City Hall, there's a haven that not only offers shelter, but al...

       

Kansas Senator to 'ladies': No mini-skirts, please

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:17

A Kansas state senator has some people's knickers in a twist after implementing a new dress code that singles out women who wear "skimpy ski...

       

Blizzard knocks out power to hundreds of thousands along East Coast

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:11

Some 150K in North Carolina and more than 90,000 residents in New Jersey left in the dark at one point.

       

Neighborhood bars benefit as blizzard relief

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 18:10

Neighborhood bars and restaurants see steady business on snowy days.

       

Soldiers guard 'Tomb of the Unknown Soldier' in storm

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 17:58

This evening at Arlington National Cemetery, a snow storm is knocking temperatures down into the single digits (factoring in wind chill) as ...

       

Ohio gov. urges Obama to push for release of U.S. student held in North Korea

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 17:15

A China-based travel agency said Saturday an American university student recently detained by North Korea is being held over an unspecified ...

       

Advocates push to end shackling of youths in Del. courts

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:49

Nearly half of all states have eliminated routine shackling of juveniles in court. Could Delaware be next?

       

Rubio claims momentum from 'Register' endorsement, others skeptical

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:56

Iowa's newspaper endorses Rubio over Trump and Cruz

       

Sheriff : Good Samaritan shot to death helping stranded driver

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:51

The Catawba County Sheriff's Office says a good Samaritan who stopped to help a driver who slid off the road was fatally shot by the man the...

       

'Concierge medicine' is reaching new markets

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:32

In some states, Medicare and Medicaid patients now have access to what's known as direct primary care.