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School: No punishment for swim club that hired stripper

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 19:07

Members of a high school synchronized swimming club who hired a male stripper to perform at their annual banquet won't face punishment becau...

       

Carnival cruise to Cuba faces federal lawsuit

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 19:04

The first cruise ship scheduled to sail to Cuba from the United States is under fire, and now facing a federal lawsuit, because people born ...

       

Penguins in the swim of things at new Detroit Zoo home

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 19:02

Polk Penguin Conservation Center set to showcase penguins, climate change.

       

Paul Ryan had a $17 million quarter for political fundraising

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:54

Paul Ryan’s political operation took in more than $17 million in the first quarter of 2016 — a striking sign of his fundraising prowess sinc...

       

Chick-fil-A shuns iceberg lettuce

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:54

Reps say it has no nutritional value.

       

Ancient letters reveal Bible bombshell

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:47

Researchers say parts were likely written 2,600 years ago.

       

6.9 magnitude earthquake reported in Myanmar

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:40

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit Myanmar at roughly 8:25 p.m. Wednesday night (which is 9:55 a.m. EDT), the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

       

Reports: Trump campaign manager will not be prosecuted

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:39

Donald Trump's campaign manager will not be prosecuted for a physical altercation he had with a woman reporter who worked with Breitbart, AB...

       

Supreme Court ruling on immigration may spur more challenges

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:30

Justices to hear arguments Monday on President Obama's program.

       

Prosecutor: Dispatcher played video games before deadly German train crash

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:28

Prosecutor says the signal controller faces a charge of negligent homicide in the death of 11.

       

Vermont Sen. Leahy says he'll vote for leader in pledged delegates

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:09

“I will be at the convention and ... I fully expect to support our nominee,” Leahy said during an interview at the Capitol.

       

‘Slender Man’ suspect seeks placement with grandparents

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:02

A Wisconsin girl charged in the Slender Man stabbing case wants to live with her grandparents until her trial and avoid becoming "institutio...

       

Why a body stayed uncovered downtown during rush hour

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:01

Officials say it's not as simple as just placing a sheet or screen over the deceased.

       

Twitter releases new emoji for National Park Week with #FindYourPark

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:00

Twitter will add a park ranger emoji to #FindYourPark for National Park Week, April 16 to 24

       

Republican fundraising intrigue clouds a delegate fight in Virgin Islands

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:54

An ugly GOP delegate dispute throws a spotlight on a party's campaign finances.

       

Protests escalate outside of Trump rally

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:52

Trump supporters and protesters clash at Pittsburgh convention center.

       

CCO Joanne Lipman talks journalism, equality and 'Harriet the Spy'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:28

Lipman opened up about her past and the present and future of the news biz

       

Congress prepares to move spending bills without budget deal

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:19

House and Senate committees are voting on spending bills without an overall budget plan.

       

Tulane students fire back at fraternity's pro-Trump wall

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:14

Kappa Alpha Order says the rhetoric was a joke, but students feel otherwise.

       

Police: Man jumped from Gatlinburg Space Needle

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:06

A Tennessee man jumped to his death from the observation of deck of the Gatlinburg Space Needle on Monday evening, according to police.