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Raw video: 17-year-old girl, adrift at sea, rescued off Florida coast

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 13:12

She drifted away after a boat’s wake hit her kayak.

       

Rockers are on a roll, protesting ‘religious liberty’ laws in South

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 13:10

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Animal gifs for National Pet Day -- as if we needed a reason

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 13:07

These are the most important gifs you'll see today.

       

Smithsonian researcher: Put some more mussels into saving Fla. lagoon

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 12:50

The state should add more shellfish to devour blooming algae, Eve Galimany recommends.

       

For presidential campaigns, Empire State a haunted house

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 12:36

Rarely has a presidential primary with so much national importance had so many local favorites as this state’s next week.

       

Chicago may pay $6.5M for alleged police misconduct in two deaths

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 12:35

Payouts would settle lawsuits in the deaths of Philip Coleman and Justin Cook.

       

Appeals court rejects 'Sister Wives' challenge to polygamy ban in Utah

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 11:48

Utah officials don’t prosecute polygamists absent other crimes so the matter is moot, the court said.

       

First look: McConnell-linked groups raise nearly $39 million

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 11:45

GOP donors pour money into preserving Senate in a tough election year.

       

Video shows thief stealing ring off dead woman’s finger—but it was a fake

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 11:14

“Theft of a corpse, regardless of whether it’s $5 or $5,000 is still an automatic felony.”

       

5 things you need to know Monday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 11:05

The biggest news to start your morning.

       

Pentagon monitoring 190 bases most at risk for Zika

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 10:59

The installations in are 27 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico.

       

N.Y. poll: Bernie as much a New Yorker as Hillary

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 10:23

Poll finds Clinton has limited home-state advantage among likely Democratic primary voters.

       

Libertarian leader says time is now for third-party run

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 10:13

Gary Johnson, a former governor of New Mexico, had an 11% share against Trump, Clinton in recent poll.

       

Firms on World Bank projects in Africa use tax havens, stunt growth, Oxfam says

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 09:58

Tax haven issue should be addressed at World Bank at meeting this week, Oxfam says.

       

Ranchers defend agriculture in high-plains coal country

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 09:27

Coal projects can create tension with agricultural interests because friends, family and neighbors work in both industries.

       

Going South: Top North Korean colonel defects

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 09:26

A N. Korean colonel responsible for conducting espionage missions has defected.

       

'Scarier than we initially thought': CDC sounds warning on Zika virus

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 09:21

The virus has been linked to a broader array of birth defects throughout a longer period of pregnancy.

       

Kasich's long-shot plan to send delegates to convention

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 20:57

The goal is to pack July's Republican National Convention in Cleveland with people who will vote for the Ohio governor if balloting goes on ...

       

Secretary of State John Kerry in Hiroshima for G-7 talks, memorial ceremony

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 20:47

Kerry will become the highest-ranking U.S. official to attend a memorial service at the Hiroshima Peace Park.

       

British prime minister seeks to blunt 'Panama Papers' fallout

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 20:30

British Prime Minister David Cameron released his income tax returns from the past seven years Sunday as he sought to quell controversy abou...