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Join John Kasich as he embarks on an Italian food odyssey

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 11:18

He is eating a lot of food. Join him, dear reader, and share in the glory of his plunder.

       

5 things you need to know Thursday

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

The biggest news to start your morning.

       

Government's too-big-to-fail authority slammed by judge

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 10:53

A federal judge ruled that the Treasury Department either "ignored" or "abandoned" its mandate when it ruled that MetLife posed a risk to th...

       

Ore. mayor won't travel to Miss. for USS Portland tribute

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 10:47

‘I will not travel to a state that legalizes bigotry,' Portland Mayor Charlie Hales says.

       

How a border fence destroyed a tight community

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 10:21

An existing U.S.-Mexico border fence split two neighboring rural towns, cutting ties, dividing families.

       

Reports: UK's David Cameron admits profiting from late dad's offshore fund

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 10:00

British Prime Minister David Cameron was dragged into the offshore tax haven scandal Tuesday over his late father's connections to an invest...

       

High School mourns autistic student killed by train

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 09:53

Students at West Ouachita High School school wore blue Thursday in remembrance of the recent loss of an autistic student who was struck by a...

       

Border towns to Trump: The wall won't work

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 09:53

In towns of Tecate, Mexico, and Tecate, Calif., people don't seem to need Donald Trump's wall.

       

Cruz says he doesn't speak Spanish 'as well as I’d like'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 09:52

“I have the problem of the second-generation immigrant,” Cruz said.

       

Fraternity suspended at Towson University following hazing incident

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 09:51

The school's Tau Kappa Epsilon chapter is temporarily suspended after a student was hospitalized in an alleged off-campus hazing incident

       

Snow, record cold set to invade Midwest, East

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 09:47

Temperatures across the Midwest and East will plummet Friday and into the weekend, bringing a chill to the air more typical of early Februar...

       

Tim Robbins apologizes for joke about Guam at Sanders rally

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 09:44

Actor Tim Robbins has issued an apology to the people of Guam following a recent joke he made about the island at a Bernie Sanders rally in ...

       

See the results of VA wait-time probes in your state

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 09:36

Dozens of newly released investigation reports detail widespread VA scheduling manipulation.

       

VA bosses in 7 states falsified vets' wait times for care

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 09:35

Supervisors instructed schedulers to falsify wait times at VA medical facilities in at least seven states.

       

Body of UT-Austin student identified by police

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 09:24

Haruka Weiser, a theater and dance major, had been missing since Monday morning.

       

Panama Papers leak prompts money-laundering investigation of Swiss banks

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 09:08

Swiss banks, the world's largest wealth managers, have run afoul of the law before.

       

Woman shot 4 times in road rage incident

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 09:04

Investigators seek gunman who shot a motorist multiple times in Minn. road rage incident.

       

Fact check: Bill Clinton wrong on Garland vote

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 20:57

Bill Clinton mistakenly claimed that President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, was confirmed to the U.S. Court of Appeals by...

       

Amanda Knox’s ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito now a TV crime expert

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 20:27

Raffaele Sollecito made his debut on 'The Mystery of the Week' on Italian TV on Saturday

       

Bill Ackman says he can recoup Valeant losses

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 20:17

The billionaire hedge fund manager is suffering his worst loss ever, down 25%, due in large part to Valeant's declines