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Donald Trump hires ex-Scott Walker campaign boss

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:59

After being blamed for running Gov. Scott Walker's short-lived presidential campaign into the ground last year, GOP political operative Rick...

       

Report: Poverty-related needs of Americans rose in 2015

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:54

Report: Poverty-related needs of Americans rose in 2015

       

Like lightning? Head to Southwest Florida

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:50

A small Florida town, located a few miles southeast of Fort Myers, is the USA's top spot for lightning.

       

Reporters allowed back on Arizona House floor

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:49

Still unclear is whether media can access other parts of the House, including visiting lawmakers' offices.

       

Deposed Mo. city marshal, poised to reclaim office, not sworn in

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:28

Michael Plummer's license was revoked following an indictment on felony charges.

       

20 ways to eat waffles for every meal

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:25

The best time to eat waffles is all the time.

       

IMF's Lagarde urges "bolder" actions worldwide on refugee crisis

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:23

Christine Lagarde called the crisis a source of economic growth for some countries.

       

Chinese court rules gay couple can't marry

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:23

A judge in the central city of Changsha ruled against a gay couple Wednesday in China's first same-sex marriage case.

       

Task force finds Chicago Police Department plagued by racism

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:17

The scathing findings come in a new report released by the city.

       

Trump: Primary rules 'stacked against me'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:17

The front-runner insists that the GOP system is rigged against him, he said at CNN's Town Hall.

       

Bail bondsman kills mom of wanted man

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:09

After they had the suspect in custody, the mother came out with a gun and would not drop it, authorities say.

       

Romance, pups, policy: What we can expect from Putin's public Q&A

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:06

Last year the session went for nearly four hours.

       

5 things you need to know Wednesday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:03

The biggest news to start your morning.

       

Officer shows up as superhero at boy's funeral

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 11:50

Officer shows up as superhero at boy's funeral

       

Donald Trump and Megyn Kelly met over lunch to discuss a potential interview

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 11:49

The interview, if it happens, would air during a May 23 special, Fox News said.

       

U.S. touts successes against ISIL as Syria talks resume

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 11:37

The U.S. military touted its gains against Islamic State militants in recent weeks,  in that war torn country.

       

Breastfeeding mom booted from N.C. courtroom

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 11:24

Female judge in a similar circumstance had no problem with it.

       

Ted Cruz's long-term delegate strategy is paying off

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

Unlike Trump, Cruz has long had a delegate acquisition plan in place.

       

Islamic State: Brussels brothers key to Paris attack

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 11:08

The brothers who blew themselves up in the Brussels terror attacks were crucial planners of those strikes and in Paris in November, the Isla...

       

Senate debates contentious provision against state drone laws

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 11:08

Senate debates contentious legislation aimed at preventing states and cities from adopting their own local drone laws.