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Detained American student among those released in Iran this weekend

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 18:59

A 2008 graduate of Boston University was one of five Americans released from Iranian prison this weekend.

       

'Believe whatever you want.' Rubio tells atheist

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 18:42

Confronted by an “activist atheist,” Marco Rubio said he’ll champion a country where “no one is forced to violate their conscience.”

       

How water crisis in Flint, Mich., became federal state of emergency

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 18:39

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder gave a State of the State address Tuesday night, following remarks he made a day earlier on how he's made mistakes...

       

Brain-tangling algae lurks in our waters

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 18:37

Algae blooms may be slowly eating away at our memories.

       

Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio super PACs ramp up advertising in race to Iowa

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 18:01

Cruz allies call him a principled leader; a Rubio super PAC calls Cruz 'calculated.'

       

USA TODAY GOP Power Rankings: Kasich gets a boost

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 17:52

The Ohio governor may be well-positioned to make a strong showing in New Hampshire

       

No smokes, booze: World's oldest man dies at 112

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 17:44

Japan's Yasutaro Koide, a former tailor, died from chronic heart problems, officials said.

       

Supreme Court refuses to hear another Obamacare case

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 17:42

Challengers argued Congress' approval violated the Constitution

       

Ben Carson volunteer dies after crash on icy roads

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 17:36

Texas Tech student killed in crash on icy roads in Iowa; Carson suspends campaign.

       

Supreme Court will rule on President Obama's immigration plan

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 17:34

Millions of undocumented immigrants with children who are citizens stand to benefit

       

Woman freezes to death after trying to rescue husband in wheelchair

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 17:17

An elderly Georgia woman died from hypothermia after trying to rescue her wheelchair bound husband outside their home, according to authorit...

       

CNN tapped as GOP debate sponsor

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 16:52

Republicans protested the way CNBC handled a debate in October

       

Obama vetoes attempt to kill clean water rule

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 16:48

The Waters of the United States rule expands federal jurisdiction beyond navigable rivers.

       

Calif. lawmakers want to end the tax on your period

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 16:41

'The ‘tampon tax’ discriminates against anyone who experiences period.'

       

Winter storm forecast to wallop East by Friday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 16:36

Roads and schools could close, flights could be canceled, and power outages are possible.

       

4th in 10 years: La. teacher arrested for sex with student

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 16:35

Fourth Destrehan, La., teacher arrested for having sex with a student over past 10 years.

       

Coast Guard suspends search for 12 missing Marines

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 16:21

Three of the four life rafts on the helicopters were recovered.

       

Morgan Stanley targets $1B in cost savings

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 16:17

Shares rise on the planned cuts and better-than-expected fourth-quarter results

       

Nearly 500K foreigners overstayed visas in 2015

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 16:12

MIAMI — Nearly half a million foreigners who legally entered the U.S. remained here after their visas expired last year, according to a gove...

       

Report: Snyder concedes Flint water mistakes

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 16:02

In interview with National Journal, the Michigan governor also blamed bureaucrats.