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George Mason changes law school name to avoid awkward Antonin Scalia acronym

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 17:18

If there’s one thing the Internet is good at, it’s pointing out mistakes … especially ones NSFW.

       

George Mason changes law school name after NSFW Antonin Scalia blunder

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 17:03

If there's one thing the Internet is good at, it's pointing out mistakes ... especially NSFW mistakes.

       

800-pound alligator killed in Florida

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 16:58

An 800-pound alligator known for eating local cattle was caught at Florida-based Outwest Farms Inc.,WPEC-TV reported.

       

'Vampire' killer put to death in Texas

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 16:47

Man said the devil led him to slit the throat of a 12-year-old boy and drink his blood.

       

Navy women issued iconic 'Dixie cup' for first time

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 16:38

Navy recruits will soon don the same head covers, as part of a junior enlisted uniform overhaul led by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus to promote g...

       

Investigation Discovery to examine case of Speedway chef's headless body

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 16:28

Investigation Discovery looks at slaying of Speedway chef who catered to IndyCar drivers.

       

Son charged in stabbing of Virginia pastor father

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 16:10

The pastor of a northern Virginia church is expected to recover fully.

       

Unarmed Indianapolis man shot during violent tussle with cop

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 16:02

Police say the officer attempted to use a Taser in the altercation with Kevin Hicks.

       

Thursday's forecast: Rain, snow, storms for East

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 15:54

Find out the weather where you are and get a few tidbits of weather history.

       

Police-involved shooting: What we know

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 15:37

A 44-year-old man was fatally shot during a tussle with an IMPD officer Tuesday night. Authorities released new information about the incide...

       

Panama Papers: Who will be the next world leaders to resign?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 15:29

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power on Wednesday began taking bets on who might be the next world leader to resign as a result of leaks related to o...

       

Flight attendant honored on Flight 4463 dies

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 15:25

Strangers on a Southwest flight gave LouAnn Alexander a chance to say goodbye.

       

Jesus-preaching Indiana State Police trooper sued again

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 15:17

Brian Hamilton had been warned before to stop proselytizing during traffic stops.

       

At 95, high school sweethearts reunited

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 14:58

After 70 years apart, Bob Berry and Marjorie Webster are making the most of a second chance.

       

Bernie Sanders’ tax and spending ideas would add trillions to debt, group says

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 14:55

A watchdog group says Sanders' policies could run a deficit of $15 trillion over 10 years.

       

Kasich aides pitch convention strategy to D.C. power brokers

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 14:35

WASHINGTON—After another embarrassing primary loss and growing ridicule from fellow Republicans, John Kasich’s top campaign advisers told a ...

       

States, cities ban employee travel to Mississippi, N.C.

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 14:28

The symbolism may be greater than the economic impact.

       

Tweet us what you really think, @Snowden

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 14:19

Out of the loop today? We've got what you missed.

       

Panama Papers law firm masks its U.S. presence

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 14:19

Mossack Fonseca has become incredibly hard to find in the United States.

       

Ex-Speaker Hastert expresses regret, wants probabtion in hush money case

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 14:17

Lawyer says Hastert is consumed with regret and knows his legacy is tainted.