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China passes law tightening controls on foreign nonprofits

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 19:54

China passed a law Thursday tightening controls over foreign non-governmental organizations by subjecting them to close police supervision, ...

       

Ted Cruz lays groundwork for last stand in California

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 19:51

He’s down by more than 400 delegates, but Ted Cruz may have one last ace up his sleeve: California.

       

Former servants sue Kissinger's brother

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 19:37

Two people who say they were domestic employees of the family of Henry Kissinger's younger brother say they worked for a decade with no pay ...

       

$9.7M settlement to aid Kodak retirees hurt in bankruptcy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 19:29

The retirees claimed that executives responsible for their 401(k)s should have known Kodak stock was bad investment.

       

FBI: Bombs found at home of Oregon man who threatened president

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 19:28

John Martin Roos, 61, of Medford was taken into custody following a search of his apartment that also turned up several pipe bombs, official...

       

Former London mayor suspended from party over Hitler remarks

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 19:23

Ken Livingstone is a far-left ally of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

       

Feds expand Medicaid coverage to most of those in halfway houses

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:56

Health coverage can "mean life or death" as relapse most likely two weeks after release.

       

Envelope with white powder sent to Trump Tower

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:29

New York City police are investigating an envelope filled with white powder that was found in a Trump Tower mailroom Thursday night, the age...

       

Zika outbreak in Puerto Rico grows, endangers pregnant women

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:29

Nearly 500 people in Puerto Rico have been infected with the Zika virus.

       

Attorney: Beyonce inspired by shooting victims' mothers

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:23

In a Q&A, attorney Ben Crump talked about what the mothers' presence meant for them and the singer, reaction to the album and more.

       

Court: Forced oral sex isn't rape if victim's drunk

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:09

Oklahoma judges say law's language doesn't apply to the unconscious.

       

U.N.'s Ban ki-Moon warns of 'growing xenophobia' in Europe

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:06

Warning of “growing xenophobia,” U.N. Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon on Thursday criticized increasing restrictions on safe haven for refugee...

       

Lawsuit blames Snapchat speed filter for crash

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:03

A Georgia man claims the car accident that left him with permanent brain damage was caused by a teen too busy taking selfies to pay attentio...

       

Arts college makes chalk great again with open-air gallery

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:59

Chalking's been getting a bad name, but SCAD is here to fix its reputation.

       

Biden makes surprise visit to Baghdad, bolstering Iraq's fight against ISIL

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:51

Biden's visit aims to nurture the Iraqi government and build momentum for the fight against the Islamic State.

       

Parents of Destiny Gleason say she killed herself after months of bullying

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:45

The parents of 14-year-old Destiny Nicole Gleason say months of bullying led their daughter to take her own life last week.She took her own ...

       

Thais adopt life-like baby dolls, take them everywhere

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:36

On the streets of Bangkok they can be seen in the arms of women, children and some men. They go everywhere a family member would go.

       

Restaurateur withdraws $25K reward in Ohio slayings

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:34

Restaurateur Jeff Ruby has withdrawn his $25,000 reward in the slayings of eight family members in Ohio because of the “recent complex crimi...

       

Boehner calls Cruz a 'miserable son of a bitch'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:19

Former House speaker John Boehner has been careful to not publicly comment on the GOP presidential race or really much of anything since lea...

       

Detroit principal pleads guilty in kickbacks scam

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:13

'I fell out of grace of God,' Clara Smith told a judge on Thursday.