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A contested GOP convention — political junkie's dream, politico's nightmare

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 11:05

It’s probably too good (or too bad) to be true: a Republican National Convention with multiple ballots.

       

10% of college graduates believe Judge Judy is on the Supreme Court

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 10:57

PSA: Judge Judy has not served on the Supreme Court

       

At least 21 dead in Taliban attack on Pakistan university

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 10:47

Four gunmen were killed after firing indiscriminately on students, faculty and guards.

       

Biden to World Economic Forum: Save the middle class

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 10:20

Vice president delivers stern words to world leaders, CEOs and innovators.

       

Secret donors fund new ads targeting Hillary Clinton

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 10:13

Advertising campaign focuses on measure to curb labor unions' power.

       

Prehistoric site shows brutal human attacks

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 10:02

The killers went about their work with brutal energy. Skulls were bashed in, necks broken. Some of the dozen victims were shot in the back, ...

       

People are freezing their pants off in Minneapolis

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 09:52

"It's cold in Minnesota and, you know, we can make our pants stay up."

       

Bernie Sanders 'was Paleo before Paleo was a thing'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 09:52

At home with Bernie Sanders, who chops his own wood.

       

Teen with Down syndrome becomes business owner

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 09:41

Teen with Down syndrome defies expectations to becomes business owner

       

Colombia cracks down on a horrific wave of acid attacks against women

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 09:24

New law calls for minimum sentence of 12 years or up to 50 years if victim is disfigured.

       

Mich. governor releases emails on Flint water crisis

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 09:21

Gov. Rick Snyder plans to release emails he sent and received in 2014-2015.

       

Boy, 3, killed when gun discharged under grandmother's pillow

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 09:16

The grandmother's gun discharged under the pillow where the two were sleeping.

       

Palin: Trump's got the guts to take on GOP establishment

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 09:03

Palin eviscerates GOP establishment and energizes Ames, Iowa, crowd.

       

Q&A: What is lead poisoning? Thousands of children at risk nationwide

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 20:54

About 500,000 U.S. children have elevated levels of lead in their bodies, the CDC says.

       

Infant who drank almond milk contracts scurvy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 20:33

An 11-month-old baby in Spain suffered bone loss, fractures and vitamin deficiency.

       

Sarah Palin ready to 'stump for Trump'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 20:25

2008 GOP vice presidential nominee threw her support behind Donald Trump Tuesday.

       

2 dead, others injured in Calif. Greyhound bus crash

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 20:14

The crash along Highway 101 in San Jose closed the northbound lanes.

       

EMS officer treats daughter at car crash, has fatal heart attack

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 20:14

A New Jersey emergency responder helped his daughter at the scene before collapsing from a heart attack.

       

New Detroit teacher sickout looms

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

Teachers protesting building conditions, frozen wages and overcrowded classrooms.

       

This time-lapse video of a cicada shedding its skin is mesmerizing

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 19:06

The insect wiggles, cracks the shell down its backside and crawls out of its own skin before spreading transparent wings and taking flight.