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Full Story: Did Steven Avery do it? Ask a Wisconsinite

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 17:12

Unshakable confidence in Steven Avery’s innocence isn’t widespread in northeast Wisconsin.

       

Homeless man surrenders 31 dogs he lived with in Tenn. woods

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 17:07

The dogs' owner had lived in the woods for at least 16 years.

       

Thursday's forecast: More rain, snow for the West

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 16:57

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

       

U.S. organ transplants reach 30K milestone, thanks to increased donations

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 16:37

Increases in donations and transplants still leave many on organ waiting lists.

       

Haley: Yes, Trump is one of the 'angriest voices'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 16:28

South Carolina governor has criticized the Republican front-runner's rhetoric

       

Fact check: Obama's final State of the Union

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 16:20

Obama stretched the facts in his final SOTU on jobs, deficits, health care, military spending and carbon emissions.

       

Armed Oregon occupiers to reveal departure plans

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 16:15

After 11 days, local residents call for out-of-state protesters to leave the wildlife refuge

       

Expired inspection sticker causes Va. sheriff to chase mayor

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 16:12

Sheriff wanted to issue the Portsmouth mayor a citation for the expired inspection sticker.

       

Ohio home explosion that killed 4 ruled arson

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 15:44

The investigation is continuing into a motive, possible suspects.

       

Wild turkeys find new home in Montana

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 15:33

Effort aims to create more hunting and wildlife viewing opportunities for the public.

       

Obama and Putin discuss Ukraine, Syria, Korea

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 15:26

WASHINGTON — President Obama spoke today by phone with President Vladimir Putin of Russia.

       

Minn. deputy pleads guilty to drunkenly beating K-9 partner

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 15:10

The deputy caught on camera repeatedly hitting his K9 partner Boone pleaded guilty Tuesday to animal cruelty.

       

As diseases proliferate, mosquitoes becoming Public Enemy No. 1

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 15:05

As bug-borne diseases proliferate, mosquitoes becoming Public Enemy No. 1

       

Girl, 12, accidentally shot dead by cop during eviction confrontation

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 14:49

A police officer accidentally shot and killed a 12-year-old girl after a bullet went through her father's arm and struck her, according to a...

       

1 of 2 Afghan airman missing from Ga. base located

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 14:38

Sources with the Department of Homeland Security said the search for the other man is continuing.

       

Theater shooter thanked man accused of church slayings

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 14:27

Police released a copy of John Russell Houser’s handwritten journal, in which he described Dylann Roof, now 21, as “green but good.”

       

Iowa Poll: Cruz holds 3-point lead as Trump attacks

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 14:24

Sen. Marco Rubio is third among likely GOP caucusgoers in latest Des Moines Register/Bloomberg Politics Iowa Poll.

       

The Short List: Powerball dreamin'; sailors back from Iran; 'Making a Murderer' update

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 14:19

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

       

Endorsements reinforce Rubio's image as the GOP establishment candidate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 14:14

Party stalwarts seem to see Rubio as the best choice to take on Donald Trump and Ted Cruz

       

Record-low 31.3 million watched Obama's last State of the Union address

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 14:12

The annual speech attracts less than half the audience of a generation ago.