PreviousHeadlines United StatesNext

USA Today


Feds: 11th Somali man in Minn. charged with ISIL support
Suspect allegedly used proceeds from 2007 bridge collapse to finance Syria travel.         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:31:58 -0400)

Starbucks leveled as tornadoes reported in Indiana
Tornado warnings and watches are in effect across central Indiana, according to the National Weather Service.         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:16:39 -0400)

Trump calls Clinton a 'bigot' in appeal to African-American voters
Donald Trump vows to continue to take a hard line on illegal immigration.         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:00:52 -0400)

Trump Welcomes Brexit Campaigner at Miss. Rally
The former leader of the UK Independence party appeared on stage with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday. (Aug. 24)         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:56:05 -0400)

Scots blast 'Outlander' cookbook for its American recipes
New cookbook based on "Outlander" leaves bitter taste in mouths of Scottish readers.         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:26:39 -0400)

Getting ready for Burning Man
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:16:48 -0400)

Autopsy: Single punch did not kill Iowa man
An autopsy found that Ryan Thompson had large amounts of methamphetamine in his system when he died from a hemorrhagic stroke, according to Gregory Schmunk, the medical examiner.         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:14:06 -0400)

Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes to Fight Zika
Now FDA-approved, the process of genetically engineered mosquitoes mating with wild mosquitoes in order to produce sterile offspring is being considered by mosquito officials in the Florida keys. (Aug. 23)         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:51:00 -0400)

Thousands flow through Reno airport for Burning Man
Around 17,000 Burners will pass through the Reno-Tahoe International Airport over the next several days as the event ramps up to its official Saturday start.         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:33:48 -0400)

Miss. Islamic State recruit thanks FBI for saving his life
He received an 8-year prison sentence Wednesday in federal court.         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:35:44 -0400)

Burkini-clad woman forced to disrobe on French beach
Images of beach-roaming police officers have sparked outrage (and burkini sales).         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:12:19 -0400)

Police recover body believed to be missing officer
Dallas police say body likely that of an officer who disappeared in floodwaters weeks ago.         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:54:01 -0400)

Texas Students Protest Gun Law with Sex Toys
Hundreds of University of Texas students waved sex toys at a campus rally during the first day of classes, protesting a new state law that allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms. (Aug. 24)         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:21:04 -0400)

Full coverage: Inside the Orlando massacre
A comprehensive look at material related to the horrific mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla.        
(Sun, 12 Jun 2016 23:29:36 -0400)

Multiple Tornadoes in Central Indiana
Multiple tornadoes touched down in central Indiana on Wednesday, tearing the roof off apartment buildings, sending air conditioners falling onto parked cars and cutting power to thousands of people.(Aug. 24)         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:50:57 -0400)

Concerns Grow Over Rising Cost of EpiPens
The pharmaceutical company that manufactures EpiPens is facing scrutiny for hiking prices on the life-saving allergy injection pens. Tonya Winders, CEO of the Allergy & Asthma Network, says the pricing needs to be adjusted. (Aug. 24)         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:17:02 -0400)

Thursday's forecast: Wet central, eastern U.S.
Find out the weather where you are and get a few tidbits of weather history         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:03:04 -0400)

Woman dies after 40-foot fall from zip line
The woman, whose name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, fell approximately 40 feet from the Go Ape attraction at Lums Pond State Park in Bear, Del., according to State Police         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:58:53 -0400)

Milwaukee demands permits for Pokemon placement in parks
Pokemon Go developers must obtain geocaching permits for each Pokemon character location.         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:58:40 -0400)

Kix Brooks Whips Up a Feast in New Cookbook
Country singer Kix Brooks draws on his Louisiana heritage and his love of big outdoor feasts for inspiration for his new cookbook "Cookin' It With Kix." (Aug. 24)         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:15:58 -0400)

AP Top Stories 24P
Here are the top stories for Wednesday, Aug. 24th: American University attacked in Kabul; Death toll rising in Italy quake; Trump asks for minority support on campaign trail; Thousands of animals weighed at London zoo.         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:45:57 -0400)

Hurricane would soak waterlogged South
A tropical wave that's spinning in the Caribbean is forecast to strengthen and could hit both Florida and the sodden Gulf Coast over the next few days, possibly as a hurricane, meteorologists say.          
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:01:54 -0400)

Study: Canadians spend more on taxes than basic needs
Last year, Canadian families spent 42% of their income on taxes and 38% on food, shelter and clothing combined.         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:06:47 -0400)

Family files suit in instructor’s death at shooting range
The instructor's death in 2014 at the hands of a 9-year-old girl holding a Uzi set off a powerful discussion about young children and guns         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:00:39 -0400)

Raw: South China Sea Protest in Manila
Members of Manila's Vietnamese Community joined hands with their Filipino counterparts backing a UN decision favoring the Philippines in its maritime dispute with Beijing in the South China Sea. (Aug 6)         
(Sat, 6 Aug 2016 12:47:20 -0400)

Trump again urges minorities to vote for him
Donald Trump is again urging African-Americans and Hispanics living in inner cities to give him a chance. (Aug. 24)         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:49:27 -0400)

Tiger Sounds Could Help Save Population
Tigers use chuffing as a greeting, roars for intimidation and long calls to find mates. Researchers are now trying to use those sounds to possibly help protect and boost populations in the wild_ which are currently less than 4,000 worldwide. (Aug. 24)         
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:36:04 -0400)

Raw: South China Sea Protest in Manila
Members of Manila's Vietnamese Community joined hands with their Filipino counterparts backing a UN decision favoring the Philippines in its maritime dispute with Beijing in the South China Sea. (Aug 6)         
(Sat, 6 Aug 2016 15:47:19 -0400)

The day in pictures
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:55:28 -0400)

August political cartoons from the USA TODAY NETWORK
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:41:29 -0400)

Copyright 2016, GANNETT