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University of Wisconsin-Madison is top party school in US

They each provide a quality education and graduate students on time at high rates, they set graduates up to earn well-paying jobs early in their career, and the...


Hurricane Gaston Reforms as Another Storm System Heads to Florida

The depression had maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour and could get stronger. The storm was located about 600 miles (970 kilometers) east of Bermuda. ...


2 dead, dozens hurt in St. John Parish bus accident

According to State Police, the bus Rodriguez was driving struck a fire truck and multiple other vehicles at the scene of a single-car accident from earlier in t...


Florida-bound Southwest flight diverted by engine problem

After the pilots stabilized the plane, one came out and told passengers that one of the engines was lost, Richards said. Amid the panic, some passengers too...


Libertarian Party candidate's name will appear on Ohio ballot for president

Ohio's elections chief has cleared the way for Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson to appear on fall ballots in the critical swing state. Libertaria...


Brussels rebuffs US attack on EU tax investigations

In February US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew wrote to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker urging him to reconsider the EU's approach. The US Treas...


At least 12 tornadoes strike Indiana, Ohio; no bad injuries

An exact number of tornados to hit ground in IN has not yet been assessed, and the 35 reports could include multiple sightings of the same tornado. One of the...


Florida: 5 new Zika cases including 1 in the Tampa Bay area

The four new cases from Wynwood reported on Tuesday are about a month old, health officials said. "I want everybody to know knowledgeable", Scott said. Th...


Kokomo tornado spawns damage

Two severe thunderstorms in the state produced tornadoes, one northwest of Indianapolis and the other near Kokomo, a city of 45,000 about 60 miles (97 km) nor...


Lottery bill heads to public hearing in House committee

A group of House members Tuesday prevented a committee from taking up a bill to establish a lottery, blocking a statewide vote on the measure for November 8 and...


Trump and new team have little time to execute new strategy

That team includes Stephen Bannon, a combative conservative media executive with no presidential campaign experience, and pollster Kellyanne Conway, who has kno...


Voting rights restored again for 13K felons in Virginia

The state supreme court agreed in July, leaving the governor with the option of restoring voting rights on a case by case basis. "For transparency, we will re...


Pence: Trump 'speaks right from his heart'

Donald Trump's running mate Mike Pence sought to soften Trump's pitch to black voters and thread the needle on their free trade positions in a wide-ranging inte...


Com, brash and breezy Internet mainstay, to shut down

Current Gawker .com staffers will be moved to one of those other sites or be assigned to other Univision editorial positions. When the two bidders for Gawke...


Ex-NFL star gets 18 years for drugging, raping women

Sharper pleaded guilty in federal court to three counts of distributing drugs with rape as the aim. She sentenced Sharper on Thursday to 18 years and four month...


Same weather for Friday, followed by a mixed bag weekend

Chance for a few showers or storms into the afternoon and early evening. Other than that, it looks like a mainly dry stretch ahead. Temperatures will climb to n...


Toppsfield's Abbey D'Agostino: Olympic Hero

Both athletes, clearly hurt and emotional, proceeded to take time to help each other to their feet to continue on with the race. The two competitors hugged, giv...


Kevin Hart has tied the knot two years after getting engaged

Bride Eniko, 31, dazzled on her big day in two Vera Wang wedding dresses whilst Kevin, 37, looked dapper in a traditional black tuxedo. The comic, who met P...


Scott says Florida's Zika caseload rises to 25

As of Friday, two individuals in Miami-Dade County have been infected with Zika through local transmission who live outside the transmission area. The departm...


Muslim woman mistaken for 'lone wolf' terrorist sues Chicago cops

Al-Matar, 32, was observing Ramadan at the time and was rushing to catch the train so she could make it home to break fast before sunset, the Chicago Tribune ...


Delhi Government Drafts Policy To Regulate App-Based Taxis

Additional night charge or 25 per cent of the fare is applicable between 11 pm and 5 am. While addressing the issue of surge pricing, the court observed that ...


Portman increases lead over Strickland, according to poll of OH voters

Ted Strickland began airing the first television ads of his campaign Wednesday against Republican U.S. Sen. Strickland told Cincinnati.com that his comment ...


Trump RNC Speech Beats Clinton DNC Speech in TV Ratings

At the end of her speech, President Barack Obama offered his congratulations. In an hour-long address, she laid out an optimistic plan to improve the US eco...


Horror crash in women's road race

Immediately after the race, the UCI, cycling's world governing body, said in a statement: "Ms van Vleuten is conscious, able to communicate". Van Vleuten made...


In a U-turn, Trump backs Ryan, McCain

The tension between the Republican heavyweights complicates Trump's push to compete in Wisconsin, a state that hasn't voted for a Republican presidential candid...


Trump, Pence Target Clinton in Iowa: 'Pretty Close to Unhinged'

Trump talked about kicking a baby out of his rally. "I hear that baby cry, I like it", Trump said. "Like the baby! I love that baby!" GOP presidential nomin...


Snapchat introduces new way to save old snaps

If you want to share your old snaps, you can send them to friends or to your story. Snapchat Inc., the mobile app for sending disappearing photos and videos...


Trump used charity cash for Tim Tebow memorabilia

Donald Trump has long claimed to be a charitable man. Donald Trump hasn't donated money from his own bank account to his Donald J. Trump Foundation since 20...


Milwaukee woman on FBI 'Most Wanted' list captured

Minor was apprehended early this morning at a motel near the airport in Fayetteville after someone called the FBI Public Access Line giving her possible locatio...


Stocks rise ahead of Fed rate decision, comments

It notes that effects of a slowdown in exports have lessened. Fed forecasts in March pointed to two rate rises in 2016, but a sharp slowdown in US job gains i...