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Election Resource Guide: Early voting locations, polling places and sample ballotsElection Resource Guide: Early voting locations, polling places and sample ballotsEarly voting locations, polling places and sample ballots
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Nina Pham's dog tests negative for EbolaNina Pham's dog tests negative for EbolaBentley, Nina Pham's King Charles spaniel, has been in quarantine since the nurse was hospitalized earlier this month.
- 4 hours, 56 minutes ago
Falling gas prices have Houston motorists lining up at the pumpFalling gas prices have Houston motorists lining up at the pumpGas prices are dropping and Houstonians are lining up at the pump.
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8-year-old with Down Syndrome scores touchdown in high school game8-year-old with Down Syndrome scores touchdown in high school gameGabe White, an 8-year-old boy with Down Syndrome, often cheers for his big brother and the Rhinelander High School football team. His dream is to one day play on the team.
- 5 hours, 59 minutes ago
New poll: Voters wary of Astrodome park planNew poll: Voters wary of Astrodome park planWhat do you do with an empty eighth wonder of the world?
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Galveston treasure hunter helps man locate lost class ringGalveston treasure hunter helps man locate lost class ringThe Galveston County Daily News reported Wednesday that a notice posted this week with the newspaper helped lead to the jewelry.
- 6 hours, 55 minutes ago
Biggest American fear? Walking alone at night, survey findsBiggest American fear? Walking alone at night, survey findsAccording to a new national survey, people are scared of a lot of different things.
- Nation Now
- 8 hours, 12 minutes ago
Wanted: Striped shirt to help kid make yearbook historyWanted: Striped shirt to help kid make yearbook historyNow, Joe's mission has become where to find the 'best shirt ever' in a size large.
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Polar bears drive Halloween inside for Canadian kidsPolar bears drive Halloween inside for Canadian kidsTrick or treating will be held indoors this year due to concern over polar bears.
- Nation Now
- 8 hours, 52 minutes ago
Tropical depression headed for Campeche in MexicoTropical depression headed for Campeche in MexicoA tropical depression is headed toward the Mexican state of Campeche and is likely to strengthen to a tropical storm.
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Renee Zellweger fires back: 'I'm glad folks think I look different!'Renee Zellweger fires back: 'I'm glad folks think I look different!'After prompting a raging pop culture debate Tuesday over her "new look"- shown off at Monday's Elle Women in Hollywood event, Renee Zellweger, 45, is now addressing the issue
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Teresa Giudice asks to serve term in halfway houseTeresa Giudice asks to serve term in halfway houseGiudice was sentenced to 15 months in prison after she pleaded guilty to bankruptcy fraud and conspiracy
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Cameraman declared Ebola-free after treatmentCameraman declared Ebola-free after treatmentFreelance journalist declared Ebola free and able to leave bio-unit at Nebraska hospital
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Cleburne officer faces threats after shooting dogCleburne officer faces threats after shooting dogThe owners of a young, registered pit bull named Maximus stood on a steep embankment and looked down at the culvert where a Cleburne police officer shot their dog.
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Sky spectacle: Partial solar eclipse coming ThursdaySky spectacle: Partial solar eclipse coming ThursdayThursday afternoon, a partial solar eclipse will be visible across much of the USA.
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American held by N. Korea gets tearful reunion in OhioAmerican held by N. Korea gets tearful reunion in OhioJeffrey Fowle was detained for nearly half a year for leaving a Bible at a nightclub.
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Buffalo Speedway at 59 to close for a monthBuffalo Speedway at 59 to close for a monthBuffalo Speedway at 59 to close for a month
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Feds confused, automakers alarmed over Takata airbagsFeds confused, automakers alarmed over Takata airbagsGovernment total rises, Tokyo investors chary of Takata stock as airbag concern spreads like oil slick
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Recusal hearing set for Adrian Peterson case judgeRecusal hearing set for Adrian Peterson case judgeA hearing is set on whether to remove the judge in the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson.
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Ben Bradlee, legendary 'Washington Post' editor, diesBen Bradlee, legendary 'Washington Post' editor, diesBradlee, the legendary former 'Washington Post' editor, had battled Alzheimer's for years.
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FM 1960 restaurant's patio catches fireFM 1960 restaurant's patio catches fireFirefighters said flames and smoke were spotted at the Boiling Cajun restaurant
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Texans focused on eliminating mistakesTexans focused on eliminating mistakesThe Houston Texans made mistakes in almost every area in Monday's loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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Hospital: Ebola nurse Nina Pham feeling betterHospital: Ebola nurse Nina Pham feeling betterThe NIH says her condition has been upgraded to good.
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Wade leads late charge, Heat top Rockets, 90-85Wade leads late charge, Heat top Rockets, 90-85Dwyane Wade scored 26 points, including a jumper that made it a two-possession game with 35.8 seconds remaining, and the Miami Heat rallied from a 13-point deficit to beat the Houston Rockets 90-85 in a preseason game Tuesday night.
- Houston Rockets
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Cinderella musical tour to make stop in HoustonCinderella musical tour to make stop in HoustonPaige Faure, a Broadway veteran and current star of "Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella," is the new mom
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4 suspects arrested after SWAT response to North Harris County home invasion4 suspects arrested after SWAT response to North Harris County home invasionFive home invasion suspects were arrested after a SWAT response in north Harris County.
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Houston teen accused of trying to kill baby being investigated in death of toddlerHouston teen accused of trying to kill baby being investigated in death of toddlerA Houston teen accused of smothering her baby is now being investigated in Mississippi where another child died last year.
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Ottawa shootingOttawa shootingPolice respond to reported gunfire at the Parliament building in Ottawa.
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A look at the career of Ben BradleeA look at the career of Ben BradleeWashington Post Vice President Benjamin C. Bradlee in his office at The Post in the Sept., 1995 photo. Bradlee, the retired executive editor of The Washington Post and one of the best-known journalists of his times, shares confiding moments in his memoirs, A Good...
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North Korea gives media access to three detained AmericansNorth Korea gives media access to three detained AmericansAll three detainees appeared to speak freely -- but -- cautiously to the Associated Press, Sept. 1 in Pyongyang, North Korea.
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The death of a baby orca off the Seattle coast is part of a trend that doesn't bode well for the endangered pods' survival. Some scientists say the orca bodies are so contaminated that the mothers are feeding toxic milk to their babies.
A Dallas woman claims she was left to suffer for hours after showing up at an Ohio hospital with a severe case of colitis. The symptoms can be very similar to advanced-stage Ebola.
If you spot teal pumpkins this Halloween, they're not just for decoration. They're signals for children with food allergies, so they know where they can find safe treats.
We're sure Renee Zellweger never thought one innocent walk down the red carpet would spark headlines, but USA TODAY's Arienne Thompson explains why it did.
Oscar de la Renta is remembered by a model who walked his runway and the Phoenix Art Museum, which is showcasing one of his creations.
USA TODAY Publisher Larry Kramer, Executive Editor David Colton and Editor-at-Large Rem Rieder talk about their memories with former Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee.
Texas Presbyterian Hospital officials are now admitting fault in their handling of the Ebola situation. Elsewhere an NBC cameraman is declared Ebola-free. The U.S. Ebola czar also takes office Wednesday.
Three Denver-area teenage girls were reunited with their families after being stopped in Germany during a possible attempt to join Islamist fighters in Syria.
Ben Bradlee, one of the greatest names in American journalist and the legendary Washington Post editor, has died at age 93.
USA TODAY speaks with Brian Cornell, CEO of Target about how the store is readying for a more successful holiday season nearly a year after a huge data breach soured customers on the already-struggling brand.