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Father of boy, 4, mauled by pit bulls blames uncle

A 4-year-old boy was attacked by two pit bulls at his uncle's house.


US Airlines cancel Israel flights

The Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby. The FAA said in a statement that the ban on flights is for 24 hours. (July 22)


Heist is latest dis for battered Atlantic City casinos

Two armed robbers in masks pulled off the early morning robbery, according to reports.


Health Policy Perspective: Rulings on Health Law Are Far From Last Word

The administration will not reconsider its A.C.A. regulations until the conflicting cases are resolved.

'Slenderman' attack victim, 12, receives a Purple Heart

A veteran sent his combat medal to a 12-year-old Wisconsin girl who survived a near-fatal stabbing in May.


Quiz: What Batman character are you?

Figure out your Gotham City alter ego with this quiz from USA TODAY Network.


Quiz: What Batman character are you?

Find out your Gotham City alter ego.


Wisconsin GOP files complaint against Trek over Walker ad

Governor Scott Walker tries to pin his likely general opponent as an outsourcer of jobs.


Obama offers condolences at Dutch Embassy

President Barack Obama visited the Dutch Embassy in Washington Tuesday to offer condolences to the Netherlands, which lost 193 citizens when Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-17 was shot down over Ukraine. (July 22)


Monetary Policy: Not Everyone Is Addicted to Inflation

Even if the goal of looser money and higher inflation has failed to attract much conservative support, market monetarists have achieved most of their policy goals.

Look: Adorable sidekick pup rides in a scooter

Nelson, the goldendoodle pup, sees Dallas through "doggles" as he rides with his owners.


Department of Posts makes special arrangement for Rakhi mails

The Department of Post has set up special counters across 34 post offices as well at two main railway stations in the National Capital to handle the heavy rush of Rakhi mails.

Cop drags 340lb drunken driver off highway to safety

An Ohio Police officer is being called a hero for running onto a busy highway and dragging a drunken driver to safety.


Obama to Make 3-Day Fund-Raising Trip to West Coast

President Obama will spend the next three days helping his party’s campaign committees and two "super PACs" that were created for the midterm elections.

Your Take: What's so great about your state?

We know your state is the best, but what makes you proud to call it "home"?


Katju's allegations: Manmohan Singh's office intervened in Madras HC judge case, govt says

"SC collegium was initially hesitant to recommend extension of Madras HC judge who was under corruption cloud but did so after a nudge from UPA," law minister said.

Cong tries to placate Sarma, Rane, says party is 'like mother'

Congress on Tuesday sought to mollify rebel members in states like Assam and Maharashtra saying that the party is like a mother without whom the children feel orphaned.

Encephalitis toll rises to 102 in Bengal, 43 in Assam

Encephalitis playing havoc in north Bengal, where 102 people have died, has spread its tentacles to Assam as well taking 43 lives there.

Courts Issue Conflicting Rulings on Health Care Law

One federal appeals court panel ruled that the government could not subsidize coverage bought by people on the federal insurance exchange. The other said the reverse.

EPA water office sorry for tweet about Kardashian app

The original post has since been deleted.


Dad of boy mauled to death by pit bull blames uncle

Family members of a 4-year-old mauled to death by a pit bull are blaming each other for the tragedy.


Korean president calls Modi, hopes for expansion of strategic ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke to Korean President Park Geun-Hye, who called and expressed confidence that the 'strategic partnership' between India and Korea will expand in all areas under his leadership.

Raw: Lawmakers scuffle in Ukraine's parliament

A dispute broke out in the Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday after a lawmaker blamed the Ukrainian authorities for failing to adopt a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and accused them of running a war against the Ukrainian people. (July 22)


Starbucks, Burger King latest to remove tainted meat | USA NOW

Expired meat from a Chinese supplier was sold to fast food chains in China including Starbucks, Burger King, KFC, and McDonalds. Could the same thing happen in the U.S.?


4-year-old run over in puzzling case

Police are reviewing two surveillance videos to try to figure out how 4-year-old Marterrance Albury was killed. They know he was fatally struck by a car, but many questions remain.


Fruit recalled in Rhode Island, possible listeria

California-based Wawona Packing Co. issued the recall for certain kinds of whole peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots.


'I know where your cat lives' maps kitty photos

You might also have a scary realization of how easy it is to access your data online.


Miami Journal: Miami Diner, a Pioneer in Race Relations, to End Six-Decade Run

The owner of Jumbo’s hired and served blacks when few white-owned restaurants in Miami did. Now, he is forced to close after decades of white flight, riots and hurricanes.

Mayfly hatch blankets Mississippi River towns

Don't open your mouth!


Raw: Israel hits Gaza targets, destroys mosques

Israel struck five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip, a Gaza police official said on Tuesday. Israel hit more than 70 targets overnight. (July 22)


Parents accused of locking autistic twins in basement

Police said the 22-year-old twins were kept in "deplorable conditions" in a room that bolted from the outside. They were so rarely seen that some neighbors didn't even know the twins existed.


Woman eats dog food for a month, lives to tell the tale

While she survived her stunt, it's still not entirely clear what point she proved.


Michigan plant's goal: flower and die

An 80-year-old agave plant, which is blooming for the first and only time at a University of Michigan conservatory, will die when it's done (July 22)


Washington wellness plan beats the odds

King County's plan far surpassed all others in participation, health improvement and health care savings.


Bits Blog: Goodwill Investigating Possible Theft of Credit Card Data

An unusually high number of fraudulent purchases tied to cards used at its thrift stores led authorities to contact Goodwill on Friday about a possible data breach.

Karunanidhi terms Katju's revelations an attempt to degrade judiciary

In a letter to his cadres, DMK chief M Karunanidhi attacked Katju, saying his statements were inconsistent and his recent remarks were an attempt to degrade judiciary.

Woman stops for ducks, gets traffic ticket

She stopped in the median and called 911. Police said that's only for emergencies.


Munich man arrested for foreigner death threats

A man from Munich was arrested on Monday for posting videos on Facebook in which he posed with a gun and threatened to kill foreigners.

Georgia Republicans Ready to Pick Their Senate Candidate

A contentious campaign will come to an end Tuesday in a runoff between Jack Kingston and David Perdue, with the winner facing Michelle Nunn in November.

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