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  1. At $1.4 billion, recent hailstorm that hit Denver was likely Colorado's costliest ever

    05.24 / 19:26 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    The hail damage led to more than an estimated 150,000 auto insurance claims and 50,000 homeowners insurance…
  2. Alabama inmate Tommy Arthur fights for eighth reprieve of execution

    05.24 / 18:25 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    Tommy Arthur has been derisively called the “Houdini” of death row…
  3. Vermont governor to veto marijuana legalization bill

    05.24 / 18:25 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    Vermont would have been the ninth state to legalize the recreational use of…
  4. Memorial Day weather: Soggy in central, eastern U.S., dry in West for weekend

    05.24 / 18:25 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    Weather could rain on your parade, barbecue and day at the beach in parts of the U.S. this Memorial Day …
  5. Life-saving flight: How a nurse saved a life on a plane

    05.24 / 16:29 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    A woman was having a heart attack on a flight when a New Jersey nurse stepped in to…
  6. Memorial Day: What's open and closed?

    05.24 / 15:28 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    Memorial Day isn't just the start of summer beach season, but a day honoring American soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their…
  7. 'One of a kind' landslide buries part of California's iconic coastal highway

    05.24 / 13:30 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    A massive landslide buried a section of California's iconic Highway 1 in Big Sur, according to …
  8. Tribal leaders, conservationists try to stop border wall

    05.24 / 13:30 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    In petition, groups say President Trump's border wall would prevent endangered wildlife migration and ignore sacred…
  9. Magic mushrooms are the safest recreational drug, study says

    05.24 / 12:31 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    Only .2% of almost 10,000 people who reported taking psilocybin hallucinogenic mushrooms in 2016 reported that they needed emergency medical treatment, according to the annual Global Drug …
  10. He plowed his field; now he faces a $2.8 million fine

    05.24 / 11:32 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    Parts of his 450 acres are home to a threatened species called fairy shrimp, which live in grassland pools that are wet only in…
  11. Added agony: Justice is haphazard after kids’ gun deaths

    05.24 / 09:37 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    Children under 12 die in gun accidents once a week; little consistency in who gets…
  12. Vermont governor set to announce decision on marijuana bill

    05.24 / 06:49 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    Vermont could become the ninth state to legalize the recreational use of…
  13. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's speech about Confederate monuments resonates

    05.24 / 06:49 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    Mayor Mitch Landrieu draws national attention with a speech he gave Friday as the last Confederate monuments was removed in New…
  14. Manchester united in showing world that hate won't win

    05.24 / 04:48 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    Manchester took heart from instinctive solidarity, and later they took to the streets to hear words of defiance and…
  15. Authorities: Emergency alert at N.J. nuclear plant a false alarm

    05.24 / 03:53 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    So that frightening broadcast alert about an emergency at the Salem County, N.J., nuclear power plant … never mind, authorities s…
  16. 'Kids BBQ Championship' winner prepares an 'upscale' Memorial Day meal

    05.24 / 03:53 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    "Kids BBQ Championship" winner Taylor Sanders prepares an 'upscale' Memorial Day…
  17. Same-sex couple says Southwest Airlines discriminated against them

    05.24 / 02:57 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    A Naples, Fla., man said he and his family were discriminated against when a Southwest Airlines employee wouldn't allow them to board as a…
  18. N.J. plans greater oversight in Penn Station repairs

    05.24 / 02:57 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    Despite the agreement, the scheduled eight weeks of track repairs at Penn Station will still mean delays and frustrations for…
  19. S.C. man accused of serial killings back in court on Friday

    05.24 / 01:52 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    Todd Kohlhepp, charged with seven counts of murder, confessed to the killings last…
  20. This marriage proposal makes yours seem lame

    05.24 / 01:52 usatoday.com USAToday-US
    Bridget Haley of North Plainfield, N.J., got engaged on May 20 to her boyfriend of five years, Justin Sykes of North Carolina, when he proposed on the White House…