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You don't know everything about Fiona's first year. We promise.

CLOSE Fiona became the world's hippo when she was born six weeks premature at the Cincinnati Zoo. Today she's over 600 lbs., thriving and entertaining her many fans. Buy Photo "Is that what I think it is?" asks zookeeper Wendy Rice. She can...

Usa Today, Saturday, 21:27

Suspected meteor shakes houses across metro Detroit

It sounded like thunder with a flash of light, shaking homes at roughly 8:15 p.m. Tuesday across metro Detroit. But experts say this wasn't lightning.  "It looks like from videos and reports we've gotten (that it's a) meteor," said Jordan...

Usa Today, Tuesday, 21:31

Election 2018: This reliably Republican Ohio district may tell us early if there's a Democratic wave

CLOSE Several districts will hold special elections in the coming months to replace representatives who have resigned. COLUMBUS - Can Democrats flip reliably Republican districts to retake the U.S. House?  One of their first tests will come in central Oh

Usa Today, 14 January 2018

Peanut the horse dies during rescue try after sinkhole collapses in East Knox County

Buy Photo Peanut the horse grunted and groaned as he kicked at the earth that imprisoned him. Clumps of dirt rained on his exposed back as the claw of an excavator came down again and again, just inches from his body. For more than two hours Wednesday ni

Usa Today, 14 January 2018

Missouri Gov. Greitens admits to extramarital affair before taking office

CLOSE A Former Navy SEAL officer won the Republican primary for Missouri governor. Eric Greitens cast himself as a conservative outsider willing to use his military bravado to blow up perceived corruption in government. (Aug. 3) Buy Photo Missouri Gov. E

Usa Today, 11 January 2018

UR sexual misconduct investigation report: What to look for

CLOSE D&C watchdog reporter Lauren Peace has an exclusive conversation with Dr. Jessica Cantlon and Dr. Celeste Kidd who were among those named Time magazine's 'Person of the Year' for tackling sexual harassment at the University of Rochester. Buy...

Usa Today, 11 January 2018

Arrested Vermilion teacher: Fight for First Amendment rights

CLOSE A Louisiana teacher, who spoke out about teacher pay at a school board meeting, was handcuffed by a law officer after she left the meeting. She screamed on the floor while the officer tried to gain control of her in a brief struggle. (Jan. 9) In he

Usa Today, 10 January 2018

LA sues three major port trucking companies for "disgraceful exploitation" of workers

The city of Los Angeles filed three lawsuits against some of the busiest port trucking companies in the country Monday, demanding they stop systematically exploiting their workers in the wake of reports by the USA TODAY Network. "This abuse, this...

Usa Today, 8 January 2018

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