Bone-dry Californians are resorting to spray-painting their parched lawns green.
Megumi Igarashi says goal to expose Japan's bias against discussion of female genitals.
All Daniel Nickerson of Massachusetts wants for his sixth birthday are cards.
Special counsel criticizes VA's Office of the Medical Inspector.
Man accused of urinating on a candy rack grew up in privilege but descended into a mysterious world.
Man turned himself in after store employee called police.
President Obama has a fundraiser and an economic speech in Los Angeles.
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The crash is Taiwan's worst air traffic incident in 12 years.
Hollywood stars pay $1,000 or more to mingle with Obama at Democratic event in Los Angeles
Phillips will be exonerated in Dallas County. He spoke exclusively to USA TODAY.
In wake of blunders with anthrax, bird flu, shipping of certain specimens resumes.
Despite worldwide appeals to move him to Canada, Arturo will remain at a zoo in Argentina.
Australian PM presses case for multinational force to secure crash site.
Officials are trying to assess the damage.
The team will determine whether National Guard troops would help with border problems.
The owner of missing plane operated by Air Algerie says 110 passengers and 6 crew were aboard.
Carlton Complex Fire began July 14 and is biggest in Washington state history.
Video shot July 14 shows two officers attempting to subdue alleged farebeater.
The FAA has lifted its restriction on flights into Israel.
Meriam Ibrahim, 27, had refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence in Sudan.
An Air Algérie flight lost radar contact over Mali, where violence continues.
Underage students will be stoked about the chance to try wine and beer.
Crowdfunding site raised nearly $50,000 to help woman finish biomedical engineering degree.
Witness said inmate did not die for at least two hours after drugs were administered.
It was not immediately clear if the prisoners were killed by soldiers or militants.
Hamas demands the blockade on Gaza be lifted before it will accept a cease-fire.
Friends and family of a recent college graduate who died while building a 10-foot deep sand tunnel at a San Francisco Bay Area beach mourned...
Defendant had been released for good behavior while serving time for drug possession.
Northern neighbors want to show solidarity with those whose water has been shut off.