Air Force could recall as many as 1,000 retired pilots to address serious shortage
The Air Force has been scrambling to address a huge shortfall in combat pilots. Friday's order greatly expands the Pentagon's ability to recall them.
Why cocaine cut with fentanyl ‘changes the game’
Even trace amounts of fentanyl — the equivalent of a grain of salt — could be enough to trigger an overdose.
Amazon Prime is popular, but in three-quarters of all U.S homes? That's open to debate
Estimates for how many U.S. households have Prime memberships vary between 75% and 40%
Harvey Weinstein scandal: An assistant warned brother 25 years ago
Plus, new accusers step forward including actress Sean Young , who accuses Weinstein of exposing himself to her on the set of a 1992 film.
Warrantless ICE arrest of man inside house under investigation
A video taken by a man remodeling a house in Oregon shows federal immigration agents arresting his co-worker, even though they acknowledged they lacked a warrant to enter the home.
Student debt forgiven, but wounded vet gets $62K tax bill
A state senator dubbed the situation “the definition of insanity.”
Court blocks undocumented teen's abortion — for now
A federal appeals court sought a compromise Friday in an undocumented teen's battle with the Trump administration over an abortion.
In firing Dusty Baker, Nationals' gutless arrogance on display
The Nationals' history of mistreating their managers reared its head again Friday.
LaVar Ball quandary front and center after Lonzo's NBA debut
Lonzo Ball gets to deal with the backlash that comes with all the hype, and if opening night was any indication, that’s a brutal cross to bear.
Beware! Consumer Reports says this Tesla and 9 other cars are most unreliable
It's a mix of vehicles, from the least to most expensive -- and all sizes
Marshawn Lynch suspended for one game for making contact with referee
Marshawn Lynch was ejected from the Raiders' win over the Chiefs on Thursday night for his role in an altercation.
Smaller airlines face more competition for crews as Air Force plans to recall 1,000 pilots
The Air Force plan to recall 1,000 pilots from retirement could hurt regional airlines already struggling to hire beginning pilots.
Chilean poet Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer, experts say
The leftist writer died in the chaos following Chile’s 1973 right-wing military coup. Some have speculated that he was poisoned.
Least livable: 50 worst cities to live in
24/7 Wall St. created an index of over three dozen socioeconomic measures to identify the 50 best American cities to live in.
Alabama cop-killer raises middle fingers, curses state as he is put to death
Supreme Court refuses to halt the execution amid a lawsuit over the lethal injection protocol.
Google apologizes for Pixel 2 price as pop-up stores charge too much; offers refund
A Verizon reseller charged $30 above the regular price for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones. Google says it will reimburse customers.
Boo! Taco Bell's scariest product yet is the Kit Kat Chocoladilla
It's basically a melted candy bar in a flour tortilla. Sounds delicious, right?
The Niger attack, Rep. Wilson and John Kelly: How we got here
The White House has defended the slow pace of information, saying an investigation would eventually offer clarity about the tragedy.
Here's the best state to trick-or-treat in this Halloween
Where did your home state land in the rankings?
Workplace worries: 10 jobs with the highest divorce rates
One of the worst side effects of a job is when it interferes with marriages.
Nets' national anthem singer kneels to finish performance
Justine Skye was nearing the completion of the song Friday night when she went to one knee for the finish.
I interviewed an executive in his underwear to get the job done
Back then, my boss laughed. Now the laughter is gone and men are stepping forward. Maybe times are changing.
Saving Puerto Rico: A month after Hurricane Maria, private help and government failure
Citizens and businesses are proving more capable in relief efforts than the Federal Emergency Management Agency or local government.
Oakland A's give 9-year-old wildfire victim new baseball memorabilia
Loren Smith, 9, lost his A's memorabilia when his family's California home was destroyed by wildfires, but the team made sure it was replaced.
This is the fallen soldier who Trump reportedly said 'knew what he signed up for'
A Florida congresswoman said Trump told Sgt. La David Johnson's widow that he knew "what he signed up for."
#MeToo sex harassment charges hit Silicon Valley; Robert Scoble says 'I feel ashamed'
In an interview with USA TODAY, high-tech evangelist Robert Scoble apologized for the behavior which he says occurred when he had a drinking problem
EU divided along U.S.-style blue state, red state lines
The bloc remains locked in simmering crises that cut along geographic lines.
George W. Bush delivers clear rebuke, without mentioning Trump by name
Bush's speech was a bullet-point list of what he sees as threats to a democracy. "Bigotry or white supremacy in any form is blasphemy against the American creed," Bush said.
It's not just Hollywood: Military still grapples with its own sex scandals
On this week's Cup of Politics podcast, USA TODAY Pentagon reporter Tom Vanden Brook describes the military's sexual misconduct problems.
Best of the 2017 League Championship Series
Beautiful fall colors around the world
October political cartoons from the USA TODAY Network
Active volcanoes around the globe
Massive wildfires leave destruction across California
Drunk United passenger urinated on seatmate during flight, lawsuit says
The man's urine "emitted a powerful scent of alcohol," a filing claims.
Rick Pitino on trustees: 'They're not the University of Louisville'
Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino answered a variety of questions on ESPN in his first public interview since being fired.
iPhone 8 seems to have an iPhone X problem. Awkward.
Reports indicate that smartphone buyers are holding out for the iPhone X, sparking fears that demand for the iPhone 8 isn't as strong as anticipated.
Review: 'Thor: Ragnarok' is a fun Marvel romp that doesn't take itself seriously enough
The thunder god's third solo film, directed by Taika Waititi, wrestles with tonal issues but offers a welcome surprise: The Hulk returns in fine form.
Deadly rampage in Maryland: Motive remains a mystery
Radee Prince, 37, sparked a multi-state manhunt after police say he killed three people and shot two others in Maryland, then shot a man in Delaware.
FBI sex trafficking sting rescues infant, 5-year-old sister from predators
The infant and her 5-year-old sister had been offered up for sex by a friend staying with the family.
North Korea threatens 'unimaginable' strike on United States
North Korea conducted its sixth, and most powerful, nuclear test last month.
The #MeToo movement didn't begin with Harvey Weinstein. And it won't end there
Tarana Burke, not Alyssa Milano, saw the power of those two simple words to fight sexual harassment, assault and exploitation -- especially for WOC.