DOJ: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker 'unquestionably' authorized to lead department
Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is "unquestionably" authorized to head Justice Department despite lack of Senate confirmation, the department said
Cases of Wagner family accused in Ohio murders take years to prosecute, cost taxpayers thousands of dollars
Officials expect prosecuting the Wagner family members charged with the brutal shooting deaths of their eight friends will take several years.
Feds find 'blatant disregard' for veteran safety at VA nursing home, already among the nation's worst
Federal investigators find nurses asleep on the job at one VA nursing home, while the VA releases updated ratings for its nursing homes nationwide.
Serena Williams' GQ magazine cover draws controversy from her fans
One of the GQ covers showed Serena Williams posing in a black bodysuit with a Chanel belt and the words “2018 Woman of the Year” in headline type.
A handgun for Christmas: Wisconsin company decides to buy firearms for every employee this holiday season
BenShot, which produces novelty glassware embedded with a bullet, decided its annual holiday gift would help promote personal safety and team building
Pink's husband Carey Hart threatens California wildfire looters 'will be shot on site'
Carey Hart posted a picture to Instagram Tuesday of a dozen gun-wielding men standing in front of a sign that reads, "Looters will be shot on site."
Trump tried to broker House leadership deal, promote loyalist Jim Jordan, report says
An ideological firebrand, Rep. Jim Jordan has vigorously defended Trump from his current positions on the House Judiciary and Oversight committees.
American woman on South Pacific cruise dies after fall from boat platform
An elderly passenger aboard a Holland America ship sailing in the South Pacific last week died in a fall from a tender platform.
Relocating Chiefs-Rams game from Mexico City to LA creates another big mess for NFL
The easy decision was made to move Monday night's Chiefs-Rams game from Mexico City to L.A., but the ramifications could be significant for the NFL.
Hold on tight: NFL coaching carousel's spin set to speed up in coming weeks
There's already been one firing this NFL season, and more are sure to come. Embattled head coaches need to hold on tight.
McDonald's customer chokes employee over ketchup, police say
California police are looking for a woman they say entered an employee backdoor and attacked an employee over an argument about ketchup.
Winner of $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot has not claimed prize
State lottery officials said the winner of the huge $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot still has not come forward.
Tony Stewart’s deadly collision still has Kevin Ward Jr.'s family off track
Kevin Ward Sr. and Pamela Ward still struggle to accept death of son Kevin Ward Jr. four years after he was struck and killed by Tony Stewart.
The craziest prison escape in decades is now a Showtime miniseries ... from Ben Stiller
Paul Dano and Benicio del Toro star as murderous escapees from an upstate New York prison, and Patricia Arquette plays the flirtatious tailor-shop worker who helped them.
California fire evacuees could find bodies in charred homes: What we know now
The death toll from the deadliest wildfire in California history has reached 48 and continues to rise, and more bodies could be found.
Migrant caravan: First Central Americans arrive at the US-Mexico border
Migrant caravan: The first group is at the border. The majority are more than 1,000 miles away, and many more may stay in Mexico.
`Alexa, nuke the popcorn, heat up the coffee:' We review Amazon's $59.99 microwave
Amazon's $59.99 microwave can be controlled by voice via Alexa, and a nearby Echo device.
Can you be a former Catholic? With new betrayal on child sex abuse, I'm about to find out
Catholic to her church: After a lifetime of stubborn adherence on my part and criminal behavior on yours, you have finally managed to drive me away.
Who is Mira Ricardel? First Lady Melania Trump wants the national security official fired
Melania Trump's unexpected feud with national security adviser Mira Ricardel exploded Tuesday when the first lady publicly called for the official's firing.
The 25 best gifts for travelers of 2018
Wanderlust's got nothing on these gifts
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh marry
Shots from Lake Como as Bollywood superstars Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh tie the knot in Italy. (Nov. 14)
Fox News, Tucker Carlson need to take accountability for their words, too: Today's talker
Fox News hasn't tweeted in a week. If only the cable news network would hold its poster child Tucker Carlson to the same standards as it does Twitter.
Health care is now a major liability for Republicans. Will they dig the hole deeper?
Republicans can work with Democrats on health care or keep attacking the ACA. What they decide will affect real people and the 2020 presidential race.
I trained to be an astronaut on a mission to Mars at Space Camp. Here's what it's like.
The challenges of training will only increase as we prepare astronauts for a trip that sends mankind to Mars – 34 million miles away from home.
Amazon chases skilled work forces, not low taxes and light regulations
Access to tech talent trumps low taxes and light regulations for Amazon in search for HQ2: Our view
Amazon's HQ2 could have massively negative impact in Virginia
Amazon, a trillion-dollar company, does not need taxpayers to foot the bill for its expansion: Opposing view
Tough talk, tough women: New House members come together to form 'The Badasses'
Veteran and service candidates across the U.S. formed friendships during the 2018 election and are now excited to work together in D.C.
President Trump blames Secret Service for canceling cemetery trip in France
Trump took heat back home after the White House announced Saturday it had canceled a trip to a cemetery because of rain.
Harvey Weinstein accused of raping actress Paz de la Huerta in new lawsuit
Paz de la Huerta, best known for her role in HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein Monday, alleging he raped her twice.
November political cartoons from the USA TODAY Network
Gannett's cartoonists from across the country draw their takes on news and politics.
This is what a $135 million Palm Beach house looks like
Photos: Prince Charles through the years
Animals affected by California wildfires
Animals affected by California wildfires
'The Voice' Season 15: Who's left
'The Voice' is down to six competitors on each judge's team. Here are the competitors for Season 15.
From nose surgery to life support: Dallas woman in coma after plastic surgery in Mexico
Laura Avila, a Dallas real estate agent, went to Juarez, Mexico for plastic surgery on her nose. Now, she's on life support in a Texas hospital.
Before and after images show damage from California fires
Photos show the devastation from the Camp Fire, which has destroyed more structures than any other in the state's history.
To live in California is to be stalked by wildfire. How are we doing? Edgy. Tired. Angry.
Each new sight of smoke sends us scrambling to find the kid, cat and evacuation boxes. Bad policy decisions have brought catastrophe, over and over.
Chick-fil-A announces nationwide delivery with DoorDash and 200,000 free chicken sandwiches
Chick-fil-A and DoorDash announced a partnership for delivery at more 1,100 restaurants, and they're giving away free sandwiches to celebrate.
'Blue wave' very real in California: Democrat Katie Porter takes late lead over incumbent
At least four incumbent Republican House members were swept away in California and two more are still at risk as votes continue to be counted.
Jamie Foxx is the proud dad of a football-playing daughter: 'She's killing it'
The "Robin Hood" actor said his 10-year-old daughter is the only girl in the league and has made three touchdowns.
1 in 3 American adults has prediabetes. Answer these 6 questions to see if you’re at risk.
It's simple to learn if you have this serious condition – Discover your risk today
International Olympic Committee running out of cities that will throw its parties
The Olympics are being recognized as an economic boondoggle. A majority of Calgary voters said they did not want the city to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics.