In corruption-plagued Chicago, high-level shakedown charges loom over mayoral race, candidates
The latest political scandal has shocked even hardened veterans of Chicago's political scene – and cast a shadow over next month's mayoral election.
Sebring, Florida shooting: Who is Zephen Xaver, suspect accused of killing five at SunTrust Bank
Multiple people were shot when a gunman opened fire at a SunTrust bank in Sebring in a "hostage situation," officials say.
Blood pressure medication recall over cancer risk expanded for more losartan drugs
Torrent Pharmaceuticals said six more lots of losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets contain trace amounts of a probable human carcinogen.
Indiana Pacers star Victor Oladipo taken from court after suffering knee injury
Indiana Pacers star Victor Oladipo went down with an injury in the second quarter Wednesday night against the Toronto Raptors.
Exclusive: Trump ally Gingrich says White House, GOP should sweeten shutdown offer to attract Democrats
"If you’re trying to attract people with sugar you shouldn’t pour vinegar on top of it," Newt Gingrich, the former House speaker and a Trump ally, said Wednesday.
Atlanta nightclub faces backlash over alleged sexual assault that was streamed on Facebook Live
Police are investigating a video which appears to show a woman being sexually assaulted on the dance floor of an Atlanta nightclub.
Trump abandons plans to give State of the Union in the House, says he will look for another site
The president's decision followed back and forth with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over the annual address.
Naomi Campbell looks stunning, flashes nipples at Valentino show after 14-year break
After a 14-year break from the runway, Naomi Campbell crushed the catwalk at the Valentino Haute Couture 2019 show in Paris Wednesday.
Michael Cohen postpones congressional testimony, claims 'threats' from President Trump and Rudy Giuliani
"Due to ongoing threats against his family from President Trump and Mr. Giuliani... Mr. Cohen's appearance will be postponed to a later," Lanny Davis, a spokesman for Cohen, said.
Twitter rips Savannah Guthrie for 'appalling' interview with Nicholas Sandmann on 'Today'
A user wrote of Savannah Guthrie's Nick Sandmann chat: "White women will always do the most to protect and humanize the white supremacist patriarchy."
Fraud alert: Your mortgage info could be at risk
Tens of thousands of loans and mortgages discovered online as banks scramble to examine the data and reach out to customers, according to report.
Jake Patterson, accused of abducting Jayme Closs, isolated himself after high school
'I hope he gets what he deserves,' a classmate says of a man who grew far apart from his peers.
Gold Medal flour recalled nationally because of salmonella concerns
General Mills is recalling 5-pound bags of Gold Medal Unbleached Flour. Only those with a better-if-used-by date of April 20, 2020, are affected.
Kim Jong Un expresses 'great satisfaction' with letter from Donald Trump
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are planning a second meeting in late February, date and location to be determined.
Louisiana Congressman Cedric Richmond wants NFL's Roger Goodell in DC to address Saints' loss
Amid government shutdown, Louisiana Congressman Cedric Richmond wants NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in Washington DC to answer for Saints' loss.
Witness implicates El Chapo's wife in the alleged drug lord's most daring prison escape
El Chapo lieutenant Damaso Lopez Nuñez implicates alleged drug lord's wife in daring prison escape
Jim Nantz on Tony Romo's predictions: Not getting a message from the gods
Tony Romo has gotten rave reviews over his first two years as a broadcaster and now he's gearing up for his biggest test yet – the Super Bowl.
Carrie Underwood welcomes second baby and his name is...
Carrie Underwood is officially a mom of two. She and husband Mike Fisher welcomed their second son in the wee hours of Monday morning.
22-year-old Montana football player found dead in apparent suicide
Andrew Harris, a redshirt senior at the University of Montana, died Tuesday of apparent suicide.
Online 'food porn' ad for Devour frozen foods not safe for the Super Bowl
Devour frozen foods has to tame down their online ad before it runs in the third quarter of Super Bowl LIII.
More snow: 2,300 cancellations since Tuesday, Detroit flights resume
Hardest-hit airport from latest storm is Detroit, which halted all flights late Tuesday and into Wednesday morning because of icy conditions.
Ocasio-Cortez is right: Rich must pay more to help close America's wealth and income gaps
With House control, Democrats now have a big opportunity to design and advance a progressive economic agenda that could become a reality after 2020.
Covington Catholic confrontation shows ugly side of Kentucky, and US as a whole
Whether the Covington Catholic students were right or wrong, the incident in Washington put Kentucky back in the news for all the wrong reasons.
Our same-sex marriage didn't protect us from housing discrimination that broke our hearts
My wife and I were denied a place at a retirement community because we are a same-sex couple. This is unlawful sex discrimination, plain and simple.
Fallon reveals how Mary Poppins confronts Oscar snubs
The Academy Awards are coming. Get a preview in Best of Late Night!
Trump economic adviser Kevin Hassett warns shutdown could slam U.S. economy
A top White House economic adviser said Wednesday that a prolonged shutdown of the federal government could bring the U.S. economy to a standstill.
Should women be required to register for the draft? Commission likely to recommend big changes
A congressional commission is considering a range of proposals, from eliminating the draft to making women eligible to requiring public service of all.
Robert Kraft teams with Jay-Z, Meek Mill in starting criminal justice reform organization
Robert Kraft, Jay-Z and Meek Mill are among the notable figures who on Wednesday announced the foundation of a criminal justice reform organization.
A 10-year-old killed himself. His mom blames bullies, and his school
A 10-year-old boy who had complained of bullying at school died Saturday. He is the eighth child in the district to die by suicide this school year.
2019 political cartoons from the USA TODAY Network
Gannett's cartoonists from across the country draw their takes on news and politics.
What you can see with a drone: Amazing photographs
The budget airlines with the best on-time records
When it comes to punctuality, it doesn't get better than these airlines.
Most shocking Paris Fashion Week looks
Paris Spring/Summer 2019 Haute Couture Fashion Week is in full swing and some designs are downright wild. We compiled the wackiest looks of the week.
Best celeb photos of January 2019
Celebrities are gearing up for a busy January: check out your favorite stars at award shows, red carpets and performances all month long.
Subaru suddenly can't make Forester, Crosstrek until a possible steering defect is fixed
Subaru suddenly halted production of the Forester and Crosstrek sold to American customers after discovering a potential steering defect.
Covington Catholic student Nicholas Sandmann on Today Show: 'People judged me based off one expression'
Nicholas Sandmann is seen standing face to face with Native American elder Nathan Phillips. He appeared on the Today Show with Savannah Guthrie.
Rams lineman Andrew Whitworth says Saints' non-call is 'an excuse' for playoff loss
Rams left tackle Andrew Whitworth says the Saints and fans are acting like sore losers for venting about Sunday's controversial non-call.
Heads up, cord cutters: YouTube TV goes national
Cutting the cord cable TV alternative moves to 98 percent of the U.S. and says it will reach 100 percent soon.
Ranking all 52 Super Bowl games from best to worst
The Patriots have been participants in plenty of classic Super Bowls, but were they in the greatest championship showdown in history?
Hacienda HealthCare sexual-assault case: Who is nurse Nathan Sutherland?
Here's what we know about the 36-year-old nurse accused of raping and impregnating an incapacitated patient under his care.
3 brothers start for Vermont, UMBC wins 74-61
Joe Sherburne scored 20 points and UMBC beat Vermont 74-61 in their first matchup since the American East Conference tournament championship last season but it was the Catamounts that made history
Nissin takes down ad after complaints on Osaka's depiction
One of Naomi Osaka's main sponsors has taken down an online ad campaign that depicts the Japanese tennis star with pale skin, after it was criticized as insensitive
Rhode Island holds off VCU 71-65 in defensive battle
Fatts Russell scored 19 points, Jermaine Harris made a key shot in the closing seconds and Rhode Island beat VCU 71-65 for its fifth straight victory in the series