Trump and Beto to face off, Denver teachers prepare to strike: 5 things to know Monday

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 09:03:08

Trump and Beto to face off in dueling rallies, Denver teachers prepare to strike and more news to start your day.

Government shutdown: Lawmakers reach agreement in principle to avoid shutdown as Friday deadline looms

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-12 02:44:19

The emerging agreement was announced by a group of lawmakers, including Republican Sen. Richard Shelby and Democratic Rep. Nita Lowey.

Chris Pratt defends church after Ellen Page calls it infamously anti-LGBTQ

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-12 02:26:35

His church is infamously anti lgbtq so maybe address that, Ellen Page tweeted about Chris Pratt. On Monday, the "Guardians" star responded.

Notre Dame wide receiver Javon McKinley arrested, accused of punching officers

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-12 02:11:02

Police say Notre Dame s Javon McKinley was found unresponsive in back of Uber vehicle, later punched officers who were trying to help back to dorm.

Nicki Minaj slams BET for shady tweet, Cardi B deletes Instagram after haters come calling

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-12 02:07:49

It all started on Grammys night after Cardi B won best rap album for "Invasion of Privacy." Cardi B, hit with haters too, deletes her Instagram.

Richard Gere welcomes baby boy at age 69 with wife Alejandra Silva

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-12 01:37:02

Nearly two decades after the arrival of his first child, Richard Gere welcomed a baby boy with wife Alejandra Silva, 35.

TSA s wackiest catches in 2018: Spear guns, saw blades and snakes (almost) on a plane

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-12 01:04:41

The agency s annual top 10 list of unusual items caught by screeners includes a ball python bound for Barbados and a grenade-turned-bottle opener

Father describes pain, anger after daughter s caregiver arrested in connection with her pregnancy

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-12 00:40:11

Robert Blanchard said the family first became aware of a problem four years ago, when his daughter would call from her group home in tears.

Watch live: Beto O Rourke joins protest march past Trump s border wall rally in El Paso

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-12 00:16:27

USA TODAY is providing live coverage of this march.

Body-cam video shows Arizona police repeatedly Tasing suspect during traffic stop which sparked suit

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-12 00:10:30

Glendale police body-camera video shows two officers repeatedly using a Taser on a handcuffed man in 2017 while his two frightened children watch.

Sears controversial ex-chairman closes deal to buy the company, keeping 425 stores open

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 23:27:29

Sears controversial ex-CEO has closed the deal to buy the beleaguered company for $5.2 billion. 425 Sears and Kmart stores will remain open.

Opinion: Banishing Kareem Hunt from the NFL forever doesn t do him, or anyone else, any good

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 23:16:55

Kareem Hunt signs with Cleveland Browns, two months after Kansas City Chiefs cut him following video that showed him shoving, kicking woman.

Delaware woman wins $1.5 million breastfeeding discrimination case against KFC franchisee

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 22:17:25

A jury has ruled in favor of a Delaware woman suing a her former employer, a KFC franchisee, on claims of gender discrimination and harassment.

George Clooney on his Catch-22 TV series, and the life-changing experience of ER

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 22:15:37

The A-list actor directs and stars in Hulu s six-episode adaptation of Catch-22, due in May

Robert Mueller has spent two years investigating Trump, and he hasn t said a word. It s possible he never will.

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 21:49:01

As the special counsel probe grinds toward its conclusion, there are growing signs that Mueller will never say anything about his own investigation.

Joy Behar tells Meghan McCain not to have a hissy fit in heated exchange on The View

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 21:13:09

Joy Behar and Meghan McCain are back at it again, having another heated exchange on Monday s episode of "The View."

Whole Foods again has best online prices for Valentine s roses

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 21:12:00

Amazon Prime deal is $19.99, or $25 with local delivery, a good two-thirds less than $79.90 for 1-800-Flowers. In-store pickup is best deal.

Potent storm slams Hawaii with 191-mph winds, 60-foot waves and rare snow on Maui

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 20:55:35

A powerful storm hit Hawaii over the weekend, bringing dangerous surf conditions, several inches of snow, and a 191-mph wind gust.

Who is Kacey Musgraves? Grammy album winner hits country and mainstream listeners

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 20:49:12

“Golden Hour” launched Musgraves into her own orbit with its sophisticated take on country-pop.

McDonald s brings Donuts Sticks to breakfast starting next week

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 20:47:51

McDonald’s is launching McCafé Donuts Sticks nationally for a limited time on Feb. 20. They ll be sold daily until 10:30 a.m.

Rep. Ilhan Omar unequivocally apologizes for anti-Semitic tweet condemned by Democratic leaders

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 20:42:36

Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., said Omar appeared to "traffic in old anti-Semitic tropes about Jews and money."

Police: Redskins coach Jay Gruden s son arrested after three confrontations

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 20:17:46

Jack Gruden, the son of Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden, was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public early Saturday morning.

Opinion: Kyler Murray made the right choice in picking NFL ahead of MLB

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 20:07:40

Kyler Murray had a signed contract with the Oakland A s, but the former Oklahoma quarterback has made the right call in deciding to pick the NFL.

Parents outline demands, threaten lawsuit over alleged strip search of four black 12-year-old girls

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 20:01:59

The NAACP Legal Defense Fund sent notice to the BCSD on behalf of the four preteens, demanding action within 30 days.

Katy Perry s shoe collection pulls two pairs over blackface controversy

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 19:58:29

Are Katy Perry s shoes with faces examples of racist "blackface" imagery? Her label pulled two pairs from website but they re still on sale elsewhere.

Democratic leaders demand Rep. Ilhan Omar apologize for anti-Semitic tweet

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 19:38:39

Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., said Omar appeared to "traffic in old anti-Semitic tropes about Jews and money."

Browns sign ex-Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt as NFL investigation remains ongoing

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 19:30:57

Kareem Hunt was released by the Chiefs after a video emerged showing him shoving and kicking a woman in a February incident at a Cleveland hotel.

Maher pits a real Bezos against a fake Trump in Best of Late Night

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 19:21:10

Comics give the latest on the National Enquirer scandal

El Paso mayor: Despite Trump s State of the Union claim, our relations with Mexico thrive

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 19:21:08

In El Paso, families live and work on both sides of the border. This centuries-long connection makes us stronger and productive, not dangerous.

Dad rages after 4-year-old daughter dies of flu complications

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 18:48:58

The girl died of pneumonia days after a flu diagnosis. The latest CDC report has 25 states at "high" flu activity and outbreaks are closing schools.

Fox News host Pete Hegseth comes clean? I do wash my hands

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 18:36:54

On Fox and Friends, host Pete Hegseth told co-hosts Ed Henry and Jedediah Bil, that he didn t believe in germs after a segment about leftover pizza.

Kyler Murray chooses to pursue NFL, fully committing to becoming QB

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 18:34:24

Kyler Murray, who was due to report to the A s, said he was "fully committing my life and time to becoming an NFL quarterback."

Plane slides on snowy runway, across highway in Indiana

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 18:24:34

Police closed Ind. 227 Monday morning to allow for removal of the plane.

Illinois AG asks state supreme court to re-sentence Chicago cop who murdered Laquan McDonald

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 17:46:25

Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced to six years and nine months in prison for the murder of Laquan McDonald in 2014.

The Grammys did a few things right, but the show was still completely unwatchable

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 17:45:00

More diverse, critically acclaimed artists won Grammys this year, but the actual telecast remained a mess.

Patriots Julian Edelman says people don t know what happened with NFL PED suspension

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 16:26:39

New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman briefly addressed his four-game suspension but offered little detail on his suggestion that it was unjust.

A quarter of all kindergartners in Washington county aren’t immunized. Now there’s a measles crisis

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 15:50:43

Measles outbreaks in Washington state and New York raise concerns about clusters of unvaccinated children

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam slammed for referring to first indentured servants from Africa instead of slaves

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 15:46:54

"Well, it has been a difficult week," Northam said at the start of his interview with CBS Gayle King.

Brutally honest reviews and rankings of every Grammys 2019 performance

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 15:44:26

Which 2019 Grammys performers earned their right to perform at music s biggest night? We ve ranked them from best to worst.

Andy Cohen criticized for taking days-old baby boy on a flight

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 15:28:18

Andy Cohen s followers expressed concern when he posted an image of his days-old baby boy on a plane with him.

Why criminals Bonnie and Clyde preferred Fords as a getaway car

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 15:17:32

“For sustained speed and freedom from trouble the Ford has got ever(y) other car skinned," says a letter to Henry Ford signed "Clyde Barrow."

Fox News host Pete Hegseth: I don t think I ve washed my hands for 10 years

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 15:14:40

On Fox and Friends, host Pete Hegseth told co-hosts Ed Henry and Jedediah Bil, that he didn t believe in germs after a segment about leftover pizza.

Where was Donald Glover? Childish Gambino wasn t at the Grammys to accept big wins

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 15:10:32

Childish Gambino won four out of the five awards he was nominated for, but was not there to accept them.

AAF winners, losers: New football league dazzles in opening weekend

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 14:45:46

The AAF, a new league, impressed in its opening weekend, showcasing personality, skills and intrigue. Road teams did not have same success.

Robert Mueller has spent two years investigating Trump and he hasn t said a word. It s possible he never will.

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 14:25:12

As the special counsel probe grinds toward its conclusion, there are growing signs that Mueller will never say anything about his own investigation.

A quarter of all kindergartners in Washington aren’t immunized. Now there’s a measles crisis

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 14:06:55

Measles outbreaks in Washington state and New York raise concerns about clusters of unvaccinated children

Hormones, surgery, regret: I was a transgender woman for 8 years — time I can t get back

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 14:05:37

At first I was giddy for the fresh start. But hormones and sex change surgery couldn t solve the underlying issues driving my gender dysphoria.

Grammys 2019: Everything you didn t see on TV during the broadcast

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 12:46:16

Best album winner Kacey Musgraves awaited her Postmates delivery and Dua Lipa finished her aborted speech. We were backstage and in the audience, giving you everything you missed at the Grammys.

Smokey Robinson defends Jennifer Lopez’s Grammys Motown tribute

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 12:43:33

Jennifer Lopez faced backlash on social media for her lead participation in a tribute recognizing the historic African-American record label, Motown.

Investigation finds decades of abuse in Southern Baptist Convention

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 12:09:24

An investigation by the Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express News found more than 700 victims of sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention.

White House says leaker about to be caught. Then new leaked copies of Trump schedule land

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 12:04:03

White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that hope to identify the staffer who leaked Trump s schedule by the end of the week.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom to draw down guard troops at border

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 10:32:38

About 100 of the 360 troops will remain deployed under California’s agreement with the federal government to focus specifically on combating transnational crime such as drug and gun smuggling, Newsom spokesman Nathan Click said.

Bewildering, dire, disastrous : Queen has a Brexit escape plan, but how bad will it be?

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 09:33:23

Possible food shortages, sky-rocketing cheese prices, grounded airplanes, traffic jams, riots, an escape plan for its monarch. How bad will Brexit be?

Trump and Beto to face off, Denver teachers prepare to strike: 5 things to know Monday

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 09:03:08

Trump and Beto to face off in dueling rallies, Denver teachers prepare to strike and more news to start your day.

Grammys 2019: 7 must-know moments from Sunday s awards show

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 07:26:50

At the Grammy Awards, Cardi B gave the sweetest speech, Dolly Parton was a crowd-pleaser, Drake got played off stage and other moments to remember.

Grammys 2019: The worst-dressed stars from Jennifer Lopez to Kylie Jenner

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 06:40:11

Some of the biggest stars in music failed to hit a high note at the 61st annual Grammy Awards. Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry and Maren Morris are among the worst-dressed stars of the night.

Grammys 2019: 7 must-know moments from Sunday s show

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 06:39:30

At the Grammy Awards, Cardi B gave the sweetest speech, Dolly Parton was a crowd-pleaser, Drake got played off stage and other moments to remember.

Brutally honest reviews and ranking of every Grammys 2019 performance

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 05:39:54

Which 2019 Grammys performers earned their right to perform at music s biggest night? We ve ranked them from best to worst.

Ariana Grande appeared to shade Cardi B after Grammy win, apologizes

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 05:14:18

Ariana Grande may have stayed out of the Grammys fray for most of the night, but she apparently couldn t hold back a few angry tweets.

Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour may be 2018 s best album yet

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 05:01:09

The country singer s third album Golden Hour comes out Friday.

Grammys 2019: Drake says awards don t matter; Twitter howls when he gets cut off

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 04:34:10

On Sunday night, Drake won best rap song for "God s Plan," and shocked fans by actually appearing to accept his Grammy award. Then he got cut off.

Rangers backup goalie Alexandar Georgiev makes 55 saves to cool off Maple Leafs

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 04:28:39

New York Rangers goalie Alexandar Georgiev makes 55 saves to beat Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on his 23rd birthday.

Lakers Magic Johnson: Pelicans didn t negotiate fairly in Anthony Davis trade talks

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-11 00:06:52

No matter what the Lakers offered, it wasn’t good enough for the Pelicans, and asked if the negotiations were in good faith, Magic Johnson said, “No.”

Beverly Hills becoming a theme park ? City strives to be exclusive, but open to tourists

USA Today(USA) 2019-02-10 19:20:16

The city famous for swimming pools and movie stars is trying to cash in on tourists without alienating locals.