U.S. starts withdrawing troops from Syria amid policy confusion

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 11:34:22

The U.S. military began withdrawing its troops from Syria, an order from Trump that others in the White House said would not happen straight away.

Police interview R. Kelly after getting report singer was holding women hostage

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-12 03:27:30

Police visited the Chicago home of R&B singer R. Kelly Friday after receiving a tip that two women were being held hostage but foundno evidence to support the allegation, a police spokesman said.

Megyn Kelly is officially out at NBC; what will her next move be?

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-12 03:21:34

After more than a decade of steady success at Fox News, she lasted a little over 18 months at her new network. What s her next move going to be?

Democrat Tulsi Gabbard announces 2020 run for president to take on Trump

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-12 00:34:56

DemocratTulsi Gabbard announced on Friday that she would run for president in 2020, entering what is expected to be a crowded field.

An unnecessary controversy : Rep. King says white nationalist comments were out of context

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 23:54:46

Rep. Steve King addressed the controversy surrounding his statements about white nationalism and white supremacy.

Suspect s goal was kidnapping Jayme Closs, not killing her parents, police say

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 23:31:48

JakePatterson allegedly targeted Jayme Closs when he abducted the teen from her Barron home and killed her parents. Jayme escaped Thursday in Gordon

He was accidentally invited to a stranger s bachelor party. GoFundMe is helping him attend

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 23:24:28

For Will Novak, What started out as a typo could end up in an extremely fun weekend with strangers.

Donald Trump tweets that national champion Clemson football team will visit White House

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 23:24:03

The national champion Clemson Tigers football team will visit the White House on Jan. 14, President Donald Trump announced in a tweet Friday.

After California fires of Biblical proportions, governor raises $5 million for victims

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 23:20:11

A benefit concert organized by California Gov. Gavin Newsom raised $5 million for California wildfire victims.

$20 million donated to viral border wall GoFundMe set to be refunded

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 23:08:55

The $20 million that has been donated to a GoFundMe page to help fund President Donald Trump s wall along the southern border is going to be refunded.

Flu is widespread in US with 7.3 million people sick, but experts see a milder season

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 21:26:47

As many as 7.3 million people have been sick with the flu since the season began in October, with between69,000 and 84,000 people hospitalized for treatment, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday.

DeSantis, Florida cabinet pardon black men, known as Groveland Four, accused of 1949 rape

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 20:36:12

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and a state cabinet granted posthumous pardons Friday to four African-American men accused of raping a white woman in 1949.

Shutdown: Trump says he s not looking to declare emergency for border wall right now

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 20:34:56

President Donald Trump Friday played down the prospects of an imminent emergency declaration to free up funding for his proposed border wall.

Placing juveniles in solitary confinement doesn t fix them. In fact, it makes them worse

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 19:39:36

Steps have been taken to end practice on federal level. But to really solve the problem, states must follow.

1,500 miles of snow: Weekend winter weather to roar from Denver to New York City

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 19:27:36

Motorists on key Interstates in East and along the mid-Atlantic seaboard could face hazardous conditions.

Nick Cannon calls out R. Kelly and music industry darkness, apologizes on behalf of all men

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 18:07:37

After calling out R. Kelly and several other men accused of sexual misconduct, Nick Cannon apologized to women "on behalf of all men" in a post.

Alabama judge allows Maori Davenport to play high school basketball as court considers lawsuit

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 17:55:38

Judge is allowing Maori Davenport to play HS basketball as court considers lawsuit filed by parents against Alabama high school athletic association.

Today should be payday for hundreds of thousands of government workers. But the shutdown means they re not getting paid

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 17:26:20

Federal employees were supposed to be paid on Friday, but checks are on hold for thousands of workers because of the ongoing government shutdown.

Jayme Closs kidnapping suspect Jake Patterson accused of killing her parents

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 17:15:12

Jayme was found by a neighbor Thursday, and Patterson, 21, was arrested a short time later in Gordon, Wisconsin.

Bears kicker Cody Parkey on miss: Football is what I do, it s not who I am

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 16:46:04

The Chicago Bears kicker spoke with the "Today" show.

Jayme Closs kidnapping suspect Jake Patterson charged with killing her parents

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 16:43:04

Jayme was found by a neighbor Thursday, and Patterson, 21, was arrested a short time later in Gordon, Wisconsin.

Missing Wisconsin teen found alive: What we know about the kidnapping suspect, Jayme Closs escape

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 16:40:49

Nearly three months after her parents were shot dead in their Wisconsin home, Jayme Closs, 13, was found alive. Here s what we know about her rescue.

TSA no-shows? Miami airport to close a terminal early for 3 days amid government shutdown

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 16:40:07

Miami s airport will close one of its terminals early starting this weekend. The concern: there may not be enough screeners showing up amid shutdown.

Jayme Closs is traumatized, woman who helped Wisconsin teen to safety says

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 15:57:54

Jeanne Nutter saw a young girl walking toward her yelling for help Thursday afternoon. It was Jayme Closs, who had been missing for three months.

R. Kelly may be under fire, but Chris Brown s career is still flourishing

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 15:50:44

R. Kelly and Chris Brown are RCA labelmates -- and two of music s most allegedly-abusive men.

R. Kelly s alleged victim opens up to Jada Pinkett Smith in shocking Red Table Talk

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 15:39:46

Alleged victim Lisa Van Allen joined Jada Pinkett Smith s "Red Table Talk" to discuss R. Kelly following the docu-series, "Surviving R. Kelly."

How Sarah Hyland overcame 27 years of being sick, mental health struggles

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 15:07:35

"Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland told Ellen DeGeneres. "Just saying it out loud helped immensely..."

Elizabeth Smart: What a miracle!!! Jayme Closs has been found

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 14:46:36

Elizabeth Smart, an outspoken advocate on kidnapping after her much publicized captivityin 2002, speaks out on Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs.

A three-camera iPhone? It may be one of three new models for 2019, report says

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 14:05:12

Whilethe company s usual fall event may be several months away, early details on what to expect from Apple s 2019 iPhone update have begun to emerge.

Trump says will unveil overhaul soon of visa rules for skilled workers including a path to citizenship

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 13:18:04

H1-B holders "can rest assured that changes are soon coming," the president says in a tweet.

Trump builds case for an emergency declaration to bypass Congress on border wall

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 12:53:41

Locked in an impasse with Democrats over his border wall, President Donald Trump is inching increasingly closer to an emergency declaration.

Missing Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs found alive: What we know about how she escaped

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 12:47:17

Nearly three months after her parents were shot dead in their Wisconsin home, Jayme Closs, 13, was found alive. Here s what we know about her rescue.

Today should be payday for thousands of government workers. But the shutdown means they re not getting paid

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 12:32:11

Federal employees were supposed to be paid on Friday, but checks are on hold for thousands of workers because of the ongoing government shutdown.

Which top NFL playoff team is at biggest risk of divisional-round upset?

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 12:00:48

Only once this decade have all four of the NFL s top seeds advanced to the conference championship game. Who should be on upset alert this weekend?

5 coolest things we expect to see at the 2019 Detroit auto show

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 11:55:36

At the Detroitauto show, concept vehicles will be few and far between in 2019. In their place: the real deal in the form of pure power.

U.S. starts withdrawing troops from Syria amid policy confusion

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 11:34:22

The U.S. military began withdrawing its troops from Syria, an order from Trump that others in the White House said would not happen straight away.

Want to stock up on stamps before prices go up? Here s how, where and why

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 11:00:09

You can order stamps online, print them from home or buy them at major grocery stores andpharmacies, as well as some banks and officer suppliers.

Government shutdown, winter storm, Motown celebration: 5 things to know Friday

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 08:34:38

First day without paycheck for furloughed workers, Motown celebrates 60-year anniversary and more things to start your Friday morning

Sheriff: Helicopter blades struck, killed man at Florida airport

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 06:29:14

A 62-year-old man was hit in the head and killed while working on a helicopter at a Florida airport, authorities said Thursday.

Paychecks for thousands of federal workers on hold as government shutdown nears fourth week

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 05:30:01

Federal employees were supposed to be paid on Friday, but checks are on hold for thousands of workers because of the ongoing government shutdown.

Wealthy Chappaqua Catholics start school for poor boys at the urging of their priest

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 05:14:39

Their priest worked among the poor during the week and preached on the weekends to Bill and Hillary Clinton s neighbors in Chappaqua, New York.

Green Book director apologizes for penis prank, writer for anti-Muslim 9/11 tweet

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 04:49:31

Green Book director Peter Farrelly says he was "an idiot" for boorish behavior cited in 1998 stories.

Aretha Franklin s estate in turmoil as police investigate theft

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 04:22:55

Bloomfield Township police are investigating a theft from Aretha Franklin s estate, but note the probe started before the singer s death last summer.

President Trump mocks CNN s Jim Acosta over Twitter video at border wall

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 04:20:10

President Donald Trump joined a chorus ofRepublicans in mocking Jim Acosta, CNN s chief White House correspondent, on Twitter for a video the journalist posted showing areas of the border that had a wall.

Mother of 8 fights aggressive skin cancer: I won t sit down to die

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 04:16:40

A single mom with 8 kids spent New Year s Eve getting chemo. She has skin cancer that has spread, robbing her livelihood, but not her hopes.

R. Kelly s daughter breaks silence on monster father: Devastated is an understatement

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 02:14:18

Joann Kelly, who goes by the stage nameBuku Abi, addressed the controversy Thursday, making it clear that her silence was not her being "careless."

Tony Romo leaves Cowboys out of top class of NFL playoff contenders

USA Today(USA) 2019-01-11 00:15:03

Tony Romo sees all of the NFL playoffs top seeds as the league s foremost threats, but he still thinks Dallas has a chance to make a title run.