Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow’s rape trial gets ugly fast with first accuser’s testimony

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow’s rape trial gets ugly fast with first accuser’s testimony

CLOSE Kellen Winslow II was recently charged with the rape of two transient women and a homeless community in San Diego is now shaken because of it. USA TODAYVISTA, Calif. — In the ongoing rape trial of former NFL star Kellen Winslow II, possibly no other witness is more important to the case against him…
‘The Voice’: Maelyn Jarmon wins Season 16, handing John Legend his first win as a coach

‘The Voice’: Maelyn Jarmon wins Season 16, handing John Legend his first win as...

AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideSpoiler alert: This story contains details about the outcome of Tuesday's finale of "The Voice."John Legend just became a V-EGOT winner. Maelyn Jarmon was...
Spoiler alert: ‘NCIS’ closes Season 16 with huge guest shocker

Spoiler alert: ‘NCIS’ closes Season 16 with huge guest shocker

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‘Jeopardy!’ champ James Holzhauer extends amazing streak with his 24th victory

‘Jeopardy!’ champ James Holzhauer extends amazing streak with his 24th victory

CLOSE "Jeopardy!" contestant James Holzhauer broke the show's single-game winning record. Then, he broke his own record a week later. USA...
Napa vineyard owner, NYC attorney plead guilty in college admissions ACT, SAT cheating scandal

Napa vineyard owner, NYC attorney plead guilty in college admissions ACT, SAT cheating scandal

CLOSE Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty in the nation's largest college admissions scandal. APBOSTON — Two more wealthy parents – an owner of wine vineyards in Napa Valley, California, and a high-powered attorney from New York – pleaded guilty Tuesday in the nation's college admissions bribery scandal.Gordon Caplan, a former partner at a major international law firm, and Agustin…
HUD Secretary Ben Carson mixes up a real estate term and Oreo sandwich cookies

HUD Secretary Ben Carson mixes up a real estate term and Oreo sandwich cookies

CLOSE Ben Carson has been a staple for the Trump Administration since the President took office. Veuer's Nick Cardona has that story. Buzz60WASHINGTON — An REO, or “real estate owned,” refers to a kind of property owned by a lender, like a bank, after a foreclosure. An Oreo is a kind of delicious sandwich cookie.In…
‘Bachelor’ star Chris Soules awaits sentence for fatal 2017 crash; watch hearing live

‘Bachelor’ star Chris Soules awaits sentence for fatal 2017 crash; watch hearing live

Sentencing began Tuesday for former "Bachelor" star Chris Soules, who faces two years for fleeing the scene of a deadly crash in his native Iowa.
Tornado season has been wild, and more storms are coming

Tornado season has been wild, and more storms are coming

Story HighlightsMore storms are forecast the rest of the month for the central U.S.Tornadoes have killed 31 people so far this year, which is about half the long-term average.The deadly and destructive 2019 tornado season has been above-average, and shows no signs of letting up.A day after at least 20 tornadoes rolled through the central…
Mississippi judge who blocked 15-week abortion ban hears arguments on fetal heartbeat law

Mississippi judge who blocked 15-week abortion ban hears arguments on fetal heartbeat law

CLOSE Tough, new abortion laws in Alabama and several other states face legal battles in court... and that's the point. We explain how they take aim at Roe v. Wade. Just the FAQs, USA TODAYU.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Tuesday asked pointed questions about Mississippi's law that bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected,…
‘Game of Thrones’: There were clues to the surprise finale all along

‘Game of Thrones’: There were clues to the surprise finale all along

CLOSE SPOILER ALERT: "Game of Thrones" had a fiery finale. USA TODAYSpoiler alert! The following contains spoilers from the series finale...