US-Iran crisis, Summer solstice, NHL draft, ‘Toy Story 4’ hits theaters: 5 things to know Friday

US-Iran crisis, Summer solstice, NHL draft, ‘Toy Story 4’ hits theaters: 5 things to...

Editors, USA TODAY Published 3:28 a.m. ET June 21, 2019 | Updated 3:56 a.m. ET June 21, 2019CLOSEUS bars American aircraft from Iran airspace amid high tensions after drone shot downThe U.S. on Friday barred American-registered aircraft from flying over Iranian-administered airspace in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, a day after Iran's Revolutionary Guard…
UConn expected to leave American Athletic Conference, rejoin Big East

UConn expected to leave American Athletic Conference, rejoin Big East

CLOSEUConn is working toward a departure from the American Athletic Conference and is expected to accept an invitation to rejoin the Big East once it is offered, two people with knowledge of the situation confirmed to USA TODAY Sports on Saturday. The two people, who were granted anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the…
What WAS that thing on floor when Prince Charles hosted Trump for tea at Clarence House?

What WAS that thing on floor when Prince Charles hosted Trump for tea at...

CLOSE President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are having afternoon tea with Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, at their official residence in central London. (June 3) AP, APSomething was slightly amiss when Prince Charles ushered President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump into his sitting room for tea at his London palace…
Philadelphia Eagles’ Chris Long announces retirement from NFL in Twitter post

Philadelphia Eagles’ Chris Long announces retirement from NFL in Twitter post

CLOSE Kyler Murray signed a Cardinals helmet after being drafted in April, which has since been auctioned off for $3,450 - the most for a draft helmet in the NFL's auction. Alyssa Williams, USA Today SportsDefensive end Chris Long — a two-time Super Bowl champion — is calling it a career after 11 seasons in…
Pelosi’s meeting with Dems, Trump team in court, suncreen safety: 5 things you need to know Wednesday

Pelosi’s meeting with Dems, Trump team in court, suncreen safety: 5 things you need...

Editors, USA TODAY Published 4:52 a.m. ET May 22, 2019 | Updated 4:52 a.m. ET May 22, 2019CLOSEPelosi to meet with Democrats as clamor for Trump impeachment growsHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi is set to hold a meeting Wednesday to discuss oversight and investigations, sources say. It comes as a growing number of Democrats say it's time to open…
‘American Idol’: Southern heartthrob Laine Hardy pulls off stunning win over Alejandro Aranda

‘American Idol’: Southern heartthrob Laine Hardy pulls off stunning win over Alejandro Aranda

CLOSE The Iowa native has been a fan favorite with her folksy vocals and became this season's winner of the reality singing competition revived...
These are the restaurants and stores open on Memorial Day. Plus, who is closed

These are the restaurants and stores open on Memorial Day. Plus, who is closed

CLOSE Memorial Day is more than the start summer. The holiday has a rich history and every American celebrates differently. Buzz60Shoppers wanting to take advantage of Memorial Day sales or just looking to pick up a few groceries are in luck.Unlike Christmas, Easter and Thanksgiving, most major retailers are open Monday with one super-sized exception – Costco…
‘Achomlishments’: Photographer snaps look at Trump’s notes in Rose Garden news conference

‘Achomlishments’: Photographer snaps look at Trump’s notes in Rose Garden news conference

CLOSE President Donald Trump says he won't negotiate policy with congressional Democrats while they continue to investigate him. (May 21) AP, APWASHINGTON – Photographers captured an image of President Donald Trump's handwritten notes before he addressed reporters in the Rose Garden at the White House on Wednesday. Twitter users were quick to comment on the sneak peek into…
‘Game of Thrones’ series finale recap: A disaster ending that fans didn’t deserve

‘Game of Thrones’ series finale recap: A disaster ending that fans didn’t deserve

CLOSE "Game of Thrones" fans have endured jaw-dropping twists and turns season after season. Apparently, so have the show's stars. USA...
Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera arrested, placed on leave after reported domestic violence incident

Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera arrested, placed on leave after reported domestic violence incident

CLOSEPhiladelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night on suspicion of simple assault in connection with a reported domestic violence incident.The Atlantic City Police Department announced in a news release that Herrera, 27, was arrested after police responded to a reported incident at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino shortly after 8:30 p.m.Officers identified the…