‘It’s perplexing.’ How did the Golden Ray ship capsize? Here’s a look at possible answers

‘It’s perplexing.’ How did the Golden Ray ship capsize? Here’s a look at possible...

CLOSE U.S. Coast Guard video shows the dramatic rescue of the four missing crew aboard a cargo ship that capsized off the coast of Georgia. USA TODAYStory HighlightsFour crew members were finally rescued Monday night after the Golden Ray capsized.A former NTSB director says there appears to be no massive rocks the ship could've hit.One…
Apple Watch Series 5 review: Always on screen lets you tell time without raising your wrist

Apple Watch Series 5 review: Always on screen lets you tell time without raising...

CLOSE On Tuesday, Apple unveiled its iPhone 11, the iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max as well as the latest Apple Watch Series 5. Harrison Hill, USA TODAYAre you crazy for being able to check the time by glancing at the watch on your wrist? Except all the Apple Watch’s leading up to the new…
MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell made ‘error in judgment’ reporting unverified Trump story

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell made ‘error in judgment’ reporting unverified Trump story

CLOSEMSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell is admitting to an "error in judgment" reporting a story about alleged Russian ties to President Donald Trump's finances on Tuesday night.The host of "The Last Word" said in a tweet Wednesday that he ran a segment about "the president’s finances that didn’t go through our rigorous verification and standards process.…
Report: Sen. Tom Cotton says he suggested Trump buy Greenland and met with Danish ambassador

Report: Sen. Tom Cotton says he suggested Trump buy Greenland and met with Danish...

CLOSE President Trump called Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen's statement on a potential Greenland sale "nasty." USA TODAYWASHINGTON – Greenland has ignited controversy over the past week as President Donald Trump called Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen "nasty" over her response to Trump's "absurd" proposal to buy the island from Denmark, and Trump canceled a planned…
DEA investigating where Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs obtained lethal drugs, per report

DEA investigating where Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs obtained lethal drugs, per report

CLOSE Tyler Skaggs' toxicology report showed the late Los Angeles Angels pitcher having fentanyl, oxycodone and alcohol in his system at the time of his death. USA TODAYThe Drug Enforcement Administration is investigating the source of the drugs Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs had in his system the night he died, according to an…
Mon dieu! Donald Trump arrives at G7 summit in France amid tensions, threat of tariffs on French wines

Mon dieu! Donald Trump arrives at G7 summit in France amid tensions, threat of...

CLOSE President Donald Trump and Melania Trump arrive at the airport in Biarritz, France for the G7 summit. WOCHITBIARRITZ, France – Fears of a global recession and a mélange of other troubling issues awaited President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world’s most industrialized economies as they arrived on Saturday at a seaside resort…
Valerie Harper, star of

Valerie Harper, star of

CLOSEActress Valerie Harper at the historic Algonquin Hotel in New York City on March 1, 2010. Harper appeared as Tallulah Bankhead in "Looped" on Broadway from 2008-10. (Photo: Todd Plitt/USA TODAY)Valerie Harper, who thought she would die from cancer years ago but survived to ply her madcap comic style for a new generation of audiences, has died.…
Joe Biden: Trump’s reported effort to get Ukraine president to investigate him ‘abhorrent’

Joe Biden: Trump’s reported effort to get Ukraine president to investigate him ‘abhorrent’

CLOSE President Donald Trump is defending himself against someone he describes as a "partisan whistleblower" whose complaint included a reported private conversation Trump had with a foreign leader. (Sept. 20) AP, APCEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA – Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday accused President Trump of  "abhorrent" behavior amid news reports that the president pressured Ukraine's president…
‘Total devastation. Apocalyptic’: Massive rescue effort underway in Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

‘Total devastation. Apocalyptic’: Massive rescue effort underway in Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

CLOSE Hurricane Dorian left the Abaco Islands in ruin as it ripped through the Bahamas. USA TODAYThe death toll from Hurricane Dorian reached seven and was expected to climb in the Bahamas on Wednesday as rescue teams raced the clock to provide food, water, medicine and shelter to thousands left homeless by the devastating storm.The sun…
Why is the Amazon rainforest on fire?

Why is the Amazon rainforest on fire?

CLOSE The Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate. The fires are no accident, and we need to face it. How does this affect our planet? Just the FAQs, USA TODAYThe Amazon is burning at an alarming rate as tens of thousands of fires lay waste to the world's largest tropical rainforest. Brazil's National Institute of Space Research…