Human remains believed to be missing Tennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell found

Human remains believed to be missing Tennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell found

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Authorities have found remains they believe belong to Evelyn Boswell, a 15-month-old Tennessee girl who went missing amid conflicting, changing stories from family members.Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents and Sullivan County Sheriff's Office detectives said they discovered remains Friday on property owned by a relative of the toddler's mother, Megan Boswell, in…
Super Tuesday aftermath, coronavirus, Supreme Court abortion case: 5 things to know Wednesday

Super Tuesday aftermath, coronavirus, Supreme Court abortion case: 5 things to know Wednesday

Editors, USA TODAY Published 3:57 a.m. ET March 4, 2020 CLOSESuper Tuesday aftermath: Despite facing weeks of questions, Biden roars backThe race for the Democratic presidential nomination looks surprisingly different Wednesday following former vice president Joe Biden's big Super Tuesday showing.Biden seemingly reversed his slow start to the primary season, where his electability was questioned, by sweeping a half-dozen Southern…
Shareholders of USA TODAY owner Gannett and New Media Investment Group approve merger

Shareholders of USA TODAY owner Gannett and New Media Investment Group approve merger

CLOSEGannett headquarters in McLean, VA. (Photo: Tim Loehrke, USAT)Shareholders cleared the way Thursday for New Media Investment Group and USA TODAY owner Gannett to join forces in a deal that will create the largest U.S. media company by print circulation, and one that will also vie for the biggest online news audience nationwide. In separate votes, shareholders of each company approved New…
Grand Princess cruise remains in limbo, waiting to dock, with 21 coronavirus cases

Grand Princess cruise remains in limbo, waiting to dock, with 21 coronavirus cases

CLOSE Vice President Pence and members of the coronavirus task force hold a press conference to discuss the coronavirus outbreak and the Grand Princess. USA TODAYThe more than 3,500 people on Princess Cruises' Grand Princess remained in limbo Saturday morning as they awaited further information on when and where the cruise ship will dock, after…
Pete Buttigieg faces new scrutiny over consulting work, policy ideas in Iowa

Pete Buttigieg faces new scrutiny over consulting work, policy ideas in Iowa

WATERLOO, Ia. — One month ago, Pete Buttigieg welcomed journalists to hours of on-the-record interviews during a bus tour through Iowa. Over the weekend in eastern Iowa, he stood in front of journalists as they repeatedly questioned him about transparency.When a reporter in Waterloo on Friday asked the South Bend, Indiana, mayor why the candidate hadn’t opened press access…
Venezuela President Maduro charged in U.S. drug trafficking inquiry

Venezuela President Maduro charged in U.S. drug trafficking inquiry

CLOSEAttorney General William Barr speaks at the National Sheriffs' Association Winter Legislative and Technology Conference in Washington, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) ORG XMIT: DCSW121 (Photo: Susan Walsh, AP)Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro was charged with federal drug trafficking crimes as part of a far reaching U.S. investigation stretching from New York to Florida, officials…
Brandon Ingram on the Lakers last year: ‘It wasn’t always good energy’

Brandon Ingram on the Lakers last year: ‘It wasn’t always good energy’

CLOSE Sports Pulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt analyzes the NBA teams that have pleasantly surprised us, and which ones have disappointed so far this season. USA TODAYThe young New Orleans Pelicans star strolled through a familiar building, and yet everything seemed different.After wearing a Los Angeles Lakers uniform for three seasons, Brandon Ingram suddenly…
Stocks poised to open higher after Wall Street’s worst day since 1987

Stocks poised to open higher after Wall Street’s worst day since 1987

CLOSE Bear Market is a term that sends fear into Wall Street and investors. What does it mean? And how does it affect both Wall Street and Main Street? Adam Shell explains. Stocks were set for a strong open Friday on hopes for a coronavirus aid package from Washington after Wall Street's worst day since the…
Ron Leibman, ‘Norma Rae’ star who played Rachel’s father in ‘Friends,’ dies at 82

Ron Leibman, ‘Norma Rae’ star who played Rachel’s father in ‘Friends,’ dies at 82

CLOSE A Minnesota community is mourning the deaths of three National Guard soldiers killed Thursday when their helicopter crashed during a maintenance test flight (Dec. 6) APRon Leibman, who starred in films such as "Norma Rae,"http://www.usatoday.com/"Slaughterhouse-Five" and "Where's Poppa?" – and played Rachel Greene's nasty father on TV's "Friends" – died Friday at 82.Leibman's agent, Robert Attermann,…
US becomes the first country to reach 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases

US becomes the first country to reach 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases

The U.S. on Friday became the first country to record 100,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus.As testing expands rapidly across the nation, the U.S. is seeing huge daily spikes in the number of reported cases. There were about 10,000 cases in the country as recently as a week ago, according to the Johns Hopkins University dashboard.But the…