Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry share sweet new picture of Archie to end 2019

Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry share sweet new picture of Archie to end 2019

CLOSEThis year was a big year for Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry, but no moment was bigger than the royal couple welcoming their first child together, Archie.And as 2019 comes to a close, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are offering up another look at their nearly 8-month-old son by way of a new sweet picture. On Tuesday, the royals shared…
Review: ‘Rise of Skywalker’ concludes ‘Star Wars’ saga with splendor and disappointment

Review: ‘Rise of Skywalker’ concludes ‘Star Wars’ saga with splendor and disappointment

CLOSE“Avengers: Endgame” went full bore with throwbacks, payoffs, make-rights, welcome cameos and complete bombast while wrapping up its superhero saga. With “The Rise of Skywalker,” “Star Wars” says, “Hold my blue milk.”“Rise of Skywalker” (★★1/2 out of four; rated PG-13; in theaters Thursday night) was hyped as the conclusion to the epic nine-episode tale started back…
Texas church murders and NY Hanukkah stabbings: Hate, yes, but are they acts of domestic terrorism?

Texas church murders and NY Hanukkah stabbings: Hate, yes, but are they acts of...

CLOSEOne man goes on a stabbing spree at the home of a rabbi during a Hanukkah celebration. Another opens fire with a shotgun inside a Texas church with deadly results. When do these two apparently unrelated acts of hate during the holiday season become clear cases of domestic terrorism? Should perpetrators be prosecuted as terrorists under the…
Venice’s famous canals are flooded and the mayor blames climate change

Venice’s famous canals are flooded and the mayor blames climate change

CLOSEA photographer takes pictures in a flooded St. Mark's Square, in Venice, Italy, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. The high tide reached a peak of just over four feet 10:35am while an even higher level of four and a half feet was predicted for later in the day.  (Photo: Luca Bruno, AP)One of Italy’s most popular…
Wild brawl erupts at end of Kansas-Kansas State rivalry game

Wild brawl erupts at end of Kansas-Kansas State rivalry game

CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideA wild brawl erupted at the end of the rivalry game between Kansas and Kansas State on Tuesday.  With time ticking down in the No. 3 Jayhawks' big 81-60 victory at Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas big man Silvio De Sousa made an emphatic block on K-State's DaJuan Gordon, who had stripped the Jayhawks'…
49ers run over Vikings, advance to host NFC Championship Game

49ers run over Vikings, advance to host NFC Championship Game

CLOSESANTA CLARA, Calif. – Just like old times, the 49ers are back in the NFC title game.San Francisco smashed the Minnesota Vikings 27-10 in an divisional-playoff win on Saturday to advance to the franchise's 16th NFC Championship Game. That mark ties the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most conference title game appearances of any franchise.Yet this particular achievement…
President Trump overwhelmingly cheered during Alabama-LSU football game

President Trump overwhelmingly cheered during Alabama-LSU football game

Paul Payne, Special to the Advertiser Published 4:22 p.m. ET Nov. 9, 2019 | Updated 4:50 p.m. ET Nov. 9, 2019AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideTUSCALOOSA, Ala. — President Donald Trump’s most recent pair of appearances at major sporting events did not reflect well on his public popularity.Trump was booed at Game 5 of the World Series…
Why Trump is increasingly desperate to avoid an impeachment conviction and win in 2020

Why Trump is increasingly desperate to avoid an impeachment conviction and win in 2020

Michael J. Stern, Opinion columnist Published 3:15 a.m. ET Sept. 30, 2019 | Updated 9:47 a.m. ET Sept. 30, 2019CLOSE Impeaching a U.S. president might not be the be-all-end-all for their career. We explain why this is the case. Just the FAQs, USA TODAYTrump needs the protection that comes with staying president. But Ukraine has accomplished what…

Jury finds Chicago gang member guilty in the murder of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee

CLOSECHICAGO — After just a few hours of deliberation late Thursday night, a Cook County jury found a man guilty of first degree murder of Tyshawn Lee, a 9-year-old boy who was shot and killed in one of Chicago's most horrific crimes.Jurors found Dwright Boone-Doty guilty of murder in the first degree for shooting the boy in…
Jennifer Nettles calls out country music radio with resolute CMA Awards red carpet look

Jennifer Nettles calls out country music radio with resolute CMA Awards red carpet look

Nashville Tennessean Published 6:02 p.m. CT Nov. 13, 2019 CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideJennifer Nettles made more than a fashion statement on the CMA Awards red carpet Wednesday night in Nashville.The Sugarland star wore a white suit with a pink cape designed by Christian Siriano emblazoned with a feminist message: "Play our f*@#!n records, please & thank…