New Zealand mosque shootings: Are social media companies unwitting accomplices?

New Zealand mosque shootings: Are social media companies unwitting accomplices?

CLOSE Across the Midwest, Muslim leaders say worshippers are uneasy following attacks on two mosques in New Zealand. (March 15) APTough questions are being asked about the role of social media in the wake of the horrific shooting that took the lives of at least 49 people at two New Zealand mosques. Sadly, tough questions…
Healthy Zion Williamson powers Duke past rival North Carolina in ACC tournament semifinal

Healthy Zion Williamson powers Duke past rival North Carolina in ACC tournament semifinal

CLOSE Evan Abrams of The Action Network has tips for finding a method to betting march madness. Here's how to gamble smart on the NCAA tournament. USA TODAY SportsCHARLOTTE — Duke and North Carolina have never played each other in a Final Four. It would be fitting if this is the year it finally happens…
Neil deGrasse Tyson will return to television following sexual misconduct investigation

Neil deGrasse Tyson will return to television following sexual misconduct investigation

Neil deGrasse Tyson will return to television after a temporary suspension to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against him. (Photo: Craig Barritt, Getty Images for Onward18)Neil deGrasse Tyson will return to television after a temporary suspension to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against him. National Geographic and Fox plan to move forward with Tyson as the host of…
‘I tried to hold back tears’: First two Muslim congresswomen react to New Zealand tragedy

‘I tried to hold back tears’: First two Muslim congresswomen react to New Zealand...

CLOSE Nihad Awad, the National Executive Director for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said that the killing of at least 49 people in a mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques was "inspired by hate mongers in the United States. And in Europe." (March 15) APWASHINGTON – Two freshmen congresswomen who were the first Muslim women ever…
Bernie Sanders campaign workers unionize, becoming likely first presidential campaign to do so

Bernie Sanders campaign workers unionize, becoming likely first presidential campaign to do so

CLOSE Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announces his entry into crowded 2020 Democratic field for President. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – Workers on Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign voted to unionize on Friday, becoming what is possibly the first presidential campaign staff in history to organize. A majority of the Democrat's staff signed on to unionize, meaning all current and…
New Mexico compound suspects face new charges of planning to attack law enforcement officers

New Mexico compound suspects face new charges of planning to attack law enforcement officers

Mary Hudetz, Associated Press Published 6:39 p.m. ET March 15, 2019 Various items litter a squalid makeshift living compound in Amalia, N.M., on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, where five adults were arrested on child abuse charges and remains of a boy were found. The remains, which haven't been positively identified, may resolve the fate of…
NCAA tournament bracketology: Zion’s back, but Duke still needs to beat UNC for No. 1 seed

NCAA tournament bracketology: Zion’s back, but Duke still needs to beat UNC for No....

Shelby Mast and Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY Sports Published 8:24 a.m. ET March 15, 2019 | Updated 4:58 p.m. ET March 15, 2019CLOSE SportsPulse: Selection Sunday is just days away. USA TODAY's Scott Gleeson tells you the teams that still have work to do this championship weekend. USA TODAYEditor's note: This story has been updated…
Gambino murder sparks Mafia rumor mill: ‘A couple of guys got to get killed now’

Gambino murder sparks Mafia rumor mill: ‘A couple of guys got to get killed...

CLOSE Prosecutors say the boss of the notorious Gambino family, Frank Cali, was gunned down and killed outside his New York home. USA TODAYCorrections & clarifications: A previous version of this story misstated the last time a made man in the Gambino crime family was murdered.Mobsters and ex-mobsters — even those who have been exiled to…
George Clooney defends ‘kind and smart’ Duchess Meghan against ‘unjust’ treatment by press

George Clooney defends ‘kind and smart’ Duchess Meghan against ‘unjust’ treatment by press

CLOSE More guests are starting to arrive at the royal wedding, including George and Amal Clooney and the Beckhams. USA TODAYFor Duchess Meghan, George Clooney is proving to be a real prince. The "Catch-22" actor is coming to the royal's defense, again. During an interview with "Good Morning Britain" Friday, Clooney spoke out against how Meghan has…
Report: Ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight had serious trouble right after takeoff

Report: Ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight had serious trouble right after takeoff

CLOSE President Trump announces the FAA and Dept. of Transportation will ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 aircraft following recent crashes of the model. USA TODAYThe pilot of the Boeing 737 Max 8 jetliner that crashed in Ethiopia and triggered a global grounding of the vaunted planes immediately noticed trouble as the plane…