As a collective, artists illustrate and impact history. As individuals, they have unique stories behind their art. Here are nine of those stories.
In a series of tweets with news articles, Justin Bieber refuted allegations he sexually assaulted a woman in 2014, while he was dating Selena Gomez.
Will coronavirus alter the monarchy so much that we might never see nonagenarian Queen Elizabeth II interact with her people in public again?
Meryl Streep has been nominated for more Academy Awards – 21! – than anyone else in history. A look back at her remarkable acting career thus far.
Chris Pratt was born in Virginia, Minn., on June 21, 1979. He's gone from Andy Dwyer in TV's "Parks and Recreation" to everyone's favorite Star-Lord.
It's OK to be open about our difficulties coping with the pandemic, even when trying to support others.
After receiving backlash, AMC Theatres, the largest theater chain, reversed its optional mask policy.
New Music Friday includes releases from John Legend, Black Eyed Peas and Jason Mraz, who will donate his new album earnings to social justice groups.
First lady Melania Trump celebrated Juneteenth with a video of herself reading a children's book and urging unity while working through "racial issues."
As America celebrates Juneteenth amid protests against racism and police brutality, the story of Juneteenth emerges as one to brush up on.
Laverne Cox and Ricky Martin talk to USA TODAY about commemorating Pride Month during the Black Lives Matter protests.
Have you had bad dreams since the pandemic began? So did this reporter. She set out to learn if lucid dreaming could help her sleeping experience.
Are you free to go forth with traditional summer festivities? Experts weigh in on how to make beloved summertime activities safer.
Kevin Bacon chats with USA TODAY's Brian Truitt about his new horror movie, "You Should Have Left" and making new music with his brother.
Danny Masterson, ousted from "The Ranch" amid sexual misconduct allegations, has now been charged with rape in Los Angeles.
Decades after it created a similar program during the Great Depression, the city of Tenino, Washington is dipping into its emergency accounts to give people in need up to $300 per month in wooden currency to spend in town. (June 17)
"Saturday Night Live" alum Jay Pharoah is speaking out after revealing an incident where he was handcuffed by LAPD due to a mistaken identity.
Read a Black queer author. Donate to an advocacy group. Reach out and talk. Here's how to be an ally to the Black LGBTQ+ community.