USA Today

Subscribe to USA Today feed USA Today
Updated: 2 hours 38 min ago

The tax credit many people don’t know about

February 16, 2018 - 9:26am

This little-known tax loophole could give you a nice tax break in April.

       
Categories: World/National News

100,000 orangutans killed in last 16 years, making extinction 'highly likely'

February 16, 2018 - 9:07am

The population of orangutans in Borneo has plummeted by more than half since 1999 largely due to chopping down forests, researchers said.

       
Categories: World/National News

Grim task of burying Florida school shooting victims begins

February 16, 2018 - 8:59am

At a candlelight vigil Thursday, some of the 1,000 friends and relatives of the victims openly sobbed and chanted, "No more guns."

       
Categories: World/National News

Aly Raisman says she faced criticism for posing nude in 'Sports Illustrated' swimsuit issue

February 16, 2018 - 8:58am

Former Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman said some have called her hypocritical after she posed nude for a special "Sports Illustrated" shoot.

       
Categories: World/National News

These 7 retailers are having incredible President's Day deals

February 16, 2018 - 8:38am

Celebrate the long weekend by treating yourself

       
Categories: World/National News

Here's a new, compassionate idea for dealing with illegal immigration

February 16, 2018 - 8:13am

Sponsorship would be a community-building approach to integrating immigrants that treats them with dignity and makes citizens part of the solution.

       
Categories: World/National News

Why Winnie the Pooh was thrown on the ice after Yuzuru Hanyu skated

February 16, 2018 - 7:56am

But as far as we know, there were no jars of honey.

       
Categories: World/National News

HS senior with torn ACL buries three on Senior Day

February 16, 2018 - 7:55am

Less than two weeks after tearing his ACL on a layup, Peck was on the court one final time

       
Categories: World/National News

Happy Chinese New Year! The year of the Dog has begun

February 16, 2018 - 7:55am

The Chinese New Year falls on Feb. 16. and millions will celebrate the festival.

       
Categories: World/National News

Activists delay rebirth of Hawaii hotel with Elvis ties

February 16, 2018 - 7:52am

It's the latest example of Native Hawaiian activists taking a stand on cultural issues and sacred places, such as blocking the U.S. military from using an uninhabited Hawaiian island as a live-fire testing site.

       
Categories: World/National News

CDC: 3 out of 4 children killed by flu in U.S. were not vaccinated

February 16, 2018 - 7:52am

The CDC has just reported that only 13 of the 63 kids who have died from the flu so far were vaccinated. Tony Spitz has the details.

       
Categories: World/National News

Tough day for top Americans at Pyeongchang Olympics

February 16, 2018 - 7:47am

Tough day for top Americans at Pyeongchang Olympics

       
Categories: World/National News

Her grandpa survived a mass shooting; Florida girl did, too

February 16, 2018 - 7:45am

Carly Novell's grandfather survived a mass shooting by hiding in a closet in New Jersey in 1949; on Feb. 14, she hid in a closet in her high school.

       
Categories: World/National News

The most unusual baby names, from Stormi to Apple

February 16, 2018 - 7:26am

       
Categories: World/National News

No, there have not been 18 school shootings already this year

February 16, 2018 - 7:24am

Amping up fears only undermines efforts to reconcile parents and civil rights advocates who want to protect the Bill of Rights.

       
Categories: World/National News

Jimmy Kimmel pleads with Trump to 'do something' about gun control in moving monologue

February 16, 2018 - 7:19am

Jimmy Kimmel was overcome with emotion while talking about Wednesday's shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla. on his late night show Thursday.

       
Categories: World/National News

Saddest celeb breakups of the last year

February 16, 2018 - 7:12am

       
Categories: World/National News

5 ways that 'Black Panther' celebrates and elevates black women

February 16, 2018 - 7:02am

The latest Marvel superhero movie is a step in the right direction for women of color on the silver screen.

       
Categories: World/National News

Police: ‘Survivor’ champ Jenna Morasca bit cop after being revived with Narcan

February 16, 2018 - 6:58am

Jenna Morasca, the winner of 2003's 'Survivor: The Amazon,' was found unconscious in her car and revived with the opioid overdose antidote Narcan.

       
Categories: World/National News

Mom fed daughter bleach chemical to ‘help’ her autism, police say

February 16, 2018 - 6:54am

It contained a poisonous liquid that can severely burn skin, a police report said.

       
Categories: World/National News

Pages