Sen. Lindsey Graham to float new proposal to end shutdown in meeting with President Trump

Sen. Lindsey Graham to float new proposal to end shutdown in meeting with President...

CLOSE U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham wants President Donald Trump to end the government shutdown if Speaker Nancy Pelosi takes up a bipartisan Senate measure. The Greenville News U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said he will present a proposal to President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning to end the federal government's partial shutdown. Graham said he will…
Conan O’Brien on his revamped (shorter) talk show: ‘Shaking it up like this felt necessary’

Conan O’Brien on his revamped (shorter) talk show: ‘Shaking it up like this felt...

Conan O'Brien (Photo: Richard Shotwell, AP) Twenty-six years after starting his late-night TV career, Conan O’Brien is ditching talk-show traditions.   The Harvard grad turned “Simpsons” writer turned talk-show host returns to TBS Tuesday (11 EST/PST) after a nearly four-month break with the same "Conan,"  and longtime sidekick Andy Richter, in a new half-hour format. But he's…
Oscar nominations: Why ‘Black Panther’ really deserves that best-picture nod

Oscar nominations: Why ‘Black Panther’ really deserves that best-picture nod

CLOSE From "Black Panther" to "Bohemian Rhapsody," here are the eight movies nominated for an Oscar in the best-picture category. USA TODAY Academy Awards nominations don’t always get it right, but on Tuesday, the Oscars killed it: The first superhero movie to really deserve an Oscar nod for best picture got one. Marvel blockbuster “Black Panther” roared to…
Los Angeles’ striking teachers reach settlement with school district

Los Angeles’ striking teachers reach settlement with school district

LOS ANGELES — A tentative deal announced Tuesday could end the six-day teachers' union strike in the nation's second-largest school district. Negotiators for the Los Angeles Unified School District reached an agreement with the United Teachers Los Angeles in the early hours of Tuesday morning after a 21-hour bargaining session. Teachers are scheduled to vote…
Sen. Joni Ernst says her husband physically attacked her after she confronted him about alleged affair

Sen. Joni Ernst says her husband physically attacked her after she confronted him about...

CLOSE Watch the full interview as Sen. Joni Ernst sits down for her first meeting with the Des Moines Register editorial board since she was elected in 2014. Rodney White, rodwhite@dmreg.com Years before her divorce, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst was assaulted by her husband after she confronted him about his alleged affair with their daughter's babysitter,…
Oscars 2019: Biggest snubs including Bradley Cooper, Emily Blunt and ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

Oscars 2019: Biggest snubs including Bradley Cooper, Emily Blunt and ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide   While both "Roma" and "The Favourite" lead the way with 10 nominations each, Tuesday morning's Oscar nominations brought some seismic shocks over which actors and movies were bypassed. It's the end of the awards line for these major players: Bradley Cooper, director of "A Star Is Born." Cooper's…
Covington Catholic closes Tuesday, first school day after D.C. incident

Covington Catholic closes Tuesday, first school day after D.C. incident

CLOSE This video clip went viral, throwing Covington Catholic into the national spotlight. Longer video has since emerged showing how the incident started. Louisville Courier Journal CINCINNATI – Covington Catholic High School is closed Tuesday over security concerns, according to school officials.  “After meeting with local authorities, we have made the decision to cancel school and be closed…
Chris Brown detained in Paris on potential charges of aggravated rape

Chris Brown detained in Paris on potential charges of aggravated rape

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Chris Brown detained in Paris on potential charges of aggravated rape Investigators have another two days to decide whether to let Chris Brown go or file preliminary charges. Post to Facebook Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's…
Trump tweets that Covington Catholic students in viral video were ‘treated unfairly’

Trump tweets that Covington Catholic students in viral video were ‘treated unfairly’

CLOSE This video clip went viral, throwing Covington Catholic into the national spotlight. Longer video has since emerged showing how the incident started. Louisville Courier Journal It took over 48 hours, but at long last, President Donald Trump has weighed in on the Covington Catholic video controversy. In a tweet Monday night, Trump expressed support…
Academy Award nominations, Baseball Hall of Fame: 5 things to know Tuesday

Academy Award nominations, Baseball Hall of Fame: 5 things to know Tuesday

Editors, USA TODAY Published 4:07 a.m. ET Jan. 22, 2019 | Updated 4:24 a.m. ET Jan. 22, 2019 Government shutdown: Trump not attending economic conference  The White House announced that its U.S. delegation would not attend a high-profile economic conference in Davos, Switzerland, due to the partial government shutdown, which is now is in its fifth week.…

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