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Charlie Rose scandal: PBS, CBS, suspend journalist after sexual-misconduct allegations
The networks' decisions come after a 'Washington Post' story in which 8 women say the CBS morning host made unwanted sexual advances.
11/21/2017 12:16 AM
One missing, nearly 40 hurt in cosmetics factory explosions, fire
The factory was ravaged late Monday morning by a pair of explosions officials believe were caused by chemicals used at the plant.
11/20/2017 11:30 PM
CBS uses crowd noise to drown out slur during NFL game in Mexico City
During Sunday's New England Patriots vs. Oakland Raiders game in Mexico City, fans chanted a gay slur that CBS covered up using crowd noise.
11/20/2017 10:48 PM
JFK files: CIA officials worried about exile leader's volatility, ties to women, corruption
CIA officials warned Cuban exile leader Manuel Artime about his ties to loose women, his spending and his tendency to mimic earlier dictators.
11/20/2017 08:59 PM
Sexual harassment troubles mount in statehouses around the country
Since last year, at least 40 lawmakers in 20 states have been publicly accused by more than 100 people of some form of sexual misconduct.
11/20/2017 10:31 PM
Press secretary Sarah Sanders asked what reporters are thankful for — and Twitter replied
On Monday, the White House press secretary requested that reporters answer before they asked their own questions. And reporters responded in kind.
11/20/2017 11:07 PM
Opposition to AT&T deal smacks of politics
Is Trump administration poised to block a sensible merger just to spite CNN?: Our view
11/21/2017 12:22 AM
Russia probe: Trump's tweets could be evidence against him, legal experts say
Tweeting out false information or trying to scare witnesses could help make a case for obstruction of justice or witness intimidation, experts say.
11/20/2017 10:43 PM
Why are condoms so unpopular in this country of 1.3 billion?
Condoms are among the least popular contraceptive methods in India. The government has introduced an unprecedented online condom distribution service.
11/20/2017 07:49 PM
When should a kid get their first smartphone? And other parenting questions of the social media age
Author Scott Steinberg offers tips on big questions including when to give kids their first smartphone.
11/19/2017 02:16 AM
'Dancing with the Stars': Who will take home the mirrorball trophy on Season 25?
Season 25 of 'Dancing with the Stars' has been filled with injuries, shocking eliminations, and a healthy dose of Maks drama.
11/20/2017 08:58 PM
North Korea's nuclear tests pose radiation threats
Concerns about radiation and contamination are on the rise on the Korean Peninsula. But claims by North Korean refugees are hard to prove.
11/20/2017 08:48 PM
Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism
The move is part of Trump's strategy to counter the growing nuclear threat from North Korea.
11/20/2017 09:59 PM
Charles Manson's pop-culture influence: From co-opting a Beatles hit to 'South Park'
The mass killer, who died Sunday at age 83, co-opted a Beatles hit and inspired a shock-rocker's name ... and a 'South Park' holiday episode.
11/20/2017 08:42 PM
AT&T-Time Warner would hike TV bills, says DOJ in suit to block $85 billion mega-merger
AT&T says it will prevail in the Department of Justice's suit to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner.
11/21/2017 12:19 AM
President Trump sticks it to Marshawn Lynch, but when will he stick to politics?
Trump blasted Marshawn Lynch on Monday morning for his decision not to stand for the national anthem at Mexico City’s Estadio Azteca on Sunday.
11/20/2017 11:04 PM
Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2017: Sizzling snaps from Shanghai
11/20/2017 03:17 PM
Thanksgiving, eating disorders and why we should stop obsessing about food on the holidays
Eating disorders are complicated mental illnesses. Whether you're suffering from one, or want to help a loved one, the key is to plan ahead.
11/20/2017 09:47 PM
Colorado hits Uber with $8.9 million fine over shady drivers
The state's public utilities commission found that 57 Uber drivers failed to meet its standards
11/20/2017 09:40 PM
Why Amazon's 'Best Seller' badges aren't always what they seem
Buyer beware: these 'best seller' products may not be as good as you think
11/17/2017 04:59 PM
No. 6 Wichita State rallies from 18 down to beat Cal 92-82
Shaquille Morris scores 25, No. 6 Wichita State rallies to beat Cal in wild Maui Invitational opener
11/21/2017 12:36 AM
Germany falters on climate leadership
As Trump takes America offline, the world needs 'Climate Chancellor' Angela Merkel: Our view
11/20/2017 11:31 PM
Former president Barack Obama wishes Joe Biden happy birthday — in meme form
Former president Barack Obama continued the bromance with Joe Biden by meme-ing a happy birthday message to the former VP.
11/20/2017 08:53 PM
Alexis Ohanian wrote sweetest message to Serena
"I am so grateful, and I am so in love."
11/20/2017 07:58 PM
TSA PreCheck members fume as their lines get longer
Increasingly, travelers are finding that the fast lanes are actually slower than the non-PreCheck lines.
11/20/2017 04:51 PM
Bill Maher, Colin Jost, Michael Che, Stephen Colbert on accusations of sexual harassment in Congress, Hollywood in Best of Late Night
A documentary and notes from The Hill. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours.
11/20/2017 06:50 PM
In Thanksgiving spirit, keep DACA Dreamers at the family table
There are times when the right choice isn't clear. This isn't one of them. Congress needs to stand up for our national and religious values.
11/20/2017 08:15 AM
Trump's in the White House, turkey's on the table: What to do if you DON'T want to talk politics
With emotions running high and politics seeping into every part of life, how do you avoid letting a debate turn dinner into a disaster?
11/17/2017 07:25 PM
The best Black Friday deals you can get right now
The best deals you can get before Black Friday to jump start your holiday shopping.
11/20/2017 10:33 PM
Crash course for first-time Black Friday shoppers
Here’s what you need to know to compete with the most seasoned shoppers — while keeping your spending in check.
11/20/2017 03:42 PM
10 gifts for men that they'll actually love
Please buy me everything on this list.
11/17/2017 01:28 PM
8 awesome Amazon tablet and Kindle deals you can get before Black Friday
Amazon's most popular Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets for kids and adults are on sale right now as part of the Amazon Black Friday Week Deals.
11/20/2017 03:01 PM
Best places to shop on Black Friday
11/17/2017 03:26 PM
Photos: AC/DC over the years
04/16/2014 09:30 PM
November political cartoons from the USA TODAY Network
11/01/2017 12:51 PM
When are your favorite holiday specials airing?
11/17/2017 04:20 PM
Life in North Korea: What you are allowed to see
02/16/2013 07:27 PM
Texas woman, 18, killed by non-drunk man taking breathalyzer test while driving
A young Texas woman was killed by a man who told police he was taking a court-ordered breathalyzer test while he was driving.
11/20/2017 03:42 PM
Donald Trump takes aim at Raiders' Marshawn Lynch on Twitter after anthem move in Mexico City
President Donald Trump took to Twitter early Monday to rip Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch after he sat for U.S. anthem but stood for Mexico's.
11/20/2017 05:21 PM
Did Pink grimace during Christina Aguilera’s American Music Awards performance?
Pink was sitting in the audience watching Christina Aguilera tribute to Whitney Houston when the camera panned to her pained expression.
11/20/2017 03:11 PM
Charles Manson and the Manson family: What to know about the murderous cult leader
Charles Manson, one of the nation's most infamous mass killers, died Nov. 19 in a California prison.
11/20/2017 07:26 PM
Package theft hits nearly one-third of Americans. Is video surveillance the answer?
More than half of Americans say they know someone who's had a package stolen from outside their home, and 30% say they've experienced it themselves.
11/20/2017 04:08 PM
Why you shouldn't give gifts to adults
It's the season for gift-giving anxiety and sending money down the drain  — but it doesn't have to be.
11/20/2017 08:17 PM
'Property Brothers' get personal planning 'Drew's Honeymoon House'
Drew is moving to L.A. with wife-to-be Linda Phan. Don't worry, Jonathan built himself a guest suite.
11/20/2017 07:27 PM
Many Black Friday deals are closeouts or just $10 off. These are the real steals.
Videogames, TVs, connected speakers and iPhones the best deals we've found
11/20/2017 04:45 PM