CLOSE The new acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency is telling agency staffers that he has their backs and will seek their input as he sets the way forward for the troubled agency. (July 11) AP Acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency Andrew Wheeler. (Photo: Jack Gruber, Jack Gruber-USA TODAY NETWORK) WASHINGTON – President…
Eric Russell speaks as protesters rally for Jemel Roberson on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, outside the Midlothian Police Department in Midlothian, Ill. (Photo: Brian Cassella, AP) MIDLOTHIAN, Ill. – An attorney for the partner of the black security guard who was shot to death by a suburban Chicago police officer this week called on investigators Friday…
CLOSE President Donald Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but hasn't yet submitted them. Trump told reporters Friday he answered the questions "very easily" but added, "you have to always be careful." (Nov. 16) AP President Donald Trump (Photo: Evan Vucci, AP) WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Friday he…
[What you need to know to start your day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] Drivers were trapped on gridlocked, snowy roads for hours. Middle schoolers in New Jersey had to spend the night at school. The upper level of the George Washington Bridge — one of the busiest bridges in the world —…
That was rough. “But I knew if my parents caught me, I couldn’t do it again, and that represented a future of not doing it,” Matt said. “I rationalized that it was better to do without it briefly, than forever.” Then he found that the delayed gratification from leaving it at home was fantastic. “If…
CLOSE The White House yanked Jim Acosta's "hard pass." But what is a hard pass, and why does it matter? USA Today's Susan Page explains. USA TODAY President Donald Trump argues with CNN's Jim Acosta. (Photo: MANDEL NGAN, AFP/Getty Images) WASHINGTON – A federal judge on Friday ordered the White House to restore CNN reporter Jim…
Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. The deadly wildfires that are devastating communities in parts of Northern and Southern California first ignited in an expanding part of the American landscape: not in forests, not in cities, but in the areas that experts call the wildland-urban interface.…
CLOSE Ron Byrd remembers losing his daughter Erika to complications of alcohol abuse, despite he and his wife June's best efforts. USA TODAY Attorney Erika Byrd, who died due to alcohol in 2011, used to love to drive with the top down in her car even in cold weather, her father Ron Byrd says. (Photo:…
WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas — The morning of September 22, 2017, Cristopher Precopia went to work at a lumber yard in Georgetown. By the end of the day, he was in jail facing 99 years in prison. But he didn't know why. Why had police come to his work and arrested him? Why was he being…
Mr. Norman said Facebook should establish an ombudsman role to assess its societal risks, with reports in its regular financial filings. He compared the work to an accounting firm’s audit of a corporation’s finances. “The business should be obliged to report its risk to society versus just financial risks to the business,” Mr. Norman said.…
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