'The youth will not back down': Hundreds of thousands of protesters join Global Climate Strike

Hundreds of thousands of protesters  from Australia to Thailand to London joined Global Climate Strike marches and rallies worldwide Friday to express their concern about climate change. While supporters of all ages are turning out, the day was billed as a w… [+9126 chars]

Donald Trump imposes sanctions on Iran's national bank in retaliation for Saudi oil attacks

An attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities caused energy prices to increase worldwide and reignited fears of a U.S. military confrontation in the Middle East. USA TODAY WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said Friday he would impose new sanctions on Irans nat… [+2011 chars]

Mark Ronson just sparked a discussion about being sapiosexual. What does that mean?

Acclaimed music producer and recording artist Mark Ronson reveals what he's looking for when covering another artist's song and talks about how he knew Lady Gaga before her career took off. (Oct. 3) AP The Oscar and Grammy-winning producer Mark Ronson anno… [+3484 chars]

'I started to tear up': iPhone 11 buyers line up, meet Apple CEO Tim Cook at NYC store

Last SlideNext Slide NEW YORK  A beaming Apple CEO Tim Cook greeted the first eager buyers of the new iPhone 11s on Friday at the grand reopening of the companys flagship store on New Yorks Fifth Avenue, across the street and steps from Central Park. The sto… [+3789 chars]

10 car seat mistakes from an expert who has installed thousands. 'Don't be in a hurry'

Safety is a top priority when it comes to your child. Here are the top 5 mistakes parents make when installing child car seats. USA TODAY Car seats are hard. Caregivers and experts who have installed thousands of them agree on that. There are a lot of rul… [+7124 chars]

Stranded cars, rescues and deadly flooding: Waters slowly begin receding in Houston after Imelda

Imelda produced heavy rain in parts of Texas. The National Weather Service warned of life-threatening flash floods. USA TODAY As floodwaters began slowing receding in Houston on Friday, police worked to clear freeways of hundreds of stranded vehicles after… [+3324 chars]

Three Mile Island, where a meltdown forever changed nuclear energy in America, shuts down Friday

Witnesses of the 1979 nuclear accident of Unit 2 at Three Mile Island reflect on the accident and its legacy on this area of central Pennsylvania. Paul Kuehnel, pkuehnel@ydr.com MIDDLETOWN, PA  Even 40 years later, John Garver vividly remembers the metalli… [+19511 chars]

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ends presidential campaign. Trump responds in tweet

"America is working for working people,'" de Blasio, the mayor of New York City, said from the Register's Political Soapbox on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. Des Moines Register Bill de Blasio, the mayor of New York City who sought the Democratic nomination for pr… [+5612 chars]

Report: Antonio Brown sends accuser 'threatening' text messages

What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Nancy Armour provides the latest news on Antonio Browns playing status moving forward,. USA TODAY Earlier this week, a woman told Sports Illustrated that while painting a mural at one of Antonio Brown's homes in 2017, th… [+3041 chars]

If AT&T dumps DirecTV, where does that leave the viewer?

AT&T isn't commenting on an anonymous report that it might split from DirecTV.  (Photo: Seth Perlman, Reed Saxon, AP) As the question of whether AT&T really is considering breaking up with DirecTV remains without an answer, subscribers probably have… [+3832 chars]