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Trump raids military families, national security to pay for border wall: Vets in Congress

Sep 16, 2019 • 3:15 AM ET Opinion USA TODAY

Mexico is not paying for the wall. Donald Trump is taking money that was supposed to support US allies, military families and projects to keep us …

100 losses no novelty this year; same with 100 wins

Sep 16, 2019 • 3:13 AM ET Sports USA TODAY

After an age of relative parity, the gap between baseball's top and its bottom has widened             …

NFL Week 2 overreactions: Time to start panicking in New Orleans, Pittsburgh

Sep 16, 2019 • 1:27 AM ET Sports USA TODAY

SportsPulse: Injuries to key quarterbacks in Week 2 could reshape the entire league. As Trysta Krick puts it, you are only as good as your current QB …

Phyllis Newman, Tony Award-Winning Broadway Star, Is Dead at 86

Sep 16, 2019 • 12:03 AM ET The New York Times

The actress, who won a Tony in 1962 for her role in the musical “Subways Are for Sleeping,” also raised millions of dollars to help women in …

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of opioids settlement

Sep 16, 2019 • 12:00 AM ET Money USA TODAY

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many state and local …

Julio Jones' late TD scorches battered Eagles in Falcons' thrilling win

Sep 15, 2019 • 11:54 PM ET Sports USA TODAY

The Eagles mounted a late push to conquer the Falcons, but Atlanta converted a fourth-and-3 on a long TD to Julio Jones for the decisive lead.       …

Purdue Pharma Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Sep 15, 2019 • 11:32 PM ET Money The New York Times

The filing is a centerpiece of an agreement to settle thousands of cases against the company for its role in the opioids crises. But it is expected to …

Today in History for September 16th

Sep 15, 2019 • 11:21 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY

Highlights of this day in history: Vietnam War deserters and draft evaders receive conditional amnesty; Palestinian refugees massacred in Lebanon; …

What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong

Sep 15, 2019 • 11:14 PM ET The New York Times

While the battle lines seem clearly drawn, views are often less absolute and loyalties not so predictable. On Australian campuses, this uncertainty is …

Ken Burns' 'Country Music': The cultural 'Rub' that sparked an American sound

Sep 15, 2019 • 11:03 PM ET USA TODAY

"Country Music" begins with a cultural rub, the rise of the Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers, and the launch of Nashville's own Grand Ole Opry. …

Opinion: Drew Brees' injury could significantly shift balance of power in NFC

Sep 15, 2019 • 10:58 PM ET Sports USA TODAY

Drew Brees' hand injury could deliver a devastating blow to the New Orleans Saints' Super Bowl aspirations.             …

32 things we learned from Week 2 of the 2019 NFL season

Sep 15, 2019 • 10:14 PM ET Sports USA TODAY

Some of the league's biggest stars are missing in action through two weeks, though others are stepping up in the early going.             …

Ric Ocasek, New Wave Rock Visionary and Cars Co-Founder, Is Dead at 75

Sep 15, 2019 • 10:09 PM ET Culture The New York Times

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee updated classic sounds for a broader pop audience, making polished songs with sonic …

Review: Being Brainwashed Into Joy in Derren Brown’s ‘Secret’

Sep 15, 2019 • 9:45 PM ET Culture The New York Times

This one-mentalist show, in which Mr. Brown peers into the minds of his audience, offers exhilaration and comfort to New York City’s head …

4-year-old sells lemonade to raise money for Florida State coach Willie Taggart's buyout

Sep 15, 2019 • 9:42 PM ET Sports USA TODAY

Grayton Grant, 4-year-old son of a Florida State booster, teamed up with his dad to sell lemonade, with money going toward Willie Taggart's …

Ric Ocasek, lead singer for new-wave icons The Cars, found dead at 75

Sep 15, 2019 • 9:18 PM ET USA TODAY

New York police have confirmed to USA TODAY that Ric Ocasek of The Cars was found dead Sunday by a family member.             …

Confederate statue that prompted Charlottesville rally must stay, judge rules

Sep 15, 2019 • 9:14 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY

A Virginia judge has blocked the city of Charlottesville's effort to remove the Confederate statue that sparked a deadly white nationalist …

Brees injured, Rams beat Saints 27-9 in title game rematch

Sep 15, 2019 • 9:03 PM ET USA TODAY

Drew Brees injured his hand in the first quarter of the Los Angeles Rams' 27-9 win over the New Orleans Saints             …

Taika Waititi's WWII satire 'Jojo Rabbit' wins Toronto Film Festival people's choice award

Sep 15, 2019 • 8:46 PM ET USA TODAY

Taika Waititi's World War II satire "Jojo Rabbit" won the audience award – an Oscar bellwether – at Toronto International Film Festival.         …

How Kamala Harris Can Make a Comeback

Sep 15, 2019 • 8:17 PM ET Opinion The New York Times

The Democratic field is still …