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The return of Jeff Sessions? Who takes on John Cornyn? Here’s what to watch in Tuesday’s elections

President Trump took to Twitter to announce the appointment of an acting Attorney General, and then fired Jeff Sessions in the following tweet. USA TODAY WASHINGTON  Jeff Sessions spent his tenure …

‘Jerry Maguire’ actress Kelly Preston, wife of John Travolta, dies of breast cancer at 57

Kelly Preston has died of breast cancer at 57, her husband John Travolta confirms.  (Photo: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT, AFP via Getty Images) Actress Kelly Preston has died at 57 after a battle with …

Washington NFL team to announce retirement of ‘Redskins’ nickname, reveal new name Monday

SportsPulse: While it appears Washington's NFL team is finally putting to bed their racially insensitive nickname. There are other major sports teams whose nickname origins are linked to Americas cul…

Trump grants clemency to ally Roger Stone after railing against ‘unfair’ conviction, sentencing

President Donald Trump defended the Justice Department's decision to overrule the prosecutors on the Roger Stone case and seek a lighter prison sentence for Trump's longtime confidant. He also refuse…

Donald Trump claims 99% of coronavirus cases are ‘totally harmless.’ The ‘long haulers’ with lingering symptoms say he’s wrong.

R-0 may be the most important scientific term youve never heard of when it comes to stopping the coronavirus pandemic. USA TODAY Nearly four months after being diagnosed with COVID-19, Karyn Bishof…

Broadway star Nick Cordero dies at 41 after coronavirus struggle highlighted by wife Amanda Kloots

Tony nominated actor Nick Cordero spent months fighting the virus. Wochit Nick Cordero, the Broadway actor who found a multitude of new worldwide fans who rallied behind him as he struggled with th…

Kanye West tweets he’s running for president in 2020, Elon Musk offers ‘full support’

Kanye West drops "Wash Us In the Blood," featuring Travis Scott. It's the first single from his tenth studio album, "God's Country." USA TODAY Kanye West announced with an Independence Day tweet th…

‘We refuse to celebrate’: July 4th protesters say not all Americans are free

Leading US civil rights activist, the Rev. Al Sharpton, has lamented the state of race relations in America as the nation marks independence day amid a surging pandemic. (July 4) AP Domestic CHICAG…