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Celebs endorse politicos: Who's for Clinton, who's for Trump?

Presidential candidates collect celebrity endorsements like bon-bons. Take a look at some of the boldfaced endorsers so far. Leonardo DiCaprio is hosting a ...and more »...

Monday at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland

Robert Deutsch, Robert Deutsch- Sports. Convention-goers cheer on Lt. Gen. .... Wright, Sports. David A. Clarke Jr., Sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wis., .... ...

Buccaneers offseason report: Can Jameis Winston and Dirk Koetter halt playoff drought?

Kwon Alexander rounds out the starting trio. He had two interceptions last season. Secondary. In addition to signing Grimes from ... The Bucs have a...

Gordie Howe, the gritty and mighty 'Mr. Hockey,' dies at 88

Mr. Hockey was a giant of the game and no list of the NHL's greatest players has him anywhere but near the top alongside players...

Canada set to make national anthem gender-neutral

The Canadian population will understand why we want to make the change," said New Democrat MP Christine Moore during the debate, MRC-TV reports. "It is...

Trumped: PGA Tour event at Doral headed for Mexico City

We are a conservative organization. We value dollars for our players. We have a strong sense of fiduciary responsibility. So we make decisions that are...

Glenn Reynolds: When leaders cheat, followers ... follow

Now emails from Hillary's IT guy, who is believed to have set up the server, have gone poof. “Destroy the evidence, and you've got it...

Vess caps ACR career with 9th, 10th, 11th state titles

“This is the first time she's won three individual races in one day,” Reynolds coach David Honea said. ... Asheville High senior Noah Shore came...

New target in transgender bathroom debate: Target

A conservative Christian activist group has gathered more than 517,000 signatures from people pledging to boycott Target over its transgender bathroom policy. Target said last...

DailyChatter: Vietnam says no bold reforms for new PM

As a result, when Obama visits Vietnam next month, “we can expect the new leaders to look for ways to boost their ties with the...

Who has White House ambitions? Iowa visits offer hints

He won points with anti-establishment conservatives for declining to endorse U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and for helping stage the coup on...

12 Questions with Joey Logano

USA TODAY - USA TodayUSA TODAYOur series of weekly NASCAR driver interviews continues with Team Penske's Joey Logano.and more »...

Illinois students rally against higher education spending cuts

“For far too long, we have depended on lawmakers to have our best interests at heart,” senior Charles Preston, leader of a group from Chicago...

Indians secure outright DVL basketball title

Palm Springs' John Rich started the game with a three-point basket, then followed up with a lay-up after the relentless Palm Springs' full-court press created...

Chris Christie drops out of GOP presidential race

Chris Christie has ended his presidential campaign following a disappointing finish in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary. "I tried to reinforce what I have always believed...

Vying for the faithful in Iowa: Column

Cruz has been endorsed by leading evangelical activists, including Focus on the Family founder James Dobson, and boasts a consistently conservative position on culture war...

Is Trump for real? And three more questions Iowa voters may answer

That's particularly true for those who have placed their chips on Iowa, among them former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee (who won big here in 2008)...

Ted Cruz battles, and boosted by, likability challenge

Ted Cruz's brashness and willingness to denounce Senate colleagues for their perceived lack of conservative chops have made him wildly popular among Republican voters and...

12 things to watch in the Iowa GOP debate

“We're going to play that by ear,” said Fox News' chief political anchor, Bret Baier, who will moderate the debate panel-style with Megyn Kelly and...

Anderson, Duchovny believe in their 'X-Files' characters

Scully and Mulder have issues when Fox's The X-Files returns Sunday (10 p.m ET/7 PT), but that's hardly the case for the actors who play...

Campaign shake-up: Three top aides for Ben Carson resign

Three of Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson's top aides resigned Thursday, causing a big shake-up in the campaign just a month out from the nation's...

House Speaker Paul Ryan pledges aggressive agenda for conservatives in 2016

His earlier promises to make it more inclusive, open and collegial already have bought him goodwill from the conservatives who revolted against his predecessor as...

Congress to vote on $1.1 trillion spending plus $629 billion in tax cuts

That way, Republican conservatives can vote against the spending bill, Democratic liberals can vote against the tax bill, and both bills still pass and a...

Pittsburgh Penguins fire coach Mike Johnston, name replacement

Fans in Pittsburgh sometimes grumbled that coach Mike Johnston was too conservative in his tactics. Now that seems ironic given that he ... “I do...

San Bernardino victims: Lives of hope, promise, accomplishment

Thalasinos' profile there and on Twitter, where he used the handle @LeastServant, indicated he used the platforms to share his conservative and pro-Israel views. Some...

Cut! Jets' Fitzpatrick trims bushy beard to change 'mojo'

The New York Jets quarterback trimmed his overgrown facial hair Tuesday for his 33rd birthday, cutting it down to a closely cropped patch — making...

New car awaited teen killed by drunken driver

Smith said Dennis, at a conservative estimate, was driving at least twice the posted 35 mph speed limit on Plumbrook and had a blood alcohol...

White House: No evidence of Carson claim on Chinese presence in Syria

Carson's business manager, conservative pundit Armstrong Williams, told MSNBC Wednesday that the Carson campaign has its own intelligence from “people who are on the ground...

Charles Koch has no plans to back a candidate in Republican primary

WASHINGTON — Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch said Wednesday he's unlikely to back a candidate in the crowded Republican presidential primary, the latest sign that one...

3 people shot at mall, police confirm

INDIANAPOLIS — Patricia Reason hadn't been in Target five minutes when she heard gunfire. She was in the back of the retail store, in the...

Ryan wins Freedom Caucus majority, but not endorsement for speaker

Paul Ryan won a majority of support from the arch-conservative House Freedom Caucus on Wednesday, putting the Wisconsin Republican a step closer to becoming the...

On Boehner's home turf, some say good job, others good riddance

Other constituents criticized the man who has been a Republican for nearly 40 years as an ideological impediment to more conservative Republicans and tea party-backed...

Democrats block Planned Parenthood defunding; McConnell offers 'clean bill'

Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H.., said it's time for Republicans to change their strategy. She advocated passing a bill to fund the government without tying the legislation...

Ky. clerk's attorney says she won't resign

David Moore, who was among those originally denied a license in Rowan, said he was surprised by the ruling that let Davis go even though...

Companies offer athletes hope with questionable stem cell treatments

For a minimum price of $15,000, several professional athletes recently received a curious new medical treatment in New York. It's called “The Soup” — a...

Gay couples ask judge to punish defiant clerk

CBS NewsDavid Moore and his partner, David Ermold, confronted Davis over the clerk's counter for more than 5 minutes as crowd of supporters shouted for...

The next 11 states to legalize marijuana

Still, according to Gallup, less than one-third of conservative Americans think cannabis should be legalized, in contrast with overwhelmingly strong support from liberals and a...

Loser, lightweight, moron or dummy? Donald Trump's insult targets

Presidential candidate and real estate tycoon Donald Trump isn't one to shy away from confrontation. Whether the subject is one of his fellow Republican presidential...

Supreme Court says states can block Confederate flag license plates

"The idea of inclusion, diversity, and tolerance apparently does not apply under law to those of us whose heritage is unpopular in some quarters," said...

Can an old boys' college catch up?

Here, on a campus where the opening (and closing, and mid-ceremony) prayers and biblical readings are anything but incidental, where conservative historical hero Patrick Henry...

The 5 most interesting Senate races right now

Miller is mulling a primary challenge again, as is Mike Dunleavy, a conservative state senator from Sarah Palin's hometown of Wasilla. Scott Kendall, a Murkowski...

8 takeaways from Iowa's Lincoln Dinner, its aftermath

Jindal, governor of Louisiana, featured a Mardi Gras theme and stayed until 10:45 p.m., giving out Duck Dyansty Willie Robertson bandanas "so everybody can look...

First take: So much for Britain's squeaker of an election?

None of the pre-election polls in the last 24 hours projected Prime Minister David Cameron 's Conservative Party to thrash challenger Ed Miliband of the...

Judge who struck down gay marriage ban in Ky. dies

Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., but hardly followed in the conservative senator's footsteps. In two of his last major opinions, he struck down Kentucky's constitutional amendment...

Liberal donors gear up to fund new state-level agenda

The Democracy Alliance does not disclose the names of its roughly 110 donors, but its members have included some of the biggest names in liberal...

Indiana needs to balance gay, religious rights: Column

Today pro-choice and gay rights groups increasingly view conservative Christians as bigots hell bent on imposing their primitive beliefs on others. Rather than viewing today's...

A list of people to watch in the Sen. Menendez scandal

Also competed in the '13 Democrat primary and finished third (Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver was the other member of the contest). Holt retired ... Joe Kyrillos...

5 things you need to know Thursday

1. World's oldest person turns 117. O-tanjoubi omedetou gozaimasu! That's happy birthday in Japanese, and for Misao Okawa, who was born on March 5 in...

Patients to patience: Tommy John pitchers take on 2015

Now most of those pitchers are on the way back, and their performances not only figure to have an impact on the playoff races, but...

Congress averts homeland security shutdown

But a block of conservative Republicans wanted the House to hold firm and continue to demand that the Senate pass legislation the House had already...