Investigation: Maryland interns ordered to 'drag' Jordan McNair; no... - 21 Sep 2018 at 7:30pm - Findings of independent investigation into death of Jordan McNair were released Friday. Investigation into DJ Durkin's conduct ongoing.        

Trump questions Kavanaugh's accuser, says opponents want to 'destroy' nominee - 21 Sep 2018 at 7:21pm - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday sought to cast doubt on the woman who has accused his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, saying if the attack was "as bad as she says" it would have been immediately reported to police.

WWE's Mick Foley on losing 80 pounds - 21 Sep 2018 at 7:21pm - Mick Foley says a message from Vince McMahon helped him drop 80 pounds.        

Report: Delta flight makes emergency landing after passenger headbutts flight... - 21 Sep 2018 at 7:14pm - On Friday morning, a violent passenger who was denied alcohol was removed from the flight via emergency landing in Oklahoma City.        

Senate panel to vote on Kavanaugh on Monday unless deal reached with accuser - 21 Sep 2018 at 7:13pm - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a vote on confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Monday if no deal was reached by 10 p.m. EDT Friday (0200 GMT Saturday) on how Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault, would testify, the panel's chairman said.

GOP Judiciary Committee gives Ford additional time in decision to testify aga... - 21 Sep 2018 at 7:12pm - Ford has accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the nominee for the Supreme Court, of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers. Kavanaugh has denied the accusation.        

Woman finds two-headed viper in her flower bed, state hopes to display it in ... - 21 Sep 2018 at 7:03pm - The copperhead is an "extremely rare" find in the wild, said Virginia herpetologist J.D. Kleopfer.        

Trump allies want Rod Rosenstein fired after reports he discussed removing th... - 21 Sep 2018 at 6:51pm - President Donald Trump allies want Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein fired after reports surfaced that he discussed invoking the 25th Amendment.        

Here's what's on tap at Walt Disney World theme parks in Orlando in... - 21 Sep 2018 at 6:47pm - Disney announced a 2019 lineup with entertainment & new attractions for all 4 Orlando theme parks. Among them? The new Star Wars land.        

Woman falls to her death taking selfies on hiking trail - 21 Sep 2018 at 6:36pm - A California woman slipped and fell to her death while taking selfies at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on Michigan's Upper Peninsula.        

Harsh climate: The struggle to track global sea level rise - 21 Sep 2018 at 6:19pm - A loud rumble jolted climate scientist David Holland just before he went to sleep inside his fiberglass bear-resistant dome, set up next to a frozen fjord in Greenland. He scrambled outside into the sunlit night at about 11 p.m.

Should Jets coach Todd Bowles be on the hot seat after another epic meltdown? - 21 Sep 2018 at 6:16pm - The New York Jets’ remarkable demise on Thursday night against the Cleveland Browns wasn’t about Baker Mayfield.  It was about self-sabotage.        

Poll: Brett Kavanaugh faces unprecedented opposition to Supreme Court confirm... - 21 Sep 2018 at 6:04pm - Poll: More Americans, especially women, oppose than support Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination amid sexual assault claims.        

Katharine the shark surfaces off North Carolina coast after being silent sinc... - 21 Sep 2018 at 5:47pm - Katharine the shark, tagged by OCEARCH in August 2013, has logged more than 35,000 miles in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico.        

Keystone XL pipeline route would not harm environment: State Department - 21 Sep 2018 at 5:46pm - The U.S. State Department on Friday issued an environmental assessment of a revised route for the Keystone XL crude pipeline that concluded it would not harm water or wildlife, clearing a hurdle for the project that has been pending for a decade.

Exclusive: Ecuador attempted to give Assange diplomat post in Russia: document - 21 Sep 2018 at 5:43pm - Ecuador in 2017 gave Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a diplomatic post in Russia but rescinded it after Britain refused to give him diplomatic immunity, according to an Ecuadorean government document seen by Reuters.

Dow hits new closing high ahead of index reshuffle - 21 Sep 2018 at 5:39pm - Industrials led the Dow to a new closing high on Friday ahead of Monday's major sector reshuffle, capping a week that largely shrugged off trade worries.

Medal of Honor: Heroic combat medic to receive nation's highest military... - 21 Sep 2018 at 5:31pm - President Trump to award Ronald J. Shurer the Medal of Honor at ceremony on Oct. 1        

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in hit-and-run that killed USA TODAY's... - 21 Sep 2018 at 5:28pm - Daryl Grant Alexander, 47, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter Sept. 14 in the killing of USA TODAY reporter Oren Dorell, 53. He will be sentenced Jan. 4.        

As new iPhones go on sale, studies reveal chips from Intel and Toshiba - 21 Sep 2018 at 5:16pm - Apple Inc's latest iPhones hit stores around the world on Friday, featuring components made by Intel Corp and Toshiba among others, according to two firms that cracked open the iPhone Xs and Xs Max models.

Nine questions for NFL Week 3: Will Patrick Mahomes stay red hot? - 21 Sep 2018 at 5:14pm - All eyes are on Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes, and the three Florida teams are looking to remain undefeated in NFL Week 3.        

Trump changes tone on Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, asks why she waited to ... - 21 Sep 2018 at 5:04pm - Trump urged the Senate "to get on with" the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh while casting doubt on the woman who has accused him of assault.        

Receding trade fears propel stocks to six-month peak - 21 Sep 2018 at 4:57pm - The U.S. dollar rebounded and world shares hit a six-month high on Friday after China's moves to boost domestic consumption bolstered a rally driven by investor bets that the latest U.S.-China trade dispute was unlikely to dent global growth.

12 more women come forward in sex assault case against surgeon in Bravo TV re... - 21 Sep 2018 at 4:36pm - Grant Robicheaux's charm earned him a stint on a dating show and a "Bachelor of the Year" award. But he and his girlfriend preyed on intoxicated women, police say.        

Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes: letter - 21 Sep 2018 at 4:34pm - Walmart Inc said that it may hike prices of products if the Trump administration imposes a tariff on Chinese imports, according to a letter the company wrote to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer two weeks ago and seen by Reuters on Thursday.

Duke shuts natgas plant due to Florence floods, coal ash leak feared - 21 Sep 2018 at 4:32pm - Duke Energy Corp said it shut down a North Carolina natural gas plant due to flooding as the deluge of water continued in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed more than 40 people.

More flooding feared for South Carolina, a week after Florence - 21 Sep 2018 at 4:32pm - Residents of Georgetown County, South Carolina, where five rivers flow into the ocean, were preparing on Friday for a deluge of water in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed at least 40 people.

New Jersey sheriff resigns amid mounting pressure over racist remarks caught ... - 21 Sep 2018 at 4:31pm - The resignation comes after Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino's racist and homophobic comments set off a firestorm.        

Virtual or real? Fashion world split over digital supermodels - 21 Sep 2018 at 4:21pm - The three women gazing into the camera in an advert for French luxury label Balmain look like they could fit in at any high-end shoot, but Shudu, Margot and Zhi are "digital models" whose rise is dividing the fashion world.

'Joker' fully revealed at last: Joaquin Phoenix transforms into the... - 21 Sep 2018 at 4:09pm - Finally director Todd Phillips gives a look at Joaquin Phoenix fully transformed as the infamous arch-villain in "Joker," due Oct. 4, 2019.