Senator Marco Rubio speaks at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, March 14, 2018. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) It’s a rare consensus opportunity. It’s no breaking news that Americans are divided and on edge. You see it in…

Gillette’s commercial on “toxic masculinity” (Gillette/via YouTube) We need more masculinity — genuine masculinity — not less. On Monday, Gillette — the razor and shaving-cream company — joined the chorus of cultural forces decrying so-called…

A new Rowling opus

A new Rowling opus

J. K. Rowling in New York City, 2016 (Andrew Kelly / Reuters) The Harry Potter novelist vs. Jeremy Corbyn; the U.S. and its allies; and more Three days before Christmas, J. K. Rowling delivered herself of…

President Donald Trump talks to reporters in Washington, D.C., December 21, 2018. (Joshua Roberts/REUTERS ) President Trump discussed with advisers the possibility of withdrawing from NATO on multiple occasions in 2018, the New York Times reported Monday…

The Pentagon has extended the U.S. military's support mission along the southwestern border through the end of September. Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan also approved a request from the Department of Homeland Security that officials…

After two years of protracted negotiations, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal to take Britain out of the European Union is set to go before Parliament for a vote on Tuesday. Interested in Brexit?…

Members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard transfer Capt. David A. Wisniewski’s casket to a caisson while HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters fly overhead during his funeral at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Aug.…

Image copyright Hadiya Pendleton/Facebook Image caption Hadiya, a band majorette, had performed for President Obama's inauguration a week before her killing A gang member who killed 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton six years ago on the crime-plagued…

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in New York has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman said Tuesday that while such…

Kyler Murray has elected to enter his name into the NFL draft, announcing the decision on Twitter on Monday. Murray has declared for the NFL draft. Can he still play baseball? What are the key…

SAN ANTONIO -- Tony Parker helped the Spurs capture four championships, then returned as an opponent on Monday to aid in the Charlotte Hornets' 108-93 victory at the AT&T Center. "I am drained physically and…

HOUSTON -- Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni worried Monday that James Harden was "dog tired" and would have to carry an even heavier burden with the news that a thumb injury would sideline center Clint Capela…

While accepting the prestigious Billboard Woman of the Year award, Ariana Grande got emotional talking about the whirlwind year 2018 has been. USA TODAY Ariana Grande's Pokemon fandom is now officially inked onto her arm.…