End the Distractions, Be Enchanted

End the Distractions, Be Enchanted

The power of reading aloud “The time we spend reading aloud is like no other time,” Meghan Cox Gurdon writes in her new book, The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age…

Involuntary Identity Politics

Involuntary Identity Politics

Nathan Phillips (right) confronts a student from Covington Catholic High School in Washington, D.C., January 18, 2019. (Kaya Taitano/Social Media/via Reuters) Collective punishment and collective guilt can descend on anyone, anytime. Some people go out…

THE C-LIST CAPER

The C-List Caper

Roger Stone gestures after his appearance at Federal Court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., January 25, 2019. (Reuters/Joe Skipper) Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment of Roger Stone, rumored for months to be imminent, is more telling…

Democrats Have Their Thatcher in Elizabeth Warren, If They Dare

Democrats Have Their Thatcher in Elizabeth Warren, If…

Elizabeth Warren at an event in Claremont, N.H., January 18, 2019 (Reuters/Brian Snyder) The Massachusetts senator has strong convictions. Margaret Thatcher’s description of herself as a “conviction politician” alarmed some Britons but delighted others because…

Midwest braces for coldest temperatures in decades

Midwest braces for coldest temperatures in decades

As a winter storm moves through the Midwest toward the Northeast, 31 states are under advisories and alerts this morning for snow, wind and extreme cold. Interested in Weather? Add Weather as an interest to…

Shutdown, El Chapo trial, tax returns: 5 things you need to know Monday

Shutdown, El Chapo trial, tax returns: 5 things…

Editors, USA TODAY Published 3:36 a.m. ET Jan. 28, 2019   A TSA worker smiles as he checks travelers' boarding passes and identification, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Yielding to…

Doncic supplants LeBron with 35, triple-double

Doncic supplants LeBron with 35, triple-double

Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic became the first teenager in NBA history with a 30-point triple-double on Sunday, notching 35 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in a 123-120 loss to the Toronto Raptors. The…

Emily Blunt on John Krasinskis reaction to her SAG Awards win: He probably was as shocked as I was

Emily Blunt on John Krasinskis reaction to her…

Perhaps no one was more excited about Emily Blunt’s SAG Awards win than her husband and A Quiet Place director John Krasinski. Krasinski was visibly emotional as he watched his wife accept the award for Outstanding Performance by…