A 13-year-old Kentucky girl who died hours after falling ill at her cheer competition was suffering from strep, her family has learned, two months after the sudden loss. "Apparently, an underlying Strep infection overwhelmed her…

In a reversal, presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg's campaign vowed on Friday to return all money donated from lobbyists, after facing backlash from progressive Democrats. Interested in 2020 Elections? Add 2020 Elections as an interest to…

The Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great, by Ben Shapiro (Broadside Books, 288 pp., $27.99) The trashing of…

Students protest in support of the gun control in Plantation, Fla., February 21, 2018. (Carlos Garcia/Reuters) Sixteen-year-olds absolutely should not vote There’s an insidious movement afoot to lower the voting age to 16. By promising…

The Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., June 11, 2018. (Erin Schaff/Reuters) Judicial #resistance against the Trump administration is spiraling out of control. Honestly, after two years of nationwide injunctions, ludicrously expanded standing rules, and blatant…

Former Vice President Joe Biden announces his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination, April 25, 2019. (Biden Campaign Handout via Reuters) Incorporating nonpartisan national symbols into partisan endeavors — a presidential campaign, for instance —…

Former vice president Joe Biden delivers remarks at the First State Democratic Dinner in Dover, Del., March 16, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Former vice president Joe Biden’s campaign brought in $6.3 million in the first 24…

Maria Butina appears in a police booking photograph released by the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office in Alexandria, Va., August 18, 2018. (Alexandria Sheriff's Office/REUTERS ) Russian agent Maria Butina was sentenced Friday to 18 months in…

Crews work to strengthen a part of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, April 23, 2019. (Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters) The conflagration is a teachable moment about the decrepit state of many beautiful churches. The Notre Dame…

A visitor looks at a model of the RMS Titanic during an exhibition at Belfast’s City Hall in 2002. (Paul McErlane/Reuters) Between us and the truth lie layers of interpretation based on ‘preformed images.’ In…

Editors, USA TODAY Published 5:26 a.m. ET April 27, 2019 | Updated 5:47 a.m. ET April 27, 2019 Winter storm to pound 4M people this weekend A potent late-April snowstorm is forecast to dump up to…

USA TODAY A potent late-April snowstorm is forecast to dump up to 9 inches of snow across a 1,200-mile stripe of the Midwest and Great Lakes states over the weekend. "A stripe of heavy snow is forecast this…

9:47 AM ET Cameron Wolfe Close ESPN Staff Writer Covered the Broncos for two seasons with the Denver Post Graduate of the University of Houston A native of Jackson, Miss. Josh Weinfuss Close ESPN Staff…