Two people died Thursday after being struck by lightning at a park in Pennsylvania, authorities said. Brendan McGowan and Kaitlyn Rosensteel, both 18, were found dead below a large splintered tree next to a lake…

(Melissa King/Dreamstime) House and Senate Democrats introduced a measure Thursday that would mandate that insurance companies provide full coverage to patients for over-the-counter birth control. Representative Ayanna Pressley and Senator Patty Murray introduced the legislation, which would prevent…

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds a daily press briefing (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Sarah Huckabee Sanders will resign from her position as White House press secretary at the end of the month, President Trump…

Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) campaigns in San Francisco, Calif., June 1, 2019. (Stephen Lam/Reuters) The California senator’s new immigration plan is a statement of her intent to govern through egregiously…

A man carries an inflatable Earth balloon at the People’s Climate March in New York City in 2014. (Mike Segar/Reuters) The real felt urgency of climate change will not, anytime soon, match the rhetoric of…

“It is the assessment of the U.S. government that Iran is responsible for today’s attacks in the Gulf of Oman” Credit: @SecPompeo WASHINGTON—Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday that the U.S. has determined that…

Janna Zat, whose son Hussein al-Umari was killed at Al Noor Mosque, speaks to the media in front of Christchurch High Court on Friday in Christchurch, New Zealand.   Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images hide caption toggle…

Candy and Estela Reyes shared memories of their father during a 2012 StoryCorps interview in El Paso, Texas.   Anaid Reyes/StoryCorps hide caption toggle caption   Anaid Reyes/StoryCorps   Candy and Estela Reyes shared memories…

California rapper Willie McCoy, also known as Willie Bo, was fatally shot by police. USA TODAY The family attorney for a slain California rapper on Thursday dismissed an independent report that found officers acted reasonably in…

SportsPulse: Trysta Krick tries to make sense of what we saw over the course of six games between the Raptors and Warriors and how it will have an echoing affect going forward. USA TODAY OAKLAND,…

SportsPulse: Minicamps are in full swing and training camps are just over a month away. We can't wait, so Lorenzo Reyes picked the biggest storylines we will sink our teeth into this upcoming NFL season.…

3:56 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions. With a 114-110 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night, the Raptors…

4:25 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN OAKLAND, Calif. -- Before the playoffs began, Kyle Lowry declared that the only way he could silence his critics was by winning a championship. So, as he walked through the…