Fallon, Meyers, Colbert, Jefferies on the GOP health care flop: Punchlines

EmbedShare The late-night comics talk delayed vote and cuts to care. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at usatoday.com/opinion. USA TODAY Opinion_Eileen RiversJim Jefferies(Photo: Cindy Ord, Getty Images for SiriusXM)What are the differences between the Obamacare repeal
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Senate health care bill: An exit strategy

Protest in Washington on June 28, 2017.(Photo: Shawn Thew, epa)Scrambling for votes on their wildly unpopular health care bill, Senate Republicans find themselves with an unappealing choice. They can anger their base by ditching seven years of promises to repeal Obamacare. Or they can strip 22 mill
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Adviser who defrauded ex-Spurs legend Tim Duncan gets four years in prison

Former San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan speaks during a ceremony to retire his No. 21 jersey after an NBA basketball game between the Spurs and the New Orleans Pelicans at AT&T Center.(Photo: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports)SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An ex-financial adviser to retired San Antonio
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Chris Paul trade, Phil Jackson saga reinforce power of NBA players

EmbedShare The Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to deal perennial All-Star PG Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets, where he'll team up with fellow superstar James Harden. USA TODAY SportsLos Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. (7) gets some words of advice from Los Angeles Clippers gua
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3 dead, including child, after police chase in New Orleans

Louisiana State Promo(Photo: Shane Music)NEW ORLEANS — Three people, including a 2-year-old child, were killed Wednesday after a car being chased by Louisiana State Police crashed in New Orleans.The driver of the car died from a self-inflicted gunshot after the crash, a State Police spokeswoman sa
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Desperate ISIS fighters using human shields as battle nears end in Mosul

EmbedShare Counterattacks by Islamic State militants on the western edge of Mosul have stalled Iraqi forces' push in the Old City, the last IS stronghold in the battle, an Iraqi officer said Tuesday. (June 27) APMembers of the Iraqi forces advance through the Old City of Mosul on June 2
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Fact check: Rand Paul’s subsidies twist

EmbedShare A new USA TODAY/Suffolk University poll shows low support among Americans for the GOP healthcare bill. Susan Page, USA TODAY Washington bureau chief, explains the findings. USA TODAYSen. Rand Paul speaks to the media about the Senate Republican health care bill on June 22, 2017 in
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Report: Free agent RB Karlos Williams suspended at least one year

EmbedShare USA TODAY Sports' Lindsay H. Jones breaks down the big offseason changes in the AFC East and what to expect in the division for 2017. USA TODAY SportsKarlos Williams has been suspended for a year.(Photo: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Spor)Karlos Williams, whom the Buffalo Bills
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Shonda Rhimes: ‘People found me valuable’ after 150-pound weight loss

When Shonda Rhimes lost 150 pounds a few years ago, she discovered that her entire life was transformed, and not necessarily in a good way. The creator of ABC shows including "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" wrote in her Shondaland newsletter that once she shed the weight, people began treating her
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Academy of Motion Pictures invites 774 new members in diversity efforts

In an effort to continue to diversify, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited a record 774 new members from 57 countries this year, the organization announced today via an official release. That's a new record for invitees in a single year. The list of all the new actors and actr
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