Professors walk tight rope when posting to web

Yale University in Connecticut.(Photo: Pixabay)A dean at Yale University gets put on leave for racially-charged Yelp reviews. A University of Delaware professor won't be returning this fall because of a controversial post to social media.Increasingly, educators are coming under fire across the natio
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Supreme Court muddles travel ban debate

EmbedShare The Supreme Court had a mixed ruling on President Trump's revised travel ban. We broke it down. USA TODAYProtest in Seattle on May 15, 2017.(Photo: Jason Redmond, AFP/Getty Images)The Supreme Court has only added confusion to President Trump's stubborn and — until now
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President’s media strategy creating friction

White House press secretary Sean Spicer's briefing with reporters turned testy on Monday, with CNN's Jim Acosta interrupting President Donald Trump's chief spokesman to demand he explain why television cameras were ordered off. Trump's relations with the media — never strong to begin with — ha
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Review: ‘Baby Driver’ sets innovative heists to a winning beat

EmbedShare Ansel Elgort plays a talented getaway driver, Baby, who works for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey). But after meeting the woman of his dreams (Lily James) he sees a chance to ditch his shady lifestyle and make a clean break. USA TODAYBaby (Ansel Elgort) goes to extremes to keep Debora
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Alec Baldwin roasted as ‘old ham’ by daughter he once called ‘little pig’ in infamous voicemail

After a decade, it seems Alec Baldwin and his daughter, Ireland, can finally joke about the infamous voicemail in which the actor called her a "rude, thoughtless little pig." Ireland Baldwin, 21, referenced her father's 2007 rant when she joined other family members, friends, and co-stars in roast
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When galaxies collide: Cool NASA photo shows galactic ‘goulash’

Arp 299, located some 140 million light years from Earth, contains two galaxies that are merging.(Photo: Chandra X-ray Observatory Center)Ever wondered what happens when galaxies "collide?"Now we know, thanks to a cool image from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. The image of "Arp 299," which wa
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Woman claimed her dead mother’s retirement benefits for 18 years, indictment says

The U.S. District Court of Guam is shown in this file photo.(Photo: PDN file photo)HAGNATA, Guam — A federal grand jury recently indicted a woman in connection with receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in retirement benefits, intended for her mother, who died more than 18 years ago.Rebeca
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Gay marriage: Siding with religious baker is problematic

Baker Jack Phillips' case now goes to the Supreme Court.(Photo: Richard Wolf, USA TODAY)Ever since the Supreme Court ruled in 2015 that same-sex couples have a right to marry, states have taken off in different directions.More than 20 states expanded on the ruling to enact broad civil rights legisl
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Six Flags accident: Can you survive a 25-foot fall?

EmbedShare A teenager fell about 25 feet from a stopped gondola ride at an upstate New York amusement park Saturday night, tumbling into a crowd of park guests and employees gathered below to catch her before she hit the ground. (June 25) APIn this June 24, 2017, image made from a video prov
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Salvador Dalí’s body to be exhumed for paternity test

EmbedShare The body of Salvador Dali has been ordered to be exhumed by a madrid Court after a woman filed a paternity claim. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland). Buzz60Spanish artist Salvador Dali in Paris in 1972.(Photo: STF, AFP/Getty Images)MADRID  — The surrealist artist Salvador
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