Pence defends Trump rallies during pandemic

Skip to main content HomeCoronavirus Updates2020 Election ResultsElectionsNationWorldPoliticsFactcheckEducationInvestigationsHealthWeatherRace in AmericaImpeachmentJust the FAQsTracking 2020Vice President Mike Pence defends Trump campaign rallies as health authorities warn people to continue to practice social distancing. “Even in a public health crisis, the American people don’t forfeit their constitutional rights,” he said. (June 26)AP

Fauci warns young people as virus cases climb

Skip to main content HomeCoronavirus Updates2020 Election ResultsElectionsNationWorldPoliticsFactcheckEducationInvestigationsHealthWeatherRace in AmericaImpeachmentJust the FAQsTracking 2020The top infectious disease expert in the U.S. issued a warning to young people as cases of the coronavirus continue to climb, with many infections occuring in younger Americans. (June 26)AP

Ibraheem Yazeed, Aniah Blanchard murder suspect, charged in 2018 cold case homicide

(Editor’s note: This story first published at the Montgomery Advertiser, part of the USA TODAY Network.) The 29-year-old Montgomery man charged in the high profile 2019 killing of a Lee County teenager has now been charged in a 2018 Montgomery murder, prosecutors announced Thursday. Ibraheem Yazeed has been charged with murder in the death of 29-year-old Stephen…

Watch Bryson DeChambeau crush 2 of the most absurd tee shots at the Travelers Championship

By Mike D. Sykes, II | June 26, 2020 3:37 pm Bryson DeChambeau is literally becoming a cheat code in golf. He’s breaking the game. Nobody has any business doing this. He’s put on some serious muscle over the last few years and everyone is buzzing about it because it’s completely transformed his game. He’s…

Coronavirus doesn’t have to cancel romance: 7 summer date ideas for couples in quarantine

CLOSE The rapidly escalating warnings for people to keep distance from one another in order to contain the coronavirus outbreak is creating a new set of rules for social interaction and a series of complications for American singles pursuing romance. (March 19) AP DomesticLet’s be real: There are only so many movie nights on the couch…

‘Wore the hell out’ Bubba Wallace wants to move on from Talladega, focus on growing NASCAR

Chris Bumbaca, USA TODAY Published 2:57 p.m. ET June 26, 2020 | Updated 3:44 p.m. ET June 26, 2020CLOSE SportsPulse: The sports World rallied around Bubba Wallace after a noose was found in his garage at Talladega Motor Speedway this past weekend. Now NASCAR is looking to bring the hammer down on whoever is responsible.…

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook to crack down on hate speech in ads, label posts deemed ‘newsworthy’

Brett Molina, USA TODAY Published 2:44 p.m. ET June 26, 2020 | Updated 3:37 p.m. ET June 26, 2020CLOSEFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlined several steps the social network will take to combat hate speech as companies pull advertising from its platform.In a live stream and post published to Facebook on Friday, Zuckerberg detailed multiple steps…

Bubba Wallace on the release of noose photo: ‘It was good for the public to see’

By Charles Curtis | June 26, 2020 2:53 pm Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. sounded resigned to the fact that he can’t change some critics’ minds about the noose found in his Talladega garage, which resulted in an FBI investigation that concluded it had been there since at least October of 2019. But as he said…