North Carolina, Virginia rocked by most powerful earthquake in region since 1916

CLOSE Breaking news (Photo: USA TODAY) A magnitude 5.1 earthquake along North Carolina’s border with Virginia on…

Coronavirus updates: US surpasses 5 million confirmed cases; Pelosi calls Trump executive order, other measures ‘constitutional slop

CLOSE The orders Trump signed would provide an extra $400 in unemployment benefits, suspend some student…

Simon Cowell of ‘America’s Got Talent’ breaks his back falling off electric bicycle

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Dismantle the Department of Homeland Security. Its tactics are fearsome: ACLU director

Anthony D. Romero, Opinion contributor Published 5:00 a.m. ET Aug. 9, 2020 | Updated 8:55 a.m.…

Despite federal guidance, schools cite privacy laws to withhold info about COVID-19 cases

Jayme Fraser, Joel Ebert, Sommer Brugal, CD Davidson-Hiers and Thomas B. Langhorne, USA TODAY NETWORK Published…

How to stop the COVID-19 pandemic? Harvard doc says cheap tests are the answer.

CLOSE At-home testing could transform the fight against the novel coronavirus. USA TODAY Dr. Michael Mina…

From Stanford med to blueberry fields: Student laborer gets lesson in COVID perseverance

Christine Stephenson, USA TODAY Published 5:00 a.m. ET Aug. 9, 2020 CLOSE Online learning, single rooms…

‘An administrative nightmare’: Trump’s executive action is a scramble for unemployment aid

CLOSE Here’s why there’s a backlog of claims for unemployment and why it’s only getting worse.…

Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto loses no-hitter when Hunter Pence loses track of fly ball

CLOSE What I’m Hearing: MLB is stepping up there safety protocols due to multiple outbreaks USA…

‘An administrative nightmare’: Trump’s executive order is a scramble for unemployment aid

CLOSE Here’s why there’s a backlog of claims for unemployment and why it’s only getting worse.…