Coronavirus stimulus package Who will get 1,200 checks and when

CLARIFICATION: An earlier version of this article contained outdated information on how much money some low-income Americans would receive under the $2 trillion economic recovery package. A late-hour change to the legislation made Americans with little or no tax liability eligible for $1,200 ($2,400 for joint returns).WASHINGTON – The checks are coming.One-time payments of up…

‘Finding Freedom’ tells Harry and Meghan’s reasons for flight: ‘Blindsided’

CLOSE Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan returned to the U.K. and are staying at their former home at Frogmore House on the Windsor Castle estate. USA TODAYIf you believe Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan, they had nothing to do with a new book that purports to tell their side of the stunning story of why they…

Mexico’s populist president left embarrassed by failed stunt to sell

Andrés Manuel López Obrador looks to the skied, or the godsMexico’s populist president Andrés Manuel López Obrador was voted in on a pledge to stamp out corruption and largess that went all the way to the country's highest office.So when he pledged to sell the presidential plane, with its marble bathrooms and king sized bed,…

Tropical depression forms in the Atlantic, but forecasters say it

CLOSEStory HighlightsIf the system's sustained winds reach 39 mph, it would become Tropical Storm Josephine.However, even if the system does become a named storm, its lifespan might be short.Meanwhile, Hurricane Elida was expected to remain out to sea while starting to weaken later Tuesday.The predicted forecast track of Tropical Depression Eleven. (Photo: National Hurricane Center)A tropical…

The world’s populists are losing their White House ally, but

Few are predicting an end to global Trumpism, the nation-first, people-dividing style of governance with a hint of authoritarianism that began to gain traction in Europe and Asia well before Trump’s 2016 election. President-elect Joe Biden’s tight victory, in fact, could embolden Trump’s global allies to portray his unexpectedly strong showing as anything but a…

Bill Gates shot down a conspiracy theory that he wants

Bill Gates on "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell" on July 22, 2020.Screenshot/CBS News Bill Gates has rejected a conspiracy theory that he wants a mass vaccination against the coronavirus so he can...

Not all black people are African American

Black Lives Matter protests have opened up conversations about the history of privilege, racism, and the lived experiences and identities of black people in America. Now, the distinction between "black" and "African American" has become a prominent conversation on social media.Many people often default to "African American" out of a desire for either political correctness…

Ex-Minneapolis cop told other officers ‘you shouldn’t do this’ during

One of the four former Minneapolis officers charged in George Floyd’s death tried to warn his fellow officers during the arrest, his attorney claimed in court Thursday.J. Alexander Kueng hadn’t yet completed his third full shift as a police officer when the deadly arrest occurred, his attorney Tom Plunkett claimed. Plunkett says Kueng allegedly told…

Maryland man shot by Secret Service charged with assault on

CLOSE President Donald Trump was abruptly taken out of the Brady Briefing Room on Monday during a daily session with reporters. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – A 51-year-old Maryland man who was shot by a Secret Service officer near the White House on Monday, prompting agents to briefly remove President Donald Trump from a press briefing, is being…

Michigan closes state Capitol as protesters gather against stay-at-home order

The latest protest and the Capitol's closure came two weeks after protesters, some armed, entered the building and demanded to be allowed into the legislative chambers, which have been closed due to social distancing measures. Photos from the day showed some protesters, many of whom were not wearing masks or standing more than 6 feet…
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