World News

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Following a spike in deadly attacks on police, more than a dozen states have responded this year with “Blue Lives Matter” laws that come down even harder on crimes against law enforcement officers, raising concern among some civil rights activists of a potential setback in police-community relations. The new measures build upon existing statutes allowing harsher sentences for people who kill or assault police. They impose ...

The choice of Linda Sarsour to address the graduates of the City University of New York School of Public Health has resulted in hate messages and threats.

The contest awarded $100 gift cards to the two workers who closed the most cases in a month, according to agency interviews and internal emails.

As he dashed through the Middle East and Europe, Donald Trump looked like a conventional American leader abroad. He solemnly laid a wreath at a Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, had an audience with the pope at the Vatican and stood center stage with Western allies at the annual summits that dominate the diplomatic calendar.But...

A teenage motorist who got stuck after driving into freshly poured cement on a Nebraska road this week is also getting stuck with a $10,000 bill for the damage.

British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend.The airline said it was suffering a "major IT systems failure"...

<p>Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning, who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85.</p>

With multiple generations of her family looking on, Esther Begam, 88, collected her high school diploma, decades after she was denied an education by the Nazis. Begam grew up in Poland, and when she was 11 years old, she had to quit school and move into a Jewish ghetto. Later, she was sent to a forced labor camp. Her father, a rabbi, was a chaplain in the Polish army, and was never heard from again. Begam lost her mother and brother at Auschwitz, ...

Find out what the stars of TV's Baywatch are up to -- and what they look like -- now!

Southern Rock Legend Gregg Allman's Life in Photos

Sometimes, celebrities give their children weird names — but they can be delightful and make their kids stand out. These are the 20 best.

In celebration of what would have been the star's 110th birthday (May 26), USA TODAY looks back on the Duke's life off-camera with never-before-seen photos.&nbsp;

Superheroes prefer comfort, too.

The comedian was asked how she'd react if she found herself in an elevator with the actress.

Take a look at the greatest and not-so-great Cannes fashion.

Katy Perry spits out Taylor's pie, Dave Matthews needs Visine and more pics that will make you LOL.

<p>Take a look at how some of the tennis players have changed over the years.</p>

For a few hours on Memorial Day weekend, it appeared as though Colin Kaepernick had found himself a new home. Seemingly edging out NFL insiders for what would have been a major offseason scoop, movie director Spike...

Former Indianapolis Colts defensive end Cory Redding was scammed out of roughly $4.5 million from his financial advisor.

The puzzling saga of Germaine de Randamie's UFC women's featherweight title reign took yet another turn.

Cedar Grove (N.J.) sophomore Mia Faieta has the most perfect of perfect games when she struck out all 21 batters in a 4-0 victory against North Warren in the North Jersey, Section 1, Group 1 semifinals.

Several NBA players helped their chances of getting paid this offseason by shining in the playoffs.&nbsp;

Tony Romo has appeared in the CBS broadcast booth with Jim Nantz for the first time.

<p>Here's our year-by-year synopsis.</p>

Memorial Day weekend provides ample time for trips, barbecuing, enjoying the warm weather - and taking advantage of Memorial Day sales.

The founders of Microsoft and Facebook have cautionary words for the Class of 2017.

Thousands of mall-based stores are closing around the US. Here's what the may transform into.

Sometimes the advertised price is not what you actually pay.

<p>The decade before retirement is a critical time. Here's how to make sure you're on the right path.</p>

From Pizza Hut and Domino's to Little Caesars and Papa John's, the vast majority of pizzas in America feature mozzarella from one company. For the first time, secretive billionaire James Leprino explains how he built a cheese juggernaut.

Local Wisconsin News

A press release said officers responded to Sequoia Branch Library after 6 p.m. Saturd...

The Janesville Police Department had extra patrol officers on the road Saturday looking for people who weren't wearing their seat belts.

The police department and hundreds of other l...

Diabetics are dealing with a cost strain after two major drug companies, Novo Nordisk and Eli Lilly, Police: occupants of both cars in hit-and-run flee scene

Officers arrived at...

Two men were killed Friday afternoon in an airplane crash in a field near the Sheboygan County Memorial Airport.

The Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office said the small, single-engine p...

The Columbia County Emergency Management Office canceled an emergency slow, no-wake zone on the Wisconsin River Saturday.

The original order was issued Sunday. Officials urged boat...

Janesville police are taking extra precautions after stronger, more potent strains of a deadly drug were found in the area.

Police said they confirmed Forged letter criticizes local police chief

A former Madison police chief says he was shocked to find out that his signature was being used on a letter critiquing a local police department.

David Couper retired from police dep...

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has determined several compounding factors caused a Memorial Day travel expected to hit highest rate since 2005
Memorial Day weekend travel is expected to hit its highest rate since 2005, according to a news release from AAA.

The organization projects that 39.3 million Americans will travel mo...

Madison police have located the driver in a hit-and-run accident that left a UW-Madison student with significant injuries Friday morning.

Officers used surveillance footage to loca...

A former Madison police chief says he was shocked to find out that his signature was being used on a letter critiquing a local police department.

David Couper retired from police dep...

A soon to be published study, conducted by oncologists with UW Health looked at the impact on cancer patients of watching comedy films during chemotherapy treatments.

"We wanted to b...

Seven relatives of World War II veterans, including one from Wisconsin, are suing the federal government to force them to find and identify remains of their family members.

One group...

The assault happened repeatedly between June and December of 2015. The victim said Shawn A. Be...