Some students don’t have desks or chairs for learning from home. These Gaithersburg parents...

But a few days ago, James, 12, and his younger brother, Steven, 7, got a delivery of free desks and chairs so they could have their own workspaces while they navigate learning from home.“I’m going to have more...

Why Chicago hasn’t enacted police reforms despite demands for change | US news

Despite a bloody summer of police shootings and civil rights protests calling for radical change, Chicago is the only city of America’s top 10, and by far the biggest, not yet to agree new reforms to policing. Every other...

COVID-19 recession forces grown kids to move home

Aimee Picchi, Special to USA TODAY Published 5:11 a.m. ET Sept. 24, 2020 ...

Trump, other mourners to pay respects to justice

The casket of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has arrived at the Supreme Court for the start of two days of public viewing....

No, Joe Biden is not using a teleprompter in an interview

The meme bolsters a narrative the Trump campaign has been running for months: that Joe Biden, who turns 78 in November, is losing it, and so he needs a teleprompter. A recent Trump campaign ad titled “Joe’s Teleprompter”...

Carolyn Hax: How can I stop my stepson’s constant humming? Hmm . . .

I'm about to lose my mind. My stepkid is wonderful and kind but also has terrible perfectionism issues and I do not want to make them feel bad about an innocent quirk! It's just so constant, and I...

US election polls tracker: who is leading in the swing states? | US news

Joe Biden is leading ​Donald Trump in the national polls for the presidential election. But that doesn’t guarantee ​the Democratic candidate victory. Hillary Clinton also had a clear lead over Trump in the polls for almost the entire 2016...

School and work at home easier with some changes

School districts across the United States are working to improve online learning access as the school year begins in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. (Sept....

5 things to know Thursday

Editors, USA TODAY Published 3:40 a.m. ET Sept. 24, 2020 | Updated 3:45 a.m. ET Sept. 24, 2020Breonna Taylor case: 2 police officers shot amid protests in...

Three Trump ads in Spanish, many distortions

‘Capacidad mental’Spanish: “Ahora a los 77 años y en su tercera candidatura presidencial, Biden claramente está debilitado. … Joe Biden no tiene la fuerza, la energía, ni la capacidad mental para liderar este país.” English: “Now 77 years...