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Mar 27 8 tweets 2 min read
Multiple people injured in school shooting in Nashville, officials say. Suspected shooter is dead, police say.… UPDATE: Three children were confirmed dead after a shooter opened fire at a small private Christian school in Nashville early Monday, a hospital official said.
Mar 27 4 tweets 2 min read
In Monday’s paper:
- Women of the Year: Grace Young rallies to save Chinatowns
- More kids shot dead at home than class
- South picks up pieces after deadly tornadoes An image of the front page of the USA TODAY paper on Monday, Grace Young is still surprising herself. The cookbook author has spent her life in pursuit of perfection in the kitchen. But the past few years have allowed her to use her platform in a different way: saving America’s China­ towns.…
Dec 11, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read
Katelyn Haruko Schmisseur was 16 when she first arrived at a wilderness therapy program in Utah. Her parents sent her there after she began drinking and sneaking out. She also struggled with bulimia. Katelyn Haruko Schmisseur was 16 and struggling with bulimia Because of her eating disorder, a staff member was with her at all times, even while she used the outdoor bathroom.

“I was terrified,” Katelyn, now 21, recalls. QUOTE: It really broke me down to the smallest I've ever bee
Dec 11, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
At least 1 in 5 Americans live with chronic pain. Some experts put the figure at 100 million. And nearly 1 in 10 are disabled by it.

USA TODAY spoke with 50 pain experts – and people who experience chronic pain for a five-part series launching today. 1 in 5 Americans suffer chronic pain. And nearly 1 in 10 are America in Pain is a five-part USA TODAY series exploring chronic pain, the challenges treatment and scientific advances offering hope for the future.
In part one, learn about some of the causes of chronic pain and the complex issues around its treatment:…
Dec 9, 2022 4 tweets 3 min read
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said Friday she is leaving the Democratic Party and will formally become an independent.

Sinema maintained she doesn’t plan to change her voting habits.… Sinema indicated her party switch to independent won't change the balance of power much.

On the other hand, it shakes up Washington and weakens the Democrats' newly acquired outright majority. What this could mean for the Senate:…
Dec 9, 2022 4 tweets 3 min read
On today’s 5 Things podcast:
1️⃣ Brittney Griner free
2️⃣ Is Iran’s ‘morality police’ actually closing?
3️⃣ Trump will not appeal end to special master review
4️⃣ House committee slams Commanders owner
5️⃣ Housing market slowdown
Listen to the full episode ⤵️… Brittney Griner has been freed from a Russian penal colony. @usatodaysports reporter @BOOMbaca and producer @Atltwil have more:…
Dec 9, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
In this weekend’s paper:
- 'We never forgot' her: Brittney Griner is free
- Same-sex marriage bill passes in House An image of the front page ... There's a singular beautiful moment, which followed so many ugly, terrifying moments in the wrongful detention of Olympian and WNBA star Brittney Griner in Russia.…
Nov 22, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
In Tuesday's paper:
- Shooting survivors grieving again
- Iranian players’ courage puts other nations to shame
- Pair of turkeys win presidential pardon An image of the front page ... When Christine Leinonen woke up to texts from loved ones who said they were thinking of her, she was initially confused.

But once she turned on her television to news of a mass shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs, she put the pieces together quickly.…
Nov 21, 2022 4 tweets 3 min read
On today’s 5 Things podcast:
1️⃣ Type 1 diabetes treatment could be 'game-changer'
2️⃣ Biden turns 80. How healthy is he?
3️⃣ 5 dead in LGBTQ club shooting
4️⃣ FDA says lab-grown meat safe to eat
5️⃣ Taylor Swift rolls at AMAs
Listen to the full episode ⤵️… The FDA has approved a treatment that delays Type 1 diabetes, but it won’t be cheap. Producer @PJElliottRadio spoke to health reporter @AdriannaUSAT to find out what makes this new drug a "game changer":…
Nov 21, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
In Monday's paper:
- 'Attack on a family': 5 are killed, 25 injured in shooting at LGBTQ nightclub
- Title IX: Flawed system not aiding survivors
- As Biden turns 80, some doubt acuity An image of the front page of the USA TODAY paper on Monday, A gunman opened fire at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs just before midnight Saturday, leaving five people dead and 25 injured, police said Sunday.…
Nov 20, 2022 5 tweets 1 min read
At least 5 people are dead and more than a dozen wounded in a shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs… Police have identified the 22-year-old suspect who opened fire using a “long rifle” after entering Club Q late Saturday night.

Authorities have not determined a motive for the shooting but are investigating whether it was a hate crime.
Nov 19, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
Collectively, the U.S. consumes 5.95 billion pounds of pasta per year. Do you have a favorite shape?… Which type of pasta you should use depends on what type of sauce or dish you want to prepare. Illustration of a handful of straight spaghetti pasta. Text
Nov 18, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
In this weekend's paper:
- 'A troublemaker with a gavel'
- Trump's presidential bid not a legal shield
- Buffalo knows snowstorms, but this one could be epic An image of the front page ... Nancy Pelosi made history in 2007 for getting the job, for becoming the first female speaker of the House and the highest-ranking woman in American history.

There is no debating the impact of her groundbreaking tenure.…
Nov 15, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read
In Tuesday's paper:
- Biden: US ‘stands ready’ to work with China
- 3 football players slain in Virginia university shooting
- 82 schools across US have had names erased
- Another court blocks Biden’s plan to forgive student loans An image of the front page ... President Joe Biden said after his meeting Monday with Chinese President Xi Jinping that he is confident China is not preparing to attack Taiwan.…
Nov 14, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
In Monday's paper:
- Election 2024: Disappointing midterm scrambles GOP contest
- Biden hopeful for talks with Xi at G­-20
- Trans youths’ care in crosshairs An image of the front page ... After Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis cruised to a blockbuster reelection win last week, some supporters cheered for him to start planning another campaign: a 2024 Republican presidential bid against Donald Trump.…
Nov 7, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
In Monday's paper:
- Midterm elections: Some Dems second-guess Biden’s closing message
- Tempted by $1.9 billion? Powerball prize grows
- Safety complaints about refrigerators surge An image of the front page of the USA TODAY paper on Monday, In his closing argument to halt Republican momentum before Tuesday's election, President Biden has painted a dark picture of a possible "mega MAGA Republican" Congress.…
Nov 6, 2022 7 tweets 2 min read
Ana Rodriguez, mother of Maite Yuleana Rodriguez - a victim of the May mass shooting a Robb Elementary, and other relatives of the victims have pushed through their grief to demand that lawmakers take action to adopt restrictions on purchasing and accessing guns. The parents of four of the victims created a nonprofit called Lives Robbed to advocate gun law reforms and demanded accountability from the school district, Uvalde City Council and law enforcement agencies that bungled the response to the shooting.
Nov 4, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read
In this weekend's paper:
- Migrants bused to NYC struggle for a foothold
- Midterms: Cost of candidate spending? Billions
- Decadeslong dream for an RSV vaccine close to reality
- Netanyahu to bring in right-wing government An image of the front page ... For much of 2022, long-haul bus rides have been orchestrated by Republican governors as a kind of political theater. For many of the riders, they step onto the buses with the promise of a new life in a new city and step off instantly homeless.…
Nov 3, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
The historic heat wave that sweltered the West in early September, breaking records and straining California’s power grid, forced colleges and universities across the region to further assess extreme heat events. Map: Temperatures in Southw... While it isn’t uncommon to experience heat waves in these areas, the most recent heat wave prompted unprecedented conditions. Quote: “These heat waves ca...
Nov 3, 2022 6 tweets 2 min read
A tip line set up by Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin for parents to send complaints and concerns regarding school practices and policies didn’t actually have the kind of reports he was looking for, a USA TODAY analysis found. Youngkin set up the tip line earlier this year for parents to report on, as he put it, “any instances where they feel that their fundamental rights are being violated” and schools are engaging in “inherently divisive practices.”
Nov 3, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read
In Thursday's paper:
- Latest Fed rate hike: More pain coming
- Senator’s hires tied to criminal inquiry
- Poll shows Fetterman’s lead over Oz in Pa. shrinks
- Abortion rights voices want men to speak up An image of the front page of the USA TODAY paper on Thursda The Federal Reserve did it, again.

It boosted interest rates again by a whopping 0.75 percentage point on Wednesday and suggested more rate hikes are coming. That means Americans should brace themselves for even higher interest rates.…