The Supreme Court takes on gerrymandering. A cottage…

CLOSE Supreme court case on partisan redistricting, using 'packing' and 'cracking' to draw district lines. Blake Esselstyn explains how that works. USA TODAY WASHINGTON – Combining powerful computer software programs with increasingly granular data on voters, political…

Charges dropped against Empire actor Jussie Smollett

CHICAGO— On Tuesday, prosecutors for Cook County, Illinois, dropped all charges against “Empire” star Jussie Smollett, indicted on 16 counts of disorderly conduct for filing a false police report about a hate-crime attack. "After reviewing…

Federal bump stock ban could make you a…

CLOSE An Arizona gun manufacturer demonstrates the use of a rifle equipped with a "bump stock." Thomas Hawthorne/azcentral.com Opinion: A federal ban on bump stocks will force hundreds of thousands of owners to make some…

Opinion: Big Baller Brand was too beautiful to…

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Former Rockies All-Star Todd Helton cited in DUI…

CLOSE Former Vol baseball great wants to have impact as director of player development. Dan Fleser/News Sentinel Former Colorado Rockies and Tennessee baseball star Todd Helton has entered a treatment facility following a suspected DUI-related crash…

Giants CEO Larry Baer suspended three months by…

San Francisco Giants president and CEO Larry Baer has been suspended without pay through July 1 following Major League Baseball's investigation into a physical incident between Baer and his wife. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred announced…

No, that iOS 12.2 update did not just…

CLOSE Cellular technology is about to make an evolutionary leap. 5G is almost here. But you're gonna have to wait a little longer. Here's why. USA TODAY, Just the FAQs Sorry, AT&T iPhone users. We…