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Michael Cohen search warrant, Midwest braces for more rain, March Madness First Four: 5 things to know Tuesday

8 hours 37 min ago

Search warrant related to Michael Cohen's home raid made public, Midwest braces for more rain and more things to start your Tuesday morning.

       

AP Top Stories March 19 A

8 hours 41 min ago

Here's the latest for Tuesday March 19th: Deadly cyclone hits Africa; New Zealand PM tells citizens not to say accused gunman's name; Texas petrochemical fire could burn for two more days; Historic flooding forecast for Mississippi, Missouri River basins.

       

Elton John musical 'Rocketman' begins blast off as star Taron Egerton reveals first footage

8 hours 56 min ago

Star Taron Egerton and producer David Furnish showed off the first footage from the Elton John musical "Rocketman" at the historic Troubadour club Monday night.

       

Japanese Olympic Committee head resigns amid bribery scandal

8 hours 56 min ago

Tsunekazu Takeda, the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee, is resigning in a bribery scandal

       

A richer Arenado looks to lead Rockies to 1st NL West title

8 hours 57 min ago

The Colorado Rockies worked out a long-term deal with All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado as they chase their first NL West title

       

Donald Trump embraces socialist views when bashing progress

8 hours 58 min ago

In a tweet bashing 'unnecessary' product improvements, President Donald Trump inadvertently makes the case against free markets.

       

Death toll from Indonesia floods, mudslides rises to 89

9 hours 27 min ago

Officials said the worst-hit area from the flooding was Sentani subdistrict, where tons of mud, rocks and trees from a landslide on a mountain rolled down to a river that burst its banks, sweeping away residents.

       

National Enquirer paid $200K to Lauren Sanchez's brother for Jeff Bezos texts, report says

10 hours 4 min ago

Michael Sanchez was reportedly paid $200,000 to leak texts between his sister and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the Wall Street Journal reports.

       

Sun Belt making history with hire of Keith Gill as conference commissioner

10 hours 36 min ago

The Sun Belt Conference is set to announce Keith Gill as its new commissioner, making him the first-ever African-American to lead an FBS conference.

       

Vice President Mike Pence set to visit Nebraska on Tuesday to survey 'devastating flooding'

11 hours 36 min ago

Roads and bridges were washed out and rescue operations were in full swing as rivers across a swath of the Midwest rose to record levels.

       

What you need to know about Starbucks' new rewards program

12 hours 18 sec ago

Starbucks is ditching its single option rewards model in favor a tiered system that lets customers get free coffee, tea and other merchandise sooner.

       

Do's and don'ts for filling out your NCAA bracket

12 hours 8 min ago

SportsPulse: Before you hit "submit" in your office pool's bracket challenge follow these simple "Do's" and "Don'ts" when filling out your March Madness bracket.

       

'You won't hear me speak his name': Ardern urges public to deny accused gunman's quest for fame

12 hours 8 min ago

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared Tuesday she would do everything in her power to deny the accused mosque gunman a platform at trial.

       

Demanding justice: Protesters call for accountability one year after Stephon Clark's death

12 hours 37 min ago

Hundreds of demonstrators on Tuesday night called for police accountability, remembering Stephon Clark on the one-year anniversary of his death.

       

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson gets heat, praise for calling 'sexy' tank named after him an 'honor'

12 hours 55 min ago

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is known as a tough guy. Seems that's just what the 1st Armored Division was looking for when they were pondering a name for their tank.

       

2019 political cartoons from the USA TODAY Network

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 20:48

Gannett's cartoonists from across the country draw their takes on news and politics.

       

Judge orders public release of redacted documents on FBI's raid of Michael Cohen

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 20:16

U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III ordered redacted versions of Michael Cohen's search warrant and other documents to be released Tuesday.

       

'American Idol': Watch this ex-Nickelodeon heartthrob's stunning cover of Amy Winehouse

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 19:37

After four seasons on Nickelodeon's "Every Witch Way," Nick Merico is taking a shot at singing stardom on ABC's "American Idol."

       

Cold case cracked? Alabama police charge truck-driving preacher with 1999 killings

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 19:19

Nearly 20 years after two Alabama teenagers were found shot to death in a car trunk, truck-driving preacher Coley McCraney was charged Monday.

       

Ethiopian Airlines crash raises questions about Boeing 737 Max certification process

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 18:50

The Justice Department is reportedly looking into the development of the grounded Boeing 737 Max blamed for two crashes.