Top Deadspin editor says he was fired after refusing to 'stick to sports'

Washington Post columnist issues clarification after implying al-Baghdadi was not a coward Max Boot says original column ‘unintentionally conveyed the impression’ that he considered the ISIS leader’s death to be courageous; reaction and analysis from Fox News contributor Mike Huckabee, former Arkansas governor. Deadspin is facing inner turmoil as a senior editor claimed the sports site fired him for not "sticking […]

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7 of our top opinion columns this week: ICYMI

In today’s fast-paced news environment, it can be hard to keep up. For your weekend reading, we’ve started in-case-you-missed-it compilations of some of the week’s top USA TODAY Opinion pieces. As always, thanks for reading, and for your feedback. — USA TODAY Opinion editors 1. Stop fearmongering about ‘Medicare for All.’ Most families would pay less for better care. By Donald M. Berwick “America desperately needs an honest […]

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Top airline CEOs are donating to this political group for 2020

Investors worry the airline industry may not trim capacity enough to be profitable “Bulls & Bears” panel on whether investors should be concerned about airline stocks amid empty seat concerns. As the 2020 U.S. elections draw near, top airline executives and CEOs are donating money to one particular political action committee with a very particular political bent. Continue Reading Below […]

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China to send its top trade negotiator to US for talks

Wilbur Ross: Is the US winning the trade war with China? U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross stresses the U.S. knows what its objectives are through structural reforms and technology transfers. When trade talks between the United States and China resume in October , they will indeed be on the highest level. Continue Reading Below China's top trade negotiator will lead […]

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Play'em again: The top 10 'one-hit wonders of all time'

TTaylor Swift dethrones Beyoncé as highest-paid woman in music FBN’s Stuart Varney on the highest-paid women in music. Oldies are still goodies. That's, at least, according to Rolling Stone Magazine, which surveyed its readers to learn which tunes they believe to be the best "one-hit wonders." Continue Reading Below Maybe you've played these songs on repeat, or have only listened to them once […]

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Top Biden adviser slams media coverage of recent gaffes, calls concerns a 'press narrative'

Biden campaign shrugs off confusion over Parkland shooting timeline The Biden campaign hits back after the former vice president mistakenly says he met with Parkland, Fla., gun massacre students while in office; Peter Doocy reports from the campaign trail in Iowa. Biden campaign senior adviser Symone Sanders had a fiery clash with CNN anchor Brianna Keilar over the former vice […]

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Salesforce exec shares the top interview mistake recent grads should avoid

Before becoming Salesforce's chief equality officer in 2006, Tony Prophet spent several years working as an executive at major tech companies like Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft. As someone who has hired countless people throughout his career, Prophet knows that one of the best ways to impress a hiring manager is to be relaxed and authentic in an interview. That's why he […]

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Sean Hannity: My top questions for James Comey

Sean Hannity’s questions for James Comey Sean Hannity’s questions for James Comey In the wake of James Comey publishing a list of questions he'd like to ask former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Sean Hannity offered his own set to the fired former FBI director. Comey's list, which appeared on the legal website, Lawfare, looked to be something of a blueprint for Democrats to […]

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Top 16 athletes over 35 of all-time: From Tom Brady to Serena Williams to Gordie Howe

The prime of professional athletes' careers doesn't last forever, but there are many examples of those who have defied age and performed well later in their careers. Here's a look at 16 of some of the most successful athletes who have evaded the tolls of Father Time by thriving since turning 35 (in no particular order):  Tom Brady, 41 — active. […]

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US deficit could top $1T in 2019

Stock market crash will shift focus to deficit: Carlyle Group’s David Rubenstein FOX Business’ Charlie Gasparino talks to The Carlyle Group Co-Executive Chairman David Rubenstein about the changing political climate, the U.S. deficit and the current problems facing General Electric. Despite strength in the U.S. economy, government spending has shown few signs of slowing. Continue Reading Below In a midyear […]

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