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'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Sean Spicer gets the judges' boot

'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Sean Spicer gets the judges' boot

It was judgement day for Sean Spicer on "Dancing With the Stars," as the former White House press secretary ends up in the bottom two, then booted.

Trump, Dems brace for open impeachment hearings

The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump hits a new phase this week with televised public hearings. While both sides believe it will be their best chance to shape public opinion, they all
Seattle Seahawks knock off previously undefeated San Francisco 49ers in overtime thriller

Seattle Seahawks knock off previously undefeated San Francisco 49ers in overtime thriller

Monday night's NFC West clash lived up to its hype, as the Seahawks needed every last second of overtime to knock off the previously unbeaten 49ers.
Opinion: Don Cherry's popularity with his fans couldn't save him this time from anti-immigrant remark

Opinion: Don Cherry's popularity with his fans couldn't save him this time from anti-immigrant remark

Hockey Night in Canada analyst Don Cherry was popular with fans but also made comments that came across as xenophobic. The latest got him fired.
American flight skids off Chicago runway in scary landing; cancellations soar to nearly 1,300

American flight skids off Chicago runway in scary landing; cancellations soar to nearly 1,300

A plane slid off the runway on Monday morning at Chicago O'Hare International Airport amid hazardous weather conditions. No passengers were injured.
San Diego State University suspends 14 campus fraternities after 'devastating' death of freshman student

San Diego State University suspends 14 campus fraternities after 'devastating' death of freshman student

San Diego State freshman Dylan Hernandez died after attending a fraternity event, the school announced Monday.
'Jeopardy!' contestant almost makes Alex Trebek cry by betting 'We love you Alex'

'Jeopardy!' contestant almost makes Alex Trebek cry by betting 'We love you Alex'

On Monday night's episode of "Jeopardy!," contestant Dhruv Gaur wrote "We (heart) you Alex!" instead of a Final Jeopardy answer. He explains why.
President Jimmy Carter enters hospital before surgery to relieve pressure on his brain

President Jimmy Carter enters hospital before surgery to relieve pressure on his brain

The statement released by the Carter Center says that the pressure on his brain was caused by bleeding from some recent falls.
Hilaria Baldwin suffers miscarriage at 4 months pregnant: 'I'm devastated right now'

Hilaria Baldwin suffers miscarriage at 4 months pregnant: 'I'm devastated right now'

Hilaria Baldwin shared news she suffered her second miscarriage this year in an emotional video on Instagram Monday.
Virginia doctor jailed for 'unnecessary surgeries on unsuspecting patients,' charged with health care fraud

Virginia doctor jailed for 'unnecessary surgeries on unsuspecting patients,' charged with health care fraud

Javaid Perwaiz, a Virginia OB-GYN, was arrested and charged with health care fraud and making false statements relating to health care matters.
Trump impeachment: Defense and State officials raised concerns about Ukraine policies

Trump impeachment: Defense and State officials raised concerns about Ukraine policies

House Democrats released three more transcripts Monday evening, two days before public testimonies are scheduled to begin.
Astros slugger Yordan Álvarez – who played 87 games – is unanimous AL Rookie of the Year

Astros slugger Yordan Álvarez – who played 87 games – is unanimous AL Rookie of the Year

Yordan Álvarez, 22, had one of the greatest rookie seasons in MLB history, earning him the American League Rookie of the Year award.
Detroit hospital says its doctors performed first double-lung transplant in vape-injured patient

Detroit hospital says its doctors performed first double-lung transplant in vape-injured patient

Doctors at Detroit's Henry Ford Hospital have performed a double-lung transplant on a person with a vaping-related lung injury.

Amazon has decided to open a new set of grocery stores starting in Los Angeles

Amazon is opening a new grocery store in the Los Angeles area that won't be like Whole Foods, but rather a competition against Target and Walmart.
The crazy popular AirPods are on sale for an amazing price on Amazon

The crazy popular AirPods are on sale for an amazing price on Amazon

If you're still in the market for a pair of AirPods, right now the Series 2 model just dropped to their lowest price ever on Amazon.
2020 candidate Steve Bullock: I am running to beat Donald Trump and to bridge divides

2020 candidate Steve Bullock: I am running to beat Donald Trump and to bridge divides

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock met recently with USA TODAY's Editorial Board to discuss his 2020 campaign, impeachment and the Democratic debates.
Tim McGraw reveals his sweet gift to wife Faith Hill on their 23rd anniversary

Tim McGraw reveals his sweet gift to wife Faith Hill on their 23rd anniversary

Tim McGraw dug into his archives for a thoughtful surprise anniversary gift for wife Faith Hill.
Zooey Deschanel and 'Property Brothers' star Jonathan Scott walk first red carpet together

Zooey Deschanel and 'Property Brothers' star Jonathan Scott walk first red carpet together

Zooey Deschanel and "Property Brothers" star Jonathan Scott made their first joint red carpet appearance at the Critics' Choice Documentary Awards.
Opinion: These six NFL teams should start worrying about their playoff potential

Opinion: These six NFL teams should start worrying about their playoff potential

With only seven weeks remaining in the NFL season, several teams are being dealt a harsh reality about their potential playoff fortune.
Division II gymnast dies from spinal cord injury suffered in training accident

Division II gymnast dies from spinal cord injury suffered in training accident

Melanie Coleman, a 20-year-old junior at Southern Connecticut State, suffered a serious spinal cord injury while practicing on the uneven bars.
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