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Crowdfunding For Everything From Taxidermy To Tuition

USA Today | Posted 01.16.2013 | College

There’s money for the taking — if you know where to look and who to ask. Crowdfunding services like Kickstarter, Indiegogo and GoFundMe are hel...

USA Today Publisher Larry Kramer Looks to a Local Future

Rick Robinson | Posted 12.05.2012 | Media
Rick Robinson

Kramer took the helm of USA Today last spring, inheriting a product that missed the Internet when the Internet was a "thing," but is roaring back with multi-platform news delivery.

New Study: How Photos on Pinterest Predicted the Election

Susan Moeller | Posted 01.21.2013 | Technology
Susan Moeller

Nate Silver is all about crunching numbers. Pinterest allows analysts to "crunch" photos.

No Planet, No Jobs: The Suicide Bombing of Science

Bernard Starr | Posted 01.12.2013 | Green
Bernard Starr

Yes climate change is a jobs issue and moreover, it's the foremost personal and national security issue. The misery delivered by hurricane Sandy has unveiled the hazard of a wait-and-see policy. What are we waiting for now?

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Caught Between Economic Philosophy And Swing State Politics | Jon Ward | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign on Friday promoted a USA Today op-ed published online by Hal Sperlich, the former president of Chrysler Corporation, endorsing ...

Sandy Batters USA Today Building

Posted 10.29.2012 | Media

Hurricane Sandy ripped the 'A' right off the USA Today building in McLean, Virginia on Monday. Natalie DiBlasio, a reporter for the paper, tweeted...

Poll: Voters Want Leader to Prioritize Working Poor Families

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 12.28.2012 | Impact
Jeffrey Buchanan

Americans recognize a problem when we see it. But what happens when that problem continues to worsen year after year, and leaders are reluctant to spe...

It's Arithmetic: The Romney Campaign Adds Up to Lies and Insults

Sophia A. McClennen | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Sophia A. McClennen

To trope on Bill Clinton, "It's Arithmetic." Colbert and Stewart have shown us that the Romney campaign adds up to lies and insults. Now it's our turn to do the math and decide what this campaign really adds up to.

Truthiness Is Not a Joke: Lying and Loving It at the RNC

Sophia A. McClennen | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics
Sophia A. McClennen

CBS News reported that most of the major claims made by Ryan about Obama's record were misleading and untrue. Ryan then kept up his pattern of truthiness after the RNC when he lied about his best time in a marathon, shaving off more than an hour from his finish time. Seriously?

Everybody's Favorite Olive Garden Reviewer To Receive Major Award

Posted 08.13.2012 | Media

Everybody's favorite Olive Garden reviewer will receive a major journalism award, BuzzFeed reported on Friday. Marilyn Hagerty, who has been a jour...

15 Schools Awarding The Most Online Education Degrees

Posted 08.08.2012 | Education

Four of the country’s largest education schools operate mostly online, according to a USA Today analysis of newly released Department of Education d...

The Unreported Political Implications Of Pew's Religion Poll

Eric Sapp | Posted 09.26.2012 | Religion
Eric Sapp

The problem with religious academics doing political polls and non-religious reporters covering them is that the headlines can get skewed and political implications muddled.

Colorado and Warner Bros. Can Help Change Gun Laws

Bruce Kluger | Posted 09.26.2012 | Crime
Bruce Kluger

As the nation once again struggles to wring some clarity from yet another blood-soaked story, it strikes me that two such formidable institutions, a state government and a major motion picture studio, might join forces to find a solution.

The 17 Highest Paid College Football Coaches

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade & Anna Susman | Posted 07.25.2012 | College

Before Penn State University fired Joe Paterno as head coach of the football team, he was widely regarded as wielding heavy influence in the Penn Stat...

USA TODAY Names New Editor-In-Chief | Posted 09.09.2012 | Media

MarketWatch's David Callaway was named editor-in-chief USA Today, the newspaper announced Tuesday. Callaway will start the job later in July, acco...

The Truth About the President and the Deficit, Continued...

Bob Cesca | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Whatever your Republican friends might say about the evils of government spending, one thing is always -- always! -- true. High government spending creates jobs.

Defense Contractor Admits Smear Campaign Against USA Today

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.25.2012 | Media

In a conclusion to one of the more bizarre anti-journalist smear campaigns in recent memory, the co-owner of a Pentagon defense contractor admitted on...

What Excuses Might We Be Using to Keep Ourselves From Crossing Our Own Finish Lines?

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Sixteen days after this year's London Marathon ended, a final entrant crossed the finish line. Claire Lomas, who is paralyzed from the chest down, finished the marathon with a little help from her "robotic" legs -- along with a very healthy dose of willpower and sheer determination.

USA Today Alleges 'Misinformation Campaign' Against Reporters Investigating Pentagon Propaganda

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.20.2012 | Media

USA Today alleged on Thursday night that a reporter and editor investing the Pentagon's propaganda efforts had become the targets of a "misinformation...

Jason Cherkis

Watch: Ted Kennedy's '94 Attack Ad Against Mitt Romney On Women's Issue | Jason Cherkis | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney has had three separate political campaigns to figure out how to attract women voters. A recent USA Today-Gallup Poll shows h...

Jon Stewart to Obama: Stop the Cheesy Emails

Lauren Ashburn | Posted 06.09.2012 | Media
Lauren Ashburn

When you are leader of the free world, no matter how hard you are trying to capture the vote of the hip social media world, the subject line should say: "From the president."

Final Four Betting Passes Epic Milestone

Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.28.2012 | Business

We knew that betting on March Madness was big. But we're getting more evidence that it's Super Bowl big. Betting on the NCAA Tournament has surpass...

Measles: Back To The Future Of Public Health?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.24.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

If measles does make a meaningful comeback, it would imply public health is sliding back as we head into the future. We don't want to go there.

Gannett CEO Asks for Lower Bonus, Reduces Her Pay Package to Only $4.6 million

Randy Turner | Posted 05.19.2012 | Media
Randy Turner

Thanks to that selfless act of generosity, the CEO of Gannett, who required all employees in the newspaper division to take an unpaid one-week furlough during the first quarter of 2011, will only receive a $1.2 million bonus.

The Japan-US Alliance Is Here to Stay

Anshuman Rawat | Posted 05.16.2012 | World
Anshuman Rawat

By 2030 China's economy is likely to be four times as big as Japan's. For it to be able to cope with a rival of that stature, Japan realizes that it needs have more nations on its side.