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‘American Idol’ starts to unveil top 24: Katy Perry’s look-alike and others learn their fates

  | USA TODAYShow CaptionHide Caption’American Idol:’ Claudia Conway auditions for Hollywood golden ticketClaudia Conway, the 16-year-old daughter of former White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, auditions for ABC’s ‘American Idol.’USA TODAY”American Idol” contestants left it all on the stage this week — but less than half of them can move on to the next phase of the competition.Sunday’s…

No. 6 Texas stymies No. 2 Maryland to reach women’s Elite Eight

  | USA TODAYShow CaptionHide CaptionGleeson Guarantees: Best March Madness bets for Monday’s Elite Eight actionSportsPulse: Scott Gleeson picked Virginia to win it all in 2019. He called Loyola-Chicago as a Cinderella in 2018. Now he’s ready to give you his guarantees for Monday’s Elite Eight action.USA TODAYSAN ANTONIO — Kyra Lambert scored on a fastbreak…

‘Don’t you have enough yet?’: Justin Bieber’s mom reacts to ‘Peaches’ singer’s new neck tattoo

  | USA TODAYShow CaptionHide CaptionJustin Bieber, T.I., Tommy Lee and the Goo Goo Dolls highlight new musicJustin Bieber recalls feeling “Lonely” in his new song with Benny Blanco. T.I., Tommy Lee and the Goo Goo Dolls also drop new music this weekend.Entertain This!, USA TODAYJustin Bieber’s mom has some thoughts about the “Peaches” singer’s latest…

Are you spending or saving your third stimulus check? It could determine the strength of the COVID-19 recovery

  | USA TODAYShow CaptionHide CaptionStimulus check: When to expect your paymentYour stimulus check could hit your account this week.Staff video, USA TODAYAmericans are awash in cash after receiving three rounds of government stimulus checks, enhanced unemployment benefits and other pandemic-related federal aid while they’ve been largely confined to their homes with the few places to…

Krispy Kreme vaccine giveaway: Free donut and coffee offer on Mondays – no COVID vaccination required

  | USA TODAYShow CaptionHide CaptionFree donut: Krispy Kreme launches COVID-19 vaccine support effortFor the remainder of 2021, anyone who shows their COVID-19 vaccination card at Krispy Kreme will receive a free original glazed donut.USA TODAYWhether or not you’ve had the COVID-19 vaccine, Krispy Kreme has a freebie for everyone on Mondays through May 24.Unlike the…

10 states open up vaccine eligibility to all adults this week; Florida’s variant cases more than double, CDC says: Live COVID-19 updates

  | USA TODAYShow CaptionHide CaptionStudents and how they have maintained relationships amidst COVID-19Students and educators from schools across the nation discuss how they have maintained relationships this past year amidst the coronavirus pandemic.Harrison Hill, USA TODAYTen states will open eligibility for coveted vaccines to all adults this week ahead of President Joe Biden’s goal to…