Ad Meter: Watch, rate the Super Bowl ads now

The USA TODAY Ad Meter rates and ranks all the Super Bowl commercials.

Obama budget likely 'dead on arrival'

Proposed budgets these days are more of a political tool than an accounting document.

Storm hits half of country, heads for suffering Northeast

Massive storm stretching from Nebraska to Maine complicates travel on Super Bowl Sunday

Pro-democracy protesters return to Hong Kong streets

Holding yellow umbrellas, the demonstrators chanted "I want genuine universal suffrage."

Jordan renews prisoner swap offer after ISIL beheading

"I feel indignation over this immoral and heinous act," Japan's Shinzo Abe said.

Teen found slain in 1979 was never forgotten

Tammy Jo Alexander was identified as the teen found in a New York cornfield.

Voices: Cuba's not ready for prime-time tourism

It will need more hotels, restaurants and taxis to accommodate any big influx of American tourists.

How a whole house can fit in a 10-foot cube

A team of builders and designers have created what is essentially a house that can fit in a room.

Quarter by quarter: Fans react to Super Bowl XLIX ads

We have you covered on quarter by quarter reactions to the good, bad and controversial ads.

Christie's lottery bet not paying off

Sales have slowed at the New Jersey lottery since it is under a private management contract.

Ex-Louisville mayor embraces White House policy role

Advising on speeches, huddling with mayors, Jerry Abramson embraces White House role.

Detroit man walks 21 miles in work commute

With limited buses and high car insurance, this Detroit resident is often on foot.

Biggest news you missed this weekend

Out of the loop this weekend? We've got what you missed.

Do people really watch the Super Bowl?

Think everyone you know will be tuned in to the big game tonight? Think again.