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Trump on abortion, Austin Eubanks and more of the weekend’s top news

Editors, USA TODAY Published 5:24 p.m. ET May 19, 2019 Trump breaks with Alabama GOP on abortionPresident Donald Trump called himself “strongly Pro-Life” in several tweets late Saturday night while still appearing to challenge key provisions of strict abortion laws  recently passed in Republican-controlled states. “I am strongly Pro-Life, with the three exceptions – Rape, Incest and […]

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Columbine school shooting survivor Austin Eubanks found dead

Austin Eubanks, a survivor of the Columbine school shooting in Colorado, speaks about addiction resulting from trauma during the 11th Annual Susan Li Conference at Hope Academy Recovery High School in Indianapolis on Thursday, July 19, 2018. (Photo: Michelle Pemberton/IndyStar)Austin Eubanks, a survivor of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, was found dead early Saturday, according […]

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Braves’ Austin Riley homers in first big league game

AP Published 5:26 p.m. ET May 15, 2019 | Updated 8:55 p.m. ET May 15, 2019ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves gave another top prospect his shot.Austin Riley wasted no time taking advantage of the opportunity.Riley homered on his second at-bat in the big leagues, launching a high fastball from Michael Wacha deep into left-field seats […]

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Shot putter Austin Droogsma embraces NFL opportunity

CLOSE Kyler Murray signed a Cardinals helmet after being drafted in April, which has since been auctioned off for $3,450 – the most for a draft helmet in the NFL’s auction. Alyssa Williams, USA Today SportsAustin Droogsma still doesn’t understand why, but that really no longer matters.The New York Giants are taking a shot on […]