Erin Jensen, USA TODAY

Erin Jensen

USA TODAY

Falls Church, VA, United States

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Recent articles by erinrjensen:

'Hollow, riveted, not magnetic': Hikers discover location of Utah's mysterious monolith

"I had it alone to myself for about 10 minutes in the morning before people started showing up," David Surber wrote after locating the Utah monolith. → Read More

‘The Masked Singer’: Broc-star Paul Anka is sent home in smackdown against Mushroom during Group C Finals

Mushroom’s “Masked Singer” journey was nearly capped off Thursday night, during a special Thanksgiving presentation of the singing competition. → Read More

Martha Stewart on that viral pool selfie, rap, more: I love doing 'promiscuous things'

Martha Stewart finds it "just ridiculous" that she has not yet met rapper Eminem. → Read More

Hallmark, Lifetime Christmas movies finally show LGBTQ love in leading roles: 'It fits in'

"I asked my agent what girl was gonna play my love interest," says "The Christmas House" star Jonathan Bennett, not expecting a same-sex love story. → Read More

Suspect arrested in shooting death of actor Eddie Hassell

Suspect D’Jon Antone has been arrested and charged with capital murder for the shooting death of actor Eddie Hassell Sunday in Grand Prairie, Texas. → Read More

Kristen Welker: 5 things to know about the moderator of Thursday's presidential debate

Kristen Welker has been criticized by President Trump as "terrible & unfair." Get to know the White House correspondent ahead of the last debate. → Read More

Susan Page: Five things to know about the moderator of Wednesday's VP debate

Susan Page, USA TODAY's Washington Bureau chief, will moderate the debate between vice presidential candidates Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris. → Read More

Smoking on TV: Attorneys general call on Hollywood unions for help kicking the habit

Attorneys general are asking Hollywood unions to help "protect young audiences from tobacco use" after a study showed increases in smoking on TV. → Read More

Everything to know about the Melania Trump secret recordings

In newly revealed secretly recorded conversations, Melania Trump does not hold back her thoughts when speaking with her Stephanie Winston Wolkoff. → Read More

Rihanna's sexy Savage X Fenty lingerie show with Lizzo, Demi Moore, more to coming to Amazon

Rihanna once more married her worlds of music and fashion for another pulsating presentation of Savage X Fenty coming to Amazon Prime Video. → Read More

Carole Baskin: Family of her missing ex-husband airs commercial during her 'DWTS' debut

"Do you know who did this, or if Carole Baskin was involved?" asks an attorney for the family of Don Lewis, the "Tiger King" star's former husband → Read More

Is Halloween canceled? As parents and attractions gear up to celebrate, medical experts stress caution

Most Americans say they can't imagine Halloween without trick-or-treating. One doctor says "I just don’t see how it’s feasible to do this safely." → Read More

'Jeopardy!' GOAT Ken Jennings returns for new season in a new role

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is "excited" about Season 37, "because it gets me out of the house," he said in an announcement Thursday. → Read More

'That was awesome!': David Blaine lands high-flying, live balloon ride after floating nearly 25,000 feet above the Arizona desert

In the livestreamed "David Blaine Ascension," the magician floated over Arizona at an altitude of nearly 25,000 ft, thanks to helium balloons. → Read More

NXIVM docuseries: What to know before HBO's 'The Vow,' centered on the alleged cult, premieres

HBO's "The Vow" takes viewers on a deep-dive exploring NXIVM, an alleged cult, which actress Allison Mack was a member of. → Read More

Netflix is 'deeply sorry' for 'inappropriate artwork' used for film about kids' dance group

"Cuties," is a French-language film centered on an 11-year-old girl who joins a dance group dubbed the "Cuties." It's slated for streaming on Sept. 9. → Read More

'Chariots of Fire,' 'Star Trek' actor Ben Cross dies at 72 after short illness

Ben Cross, who starred in the Oscar-winning "Chariots of Fire," died Tuesday in Vienna. His representative confirmed the news to the Associated Press. → Read More

'Selling Sunset': Chrishell Stause learns of divorce from Justin Hartley in a text: 'It's hard not to feel worthless'

Chrishell Stause says in "Selling Sunset," claiming Justin Hartley told her of their divorced via text. "That's how you would treat the garbage." → Read More

'Pioneer Woman' Ree Drummond talks stretchy 'pandemic pants,' shares Instant Pot recipe

"They’re black yoga pants ... and I have not worn anything, but black yoga pants since" mid-March says "The Pioneer Woman" host Ree Drummond. → Read More

Spiked slushies: Beer, hard seltzer and spirits take center stage in summer's coolest drink trend

People are moving beyond margaritas and frose and adding beer, hard seltzer and rum slushies to their alcoholic slushie repertoire. → Read More