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LOS ANGELES (AP) — As officials in New Jersey await the winner of Saturday's $429.6 million Powerball game, a California Lottery representative said he's losing hope that his state's ticket-holder for a world-record January jackpot will ever come forward. Winners in Florida and...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Storms swept through the nation's midsection Monday, spawning numerous tornadoes. While tornadoes can form any time weather conditions are right, the area from Texas to Nebraska typically sees tornadoes between April and June. Here are some items from...
WRAY, Colo. (AP) — Teens in the small Colorado plains community of Wray were getting ready to head to the prom when a powerful tornado clouded the picture. The twister with winds up to 130 mph tore a path across the landscape about three miles away as seemingly everyone stopped...
NEW YORK (AP) — A large blue and green painting by Mark Rothko and a monumental self-portrait by Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) are among the major highlights of Christie's contemporary art sale. Other top lots at Tuesday evening's sale include an...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lezley McSpadden was taking a cigarette break from her grocery store job when a friend called to say someone had been shot in the street near Canfield Green Apartments in Ferguson. Within minutes, her cellphone rang again. It was a family member declaring the...
NEW YORK (AP) — During his campaign to become New York City's mayor, Bill de Blasio held himself out as a champion of the average New Yorker who would diminish the clout of big business interests at City Hall. But in recent weeks, his administration has become mired in a flurry...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six states that allow marijuana use legal tests to determine driving while impaired by the drug that have no scientific basis, according to a study by the nation's largest automobile club that calls for scrapping those laws. The study commissioned by AAA's...
FLINT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — With drab olive chairs and worn carpet, the conference room in the low-slung administrative building near the Genesee County wastewater treatment plant isn't fancy, but it showcases one of Jeff Wright's greatest treasures: Permit No. 2009-001. Wright...
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) — A Muslim high school student said Monday she's hurt after being mistakenly identified in her Southern California yearbook as "Isis Phillips." Bayan Zehlif, a 17-year-old high school senior, said at a news conference with Muslim community advocates...