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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Even a jackpot isn't enough to buy anonymity for many lottery winners, whose names are often made public by state law. But now it's becoming increasingly possible for big winners to hide their identity, and lottery executives are trying to strike a...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Rutgers University professor convicted of sexually assaulting a disabled man she said had consented to the relationship by communicating on a keyboard is scheduled to be sentenced. Anna Stubblefield, former chair of the university's philosophy department,...
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Here is the latest from the GOP presidential debates, sponsored by Fox Business Network, in North Charleston, S.C. All times local. 11:26 p.m. The prime-time Republican presidential debate has concluded. ___ 11:20 p.m. John Kasich is touting his own...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis police say a suspect in a domestic disturbance has died while in custody. The Indianapolis Star reports ( http://indy.st/233sCsI ) the incident happened just before 10 p.m. Thursday on the city's east side. Police say officers responding to a...
DETROIT (AP) — A water crisis in Flint has focused mostly on the impact of drinking supplies containing lead that had leached from old plumbing after the city switched sources to save money. But Michigan officials stunned the community this week when they also reported an...
(CNN) As parts of the Deep South try to recover from tornadoes and widespread flooding, states farther west are bracing for their own severe weather. A major winter storm will slam the southern Rockies and the southern Plains on Saturday and Sunday, the National Weather Service...
Wreaths Across America, the group responsible for placing wreaths on 230,000 headstones at Arlington National Cemetery, said Wednesday that 30,000 graves may have to forego the commemorative garland due to a lack of funding. The project is not government-sponsored, leaving the...
Russian President Vladimir Putin again slammed Turkey's explanations for the shooting down of a Russian bomber plane near the border with Syria, saying Thursday that the warplane's flight details had been passed to the U.S. in advance and should have been known to the Turkish...
Belgian officials on Thursday reduced their assessment of the threats facing Brussels, five days after saying that the risk of a Paris-style terrorist attack was “serious and imminent,” a warning that paralyzed the capital. The decision to lower the threat level back to 3, from...