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Mega Millions lottery tickets are printed out of a lottery machine at a convenience store Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Chicago. The estimated jackpot for Friday's drawing would be the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history with a jackpot estimated to exceed $900 million. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Mega Millions jackpot soars to $900 million, second-highestMega Millions jackpot soars to $900 million, second-highest
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
Toby, a search dog for the Boone County, Mo. Urban Search and Rescue team, sniffs through rubble in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Mexico Beach residents return home 1 week after MichaelResidents of hard-hit Mexico Beach are returning for the first time since Hurricane Michael to see homes devastated by wind and water and pieces of their lives scattered across the Florida sand.
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
In this March 14, 2014, photo, Albert Lexie, left, who shined shoes at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh for more than 30 years, is honored at a special retirement celebration. Lexie, who died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, donated more than $200,000 in tips to a Pittsburgh children’s hospital. (Bill Wade/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
Shoe-shiner who gave $200K in tips to hospital dies at 76Part-time shoe-shiner who donated more than $200,000 in tips to a Pittsburgh children's hospital has died
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
This undated photo of Antonio DiMarco is provided by the Broward County Sheriff's Office. Federal prosecutors have charged DiMarco and a New York fine art consultant with defrauding Sotheby's auction house of more than $5 million. They're accused of stealing an elderly woman's identity to bid millions of dollars on famous paintings by Mark Rothko and Ad Reinhardt. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP)
FBI: Sotheby's defrauded of $5 million in auction schemeA fine art consultant in New York and an interior designer in Florida are accused of stealing an 80-year-old woman's identity and using it to bid millions of dollars on famous paintings
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
In this Oct. 6, 2018 photo Republican State Auditor Matt Rosendale discusses his campaign to defeat Montana Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester at a campaign event at Lonewolf Energy in Billings, Mont. Rosendale trails in fundraising but he's stayed competitive with $14 million spent by deep-pocketed conservative groups on his behalf. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)
Montana Senate race awash in outside money as Trump returnsOutside groups and individual donors have poured more than $45 million into Montana's U.S. Senate race as President Donald Trump prepares a third trip to the Big Sky state in his crusade to unseat two-term Democratic Sen. Jon Tester
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
Border agent arrested in deaths of 4 women denied lower bondA judge has denied a request to reduce the $2.5 million bond of a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of killing four women in Texas
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks with Jeffrey Goldberg, editor in chief of The Atlantic, during The Atlantic Festival, in Washington. Clinton was seemingly unharmed when the Secret Service vehicle she was riding in was involved in a crash. The former secretary of state and first lady was headed to a fundraiser for Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey in Jersey City on Tuesday, Oct. 16. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Hillary Clinton apparently unharmed in parking-garage crashHillary Clinton was apparently unharmed when the Secret Service vehicle she was riding in was involved in a crash
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Video shows Chicago cop shooting unarmed black autistic teenSurveillance video shows an off-duty Chicago police officer shooting and wounding an unarmed autistic black teenager in an incident the police department had described as an armed confrontation
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This Aug. 9, 2018, file photo provided by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, shows a scene from a tour of South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. The 2,400-bed detention facility that the Trump administration is using to detain immigrant mothers and children will now operate under an arrangement the U.S. government quietly reached with a private prison operator and the city where it's located. The Associated Press obtained contracts that show U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will maintain largely the same structure that government auditors criticized earlier this year. (Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP, File)
New deal keeps open facility that detains immigrant familiesA 2,400-bed detention facility that the Trump administration is using to detain immigrant mothers and children will now operate under an arrangement the U.S. government quietly reached with a private prison operator and the city where it's located
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Kevin Parker, center right, sits with his wife Lilith, while playing a song he wrote titled "My Life's Been Hell," on the keyboard while joined by neighbor Chris Thomas outside the damaged American Quality Lodge where they continue to live in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, in Panama City, Fla., Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Amid squalor and debris, Michael's survivors cling to motelA rough life is getting even rougher for dozens of people living at a Florida motel ripped apart by Hurricane Michael
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This undated photo provided by the North Carolina Highway Patrol shows Trooper Kevin Conner. Authorities say Conner was shot and killed by a driver during a traffic stop early Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 in Columbus County, N.C. (North Carolina Department of Public Safety via AP)
Driver opens fire on North Carolina trooper, killing himAuthorities say a North Carolina state trooper has been shot and killed, and a suspect was captured within hours
The Associated Press2 hours ago
U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, left, and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, right, take part in a debate for the Texas U.S. Senate, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in San Antonio. (Tom Reel/San Antonio Express-News via AP, Pool)
Trailing in polls, O'Rourke lays into Cruz in Texas debateDemocrat Beto O'Rourke is hoping to reverse polls showing him fading against Republican incumbent Ted Cruz in the second debate of a Texas Senate race that's become one of the nation's most-watched
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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