Summary The winning ticket - the only winning ticket - from the $425 million jackpot was sold at a Chevron gas station in Milpitas, Calif., just north of San Jose. In this case, the winner could opt for the lump sum payout, an estimated $242 million.
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Summary The news of the $425.3 million California Powerball winner caused a lot of excitement this week, but now it's time to focus on the $172 million Mega Millions jackpot! The probability of winning the Mega Millions jackpot on Feb. 21 is pretty high.
Summary HENDERSON, Nev. Barry gained international notoriety in 1990 when he was videotaped in an FBI sting smoking crack in a downtown Washington hotel room with a female friend. Obama also made note of the many programs Barry put in place during decades in elected office in the nation's capital to help city residents escape poverty, expand opportunity and return "home rule" to the city.
Summary WASHINGTON (AP) A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments.
Summary The move marks the first formal recognition by Washington that a deal won't be reached by the target date, creating the need for add-on talks. The decision comes a little more than a day before the target date for a deal focusing on capping Iran's nuclear activities in exchange for lifting sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
Summary WASHINGTON (AP) -- The next Ebola or the next SARS. Now the Obama administration has requested $600 million for the CDC to implement what it calls the Global Health Security Agenda, working with an international coalition to shore up disease detection in high-risk countries and guard against the next contagion.