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Powerball Jackpot Will Hit $2 Billion If No Winner Wednesday

It is the world's largest potential prize for a single victor. If no one wins Wednesday night, the estimated jackpot for Saturday's drawing wo...

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Northfield home explosion, fire that killed family of 4 was arson

The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office identified the victims as 43-year-old Jeffrey Mather and 43-year-old Cynthia Mather. In a press re...

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One senator finally 'endorses' Bernie Sanders

Sanders said of Ms. Clinton. "The conversation that they don't want to have is about why Secretary Clinton doesn't support the family medic...

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Crimson Tide returns to Alabama fresh from championship win

It's the fourth national championship win for Alabama in seven years. Shirley was among the roaring, selfie-snapping crowd that welcomed the n...

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Powerball jackpot remains at $1.5 billion

The insane thing is - the jackpot could keep growing. Officials said the reason for the change was to increase the chances there would be no ...

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Record Powerball drawing Wednesday; $1.5B up for grabs

In California, six tickets matched the first five numbers, but missed the Powerball number. We will post the numbers when they are released ...

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A look at the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan

Chris Kelenske, deputy state director of Emergency Management and Homeland Security and commander of the Michigan State Police Emergency Managem...

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Lunch ladies are lottery winners in Minnesota again

WJON (http://bit.ly/1PrEmex) reports their ticket was purchased at a SuperAmerica Store in St. Michael. "It was insane! I didn't expect us to ...

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Al Jazeera America To Close Down By April

Al Anstey, CEO of AJA, said in a statement that he remains proud of the work produced in the channel's short run. The news was announced at a ...

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A few fun facts about the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot

A person shows Powerball tickets she bought on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, in San Lorenzo, Calif. The Powerball jackpot has grown to over 1 billio...

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Wednesday's National Football League coaching rumor tracker: Giants want coach by week's end

The Giants had to give permission for those interviews because Coughlin is still under contract with the Giants. Co-owner Steve Tisch said at th...

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Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman: New mugshot released from Mexican prison

This time around, Mexican officials have said they are willing to extradite Guzman but warn the process could take a year. The company advertise...

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Netflix, Inc. Series 'Making a Murderer' Garners Big Support For Murderer

He is now serving out a life sentence in Wisconsin for Halbach's murder. His nephew,  Brendan Dassey , is also in prison for being a party to ...

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Record Powerball jackpot: lottery by the numbers

According to the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries, almost $18.1 billion went to state budgets nationwide in the 2014...

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Netflix Comes to Pakistan, India, and Saudi Arabia

While North Korea, Syria, and Crimea are subject to what was described as "US government restrictions", in the case of China the company needs t...

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Washington Redskins laments missed opportunities in loss to Packers

In many ways, the Redskins far exceeded expectations this season. Here is how effective Green Bay was against a Washington defense that had de...

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Cuomo announces plan to combat poverty

Buffalo is one of 10 cities that will get money to come up with a plan to reduce poverty. "From Troy to Elmira - every New Yorker deserves a s...

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FBI Says Oregon Militia Will Face Federal Charges "At Some Point"

The leader of a Native American tribe in OR chuckled at the fact that Ammon Bundy and his Citizens for Constitutional Freedom group are demandin...

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28 people were 1 number off from Powerball jackpot

To cover the 292.2 million possibilities, you'd need $584.4 million (it's $2 per ticket) to dead-solid guarantee a victor. There are two big hol...

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Petition to pardon Steven Avery of 'Making a Murderer' passes 150000 signatures

More than 200,000 people have signed a pair of petitions calling on President Barack Obama to pardon two men convicted in the murder of a fe...

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Can a Canadian win the Powerball? You sure can

A victor would have the option of being paid through annual payments over 29 years or opting for one smaller cash payment (about $1.24  billion ...

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Making Sense of Media Coverage of the Oregon Standoff

Bundy said group members would take a defensive position anticipating a possible raid. "We are not terrorists", Ammon Bundy said. Committee me...

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Steven Avery Petitions Urge for Pardon for 'Making a Murderer' Subject

A petition on Change.org asking Walker to break his string and free Avery had more than 1,800 signatures on Tuesday. Avery was convicted of ki...

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Making a Murderer petitions get over 230000 signatures with viewers calling

A Change.org petition has collected more than 160,000 signatures, while more than 19,000 have signed a White House petition seeking to overturn ...

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In GOP response to Obama, SC governor defends immigrants

The daughter of Indian immigrants, Haley has spoken out about the Republican party's tone toward minority issues, though Democrats have criti...

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Pandemonium erupts at NJ restaurant when workers think they hit Powerball Jackpot

A hostess at the restaurant confirmed to the  Huffington Post  that they're already planning on playing again on Wednesday. Parking lot attendan...

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Stage Is Set For FOX Business Network GOP Debate on Thursday

Both of these candidates were invited to participate in a 6 PM "undercard debate", but Paul refused, saying that he would not accept the second ...

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Obama can not commute Steven Avery's sentence

He was arrested with her murder while he was pursuing a $36 million (£24 million) lawsuit against police after he previously spent 18 years in...

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Harney County Sheriff Meets Leader of Armed Group

Authorities have not yet moved to remove the group of roughly two dozen people, some from as far away as Arizona and MI. The sheriff of the OR...

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Jerry Jones' Proposal Gaining Steam Among NFL Owners

After months of rumors, speculation and trial balloons, the only people who will truly decide the fate of pro football in Los Angeles began meet...

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One Virginia ticket worth $1M in latest Powerball drawing

The next drawing is scheduled to take place on Wednesday at 7:59 p.m. The U.S. saw sales of $277 million on Friday alone for the next drawing ...

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Alabama won the game but Clemson may have had the better team

If Clemson wins, it will finish the season 15-0. Citing a protest by black football players at the University of Missouri that caused the sc...

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Obama offered to help Biden with son's medical bills

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/ASSOCIATED PRESS The vice president (left, pictured in 2013) had contemplated selling a house to help his son Beau (rig...

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin Dismantles State Health Exchange, Switches To Healthcare.gov

Bevin's announcement has no effect on Kentuckians who signed up for health coverage through kynect for 2016. Former Democratic Gov. Steve Beshea...

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Powerball jackpot hits $1.4 billion

The likelihood of someone winning $900 million in the Powerball lottery tonight is very slim. People can win $4 for just having the Powerball nu...

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