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Drawing nears for Powerball, jackpot climbed to $700M

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The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night’s Powerball lottery game has climbed to $700 million…

Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer

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A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalized woman…

Trump vows continued fight in Afghanistan; reversing stance

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President Donald Trump recommitted the United States to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, declaring U.S. troops must…

President’s travel strains secret service budget

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President Trump is on pace in just his first year to surpass Obama’s travel spending for his entire eight years…

‘A primal experience’: Americans dazzled by solar eclipse

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The stars came out in the middle of the day, zoo animals ran in agitated circles, crickets chirped, birds fell silent…

Americans stake out prime viewing spots to see sun go dark

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Americans with telescopes, cameras and protective glasses staked out to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday…

No Powerball winner, jackpot swells to $650M

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Powerball officials say there was no grand prize winner in the latest drawing, meaning the jackpots will continue growing…

Americans scurrying to find safe glasses to watch solar eclipse

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Doctors warn people they can damage their eyes if staring directly at the sun…

Strategist Steve Bannon leaving White House

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White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post…

How to keep children safe from poison at home

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Police said the suspect entered the store wearing a surgical mask, requested a bottle of cognac…