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No winner: Biggest Powerball jackpot in months grows larger

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The biggest lottery prize in more than eight months is growing larger after no ticket matched all five numbers and the Powerball in Saturday night’s drawing. The estimated jackpot for the next drawing on Monday…

Major oil spill off Southern California fouls beaches

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A major oil spill off the coast of Southern California fouled popular beaches and killed wildlife while crews scrambled Sunday to contain the crude before it spread further into protected wetlands. A statement from the…

Project aims to ID voting rights marchers of 'Bloody Sunday'

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — The world knows the names of John Lewis and a few more of the voting rights demonstrators who walked across Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965 only to be attacked by Alabama state troopers on  “Bloody…

3rd victim dies after angry co-worker's rampage

DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a third victim has died following a violent attack where an angry electrician wielding a knife and baseball bat killed three co-workers and injured another at the Florida home they shared. Polk County Sheriff’s…

Florida school shooting suspect faces trial for jail brawl

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The suspect in the 2018 killing of 17 people at a Florida high school goes on trial this week for allegedly attacking a jail guard. Jury selection begins Monday on charges Nikolas Cruz attacked a…

Authorities: Body of missing Florida college student found

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say they've found the body of a missing Florida college student who disappeared a week ago. Orange County Sheriff John Mina said Saturday that authorities found Miya Marcano’s body near an apartment building. Marcano vanished on…

White House announces new immigration rules

WASHINGTON (AP) - Facing bipartisan criticism over its approach to immigration, the Biden administration has announced new rules that require authorities to only pursue migrants who recently crossed into the country without permission - or are considered a threat to…

Pollution charges: Louisiana Firestone plant to pay $4M

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A synthetic rubber manufacturer in southwest Louisiana has agreed to pay $4 million and make numerous improvements to settle a long list of air pollution complaints. The consent decree with Firestone Polymers LLC, of Sulphur was…

Women's march targets Supreme Court, with abortion on line

WASHINGTON (AP) - The first big women’s march of the Biden administration heads straight for the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court. The march in Washington on Saturday will be part of protests around the country demanding continued access to…

Gloria Estefan reveals she was sexually abused as a child

NEW YORK (AP) - Gloria Estefan says it's important to know that many children are abused by people their families know and trust. She says she knows this because it happened to her. She spoke about being abused at age…