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$699.8M Powerball Jackpot Won, Ticket Sold in California
After 40 drawings without a big Powerball winner, a single ticket sold in California matched all six numbers and was the lucky winner of the nearly $700 million jackpot prize.
No Winner: Biggest Powerball Jackpot in Months Grows Larger
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.
Biden Announces Sweeping New Vaccine Rules
President Joe Biden is announcing sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort to increase COVID-19 vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant that is killing thousands each week and jeopardizing the nation's economic recovery.
New Online Site Launched to Help People Get Child Tax Credit
The government is collaborating on a new internet site to help more Americans apply for and receive the expanded child tax credit.
Last Troops Exit Afghanistan, Ending America’s Longest War
The United States has completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, ending America's longest war and closing a sad two-decade chapter in military history.
Target Won’t Require Office Workers to Return Before 2022
Target says it will not require its downtown Minneapolis headquarters employees to return to the office for the rest of the year, due to a surge in COVID-19 cases.
Teen Dies After Shooting at Twin Cities Graduation Party
Authorities say a 14-year-old boy was killed in a shooting at a graduation party in a Twin Cities suburb.
McDonald’s Raising US Workers’ Pay in Company-Owned Stores
McDonald's is raising pay at 650 company-owned stores in the U.S. as part of its push to hire thousands of new workers in a tight labor market.
Ruling Paves the Way for Longer Sentence in Floyd’s Death
A Minnesota judge has found aggravating factors in the death of George Floyd.
Federal Program Giving People $50 Off Internet Bill
Americans can begin applying for $50 off their internet bill on Wednesday as part of an emergency government program to keep people connected during the pandemic.