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  • Single winning Mega Millions ticket sold in South Carolina

    Jackpot winners can remain anonymous in eight states — Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina and Texas. In Arizona, people who win more than $600 can keep their names secret for 90 days after claiming prizes, but ...

    NBC News 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Suspicious Packages With 'Potential Explosive Devices' Sent To Obama, Clintons, CNN

    Some of the packages sent to political figures reportedly had Wasserman Schultz's office address listed as a return address. A suspicious package intended for former Attorney General Eric Holder was returned to the congresswoman's office, law ... 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Alex Trebek Mocks 'Jeopardy!' Contestant's Jokey Meme Answer

    ... weather presidential retreat, but it was returned.” The correct answer, er, question, was “What is Mar-a-Lago?” But Agard, a puzzle maker from Gaithersburg, Maryland, wrote down a popular meme instead. Watch above to see Trebek's wise-ass response. 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Supreme Court Blocks Deposition Of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross In Census Citizenship Question Suit

    The survey helps determine how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funds are allocated, and how political districts are drawn. While the Census Bureau does ask about citizenship through the American Community Survey, which only goes out to a ... 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus Slams Brett Kavanaugh In Mark Twain Prize Speech

    “I attended Holton-Arms, a girls school in the Washington area,” said Louis-Dreyfus of the private girls school in Bethesda, Maryland, that Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford also attended. Ford and Louis-Dreyfus were there at the same time. 2 years, 3 months ago
  • What will winter in the US look like?

    CNN meteorologist Jennifer Gray explains the latest predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on this year's winter weather. Source: CNN. CNN Original Series on CNNgo. Watch Full episode on. United Shades of America.

    CNN 2 years, 3 months ago
  • Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot Jumps To Record $1.6 Billion

    If more than one winner is picked, the jackpot would be divided proportionately, as happened when the previous Mega Millions record of $656 million was drawn in March 2012 and was shared by winners in Kansas, Illinois and Maryland, a lottery official said. 2 years, 3 months ago
  • Maryland Police Union Blasts 'Saturday Night Live' For 'Thirsty Cops' Skit

    The president of a Maryland police union lambasted a “Saturday Night Live” skit featuring female police officers getting frisky with a man during a traffic stop. Lt. Gene Ryan, president of the Baltimore Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3, called the ... 2 years, 3 months ago
  • Here's A Running List Of Racist Attacks On Candidates Of Color

    To keep track, we've begun a running list, limited to attacks made on candidates of color by their opponents, by opposing political organizations or by opposing campaign surrogates. We'll make exceptions, however, where a third-party act against a ... 2 years, 3 months ago
  • Journalists: 'Americans Should Recoil' From Trump's Celebration Of Reporter Assault

    In June, a gunman killed four journalists and a sales assistant at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland, the deadliest day for U.S. journalists since the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001. The president himself shared a video of his supporters ... 2 years, 3 months ago
  • WSJ Wealth Adviser Briefing: Selling Your Firm, Protecting Investors, Luxury Living

    Vista Equity Collects $11.4 Billion Toward $16 Billion Goal for Latest Tech Fund: Vista Equity Partners already has collected $11.4 billion for its latest fund, and it isn't done yet. The private-equity ... ASPPA / National Harbor, Md., Oct. 21-24 ... 2 years, 3 months ago
  • Trump Team Cited Obama-Era Safety Rules In Offshore Drilling Plan, Then Gutted Them

    The Trump administration pointed to key offshore drilling safety regulations adopted in the wake of the catastrophic 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in its sweeping proposal to open up nearly all U.S. waters to oil and gas development, only to turn ... 2 years, 3 months ago
  • Rex Tillerson Spent $1 Million In Taxpayer Money Flying Around The Country, Watchdog Group Estimates

    Tillerson's May 2017 trip from Texas to Colorado to Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland cost taxpayers $82,212. The return leg of his June 2017 trip to Texas ... American Oversight filed its public records request — and later sued —for documents ... 2 years, 3 months ago
  • Trump Closely Involved In Killing FBI's Move Out Of Washington, Emails Show

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump personally intervened to stop the FBI from moving its headquarters in Washington, D.C., to the Maryland or Virginia suburbs, emails made public Thursday reveal. The decision that the bureau will not move will help ... 2 years, 3 months ago
  • We Keep Getting Richer But Unhappier

    It's a phenomenon that Carol Graham, economics professor and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, calls the “progress paradox,” where unprecedented economic growth and improvements in areas like health and literacy coexist with the bad stuff ... 2 years, 3 months ago
  • How Fentanyl Changes The Opioid Equation

    At the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, emergency room physician Zachary Dezman said that rashes of multiple overdose cases are more common than individual overdoses these days, because a single batch of heroin with too much ... 2 years, 3 months ago
  • Most Americans Who Can't Get Pregnant Have No Way To Access Treatment

    While fertility issues strike people of all races, economic brackets and education levels, the research shows that women who have less access to health care and insurance are even more at risk for both infertility and the consequences of a lack of ... 2 years, 3 months ago
  • 'My wife is gone' | Husband mourns wife mauled to death by pit bull in DC

    WASHINGTON -- A husband is mourning the loss of his beloved wife after she was mauled to death by their pit bull Sunday evening inside their D.C. row home. Around 6:30 p.m. Sunday, police were dispatched to Rob Frazier and Angela Smith's Southeast ...

    WUSA9 2 years, 3 months ago
  • Maryland Police Officer Charged With Raping Woman During Traffic Stop

    A Maryland police officer was arrested and charged with rape Monday after he was accused of sexually assaulting a woman during a traffic stop last week. Ryan Macklin, a six-year veteran of the Prince George's County Police Department, pulled over the ... 2 years, 3 months ago
  • Snack-Chasing Bear Cub Rescued After Getting Into A Bucketful Of Trouble

    Wildlife and Heritage Service response staff tracked this bear cub for three days and, with assistance from the Maryland Natural Resources Police, were able to rescue this 100 lb male cub from the bucket that covered his head. A crowd of on-lookers at ... 2 years, 3 months ago