Powerball officials say they've boosted the jackpot for Wednesday's drawing to $500 million from the previously posted $425 million. Huge ticket sales nationally are pushing the payout higher.
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LIVE BLOG: Ongoing Okla. tornado coverage
A massive tornado touched down Monday afternoon in Moore, Okla., just south of Oklahoma City. Follow live coverage of the aftermath of the storm.
VIDEO: Pres. Obama's remarks on the Okla. tornado
President Obama speaks on Monday's deadly Okla. tornado.
What you need to know about preparing for tornadoes
Tornado survivors and seasoned observers suggest people do two simple things to prepare for tornadoes: Know where to take shelter, and move quickly when the time comes.
VIDEO: Student's rant admonishing teacher goes viral
Watch this viral video of a student being kicked out of class and chastising his teacher for her usage of "packets."
Texas toddler dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound
Police said Thursday there is no indication that the shooting death of 2-year-old Kinsler Davis was anything but a “tragic accident.”
VIDEO: Elizabeth Smart's advice for rescued Ohio women
The discovery of three women in a Cleveland home who all had gone missing separately about a decade ago brings to mind cases of abductions elsewhere. Elizabeth Smart says she is elated by the women's rescue.
Most and least-fit states in the U.S.
A new report released by the Centers for Disease Control highlights adult fitness levels based on participation in aerobic and muscle-building activities. Find out which states came in with the fittest and least-fit populations.
- Living proof that life's a gift LOCKPORT, N.Y. -- As a college athlete, Lea Sobieraski knew about odds and winning percentages. Just part of the game. But when the "game" suddenly changed to life expectancy, it became a much more serious matter than playing for the Geneseo State C
VIDEO: Workers hoist spire atop One World Trade Center
A crane has hoisted a U.S. flag covered spire to the top of New York's One World Trade Center, under construction at the site of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Massachusetts student held on $1M bail for terrorist threat
An 18-year-old Methuen, Mass. high school student was arrested yesterday afternoon after allegedly posting comments on his Facebook page that suggested he wanted to kill people and outdo the Boston Marathon bombings, police said.
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