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Feeling Lucky? All Eyes on $478M Powerball Drawing

The drawing Saturday night is not just the fifth-largest jackpot in the game's history — it's the eighth-largest lottery prize ever in U.S. history.

Hot Air Balloon Carrying 16 Crashes, Likely No Survivors

A hot air balloon carrying 16 caught fire and crashed in central Texas and there doesn't appear to be any survivors.

13 People at Chicago Post Office Hospitalized Over Heat

Ambulances were called to the post office after workers complained of heat-related illnesses when the building inside reached at least 100 degrees.

Three Young Partygoers Fatally Shot in Seattle Suburb

Three partygoers were killed and a fourth was injured in a shooting in Mukilteo, Wash., city and police officials said.

Red Tape Slows Seaweed's Farming Revolution

High tide of interest in kelp as environmental cash crop runs up against tough state rules on coastal commercial activity.