10 largest US jackpots

Posted on: January 23rd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

A look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots that have been won and the states where the winning tickets were sold

10 largest US jackpots

Posted on: January 23rd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

A look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots that have been won and the states where the winning tickets were sold

1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US

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One winning ticket has been sold in the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot

1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US

Posted on: January 23rd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

One winning ticket has been sold in the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot

Lottery: 1 winning ticket for $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot sold in Michigan

Posted on: January 23rd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

Lottery: 1 winning ticket for $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot sold in Michigan

Lottery: 1 winning ticket for $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot sold in Michigan

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Lottery: 1 winning ticket for $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot sold in Michigan

Man in Minnesota charged with threatening member of Congress

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

A marijuana industry activist who was temporarily living in Minnesota has been charged with threatening a member of Congress

Man in Minnesota charged with threatening member of Congress

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

A marijuana industry activist who was temporarily living in Minnesota has been charged with threatening a member of Congress

Today in History

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

Today in History

Today is Saturday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2021. There are 342 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Jan. 23, 2020, Chinese state media said the city of Wuhan would be shutting down outbound flights and trains, trying to halt the spread of a new virus that had sickened hundreds of people and killed at least 17. The World Health Organization said the viral illness in China was not yet a global health emergency, though the head of the U.N. health agency added that “it may yet become one.”

On this date:

In 1812, the second New Madrid Earthquake struck, with an estimated magnitude of 7.5, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

In 1845, Congress decided all national elections would be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

In 1937, 17 people went on trial in Moscow during Josef Stalin’s “Great Purge.” (All were convicted of conspiracy; all but four were executed.)

In 1950, the Israeli Knesset approved a resolution…

Today in History

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

Today in History

Today is Saturday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2021. There are 342 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Jan. 23, 2020, Chinese state media said the city of Wuhan would be shutting down outbound flights and trains, trying to halt the spread of a new virus that had sickened hundreds of people and killed at least 17. The World Health Organization said the viral illness in China was not yet a global health emergency, though the head of the U.N. health agency added that “it may yet become one.”

On this date:

In 1812, the second New Madrid Earthquake struck, with an estimated magnitude of 7.5, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

In 1845, Congress decided all national elections would be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

In 1937, 17 people went on trial in Moscow during Josef Stalin’s “Great Purge.” (All were convicted of conspiracy; all but four were executed.)

In 1950, the Israeli Knesset approved a resolution…

$1B Mega Millions prize is 3rd largest in US history

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

A $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot is up for grabs, offering a shot at the third-largest lottery prize in U.S. history

$1B Mega Millions prize is 3rd largest in US history

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

A $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot is up for grabs, offering a shot at the third-largest lottery prize in U.S. history

Iowa conspiracy theorist stays in custody, ordered to DC

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

A federal judge in Washington says a right-wing conspiracy theorist from Iowa seen prominently in videos taunting a U.S. Capitol police officer during the Jan. 6 riot must remain in custody

Iowa conspiracy theorist stays in custody, ordered to DC

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

A federal judge in Washington says a right-wing conspiracy theorist from Iowa seen prominently in videos taunting a U.S. Capitol police officer during the Jan. 6 riot must remain in custody

FAA employee charged with taking part in US Capitol riot

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

A Federal Aviation Administration employee and QAnon follower from California who had been on the FBI’s radar is facing federal charges after authorities say he confessed to taking part in the siege of the U.S. Capitol

FAA employee charged with taking part in US Capitol riot

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A Federal Aviation Administration employee and QAnon follower from California who had been on the FBI’s radar is facing federal charges after authorities say he confessed to taking part in the siege of the U.S. Capitol

Biden’s pause on oil cause for big concern in New Mexico

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

President Joe Biden’s 60-day moratorium on new oil and natural gas leases and drilling permits is prompting widespread concerns in New Mexico, where spending on education and other government programs hinges on the industry’s success

Biden’s pause on oil cause for big concern in New Mexico

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

President Joe Biden’s 60-day moratorium on new oil and natural gas leases and drilling permits is prompting widespread concerns in New Mexico, where spending on education and other government programs hinges on the industry’s success

Bus heading to Grand Canyon rolls over; 1 dead, 2 critical

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

Authorities say a Las Vegas-based tour bus headed to the Grand Canyon has rolled over in northwestern Arizona

Bus heading to Grand Canyon rolls over; 1 dead, 2 critical

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Authorities say a Las Vegas-based tour bus headed to the Grand Canyon has rolled over in northwestern Arizona

No charges against Indianapolis police in Black man’s death

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

Prosecutors say no criminal charges will be filed against four Indianapolis police officers in the fatal shooting of a Black man

No charges against Indianapolis police in Black man’s death

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

Prosecutors say no criminal charges will be filed against four Indianapolis police officers in the fatal shooting of a Black man

Man accused of beating officer with flagpole ordered held

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

A federal judge has ordered an Arkansas man accused of beating a police officer with a flagpole during the riot at the U.S. Capitol to remain in jail as he awaits trial

Man accused of beating officer with flagpole ordered held

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

A federal judge has ordered an Arkansas man accused of beating a police officer with a flagpole during the riot at the U.S. Capitol to remain in jail as he awaits trial

Sheriff: Tour bus on way to Grand Canyon rolls over in Arizona, killing 1, critically injuring 2

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

Sheriff: Tour bus on way to Grand Canyon rolls over in Arizona, killing 1, critically injuring 2

Sheriff: Tour bus on way to Grand Canyon rolls over in Arizona, killing 1, critically injuring 2

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

Sheriff: Tour bus on way to Grand Canyon rolls over in Arizona, killing 1, critically injuring 2

ICE frees potential witnesses in Georgia medical abuse case

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

U.S. immigration authorities have released the last of nine detained women who were taken to see a rural Georgia gynecologist accused of performing unnecessary hysterectomies or other medical procedures

ICE frees potential witnesses in Georgia medical abuse case

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

U.S. immigration authorities have released the last of nine detained women who were taken to see a rural Georgia gynecologist accused of performing unnecessary hysterectomies or other medical procedures

Judge orders plan for releasing more red wolves into wild

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by ABC News No Comments

A judge has ordered the federal government to come up with a plan to release more endangered red wolves from breeding programs to bolster the dwindling wild population

Judge orders plan for releasing more red wolves into wild

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A judge has ordered the federal government to come up with a plan to release more endangered red wolves from breeding programs to bolster the dwindling wild population