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  • A customer shows her purchased Powerball tickets for Wednesday's drawing, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla. The winner could take the $700 million annuity option (paid out over 29 years) or the $443.3 million cash prize, minus state and federal taxes. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

    The Latest: Winning numbers drawn for $700M Powerball

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on Powerball drawing (all times local): 10:05 p.m. The numbers have been drawn for the second largest lottery prize in U.S. history. The winning numbers are 6, 7, 16, 23 and 26, and the Powerball number is 4. Before Wednesday night’s drawing the jackpot was estimated at $700 […]
  • Self-described ‘mountain man’ in 1984 killing is released

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Self-described “mountain man” Don Nichols was released on parole Wednesday after serving 32 years for kidnapping a world-class athlete out on a training run in 1984 and killing her would-be rescuer — an attack that drew widespread media coverage and became the subject of a made-for-TV movie. Nichols, who must report […]
  • The Latest: Man who killed ex-wife, took son faced hearing

    SANTA MARIA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the death of a man who killed his ex-wife and took his son (all times local): 7:20 p.m. A California man who killed his ex-wife and fled with his 9-year-old son was locked in a battle over money he owed to her. Konstantin Morozov was killed Tuesday […]
  • FILE - In this July 18, 2017, file photo, Energy Secretary Rick Perry attends a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington. The Energy Department said Wednesday, Aug. 23, the government should make it easier and cheaper to operate power plants, including coal and nuclear plants, to strengthen the nation's electric grid. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

    Energy Dept: Government should ease rules on power plants

    The Energy Department said Wednesday the government should make it easier and cheaper to operate power plants, including coal and nuclear plants, to strengthen the nation’s electric grid. The department said in a new report that the closure of many plants that once formed the backbone of the grid has raised the risk that consumers […]
  • Martha Maurer joined CTV News – CTV Television Network in Canada

    KTAR News 92.3's Martha Maurer joined CTV News - CTV Television Network in Canada on Wed., Aug. 23.
  • Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Harrison (5) is congratulated by teammates after hitting a walk-off home run to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers and break up the no-hitter by Dodgers starting pitcher Rich Hill in the tenth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The Pirates won 1-0 in ten innings.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    Hill loses no-hit try on HR in 10th, Pirates top Dodgers 1-0

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rich Hill’s first 98 pitches left the Pittsburgh Pirates confounded, occasionally fuming and absolutely hitless. His 99th turned a potentially historic night by the Los Angeles Dodgers lefty into something else entirely: A loss. After Hill’s bid for a perfect game was spoiled by a leadoff error in the ninth inning, Josh […]
  • Man mistakenly buried in California body mix-up is exhumed

    ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Wednesday exhumed the body of a Southern California man who was mistakenly buried three months ago after a body mix-up. The coffin of John Dickens, 54, was removed from Holy Sepulcher Cemetery by the Orange County coroner’s office. At the family’s request, Dickens will be cremated and his ashes […]
  • Baby found dead in car parked in P&G parking lot in Ohio

    MASON, Ohio (AP) — A baby girl who was found dead in a car parked in a Procter & Gamble employee parking lot in Ohio was left there by her mother while she was at work, authorities said Wednesday night. The 15-month-old was found around 5 p.m. Wednesday in the P&G parking lot in Mason, […]
  • Leo Sermiento, left, and Emilio Gutierrez, right, fill sandbags in preparation of a tropical system on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, on South Padre Island, Texas. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered the State Operations Center to elevate its readiness level and is making state resources available for preparation and possible rescue and recovery actions amid forecasts a tropical storm will make landfall along the Texas Gulf Coast. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via AP)

    The Latest: Harvey could dump heavy rain in Texas, Louisiana

    MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on former Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 11 p.m. Forecasters say former Tropical Storm Harvey is drifting erratically northwestward over the Gulf of Mexico toward Texas. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said the tropical depression was centered about 11 p.m. EDT Wednesday about 445 miles (715 kilometers) southeast […]
  • Education Department announces college prep grants

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a second round of funding for programs that help low-income students who aspire to attend college. The Upward Bound awards are going to programs with applications that were initially rejected because of formatting errors such as not being double-spaced or using the wrong font. […]