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Mega Millions and other jackpots: How consumers are being played

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The record $1.6 billion prize is no accident, with lottery officials tweaking the odds to increase huge payouts

Dow slides more than 500 points as market selloff resumes

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Stocks are pulling back as rising geopolitical risks, tariff impact weigh on investor sentiment

Harley's U.S. sales skid in quarter with Trump spat

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The president targeted the motorcycle maker for its decision to move some production overseas to avoid EU tariffs

New FICO score: Millennials could be big winners

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An expanded scoring model rolling out soon could help them and other groups get much-needed credit

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Trump touts border security in speech to officials from Alaska, Hawaii and California

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President Trump is speaking to a group of local elected officials at the White House

Louis C.K. accuser slams Sarah Silverman

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Rebecca Corry said Louis C.K. is a "predator who victimized women for decades and lied about it"


Bolton says Trump and Putin will meet in Paris

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The national security adviser has been meeting with top Russian officials in Moscow

Is there plastic in your poop? Study raises concerns

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There's a good chance small amounts of plastic particles have taken up residence in your gut, a small new study suggests

McCain Institute seeks "mavericks" to vote in the midterm election

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McCain Institute unveiling campaign to encourage people to model themselves after John McCain, and vote in mid-term elections

Cyber Command launches operation to disrupt Russian efforts to meddle in elections

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The operation targets Russians who are spreading disinformation leading up to midterm elections

"Like you step back in time": Scientists discover oldest intact shipwreck

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The Black Sea Maritime Archaeology project says the vessel has been carbon dated to more than 2,400 years ago


Migrant caravan pauses, honoring man who died

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The group of over 7,000 migrants is still over 1,000 miles from the nearest U.S. border crossing

Sandra Day O'Connor says she has dementia

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"I never could have imagined that one day I would become the first woman justice on the U.S. Supreme Court"

Podcast hosts say Democrats are "united against Trump"

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Hosted by four Obama administration alums, the popular podcast has been downloaded more than 330 million times since its launch in 2017

Cops: Fort Bragg soldier kidnapped girl, 12, he met online

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North Carolina investigators say a ransom note found on the girl's bed may have been intended to throw authorities off

8.4 million Yemenis depend on emergency food aid, says UN report

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"Severe acute malnutrition among children has increased by a staggering 150 per cent," says an OCHA report


Hurricane Willa to become Nor'easter, hit East Coast this weekend

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The first Nor'easters of the season are notorious for falling trees and power lines because the trees are still heavy with leaves

Device found outside George Soros' home had components of a bomb

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Investigators are trying to determine whether the device was sent in the mail

Rosie O'Donnell announces engagement to Elizabeth Rooney

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O'Donnell revealed that people frequently confuse Rooney with her 21-year-old daughter, Chelsea

Sex and gender are not the same, science says

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As the Trump administration considers rollback of transgender protections, a prominent doctors group stresses that variation in gender identity is a normal part of human diversity

John Grisham says he "stole" the story behind "The Reckoning"

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The new book follows a war hero who returns home to his small Mississippi town and kills his minister without explanation

Dangerous Hurricane Willa menacing Mexico's Pacific coast

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Category 3 storm has west-central and southwestern Mexico in its sights, spurring thousands of evacuations

Andrew Gillum says Florida can't do single-payer alone

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Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum spoke about his stance on health care with CBSN's Elaine Quijano in Florida

Trump, Chinese president to meet at G-20

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Any trade truce still seems far off for the world's two richest countries

Utah student made final phone call before being slain, family says

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"Suddenly, I heard her yell, 'No, no, no!' I thought she might have been in a car accident. That was the last I heard from her."


U.K. government is avoiding the "misleading" term "fake news"


British parliamentary committee recommended avoiding the term, loved by President Trump, as it is "poorly defined and misleading"

Boston Marathon bomber’s handwritten hospital notes released

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In the notes, convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asks multiple times about his brother, Tamerlan

MoviePass to spin off into separate company

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Its parent company's stock price topped $4,000 a year ago, but now trades for fractions of a cent -- what happened?

Turkish President Calls Saudi Journalist’s Death ‘Political Murder’

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed Jamal Khashoggi’s death Tuesday, but did not provide any new evidence.


Man facing groping charge after flight: Trump "says it's OK to grab women"

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Florida man is accused of groping a female passenger while on a flight Sunday from Houston to Albuquerque

New Jersey mom helps thwart school shooting plot in Kentucky

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20-year-old suspect was stopped by Kentucky authorities on Thursday -- just in time, according to investigators

Starbucks opens first "Signing Store" in the U.S.

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All employees will be able to communicate using American Sign Language and the art and mugs were designed by deaf artists

Luck gone bad: Lottery winners who lost it all


Over the years, some lottery winners have wound up in trouble with the law - or worse. Is the fortune worth the misfortune?

Monsanto punitive damages slashed by judge; verdict upheld

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DeWayne Johnson, who claims Monsanto's Roundup caused his cancer, could demand a new trial