• Powerball jackpot climbs after months without a winner
Powerball jackpot climbs after months without a winner

One of the top ten largest jackpots in Powerball history will be on the line Wednesday night. The jackpot amount has rolled 21 times since the jackpot reset to $40 million for the draw on May 11. That marks an increase of $32 million from Saturday's grand prize. The pot has been growing for 23 drawings. All six numbers must be correct to win.

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  • DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz tells newspaper she won't gavel in convention
DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz tells newspaper she won't gavel in convention

The pro-Sanders demonstrators claimed a partial victory Sunday afternoon when national Democratic Party head Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced she was quitting several hours after Sanders had called for her resignation. "We have shown the entire world that our ideas are not some insane, wild, utopian fantasies", he said, "they are ideas supported ...

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  • Gas Prices Drop 4.3 Cents In Chattanooga
Gas Prices Drop 4.3 Cents In Chattanooga

AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have fallen by about 11 cents per gallon in the past week. AAA projects the Georgia average price for a gallon of regular unleaded to drop below $2 after that 47-day period has seen prices fall 27 cents in Georgia.

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  • Darby weakens to tropical depression
Darby weakens to tropical depression

Expect high surf, wind and heavy rain throughout the weekend, as much as 5 to 8 inches inland on Hawaii and 3 to 5 inches on Maui , Weather.com reports . Some Maui County rain gauges showed large amounts of rain Saturday afternoon. The Darby swell is 4-6 feet and moving lower. Weather officials say a tropical storm is expected to bring strong...

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  • Stifling heat, possible thunderstorms expected Friday in N.J
Stifling heat, possible thunderstorms expected Friday in N.J

Temperatures into the first half of the weekend will soar well into the 90s area-wide, dropping off a few degrees on Sunday for the northern part of the region, the weather service said. Everyone can help reduce energy use by raising cooling temperatures by four degrees, avoid using major appliances and use ceiling fans and portable fans to enhance...

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  • Mother of slain sex worker found dead, other daughter charged
Mother of slain sex worker found dead, other daughter charged

Gilbert's attorney, John Ray, confirmed her death and the arrest of 27-year-old Sarra Elizabeth Gilbert. A search for her remains in December 2011 led police to the grisly discovery of 10 other bodies, including several other sex workers, the toddler belonging to one of the slain women and a man dressed in women's clothing.

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  • Daughter Ivanka Trump raises issues father rarely mentions
Daughter Ivanka Trump raises issues father rarely mentions

At the Republican National Convention in Cleveland , Ohio, on Thursday, Donald Trump officially accepted the GOP nomination for president. "I never thought I'd say these words, but Ted Cruz was right". Cruz, a GOP senator from Texas who finished second to Trump in the GOP primary, defended his non-endorsement of Trump on Thursday, stating that his...

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  • GOP Kicks Off Convention Amid Upheaval at Home and overseas
GOP Kicks Off Convention Amid Upheaval at Home and overseas

The mother of an American killed during the 2012 Benghazi attack addressed the Republican National Convention on Monday night. Smith said, bringing many in the audience to tears. Geist and Tiegen were co-authors of the book, a detailed account of the attacks. Even in the recent, partisan report delivered by the Select Committee on Benghazi, the m...

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  • Liar. Lucifer. Lock her up. GOP denounces Clinton
Liar. Lucifer. Lock her up. GOP denounces Clinton

It addresses a legitimate concern people have about Trump - that it's unsafe to put someone who seems erratic, unpredictable, uninformed, and vengeful in the Oval Office. Egypt was turned over to the radical Muslim brotherhood, forcing the military to retake control. His mother gave him a Trump doll that says "You're fired!" as a gift once.

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  • Ted Cruz defends his diss as Republicans vow revenge
Ted Cruz defends his diss as Republicans vow revenge

Did Texas Senator Ted Cruz deliberately dis Donald Trump, his party's presidential nominee, in his speech at the Republican National Convention Wednesday evening? This room - I've never seen boos like that. Trump joined "CBS This Morning" Thursday, just hours after Cruz's impassioned speech to "vote your conscience" rather than vote with the party,...

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  • Hating on Hillary: Republican convention down and dirty
Hating on Hillary: Republican convention down and dirty

Clinton wrote a college thesis about Alinsky and has said she agreed with some of his opinions on social change, but disagreed with his view that the system could only be changed from the outside. "Every American should be terrified at the prospect of a Hillary Clinton presidency". She kept her financial lead over Trump even after spending heav...

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  • Ivanka explains what it was like growing up Trump
Ivanka explains what it was like growing up Trump

Mary Fallin, venture capitalist Peter Thiel, motivational speaker Brock Mealer, Trump's daughter Ivanka and Colony Capital CEO Tom Barrack. "When I graduated from college a couple of months ago, I never expected to be here tonight addressing the country", she told the audience that filled the arena at Republican convention.

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  • Ted Cruz booed lustily as he refuses to endorse Donald Trump
Ted Cruz booed lustily as he refuses to endorse Donald Trump

Trump allies were infuriated, including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who said Mr Cruz's decision was "totally selfish". Donald Trump Jr. says that Ohio Gov. Cruz placed second for the nomination in a formal roll call vote Tuesday night, with 475 delegates to Trump's 1,725. Or will he, as other speakers in Cleveland have done thus far, ...

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  • Hillary Clinton sends out list of Republican quotes critical of Donald Trump
Hillary Clinton sends out list of Republican quotes critical of Donald Trump

He said the family needs to "get over" former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's loss to Donald Trump in the primary. Ohio Gov. John Kasich , a former Trump rival who hasn't endorsed him yet, will not even attend the RNC convention in his home state.

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  • Cruz walks tightrope between Trump and 2020
Cruz walks tightrope between Trump and 2020

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who spoke later in the evening, departed from his prepared text to attempt to recast Cruz's remarks as an endorsement of Trump. Andy Abboud, a senior aide to the Las Vegas casino magnate, said Cruz was initially invited to come up to visit the Adelsons, but when he failed to endorse Trump the invitation was resci...

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  • Chris Christie gets RNC howling for Hillary Clinton's head
Chris Christie gets RNC howling for Hillary Clinton's head

But the noise surrounding Melania Trump's Monday night speech was all but drowning it out. He then launched into a speech that would stir one of the stronger reactions of the night from the crowd that had nominated Donald Trump for president earlier inside the Quicken Loans Arena.

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  • Trump staff writer takes responsibility for Melania speech controversy
Trump staff writer takes responsibility for Melania speech controversy

Donald Trump Jr. isn't ruling out a future in politics. But her speech was pre-empted - by the candidate. Classic Trump: Self-worship over sound judgment. "You know that if Hillary is president, we will continue to slide, distracted y the scandals that follow the Clintons like flies", McConnell said .

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  • Computer problems at Southwest mean delays at Lambert, nationwide
Computer problems at Southwest mean delays at Lambert, nationwide

A statement on Southwest's website said: "We are aware and investigating current issues with our systems". Though the ground stop was lifted, the company's website was still down as of 1:30 p.m. Systems were gradually coming back online and crews were continuing to address technical issues. Passengers can find the latest updates on Southwest's F...

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  • Obama urges eastern US to prepare for dangerous weekend heat
Obama urges eastern US to prepare for dangerous weekend heat

A heat advisory is in effect when the heat index surpasses 105 degrees. Until then, Dalton said people should stay inside and in air-conditioning as possible while taking frequent breaks and staying hydrated if they must go outside. More people die each year from heat than lightning, tornadoes, hurricanes and floods, according to weather official...

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  • Cleveland Police Chief: RNC so far is peaceful, non-violent
Cleveland Police Chief: RNC so far is peaceful, non-violent

More skirmishes broke out at one intersection. During an event Monday evening, about 100 of them wheeled slowly around the city's Public Square in a long black line. A dozen religious activists in fatigues continue to appear in public spaces to hurl anti-LGBT slurs at anyone in shouting distance, and controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio strolled down...

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