Scott McFetridge, Associated Press | PostedOct 22nd - 11:15am
Despite the terrible odds — one in 302.5 million for those keeping score at home — someone will eventually match all six numbers and win the Mega Millions jackpot, which now stands at an estimated $1.6 billion. It could happen as soon as Tuesday night, when the next drawing is held.
Scott Bauer, Associated Press | PostedOct 22nd - 10:49am
Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders urged college students and other supporters Monday at an early-voting rally on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus to throw Republican Gov. Scott Walker out of office and re-elect Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has ordered an end to the city's police department's policy that forced job applicants to give it access to confidential records, including records that disclosed whether they had been sexually assaulted.
Kristen By Groot, Associated Press | PostedOct 22nd - 10:13am
In 1964, the first public memorial to the Holocaust in the United States was unveiled in a solemn ceremony in Philadelphia. The bronze-on-black granite sculpture called "Six Million Jewish Martyrs" was the work of artist Nathan Rapoport, who fled his native Poland when the Nazis invaded Warsaw. It was commissioned by a group of Philadelphia-area Holocaust survivors and Jewish civic leaders. The sculpture, which depicts images of resistance, innocence and faith, has sat unchanged on its perch along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway ever since.
Dave Collins, Associated Press | PostedOct 22nd - 9:46am
A Vermont man accused by relatives of killing his millionaire grandfather in Connecticut for inheritance money filed new court documents Monday alleging there is much stronger evidence that a woman he describes as his grandfather's "mistress" was involved in the killing.