Ax hovers over food stamp program as costs grow
The increased enrollment has caused costs to ... striking $4.1 billion from the program over 10 years and a House committee backed cuts five times as large. Those actions set the stage for a congressional showdown not only over how much to slash the ...
UPDATE: One 'local' Mega Millions winner
"All day yesterday ... was in New York on vacation, had left her $6 in tickets behind at home. She still doesn't know if she won. Lottery ticket-holders in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland each selected the winning numbers for the $640 million Mega Millions ...
Winning ticket for huge Powerball jackpot sold in Florida
a Florida Lottery official confirmed to NBC News early Sunday. The winning Powerball numbers drawn late Saturday were 10, 13, 14, 22, 52 with Powerball number ... won in the Mega Millions lottery of March 2012. That prize was split between winners in ...
A Dispatch From the (Surprisingly Interesting) Boring Conference
“It’s a world-record attempt for the largest number of rotations in an office chair from ... bereft of Wi-Fi and my phone drained of battery. I’m willing to admit to a possible failure of perspective here, but that, to me, was boring.
Mega Millions could break $656M record jackpot after no winners in Friday drawing
Some lucky American is likely to have a very green Christmas this year after the Mega Millions jackpot climbed to $585million when no one matched the winning numbers ... No ticket matched the six numbers needed to win Friday's $425 million prize.