$393M Mega Millions winning ticket sold in Chicago suburb

PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Lottery says a suburban Chicago barbecue restaurant sold the winning ticket for a $393 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot The Illinois Lottery said Saturday that someone bought the ticket at Nick’s Barbecue in Palos Heights....

Sold-out birthday bash for 90-year-old Louisiana ex-governor

AP Photo/Gerald Herbert BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A more traditional person might call it crass, an ostentatious 90th birthday bash with a $250-per-person price tag to attend. But then, no one would call Louisiana’s four-term former governor, Edwin Edwards – the...

Hundreds face off ahead of white nationalist rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of people are facing off in Charlottesville ahead of a white nationalist rally planned in the Virginia city’s downtown. Rally supporters and counter-protesters screamed, chanted, threw punches, hurled water bottles and unleashed...

Montana's Health Co-op remains standing as others falter

AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s health care co-op, one of America’s few remaining alternatives to traditional health insurance, will resume accepting new enrollees Sunday after it voluntarily pulled itself from the state’s...

Chance the Rapper acts as grand marshal of Chicago parade

CHICAGO (AP) — Grammy Award-winning artist Chance the Rapper rode through the streets of his Chicago hometown as grand marshal of the city’s back-to-school parade. The 24-year-old rapper sat atop a white convertible waving at the crowds during Saturday’s Bud...

Val Kilmer to visit Tombstone for Old West-themed event

TOMBSTONE, Ariz. (AP) — Val Kilmer is coming to Tombstone on Saturday for an event to celebrate the life of Doc Holliday, the legendary gunfighter whom the actor famously portrayed in the 1993 movie that was set in the Old West town. Kilmer will participate in several...

Red Wings denounce use of logo at white nationalist rally

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Dolphins’ Tannehill out for season, goes on injured reserve

Dolphins’ Tannehill out for season, goes on injured reserve Associated Press – 12 August 2017 14:53-04:00 Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Advocates stage first big Texas protest against border wall

MISSION, Texas (AP) — Hundreds of people are marching in South Texas toward the Rio Grande to oppose the wall the U.S. government wants to build on the river separating Texas and Mexico. Led by an altar boy carrying an incense holder, the procession set out after dawn...

Booming Texas cities feeling stunted by governor's agenda

AP Photo/Eric Gay AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As Texas’ big cities boom like few places in the U.S., Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is trying to rein them in and reassert himself ahead of his 2018 re-election bid, but some of his summer demands are wilting. That includes a...