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U.S. Mega Millions lottery hits record $1.6 billion after no winners on Friday

7:13pm EDT

The U.S. Mega Millions jackpot grew to $1.6 billion, a world record for a lottery, after Friday's drawing produced no winner of the grand prize, officials said. | Video

Florida city official charged in store shooting caught on video

Oct 20 2018

A Florida city commissioner has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder for shooting a man he suspected of trying to shoplift a hatchet from his military surplus store, officials said on Saturday. | Video

Vietnam dissident 'Mother Mushroom' describes prison hunger strikes

Oct 19 2018

A Vietnamese dissident known as "Mother Mushroom" went on hunger strike three times during her imprisonment before Hanoi released her, she said on Friday after arriving in the United States.

USC agrees to $215 million settlement in California gynecologist case

Oct 19 2018

LOS ANGELES The University of Southern California has reached a $215 million proposed settlement with former patients of a gynecologist at the school who was accused of sexual abuse, the president of the university said in a letter on Friday seen by Reuters. | Video

UPDATE 1-USC agrees to $215 mln settlement in California gynecologist case

Oct 19 2018

LOS ANGELES, Oct 19 The University of Southern California has reached a $215 million proposed settlement with former patients of a gynecologist at the school who was accused of sexual abuse, the president of the university said in a letter on Friday seen by Reuters.

USC agrees to $215 mln settlement in California gynecologist case

Oct 19 2018

LOS ANGELES, Oct 19 The University of Southern California has reached a $215 million proposed settlement with former patients of a gynecologist at the school who was accused of sexual abuse, the president of the university said in a letter on Friday seen by Reuters.

Real estate scion Robert Durst made his wife fear him: witness

Oct 15 2018

LOS ANGELES Robert Durst, a real estate scion charged with murder who was profiled in the HBO television documentary "The Jinx," struck fear in his wife in the early 1980s before she disappeared, a witness testified in court on Monday in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles judge to weigh evidence against Robert Durst of 'The Jinx'

Oct 15 2018

LOS ANGELES, Oct 15 Real estate scion Robert Durst, the enigmatic subject of the HBO television documentary "The Jinx," was due back in court on Monday for a hearing on whether prosecutors have sufficient evidence to bring their murder case against him to trial.

Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard early favorites for Rock Hall of Fame

Oct 10 2018

LOS ANGELES Fleetwood Mac singer Stevie Nicks and glam metal band Def Leppard led voting among fans on Tuesday for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, outstripping the 13 other nominees eligible for a place in music history. | Video

Utah man confessed sending letters in ricin scare: court documents

Oct 04 2018

A 39-year-old U.S. Navy veteran has confessed to sending letters to U.S. President Donald Trump and other senior officials that were initially feared to contain the poison ricin when they were discovered this week, court documents showed.

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