Estimated Mega Millions jackpot at $449M; drawing Tuesday

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The estimated Mega Millions jackpot has risen to $449 million, making it potentially the 7th largest lottery jackpot in theRead More

Iraq: Death toll from weekend Baghdad attack reaches 175

  BAGHDAD (AP) — As Iraqis mourned in shock and disbelief, more dead bodies were recovered Tuesday from the site of a massive Islamic StateRead More

Italian police arrest homeless man in death of US student

ROME (AP) — Italian police say they’ve arrested a homeless man in the death of an American student whose body was found in a riverRead More

Jupiter has new visitor — a solar-powered spacecraft

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Soaring over Jupiter’s poles, a NASA spacecraft arrived at the solar system’s largest planet on a mission to peek behind the cloudRead More

Security ordered tightened as death toll in Baghdad hits 157

As the death toll from the weekend truck bombing in Baghdad climbed to 157, Iraq’s embattled prime minister ordered new security measures, including abandoning theRead More

Town honors WWII vet on his 90th birthday

EATONS NECK, N.Y. (WHDH) — A New York town honored a World War II veteran on his 90th birthday, July Fourth. Roy Beach, 90, joinedRead More

Worker injured by fireworks ahead of show in Illinois

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (WHDH) — A Fourth of July fireworks show was called off in Illinois after some of the fireworks went off early and injuredRead More

Dad says 2 gators involved in Disney attack that killed son

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The father of a toddler killed by an alligator at Disney last month told rescue officials two alligators wereRead More

Italians probe disappearance of Wisconsin student in Rome

ROME (AP) — The body of a teenage Wisconsin student who went missing shortly after he arrived for an exchange program was found in theRead More

California pot exhibit aims for debate on provocative plant

  OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — It’s known as Mary Jane, ganja, Chronic and even the sticky icky and has been featured in countless movies, includingRead More