The Powerball lottery – a game of chance played in all but six U.S. states – would top $450 million before the drawing late Wednesday night.
U.S. stock prices fell sharply Monday, following conflicts in the Middle East, and weaker economies in China and in Europe.
North Korea says it tested a hydrogen bomb on Wednesday.
German authorities said Tuesday that young women were sexually harassed and robbed by hundreds of young men on New Year’s Eve.
President Barack Obama says there should be a midpoint where gun-control and gun-rights supporters can meet to stop gun violence in the U.S.
The Islamic State terrorist group released a video Sunday it says shows the execution of five British men accused of spying.
A huge percentage of bird species are in danger because their habitats, or homelands, are disappearing.
The anti-government militia broke into the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service building in Oregon on Saturday.
As the standoff continues, social media is mocking the protesters.
Sweden imposed border controls Monday to manage refugees and migrants seeking new lives there.