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Jackpot!

Office lottery pool nets $1-million Mega Millions jackpot for Syracuse city workers.…
FILE: The West Virginia American Water Co. intake facility on the Elk River is closed following a 4-methylcyclohexane methanol leak from a 48,000-gallon tank at Freedom Industries, a chemical storage facility about a mile upriver in Charleston, W.Va., on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014.

W.Va. official: Spill company knew of 2nd chemical

An environmental official says the company in the West Virginia water crisis immediately knew a second chemical leaked from its plant into the river, telling its workers in an email.…
Traders Thomas Donato, left, and Ronald Madarasz work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Fear of slowing growth pushes down global markets

Investors are worried about slower economic growth in China, a gloomier outlook for U.S. corporate profits and an end to easy money policies in the United States and Europe. …
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Court upholds Hugoton homicide verdict

The Kansas Supreme Court has upheld the first-degree murder conviction of a southwest Kansas man in the August 2009 stabbing death of his mother.…
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Mystery tippers share wealth

Faced with financial hardship, a Tennessee waitress gets $1,075 tip from mysterious customers. …
A packed courtroom listens to Judge Robert Burns III, right, admonish former Dallas Cowboys Josh Brent as he stands with his lawyers after Brent's sentencing for his intoxication manslaughter conviction was read in court Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in Dallas.  Brent was sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years of probation for a drunken car crash that killed his friend and teammate, Jerry Brown. He could have been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison. (AP Photo/Pool/LM Otero, Pool)

Ex-Cowboy Brent gets 180 days in jail, probation

Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent avoided prison Friday and instead was sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years of probation for a drunken car crash that killed his friend and teammate, Jerry Brown.…
Oklahoma man suffers sudden cardiac death but after no heart beat for nearly 20 minutes and 6 days in coma he wakes up in good health.

Back from the dead

Oklahoma man suffers sudden cardiac death but after no heart beat for nearly 20 minutes and 6 days in coma he wakes up in good health. …
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Juvenile in Justice exhibition

On any given day in the United States, approximately 70,000 young people are in juvenile detention or correctional facilities.…