Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism.
By Vikram Mansharamani
As the Powerball pot creeps past $800 million, Making Sen$e asks, what would Voltaire do?…
By Paul Solman
"I thought I was going to have a heart attack when I saw the ticket and checked it," she said.
By Travis Daub
Wednesday's Powerball jackpot has spiked to more than $450 million and is likely to grow. The prize is expected to boost sales this week, but ticket buying has reportedly dropped 35 percent since 2013, which is putting state budgets on…
By PBS NewsHour
Hollywood Ending for 'Ocean's 16' Lottery Winners in Hurricane-Hit Community…
In other news Wednesday, Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales pleaded guilty to killing 16 Afghan civilians last year. Bales recalled entering two villages at night and shooting his victims. Also, anti-government protesters in Turkey called for the ousting of police…
In other news Tuesday, North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed legislation banning most abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected -- as early as six weeks into pregnancy. Also, the Supreme Court decided that police must have a warrant…
Support Provided By:
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.
Thank you. Please check your inbox to confirm.
Additional Support Provided By: