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(CNNMoney) -- The current Powerball grand prize of $800 million is now the biggest lottery jackpot of all time. A drawing is set for 11 pm ET on Saturday, and if there's no winning ticket, the jackpot will keep growing as more people buy tickets. The instant scratch-off games...
Maine Gov. Paul LePage (CNN photo) (CNN) -- Maine Gov. Paul LePage on Wednesday used racially-charged language to accuse people from outside his state of fueling a substance abuse epidemic, then fleeing home after "they impregnate a young, white girl." Asked at a town hall...
(CNN) -- The National Rifle Association turned down CNN's invitation to Thursday night's town hall "Guns in America", but its social media arm and executive director responded to President Obama from the sideline. On Twitter, the NRA issued a running series of rebuttals and...
President Obama at the "Guns In America" town hall event on CNN Thursday (image courtesy of CNN) A president who has vowed to politicize gun control and critics who believe he's determined to confiscate their weapons came face-to-face Thursday in a rare respectful and reasoned...
(image courtesy of CNN) (CNN) -- U.S. federal authorities arrested two refugees on terror-related charges Thursday. The arrests in Sacramento and Houston did not appear to be directly related, but the cases had several similarities. Both men were Palestinians born in Iraq and...
The record Powerball jackpot is already getting bigger. The Multi-State Lottery Corporation announced that interest in tickets for the game is so great, the jackpot that was a record $675 million after no one won Wednesday's drawing has already risen to an estimated $700 million...
By Jason Hanna and Tina Burnside CNN (CNN) -- An hourlong operation to rescue 17 central New York salt miners from a stuck underground elevator was nearly complete Thursday morning, with a rescuers having taken 15 back to the surface, an official said. The two miners still stuck...
(CNNMoney) -- It's the beginning of the new year, which means that CES 2016 is underway. The world's innovators have gathered in Las Vegas once again for the premiere technology expo. This year, 3,600 presenters are exhibiting gadgets, software, services and innovations that...
(CNN) -- A 10-year-old girl's father is crying foul over Transportation Security Administration procedures after a security officer patted down his daughter for nearly two minutes during an airport security check. "I was HELPLESS while my 10 yr (sic) old daughter was ASSULTED (...