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(CNNMoney) -- The Powerball jackpot is now up to $1.5 billion. But that isn't where most of you spend your lottery money. Forget about that billion dollar Powerball. Far more money is wagered every year on instant scratch-off games, which attract more low income gamblers...
(CNNMoney) -- Are you in an office pool for the Powerball jackpot? There's an app for that. "Lottery Pool Boss" helps people keep track of who's in which pool and who's paid what. The free Android app also displays winning numbers. The Powerball prize reached $1.4 billion on...
(CNNMoney) -- $1.3 billion. That's the new Powerball jackpot. Another Powerball drawing failed to produce a winner on Saturday after reaching a staggering $900 million jackpot earlier in the day -- by far the largest ever. Now lottery officials estimate the jackpot is already at...
(CNNMoney) -- Powerball has set another record for the biggest jackpot ever. It reached a staggering $900 million on Saturday. The biggest winning jackpot was in 2012 with a MegaMillions game that was worth $656 million. The current Powerball jackpot hit $700 million on Thursday...
(image courtesy of Blue Bell) (CNN) -- Blue Bell Ice Cream, which recalled its entire product line last spring because listeria was found on an ice cream container, says the bacteria has been found in one of its production plants, according to a company statement. But the...
The scene where Philadelphia Police Officer Jesse Hartnett was shot Thursday night (CNN photo) The 30-year-old man suspected of shooting and injuring a Philadelphia police officer Thursday night said that he pledges his allegiance to the Islamic State, and that is the reason...
(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...