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Man wins $2M lottery after clerk gives him wrong ticket

EASTPOINTE, Mich. — A man in suburban Detroit was given the wrong lottery ticket. But there was no mistake about the result: a $2 million winner.
US carries out the 1st federal execution in nearly 2 decades

US carries out the 1st federal execution in nearly 2 decades

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US rejects nearly all Chinese claims in South China Sea

US rejects nearly all Chinese claims in South China Sea

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration escalated its actions against China on Monday by stepping squarely into one of the most sensitive regional issues dividing them and rejecting outright nearly all of Beijing’s significant maritime claims in the So
Texas GOP votes to move convention online after court losses

Texas GOP votes to move convention online after court losses

HOUSTON — The Republican Party of Texas changed course Monday night and accepted a virtual convention after courts refused to force Houston, hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic, to let the party stick to its original plans of a massive indoor gather

Man charged in federal court for Indian Country killing

TULSA, Okla. — A man accused in the shotgun slaying of a Native American woman in Tulsa was charged with murder in federal court Monday in line with a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
Sheriff: 'Glee’ star Naya Rivera saved son before drowning

Sheriff: 'Glee’ star Naya Rivera saved son before drowning

LOS ANGELES — “Glee” star Naya Rivera ’s 4-year-old son told investigators that his mother, whose body was found in a Southern California lake Monday, boosted him back on to the deck of their rented boat before he looked back and saw her disappearing
US budget deficit hits all-time high of $864 billion in June

US budget deficit hits all-time high of $864 billion in June

WASHINGTON — The federal government incurred the biggest monthly budget deficit in history in June as spending on programs to combat the coronavirus recession exploded while millions of job losses cut into tax revenues.
Federal judge voids Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion restriction

Federal judge voids Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion restriction

ATLANTA — A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked Georgia's 2019 “heartbeat" abortion law, finding that it violates the U.S. Constitution. U.S.

Trio of Ohio sisters give birth on same day at same hospital

MANSFIELD, Ohio — Three Ohio sisters have defied odds by giving birth on the same day in the same hospital with the same obstetrician overseeing their deliveries.
Polish president wins 2nd term after bitter campaign

Polish president wins 2nd term after bitter campaign

WARSAW, Poland — Polish President Andrzej Duda declared victory Monday in a runoff election in which he narrowly won a second five-year term, acknowledging the campaign he ran was often too harsh as he appealed for unity and forgiveness.