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DES MOINES, Iowa | $1.6B Mega Millions prize due to simple math, some surprises

DES MOINES, Iowa — For all the anticipation about whether someone will finally snag the gigantic Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, the games come down to two things: simple math — and very long odds. But there are some quirks and surprises about the math equations that likely will soon vault someone into stratospheric wealth … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | $1.6B Mega Millions prize due to simple math, some surprises

Hurricanes’ Foegele among surprises to make NHL rosters

Warren Foegele carried his Charlotte Checkers bag out of the visiting locker room and insisted he hadn’t yet earned an upgrade. Foegele needs a new bag now because he beat the odds and made the Carolina Hurricanes’ opening night roster with an impressive preseason. Only reigning Art Ross Trophy winner Connor McDavid and last year’s … Continue reading Hurricanes’ Foegele among surprises to make NHL rosters

NEW YORK | Television academy: thumbs down on the latest reboots

NEW YORK — Television executives and many viewers love the idea of reviving series and ideas from the past. Emmy voters? Not so much. “Roseanne” quickly became television’s top-rated comedy upon its return, until ABC pulled the plug following star Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet. The series was not among the eight comedies nominated for an … Continue reading NEW YORK | Television academy: thumbs down on the latest reboots

Janet Jackson surprises Missy Elliott with Essence honor

NEW YORK/January 26, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Missy Elliott knew she was being honored by Essence — but not who was giving her the accolade. So there was plenty of emotion when close friend Janet Jackson not only handed her her trophy but praised her talent. Jackson was one of many stars who turned up to pay tribute … Continue reading Janet Jackson surprises Missy Elliott with Essence honor