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Powerball jackpot approaches $1 billion ahead of next drawing

LPETTET/Getty Images/STOCK(NEW YORK) — The Powerball is approaching a whopping billion-dollar payout.

The jackpot has climbed to an estimated $960 million ahead of Saturday night’s drawing. That would be the fourth-largest Powerball jackpot ever and …

Fast-food workers in California to earn $20 an hour in 2024

Elvira Laskowski/Getty Images(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — More than 500,000 fast-food workers in California will soon earn at least $20 an hour as a result of a new bill signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Newsom joined labor leaders, legislators and fas…

‘Stressful’: Striking autoworkers living on $500 a week from UAW

Witthaya Prasongsin/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Tens of thousands of striking employees at the Big 3 automakers are receiving $500 a week in substitute pay from the United Auto Workers — roughly half of their previous income.

Some workers will need to …

Five takeaways ahead of Trump’s $250 million civil fraud trial

ftwitty/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — One year ago, on Sept. 21, 2022, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced that her office had filed a $250 million lawsuit against Donald Trump, accusing the former president of fraudulent business practices.

Two found dead after plane crash launched massive search

Sheila Paras/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Two bodies were found Thursday morning following a plane crash in Ohio County after a widespread search had been launched for an instructor and student pilot, according to Kentucky State Police.

A severe thunders…

Powerball jackpot soars to $925 million ahead of next drawing

LPETTET/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — An estimated $925 million jackpot is up for grabs in the next Powerball drawing on Saturday night.

It’s the fourth-largest purse in the American lottery game’s history and the second-largest this year, according to a …

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