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A migrant tired of waiting to cross into Mexico, climbs a border bridge fence to jump into the Suchiate River, in Tecun Uman, Guatemala, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Some of the migrants traveling in a mass caravan towards the U.S.-Mexico border organized a rope brigade to ford its muddy waters. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)
Questions and answers about state of the US-Mexico borderImmigration has again become a hot political issue as President Donald Trump portrays the Mexico border in a state of crisis
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Lottery players buy Mega Millions lottery tickets Friday Oct. 19, 2018, in New York. The estimated jackpot for Friday's drawing has soared to $1 billion. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6B, thanks to worsening oddsIf it seems lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A man walks past Mega Millions and other lottery displays outside of The Lucky Spot in San Francisco, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. The Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to $970 million, inching ever-closer to the $1 billion mark. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
No Mega Millions winner, jackpot climbs to $1.6 billionMega Millions jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion after no winning ticket sold in Friday night's drawing
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 photo, utility crews set up new poles and utility wires in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla. It's the greatest need after a hurricane and sometimes the hardest one to fulfill: Electricity. More than a week after Hurricane Michael smashed into the Florida Panhandle on a path of destruction that led all the way to the Georgia border, more than 100,000 Florida customers were still without power, according to the state Department of Emergency Management website. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Candles, flashlights, no AC in Florida's hurricane zoneMore than 100,000 Florida customers are still without power due to Hurricane Michael, which tore into the Florida Panhandle more than a week ago
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker waves as he announces he will drop his re-election bid while addressing the Alaska Federation of Natives conference Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Walker's re-election plans were dealt a blow earlier in the week after his running mate, Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, resigned after making an inappropriate overture toward a woman. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Alaska's independent governor drops re-election bidIndependent Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has dropped his re-election bid with less than three weeks before the general election
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker waves as he announces he will drop his re-election bid while addressing the Alaska Federation of Natives conference Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Walker's re-election plans were dealt a blow earlier in the week after his running mate, Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, resigned after making an inappropriate overture toward a woman. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Alaska's independent governor drops re-election bidIndependent Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has dropped his re-election bid with less than three weeks before the general election
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Girl dies after court allows more time on life supportA 9-year-old Texas girl at the center of a three-week court battle with a hospital to keep her on life support has died hours after an appeals court allowed her parents more time to find a facility to maintain her life support
The Associated Press13 hours ago
This image made from video shows Scott Ostrem in court in Brighton, Colo., Friday, Oct. 19. 2018. Ostrem, who gunned down three people in a suburban Denver Walmart on 2017, was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole, but more than 11 months after the crime, his motive remains a mystery. (KMGH-TV via AP, Pool)
Man who killed 3 in Colorado Walmart gets life in prisonA man who shot and killed three people in a suburban Denver Walmart has been sentenced to life in prison without parole
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Independent candidate for U.S. Senate from Massachusetts Shiva Ayyadurai protests being excluded from a debate between Sen. Elizabeth Warren and her Republican opponent Geoff Diehl in Boston, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Democratic Sen. Warren, GOP challenger clash in debateDemocratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and her Republican challenger, state Rep. Geoff Diehl, have clashed in their first debate on everything from tax cuts to immigration to Warren's release of a DNA test
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE- This Oct. 11, 2018 file photo shows a building at the Bay Medical Center Sacred Heart hospital damaged from hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla. Medical services in the Florida Panhandle are still on life support more than a week after Hurricane Michael. The two major hospitals in Panama City, Bay Medical and Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center, still aren't admitting patients. They are only open for emergency room services. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
Florida Panhandle medical care on life support after MichaelMedical services in the Florida Panhandle are still on life support more than a week after Hurricane Michael
The Associated Press14 hours ago
President Donald Trump has a pen to Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., after signing a "Presidential Memorandum Promoting the Reliable Supply and Delivery of Water in the West," during a ceremony, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Also standing behind the president from left, Rep. David Valadao, R-Calif., Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump wants to cut red tape, hasten water projects in WestPresident Donald Trump has ordered the government to streamline regulations that he says are hindering work on major water projects in California and other Western states
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2015 file photo, police gather outside of City Hall while searching for a gunman in Albuquerque, N.M. Albuquerque police on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, announced the hiring of a law enforcement veteran to manage a unit for dispatchers and real-time crime analysts who was accused decades ago in a lawsuit of using excessive force during a traffic stop. (AP Photo/Mary Hudetz, File)
Police hire raises criticism in New Mexico's largest cityThe Albuquerque mayor's hiring of a New Jersey law enforcement veteran accused of excessive force in a more than decade-old lawsuit was met Friday with strong criticism among multiple police reform advocates in New Mexico's largest city
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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