FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A picturesque Colorado river with a peculiar French name is the latest prize in the West's water wars, where wilderness advocates usually line up against urban and industrial development.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — When the largest-ever lottery prize is finally awarded, the winners and losers will extend well beyond the lucky few who hit the jackpot and the multitudes of disappointed ticket buyers. Here's a breakdown of how Powerball affects the players, the public and others.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At least three winning tickets were sold in a record $1.5 billion Powerball drawing, including one in Florida, one in Tennessee and one in suburban Los Angeles, a California lottery official said.
The man accused of fatally shooting three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado last year told a Denver television station that he wants to plead guilty and expects to be executed, the CBS affiliate reported on Wednesday. In a phone call from the El Paso County jail where he is being held without bond, Robert Lewis Dear told a reporter with KCNC-TV that he wants to act as his own lawyer and is willing to pay for his crimes. El Paso County District Attorney Dan May said after a court hearing last month that he has not decided if his office will seek the death penalty.