Doreen McCallister

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Winning Powerball Tickets Sold In California, Tennessee And Florida

Thursday, January 14, 2016

After numerous drawings without a big winner, there were at least three winning tickets sold for the record Powerball jackpot of $1.6 billion.

We don't know who those lucky people are — but as The Associated Press reports, we do know they bought their tickets in California, Tennessee and Florida. ...


Wayne Rogers, Trapper John On 'M.A.S.H.', Dies At 82

Friday, January 01, 2016

For three seasons on the CBS hit show M.A.S.H., Wayne Rogers played Army surgeon "Trapper" John McIntyre alongside Alan Alda's character, Benjamin "Hawkeye" Pierce.

Publicist Rona Menashe confirmed to wire services that Rogers died Thursday in Los Angeles of complications from pneumonia. He was 82.

M.A.S.H., the popular Korean ...


N.C. Shoppers Dive For Cover; Off-Duty Officer Kills Gunman

Friday, December 25, 2015

Police in Charlotte, N.C., say an argument between two groups of people who knew each other led to the death of an armed suspect.

Chief Kerr Putney of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says a group of individuals with a history of feuding were at the Northlake Mall and got into ...


Deadly Spring-Like Storms Spawn Tornadoes, Destroy Homes

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Severe storms put a damper on holiday preparations across parts of the South and Midwest on Wednesday. Travel was treacherous as the storms produced heavy rains, flooding and tornadoes. Power is being restored in many areas.

Tornadoes touched down in Mississippi and Indiana. Across the region at least 10 people ...


Computer Glitch Allows 3,000 Inmates Early Release In Washington State

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Since 2002, the Washington state Department of Corrections has given more than 3,000 prisoners early release. The number of inmates freed could go as high as 3,200.

"I've ordered immediate action to fix 13-year-old sentencing errors discovered at state prisons," Gov. Jay Inslee tweeted on Tuesday.

The issue has ...


SpaceX Rocket Successfully Lands After Launching Satellites

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Commercial spaceflight company SpaceX accomplished launching a rocket with a group of communications satellites into orbit.

It was the landing, however, that received most of the attention and made history.

The Falcon 9 rocket, which lifted off Monday evening in Florida, was carrying 11 small satellites for communications company ...


Oops: Wrong Name Announced As Winner Of Miss Universe Pageant

Monday, December 21, 2015

For a brief moment in Las Vegas Sunday night, Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez Arevalo was crowned Miss Universe.

Then host Steve Harvey apologized, saying he had read the card wrong.

The real winner was Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach.

Miss Colombia, it turns out, was the first runner-up.



Subway Sandwich Chain Co-Founder Fred DeLuca Dies At 67

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Subway, which has more than 44,000 locations around the world and just celebrated its 50th anniversary, will have to press on without CEO Fred DeLuca, who died on Monday at age 67.

In his book Start Small Finish Big: Fifteen Lessons to Start — and Run — Your Own Successful ...


Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Frank D. Gilroy Dies At 89

Monday, September 14, 2015

In 1964, Frank D. Gilroy's The Subject Was Roses opened on Broadway. The play landed Gilroy theater's triple crown: a Pulitzer Prize, a Tony Award and a Drama Critics' Circle Award.

Gilroy died on Saturday at age 89. In a statement, his family cited natural causes.

The Subject Was Roses, ...


Juan Pablo Montoya Wins Second Indy 500

Monday, May 25, 2015

Juan Pablo Montoya came from last place to win the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.

It was his second victory at the Brickyard — the first was 15 years ago.

Montoya started 15th and drove from the back of the field. ...


Making Pies For Pi Day: Think Inside The Circle

Friday, March 13, 2015

Editor's note: A version of this story was published in March 2011.

Get ready to roll out some dough, because it's almost Pi Day.

What's that, you ask? Think back to geometry class. Pi represents the ratio of a circle's circumference (the distance around the circle) to its diameter (the ...


Coroner Identifies Homeless Man On Skid Row Killed By LAPD

Friday, March 06, 2015

A homeless man shot and killed in a confrontation with police has been identified by the Los Angeles County coroner's office as 43-year-old Charley Leundeu Keunang. Relatives confirmed his identity. He is believed to originally be from Cameroon.

Keunang was shot and killed by LAPD officers Sunday on skid ...


Nurse Treated For Ebola To Sue Texas Hospital

Monday, March 02, 2015

Nurse Nina Pham tells the Dallas Morning News that while she is Ebola free, she suffers residual effects from contracting the disease from a patient she cared for last fall at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

Pham's patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, was the first person in the ...

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Hackers Strike Health Insurer Anthem, Inc.

Thursday, February 05, 2015

The country's second-biggest health insurer says cyber attackers infiltrated one of its IT systems and obtained personal information about current and former customers as well as employees covered by the insurer.

"The information accessed includes names, birthdays, social security numbers, street addresses, email addresses and employment information, including income data," ...


Songwriter, Poet Rod McKuen Dies At 81

Friday, January 30, 2015

The obituary in The Los Angeles Times describes Rod McKuen as "prolific" and that may well be an understatement considering the many compositions he churned out.

McKuen is credited with more than 200 albums and more than 30 collections of poetry.

His work included the Academy Award-nominated song "Jean" ...


Highway Overpass In Cincinnati Collapses; 1 Dead

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Updated at 11:30 a.m. ET.

A construction worker was killed and the driver of a semi-tractor trailer was injured when a section of overpass collapsed on southbound Interstate 75, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

The newspaper reports that the Cincinnati office of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ...


Shots Fired Near Vice President's Delaware Home, Biden Wasn't There

Monday, January 19, 2015

An unidentified person or persons fired multiple gunshots from a vehicle near Vice President Joe Biden's home in Wilmington, Del., according to the U.S. Secret Service.

Residents in the area heard the shots and saw the vehicle speed away, according to Reuters.

The home is several hundred yards from ...


Suspect, 1 Victim Dead In Shooting At Texas VA Clinic

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

The El Paso Veterans Affairs Health Care System clinic will be closed on Wednesday as authorities investigate Tuesday's deadly shooting.

An unidentified gunman opened fire at the clinic. Two people are dead, including the suspect.

The incident was confirmed by Fort Bliss commanding general Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty.



From Miss America To Tabloid Fodder: Bess Myerson Dies At 90

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

When Bess Myerson borrowed a bathing suit in 1945 to compete in the Miss New York City competition, she could not have known the wild wave she would ride during her life in the public eye.

Before Myerson competed in Atlantic City, N.J., for the title of Miss America, ...


Toddler Fatally Shoots His Mother At Idaho Wal-Mart

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Veronica J. Rutledge, 29, of Blackfoot, Idaho, had a permit to carry a concealed weapon.

She had that gun with her when she took her son and three other children shopping at Wal-Mart in Hayden.

They were in the Idaho town about 40 miles northeast of Spokane, Wash., to visit ...