Latest Save SpA News

Mega Millions players would spend $1.6B on bills, charity

Oct. 22, 2018 12:04 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — With the Mega Millions lottery jackpot at a record $1.6 billion, people are snapping up tickets across the U.S. The Powerball jackpot also has climbed. It's up to an estimated $620 million for Wednesday's drawing. That would make it the fifth-largest jackpot in U.S. history. But much of the...

Chargers withstand Titans' late rally, hold on for 20-19 win

Oct. 21, 2018 2:41 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers' Adrian Phillips believes the Tennessee Titans made the right decision to go for a potential go-ahead 2-pointer with 31 seconds remaining — and not just because it failed. Phillips broke up Marcus Mariota's pass attempt, the Titans' second after a defensive...

Jennifer Garner plays with Arkansas kids at health center

Oct. 21, 2018 2:07 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ark. (AP) — Actress Jennifer Garner has brought a little fun to a northeast Arkansas childcare and family health center. Thee Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that Garner visited the ARcare Center for Education and Wellness in Augusta, about 75 miles (120 kilometers) northeast of Little Rock,...

Jokic's triple-double leads Nuggets past Suns 119-91

Oct. 21, 2018 1:14 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — On a historic night in which he was serenaded with "MVP!" chants for his eye-popping triple-double, Nikola Jokic's thoughts were with the Denver Nuggets' injured tone-setter. Forward Will Barton will go for an MRI on Sunday morning after injuring his right hip on a reverse layup in the third...

South Carolina lawmakers to Trump: Save nuclear fuel project

Oct. 18, 2018 6:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and the state's congressional delegation urged President Donald Trump on Thursday to reconsider his administration's plan to shut down a half-built nuclear fuel facility in their state. A federal appeals court last week allowed the Energy Department to...

America's most famous pimp, poised for elected office, dies

Oct. 17, 2018 2:37 AM EDT

PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — America's most famous pimp partied for days with porn stars, political pals and others to celebrate his 72nd birthday, but the revelry ended when Dennis Hof was found dead in one of his Nevada brothels. Hof, a Donald Trump-style Republican who won a GOP primary for a seat in the...

Water pollution in Iraq threatens Mandaean religious rites

Oct. 17, 2018 2:17 AM EDT

BAGHDAD (AP) — Every Sunday in Iraq, along a strip of embankment on the Tigris River reserved for followers of the obscure and ancient Mandaean faith, worshippers bathe themselves in the waters to purify their souls. But unlike in ancient times, the storied river that runs through Baghdad is fouled by...

Memory of slain councilwoman honored in Rio de Janeiro

Oct. 14, 2018 8:38 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thousands of people gathered in Brazil's second largest city Sunday to honor the memory of a councilwoman and human rights activist who was shot to death seven months ago. Marielle Franco and her driver, Anderson Pedro Gomes, were killed in Rio de Janeiro on March 14 while returning...

Turner homers as Dodgers beat Brewers 4-3 in NLCS Game 2

Oct. 13, 2018 9:08 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers know all about performing in the postseason. Backed into a tough spot Saturday, the red-headed slugger delivered once again. Shut down for most of the afternoon, Los Angeles staged another late rally and Turner hit a two-run homer in the eighth...

Reliever Woodruff's homer stuns Kershaw, Brewers take Game 1

Oct. 13, 2018 2:19 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The high-five at the plate from Brandon Woodruff nearly took out Lorenzo Cain. It's not often that reliever hits a home run. Batting left-handed. Off lefty Clayton Kershaw. In the playoffs. Woodruff stunned the ace with an early home run and Milwaukee's normally shutdown bullpen held on...