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What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings

Aug. 07, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not as robust as the proposal President Joe Biden once envisioned to rebuild America's public infrastructure and family support systems, the Democrats' compromise of health care, climate change and deficit-reduction strategies is still a substantial undertaking. ...

Democrats' big package: What remains in and what's out?

Aug. 05, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's nowhere near the $4 trillion proposal President Joe Biden first launched to rebuild America's public infrastructure and family support systems but the compromise package of inflation-fighting health care, climate change and deficit reduction strategies appears on track...

Ticket bought in Illinois wins $1.337B Mega Millions jackpot

Jul. 30, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A single ticket bought in a Chicago suburb beat the odds and won a $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot. According to megamillions.com, there was one jackpot-winning ticket in the draw Friday night, and it was bought at a Speedway gas station and convenience store in...

Time to check Mega Millions numbers: Are you a billionaire?

Jul. 30, 2022 03:23 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — You bought a Mega Millions lottery ticket and have been dreaming of how you’ll spend $1.28 billion. Now it’s time to check your numbers and face reality. Friday’s winning numbers are: 13-36-45-57-67, Mega Ball: 14. The jackpot is the...

What's in, and out, of Democrats' inflation-fighting package

Jul. 28, 2022 07:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — What started as a $4 trillion effort during President Joe Biden's first months in office to rebuild America's public infrastructure and family support systems has ended up a much slimmer, but not unsubstantial, compromise package of inflation-fighting health care, climate change...

Confused by huge Mega Millions prize? Here are some answers

Jul. 27, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Now that the Mega Millions lottery jackpot has topped $1 billion — only the fourth time a lottery game has reached such heights — plenty of people who rarely play the game are considering risking $2 or joining an office pool in hopes of an immense payoff. ...

You didn't win Mega Millions. Here's when you can go for $1B

Jul. 27, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A giant Mega Millions lottery jackpot ballooned to $1.02 billion after no one matched all six numbers Tuesday night and won the top prize. The new estimated jackpot for Friday's drawing will be the nation’s fourth-largest lottery prize. The...

Japan, Indonesia to boost naval security ties as China rises

Jul. 27, 2022 01:43 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The leaders of Japan and Indonesia agreed Wednesday to bolster their ties in maritime security and their cooperation on climate change, energy and investment between the Asian archipelago nations. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, at a joint news conference after...

Millennial Money: Can job-hopping help retirement savings?

Jul. 26, 2022 10:49 AM EDT

Millennials have been coined the “job-hopping generation,” and I’ve contributed to that stereotype. I started my career at 22 and have job-hopped almost every year since. For many of those years, I was young and restless, and there was another part of me looking for more fulfilling work and...

Rents spike as big-pocketed investors buy mobile home parks

Jul. 25, 2022 19:30 PM EDT

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — For as long as anyone can remember, rent increases rarely happened at Ridgeview Homes, a family-owned mobile home park in upstate New York. That changed in 2018 when corporate owners took over the 65-year-old park located amid farmland and down the road from...