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Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1B, Thanks to Worsening Odds

Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1B, Thanks to Worsening Odds

By Scott McFetridge | Oct 19
If it seems like lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger.

Christian Couple Back in Court over Same Sex Marriage Videography Refusal

Christian Couple Back in Court over Same Sex Marriage Videography Refusal

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 19
A Christian couple in Minnesota are back in court with an appeal to an earlier decision from a U.S. District judge regarding their intention to post an advisory that they will not serve same-sex couples.

Hurricane Michael's Impact on People Living With HIV

Hurricane Michael's Impact on People Living With HIV

Oct 19
Many people living with HIV are left to wonder not only where they will be able sleep tonight, but also where their next dose of antiretroviral medication will come from.

AP-NORC Poll: Just 1 in 4 Thinks Kavanaugh Told Entire Truth

AP-NORC Poll: Just 1 in 4 Thinks Kavanaugh Told Entire Truth

By Alan Fram | Oct 19
Just 1 in 4 people thinks Brett Kavanaugh was completely honest when as a Supreme Court nominee he gave sworn testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee last month.

Transgender Rights Lie in the Hands of a State's Electorate

Transgender Rights Lie in the Hands of a State's Electorate

By Bob Salsberg | Oct 19
Transgender rights supporters worry — and opponents of the laws hope — that if the repeal passes in Massachusetts, the first state to legalize gay marriage and among the most LGBT-friendly, it could unleash a cascade of similar efforts elsewhere.

MoviePass Operations Under Investigation by New York AG

MoviePass Operations Under Investigation by New York AG

Oct 19
The company that runs the beleaguered MoviePass discount service for movie tickets is being investigated by the New York Attorney General on allegations that it misled investors.

New in the STI Prevention Arsenal: Self-Lubricating Condoms

New in the STI Prevention Arsenal: Self-Lubricating Condoms

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18
Researchers believe they have a new weapon in the fight against HIV and other STIs: Condoms that produce their own lubrication when they come into contact with bodily fluids.

What Happens if You Win Mega Millions' $900M Jackpot?

What Happens if You Win Mega Millions' $900M Jackpot?

By Scott McFetridge | Oct 18
Despite the terrible odds — one in 302.5 million for those keeping score at home — someone will eventually match all six numbers and win the Mega Millions jackpot, which now stands at $900 million.

Tornadoes Are Spinning Up Farther East in U.S., Study Finds

Tornadoes Are Spinning Up Farther East in U.S., Study Finds

By Seth Borenstein | Oct 18
Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east, a new study shows.

Smithsonian Museum to Receive Matthew Shepard Collection

Smithsonian Museum to Receive Matthew Shepard Collection

Oct 18
A collection of Matthew Shepard's papers and personal objects will be donated to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

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