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The $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot was just drawn — here are the winning numbers

The $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot was just drawn — here are the winning numbers: 65-53-23-15-70 Mega-ball: 7 The odds of winning the record-breaking $1 billion jackpot were one in 302.5 million, or 0.00000033%. Five numbers between 1 to 70 were selected, in addition to one number between 1 to 25. The lucky winner would have the option to cash…

A tuition-free college education could soon become a reality for some residents in Virginia

The University of Virginia’s new president, Jim Ryan, announced during his inaugural ceremony that some in-state students will be able to attend the school tuition-free. The provision would apply to students whose families earn less than $80,000 annually. Students whose families earn less than $30,000 will also be eligible for free room and board, Ryan said. Ryan did not offer…

Julian Assange Sues Ecuador For Violating His ‘Fundamental Rights’

Watch Video WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange has taken legal action against the Ecuadorian government, arguing his “fundamental rights” have been violated. This is in reference to recent house rules the Ecuadorian government implemented for Assange’s stay in its London embassy. He has been living there since 2012 and risks being arrested if he leaves. The new rules include things like…

Does ‘Dear Abby’ Have A Point About ‘Foreign’ Baby Names?

Watch Video In a recent advice column, “Dear Abby” tries to dissuade a couple from giving their child an Indian name. She argues that “foreign names” can be “difficult to pronounce and spell” and a name “that sounds beautiful in a foreign language can be grating in English.” Some critics are calling the column racist and guilty of cultural imperialism.…

Saudis Say Jamal Khashoggi Is Dead, But Their Story Draws Skepticism

Watch Video President Donald Trump says he believes the Saudi explanation for dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death is credible. Saudi state television said Friday Khashoggi was involved in a fight at the consulate that eventually led to his death. The government also said it’s investigating 18 Saudi nationals in connection to Khashoggi’s death. The president reportedly called the arrests, “a…