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Mega Millions jackpot: $45 million Mega Tuesday, April 25, jackpot: TBA Friday, April 21, draws Fantasy 5 Daily 3 (midday) Daily 3 (evening) Daily Derby race time: 1:48.51 First California Classic [...] Money [Read entire story]

A day without power: bad traffic, big losses, some frustration

Traffic was a mess, and restaurants and other businesses lost a sunny day’s worth of revenue while many workers were sent home during Friday’s big San Francisco blackout. The power failure affected almost 90,000 [Read entire story]

Obama returns to public life with Chicago forum

Obama will participate in a town-hall-style event with young adults at the University of Chicago focused on community organizing and civic engagement, his office said Friday. Aides said Obama’s public appearance next [Read entire story]

News of the day from across the nation, April 22

Dozens of prosecutors and judges from around the nation filed a legal brief Friday in support of a Florida prosecutor who refuses to seek the death penalty. The brief filed with the state Supreme Court backs State [Read entire story]

News of the day from across the globe, April 22

The army destroyed the camp in the Badhadhe region of Lower Jubba using ground troops and artillery fire, said military spokesman Col. Joseph Owuoth. Kenyan troops are part of a multinational African Union mission [Read entire story]

Fresno shooting suspect shouts inside courtroom

FRESNO — The suspect in this week’s racially motivated shooting rampage in Fresno shouted Friday that natural disasters will increasingly hit the United States as he was ushered into a cramped courtroom for his first [Read entire story]

Militants kill dozens in attack in Afghanistan

KABUL — Dozens of soldiers were killed on Friday when Taliban gunmen and suicide bombers in military uniforms stormed an Afghan army base in northern Afghanistan, officials said. The attack on the 209th Corps in Balkh [Read entire story]

Trump orders review of tax, finance controls

WASHINGTON — President Trump ordered his Treasury Department on Friday to review measures put in place by the Obama administration, setting the stage for a rollback of regulations that were intended to curtail [Read entire story]

Ohio family pleads for tips about massacre

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In a video released Friday, tearful family members plead for information that could help solve the massacre of eight people in Ohio a year ago. “If there’s someone out there that knows anything [Read entire story]

Arkansas holds 1st execution since 2005

Arkansas has executed an inmate for the first time in nearly a dozen years as part of its plan to put several inmates to death before a drug expires April 30, despite court rulings that have already spared three [Read entire story]

Sources: BART hires new police chief from Santa Ana

During Rainey’s tenure, the chief reformed the department and helped it recover from the fatal Jan. 1, 2009, Oscar Grant shooting by a BART police officer at Fruitvale Station. The shooting, which attracted national [Read entire story]

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Mega Millions jackpot: $37 million Mega Fri., April 22, jackpot: $45 million Thursday, April 20, draws Fantasy 5 Daily 3 (midday) Daily 3 (evening) Daily Derby race time: 1:48.02 First [...] Gold Rush [...] [Read entire story]

Trump, Italy’s Gentiloni talk trade, security matters

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday hailed Italy’s contributions to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and its efforts seeking stability in Libya but dismissed the possibility of U.S. intervention in that country, [Read entire story]

White House pushes uncertain bid to revive health care bill

The chamber’s GOP leaders, burned by a March debacle on the measure, were dubious, and signs were scant that an emerging plan was gaining enough votes to succeed. During a White House news conference, Trump said [Read entire story]

Climate change is looming catastrophe for California, Brown says

Global warming is a looming catastrophe for California, the nation and the world, but few people — politicians and the general public alike — want to talk about it, Gov. Jerry Brown told a San Francisco conference on [Read entire story]

News of the day from across the globe, April 21

Foreign nationals who don’t live in Canada’s biggest city and its surrounding communities will pay an additional 15 percent tax on home purchases under legislation proposed by the government of Ontario [Read entire story]

Education secretary, teachers union chief air differences

Despite their best efforts, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the head of a national teachers union could not bury their differences as they toured public schools in Ohio. The school visit came just months after [Read entire story]

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News of the day from across the nation, April 20

President Trump signed a bill extending a program that lets some veterans seek medical care in the private sector. The extension will give Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin time to develop a more comprehensive [Read entire story]

News of the day from across the nation, April 20

President Trump signed a bill extending a program that lets some veterans seek medical care in the private sector. The extension will give Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin time to develop a more comprehensive [Read entire story]