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A yet-to-be-identified person in South Carolina recently won the Mega Millions jackpot of almost US$1.537 billion. Meanwhile, the Powerball’s prize continues to grow and is currently at $750 million....

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Twenty-nine mostly U.S.-based philanthropic institutions, including the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation...

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One winner finally emerged for the US$1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot. Research suggests the as-yet unidentified winner may not be so lucky. The jackpot swelled to that huge sum after the 25 drawings...

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Talk of tax reform always seems to be in the air. Last fall, Republicans in Congress hastily pushed through the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, hailing it as “historic legislation” and “once-in-a-generation...

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One of the great challenges of tackling climate change is making it real for people without a scientific background. That’s because the threat it poses can be so hard to see or feel. In the wake of...

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The U.S. Mega Millions lottery jackpot swelled to a record US$1.6 billion after the 25 drawings held since the end of July – including the latest on Oct. 19 – failed to yield a winner. That ties it...

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The U.S. Mega Millions lottery is holding a drawing on Oct. 19 for a jackpot that’s swelled to US$1 billion after the 24 drawings held since the end of July failed to yield a winner. This princely...

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Among Donald Trump’s many unusual characteristics as president is his frankness. Last week, after the disappearance and apparent torture and murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, Trump...

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The Oct. 2 disappearance of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi at his country’s consulate in Istanbul has put a spotlight on the deteriorating relations between Turkey and the Persian Gulf kingdom. Articles...

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The rules-based world order, which has been the scaffolding supporting the global economy since World War II, appears to be in serious jeopardy. And, judging by the number of eulogies published in recent...