Five tickets matched the five numbers drawn, winning them each $1 million. However, one ticket owner from Texas nabbed the Megaplier number which multiplies his/ her earnings by five to bring home $5 million.
As ubiquitous as turkey and pumpkin pie, one of the traditional events of the season is the Macy's Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade. The following are some bits of facts that have formed the lore in this annual event.
A spectacular confrontation between Border Patrol agents and dozens of people happened Sunday on the border separating Tijuana and San Diego.
A wintry blast of heavy rain, wind and snow across the eastern United States could disrupt plans on Wednesday for millions of people traveling ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, offering signs of a steady improvement in the labor market.
The 2013 holiday shopping season may end up being remembered for its ugly sweaters and, for many retailers, even uglier discounts.
Around the time of the massacre of children at an elementary school in Connecticut last December, gunman Adam Lanza was living an isolated existence, communicating with his mother by email only even though they lived in the same house.
A man who worked as a Santa Claus in a Massachusetts shopping mall has been ordered not to put the red suit back on until a court resolves a charge that he groped an adult coworker over the weekend.
The U.S. government has issued a proposal that would likely increase risk payments in 2014 to health insurers offering plans on the Obamacare exchanges after the companies complained a recent policy change allowing people to keep their insurance policies had changed the financial equation.
The Republican Party of Florida called on Republican Congressman Henry "Trey" Radel on Monday to resign after he pleaded guilty last week to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession.
For most Republicans in the U.S. Congress, a large gathering of Hispanic voters to discuss immigration would be politically perilous - an invitation to complaints about the party's longtime resistance to measures aimed at helping undocumented immigrants.
In last Sunday's episode of Seth McFarlane's "Family Guy", one of the main characters of the long-running animated TV show died.
President Barack Obama, on a fundraising swing in Seattle on Sunday, described himself as "not a particularly ideological person" despite ongoing political clashes with Republicans over healthcare, the economy, and immigration reform.
U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice will hold talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday amid uncertainty about the future of U.S. troops in the country, a spokesman for Rice told Reuters.
Republican and Democratic U.S. senators on Sunday voiced skepticism about a nuclear deal reached with Iran but Congress looked likely to give President Barack Obama room to see if the agreement works.