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(HOUSTON) -- The Houston Astros and starting pitcher Justin Verlander have agreed to a two year, $66 million dollar extension, sources tell ESPN.

The 36-year old right hander went 16-9 with a 2.52 ERA last season...Read more

(NEW YORK) --  This weekend's Powerball jackpot is inching toward $1 billion.

There was no winner in Wednesday's drawing so the prize is now $625 million or, for those who want the one-time cash payment, $380.6...Read more

(MOLDE, Norway) -- Rescue helicopters were battling severe winds on Saturday to airlift more than 1,300 people off a Norwegian cruise ship that issued a distressed call after an engine failure.

Of the 1,300 stranded...Read more


(NEW YORK) --  If you’ve read up on Greek mythology, then you might remember that Medusa, with her venomous snake hair and ability to turn her enemies to stone at a...Read more

(BOSTON) -- Robert Kraft, the owner of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, said in a statement on Saturday that he is "truly sorry" for getting caught up in an investigation into sex trafficking arising from his...Read more

(PALM BEACH, Fla.) -- Just after news broke that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had finished his 22 month long investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign, President Donald Trump appeared to exhale....Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Wiliam Barr headed into work on Saturday morning to read special counsel Robert Mueller's report.

The much-anticipated report was handed to the Justice Department for Barr’s...Read more

(NEW YORK) -- We’ve all heard the clichés “kids these days” or “back in my day.” But while our immediate response might be to tune out or roll our eyes at those who came before us, new research suggests that maybe we...Read more

(ROME) -- Italy's production of olive oil fell to a 25-year low of 185,000 tons last year -- a more than 57 percent drop in quantity from the preceding year.

Amid the decline, which experts principally...Read more

(BIRMINGHAM, Alabama) -- Massachusetts senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren pushed to galvanize black voters and local Democrats in the Delta region during her three-state tour in Tennessee, Mississippi, and...Read more