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One of the tickets sold in Florida for the Powerball game Saturday evening matched all six numbers drawn.
With the majority of possible combinations of Powerball numbers in play, someone is almost sure to win the game's highest jackpot during Saturday night's drawing, a windfall of hundreds of millions of dollars — and that's after taxes.
“The Guns at Last Light: the War in Western Europe, 1944-45” (Henry Holt), by Rick Atkinson
Fruitless combat in places like Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan can evoke a certain wistfulness for World War II. Often characterized as our last “good war,” it combined a sense of purpose with universal public support and ended decisively with good triumphing over evil.
Craig Zisk moves from TV to big screen with the story of a teacher played by Julianne Moore who sleeps with a former student.
“New Orleans,” PJ Morton (Young Money Entertainment)
PJ Morton’s major label debut, “New Orleans,” offers an introspective take on his life and internal desire to return to the roots of the music that made him happy years ago. To that end Morton has made the album he set out to make.
Four years ago, Bradley Cooper had built a solid reputation as a scene-stealing supporting player. Ed Helms was best known for his sweet but buffoonish Andy on “The Office.” And few, besides comedy-club bookers and his own family members, could wrap their mouths around the last name of Zach Galifianakis.
In workplaces across the nation, Americans are inviting their colleagues to chip in $2 for a Powerball ticket and a shared daydream.
“The Conditions of Love” (Grand Central Publishing), by Dale M. Kushner
The child of wayward parents, Eunice is a bright, often headstrong girl who makes few friends her own age as she grows up in the small-town environs of the upper Midwest in the 1950s.
“Star Trek Into Darkness” is like fan-boy fiction on a $185 million budget. It’s reverential, it’s faithful, it’s steeped in “Trek” mythology.
Eve, “Lip Lock” (From The Rib/RED)
With her first studio album in 11 years, Eve returns with an unimpressive, unfulfilling new offering, “Lip Lock.”
The numbers sum up the frenzy that has taken over the Golden State since it joined the madness over Powerball, which has seen its jackpot soar to $550 million for Saturday's drawing.
The grand reopening of the Wonders of Wildlife Museum after a multi-million dollar renovation has been delayed again, but the owners of the Springfield operation are promising it will be worth the wait.
Two reasons for the popularity of the USA series “Psych” are its inside jokes and theme storylines, like the recent 100th episode inspired by the movie “Clue” that had multiple endings.
The CW network is bringing a popular radio music series to television and is going heavy on escapist fare in its new programming for next season.
The USA television network is looking for laughs, and announced Thursday it will premiere its first-ever situation comedies next winter.