August 8th, 2013
02:13 AM ET

3 winning Powerball tickets for $448 mill's

The odds of getting hit by lightning in any given year are about one in 500,000. You are about 350 times LESS likely to win the Powerball lottery.

Wham!! Wham!! Wham!! The lottery struck at least three lucky victims at the same time Wednesday night with a total jackpot of $448 million, Powerball said on its website.

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Filed under: Dollars & Sense • Lottery • Minnesota • New Jersey • Powerball • U.S. • Weather • World Update
April 3rd, 2013
07:41 AM ET

Wednesday's live events

Watch CNN.com Live for gavel-to-gavel coverage of the trial of Jodi Arias, who's accused of killing her ex-boyfriend in 2008.

Today's programming highlights...

12:30 pm ET - Hagel discusses Pentagon challenges - As part of mandatory spending cuts, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is giving up his furlough pay.  Hagel will discuss the Pentagon's fiscal and strategic challenges at National Defense University in Washington.

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Filed under: Crime • Dollars & Sense • Justice • On CNN.com today • Politics
March 13th, 2013
07:41 AM ET

Wednesday's live events

Roman Catholic cardinals continue their conclave to elect a new pope.  Watch CNN.com Live for ongoing coverage from the Vatican. 

Today's programming highlights...

Ongoing coverage - Papal conclave

10:30 am ET - Budget debate - The House Budget Committee considers the proposed 2014 budget plan released this week by Rep. Paul Ryan.  Senate Democrats release their own budget proposal at 2:00 pm ET.

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Filed under: Budget • Catholic Church • Crime • Dollars & Sense • Economy • Justice • Politics • Religion • Vatican
March 8th, 2013
07:39 AM ET

Friday's live events

$85 billion in automatic across-the-board cuts became law last week, as President Obama and Congress struggle to find a solution to the crisis.  Watch CNN.com Live for continuing coverage of this story.

Today's programming highlights...

The Jodi Arias trial is in recess until Wednesday, March 13

10:30 am ET - The funeral of Hugo Chavez - Heads of state and dignitaries from dozens of countries gather in Caracas for the state funeral of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.  Nicolas Maduro will be sworn in as interim president at 6:30 pm ET.

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Filed under: Budget • Crime • Dollars & Sense • Economy • Venezuela • World
March 7th, 2013
07:41 AM ET

Thursday's live events

$85 billion in automatic across-the-board spending cuts became law last week, as President Obama and Congress struggle to find a solution to the crisis.  Watch CNN.com Live for continuing coverage on this story.

Today's programming highlights...

10:00 am ET - North Korea policy hearing - As North Korea makes new threats amid possible U.N. sanctions over its nuclear ambitions, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee meets to discuss existing U.S. policy toward Pyongyang.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Budget • Congress • Dollars & Sense • Economy • Kim Jong Un • North Korea • On CNN.com today • Politics • World
March 6th, 2013
07:46 AM ET

Wednesday's live events

$85 billion in automatic across-the-board cuts became law last week, as President Obama and Congress struggle to find a solution to the crisis.  Watch CNN.com Live for continuing coverage on this story.

Today's programming highlights...

9:30 am ET - Justice Department oversight hearing - Attorney General Eric Holder may discuss spending cuts and drones when he testifies at an oversight hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Budget • Congress • Dollars & Sense • Economy • Eric Holder • Politics
March 5th, 2013
07:40 AM ET

Tuesday's live events

$85 billion in automatic across-the-board cuts became law last week, as President Obama and Congress struggle to find a solution to the crisis.  Watch CNN.com Live for continuing coverage on this story.

Today's programming highlights...

8:30 am ET - Menendez speaks at AIPAC - Embattled Sen. Robert Menendez returns to the public eye this morning as he addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's policy conference in Washington.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Budget • Congress • Dollars & Sense • Economy • Politics
March 4th, 2013
07:38 AM ET

Monday's live events

$85 billion in automatic across-the-board cuts became law last week, as President Obama and Congress struggle to find a solution to the crisis.  Watch CNN.com Live for continuing coverage on this story.

Today's programming highlights...

10:15 am ET - Obama reveals OMB nomination - President Obama is expected to nominate the head of the Walmart Foundation to be the next director of the Office of Management and Budget.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Budget • Congress • Dollars & Sense • Economy • On CNN.com today • Politics
March 1st, 2013
07:47 AM ET

Friday's live events

$85 billion in automatic spending cuts begin today as President Obama and Congress struggle to find a solution to the crisis.  Watch CNN.com Live for continuing coverage on this story.

Today's programming highlights...

The Jodi Arias trial resumes on Monday.

10:10 am ET - SpaceX launches cargo mission - SpaceX will attempt to launch its second official cargo supply mission to the International Space Station.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Budget • Congress • Crime • Dollars & Sense • Economy • On CNN.com today • Politics • Space
February 28th, 2013
07:40 AM ET

Thursday's live events

$85 billion in automatic across-the-board spending cuts will happen unless President Obama and Congress reach a deal by tomorrow.  Watch CNN.com Live for continuing coverage on this story.

Today's programming highlights...

10:00 am ET - State of the U.S. economy hearing - The threat of forced budget cuts will likely be discussed when the Joint Economic Committee meets to discuss the health of the U.S. economy.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Budget • Congress • Dollars & Sense • Economy • On CNN.com today • Politics
February 27th, 2013
07:42 AM ET

Wednesday's live events

$85 billion in automatic across-the-board spending cuts will take place if President Obama and Congress can't reach a deal by March 1.  Watch CNN.com Live for continuing coverage on this story.

Today's programming highlights...

10:00 am ET - Assault weapons ban legislation briefing - The Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on proposed legislation that, if signed into law, would ban the sale and manufacturing of dozens of firearms.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Budget • Congress • Dollars & Sense • Economy • Gun Control • On CNN.com today • Politics
February 26th, 2013
07:43 AM ET

Tuesday's live events

$85 billion in automatic across-the-board cuts will happen unless President Obama and Congress come to an agreement by March 1.  Watch CNN.com Live for continuing coverage on this story.

Today's programming highlights...

10:00 am ET - Ben Bernanke on Capitol Hill - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is slated to discuss the economy and U.S. monetary policy before a Senate committee today, but he may also discuss the threat of forced spending cuts.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Budget • Congress • Dollars & Sense • Economy • On CNN.com today • Politics
February 20th, 2013
07:38 AM ET

Wednesday's live events

Billions of dollars in automatic across-the-board spending cuts could take place on March 1 unless President Obama and Congress do something about it.  Watch CNN.com Live for continuing coverage on this story.

Today's programming highlights...

11:00 am ET - Kerry speaks at university - Secretary of State John Kerry makes his first major public address since taking over the post.  The remarks will be made on the campus of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Budget • Congress • Dollars & Sense • Economy • On CNN.com today • Politics
February 3rd, 2012
07:34 AM ET

Friday's live events

The Nevada GOP presidential caucuses are just one day away, and CNN.com Live is your home for all the latest political news and views from the campaign trail.

Today's programming highlights...

9:30 am ET - January jobs report hearing - A Congressional committee will hold a hearing on last month's employment numbers.

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Filed under: Dollars & Sense • Economy • Elections • Politics • Republican Party
December 16th, 2011
07:54 AM ET

Friday's live events

CNN.com Live is your home for all the latest news on the 2012 presidential election.

Today's programming highlights...

9:30 am ET - Euro crisis hearing - Will the current euro crisis affect the U.S. economy and taxpayers?  A House oversight subcommittee looks into the issue.

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Filed under: Dollars & Sense • Economy • Elections • Politics
December 13th, 2011
07:52 AM ET

Tuesday's live events

We're more than 10 months away from the 2012 presidential election, but that doesn't mean CNN.com Live is resting on its laurels.  We are your home for all the latest news from the campaign trail.

Today's programming highlights...

10:00 am ET - MF Global bankruptcy hearing - Former New Jersey governor Jon Corzine returns to Capitol Hill to testify about the collapse of brokerage firm MF Global, where he served as CEO.

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Filed under: Dollars & Sense • Politics
November 17th, 2011
07:41 AM ET

Thursday's live events

Watch CNN.com Live for continuing coverage on the efforts of the deficit "super committee" to reach a deal on reducing the national debt.

Today's programming highlights...

9:00 am ET - Solyndra loan hearing - Energy Secretary Steven Chu will testify on his department's loan guarantee to troubled solar company Solyndra.

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Filed under: Dollars & Sense • Economy • Energy • Politics
November 15th, 2011
07:36 AM ET

Tuesday's live events

Watch CNN.com Live for continuing coverage on the race to find a solution to America's debt crisis.

Today's programming highlights...

8:00 am ET - Occupy Wall Street crackdown briefing - Earlier this morning, New York City police tried to break up the Occupy Wall Street protest in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park.  Mayor Michael Bloomberg and others explain the action at a briefing.

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Filed under: Dollars & Sense • Economy • Occupy Wall Street
October 25th, 2011
07:55 AM ET

Tuesday's live events

CNN.com Live is your home for gavel-to-gavel coverage of Dr. Conrad Murray's involuntary manslaughter trial.

Today's programming highlights...

10:00 am ET - European debt crisis hearing - The news is full of stories about European countries and their problems with debt, but what does that mean for the United States?  A House subcommittee looks into that issue.

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Filed under: Conrad Murray • Crime • Dollars & Sense • Economy
Gotta Watch: What $$$ can buy
Luxury yachts are on display in Miami, Florida.
October 4th, 2011
01:18 PM ET

Gotta Watch: What $$$ can buy

There may be things money can't buy, but there are a lot of things it can. You can shell out $100,000 on a fancy sports car or $1 million on a nice home, but that's not enough for one New Yorker. He bought an island. To stick with that theme, Gotta Watch looks at some videos showing examples of just what money can buy. Some of the price tags may surprise you.
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