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It's official: New Jersey man won $338M Powerball jackpot

He claimed he won the prize this week, and now it's official: Pedro Quezada of New Jersey is the winner of Saturday's $338 million Powerball jackpot, the New Jersey Lottery said Tuesday.

Amanda Knox vows to fight on as Italian judges order retrial in murder case

American Amanda Knox vowed Tuesday to fight with her head "held high" to prove her innocence after Italian Supreme Court judges ruled Tuesday she should stand trial again for the death of her former roommate in Italy.

Mom to teenage son accused in baby shooting: 'I love you'

Two teenage boys accused of shooting a baby in Brunswick, Georgia, made their first appearance in court on Monday, but they offered nothing in the way of explaining the strange and tragic case.

Same-sex marriage: A potential Supreme Court blockbuster

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on Tuesday and Wednesday about the constitutionality of two laws in the same-sex marriage debate.

Sandusky attempts to discredit witness from prison

Jerry Sandusky is a pedophile and was rightfully convicted, filmmaker John Ziegler said.

Lawmaker: Google Glass and driving don't mix

Google Glass, the tech giant's Internet-connected headset, isn't on the market yet. But that hasn't stopped one lawmaker from trying to keep the eyewear off the highways in his state.

Icahn, Blackstone make buyout bids for Dell

Dell said that it has received two additional buyout bids from investor groups led by Carl Icahn and Blackstone Group, and that both bids have the potential to top the offer by founder Michael Dell to take the computer maker private.

Bloomberg: Nanny-in-chief or health crusader?

New York City's billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg can get pretty much whatever he wants, whenever he wants. Yet the item at the top of his wish list doesn't usually carry a price tag.

Baby's death marks 2nd time Georgia mom loses a son to violence

The fatal shooting of a 13-month-old boy in his stroller marked the second time mother Sherry West lost a son to violence, she said Saturday. Her 18-year-old son was stabbed to death in 2008 in New Jersey, she told CNN.

Spring, where art thou? This snow's 'a little bit of a buzz kill'

Wait a minute, didn't spring start last week? Apparently not. Folks in parts of a dozen states from Missouri to New Jersey and down to North Carolina and Tennessee are getting an ugly start to their work week.