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Lucky, He Is: $242 Million Powerball Winner Channels Yoda

Lucky, He Is: $242 Million Powerball Winner Channels Yoda

B. Raymond Buxton was the lone lucky person to buy a winning ticket for the $425 million jackpot in the Powerball lottery’s Feb. 19 drawing.

Mother Of Victim: More Killed By GM Ignition Switch Defect

Mother Of Victim: More Killed By GM Ignition Switch Defect

GM has announced the recall of 2.6 million vehicles to search for the faulty ignition switches.

Tense Hours, Then Sighs Of Relief After Huge Quake Off Chile

Tense Hours, Then Sighs Of Relief After Huge Quake Off Chile

The extent of the damage isn’t yet clear and the six deaths reported so far may be followed by news of other fatalities.

When The Twit Hit The Fan: ‘I’m Still Here,’ Colbert Says

When The Twit Hit The Fan: ‘I’m Still Here,’ Colbert Says

In his first show since a controversy erupted over a Comedy Central tweet about one of his skits last week, Stephen Colbert poked fun at the media, his network and himself Monday night, declaring that despite a #CancelColbert campaign against his show on Twitter, “I’m still here.”

Names Released Of 22 Missing Since Mudslide

Names Released Of 22 Missing Since Mudslide

The search continues in Oso, Wash., for victims of the massive mudslide that swept through about 50 homes and properties on March 22.

Japan Must Halt Whaling Program In Antarctic, Court Says

Japan Must Halt Whaling Program In Antarctic, Court Says

An international court has ordered Japan to revoke whaling permits in the Antarctic and stop granting new ones.

List Of Those Missing In Washington Mudslide Shrinks By Two-Thirds

List Of Those Missing In Washington Mudslide Shrinks By Two-Thirds

On Sunday, the number of people that have been confirmed dead from the mudslide has been increased from 18 to 21, according to Jason Biermann, program manager at the Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management.

Death Toll From Mudslide ‘Will Only Increase’

Death Toll From Mudslide ‘Will Only Increase’

Officials expect to release more information later this morning about the death toll from last weekend’s massive mudslide in Oso, Wash., and they’re warning that the news is going to be grim.

Mudslide Volunteers: ‘We’re Going In Whether You Let Us Or Not’

Mudslide Volunteers: ‘We’re Going In Whether You Let Us Or Not’

When emergency personnel got to the scene, they kept people away. But many volunteers wouldn’t take no for an answer for very long.

Map Warns Of Patches Susceptible To Landslides

Map Warns Of Patches Susceptible To Landslides

Geological studies have warned for decades that the area of Snohomish County, where Oso is located, was at risk for landslides.