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$12 Million Lottery Ticket in Texas Goes Unclaimed

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(AUSTIN, Texas) — A Texas lottery ticket worth $12 million went unclaimed on Monday, the last day on which its owner could have claimed the prize, meaning the winnings go towards Texas public schools. According to the

Fired Nanny Sets Conditions for Moving Out

Courtesy Bracamonte Family(UPLAND, Calif.) — The fired California nanny who wouldn’t leave is blaming the weather, the media and physical disabilities as the reasons she hasn’t moved out of her former employers’ home, but said she will

ASPCA App Seeks to Prevent Lost Pets

ASPCA(NEW YORK) — Nearly one in five lost pets goes missing after being scared by the sound of fireworks, thunderstorms or other loud noises, according to a recent survey by The American Society for the Prevention of

Hobby Lobby Wins Contraceptive Ruling in Supreme Court

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Companies are not required to pay for employees’ contraceptives for women if they have religious objections, the Supreme Court ruled Monday. The justices’ decision came in a 5-4 ruling in the much anticipated case. Supreme

Winning Turns Ugly at Beauty Pageant

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — There she goes, the former Miss Florida. Less than a week into her reign, Elizabeth Fechtel’s crown was taken away but not because of anything she did. The pageant organization blamed the snafu on