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$754.6 million Powerball jackpot won by a single ticket

It's the fifth-largest Powerball jackpot and ninth-largest prize in U.S. history
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A customer shows his scan card for his personal selection numbers for a ticket for a Monday Powerball drawing on Nov. 7, 2022, at a convenience store in Renfrew, Pa.
February 06

Controlled burn of toxic chemicals went 'as planned' in Ohio

The evacuation area includes parts of Ohio and Pennsylvania.
February 06
A controlled release of toxic materials is conducted following a train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, Feb. 6, 2023.
February 06

ABC News Live Prime: Mon, Feb 6, 2023

Catastrophic earthquake kills thousands and injures thousands more in Turkey; urgent evacuation after train derailment in Ohio; fight for clean water not over in Jackson, Mississippi.
February 06
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February 06

ABC News Live Rundown: Monday, February 6, 2023

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
February 06
VIDEO: ABC News Live Rundown: Monday, February 6, 2023
February 06

Through the cracks: Inside Jackson, Mississippi's water crisis

ABC News' Rachel Scott reports on where federal funding is going to repair Jackson's broken water system, as schools and residents face the fallout from the years-long infrastructure crisis.
February 06
VIDEO: Through the cracks: Inside Jackson, Mississippi's water crisis
February 06

Missouri AG on mailing abortion pills: 'This is not about prosecuting women'

ABC News' Linsey Davis spoke to Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey about the latest legal challenges over sending so-called abortion pills through the mail.
February 06
VIDEO: Missouri AG on mailing abortion pills: 'This is not about prosecuting women'
February 06

Family sues police after accusing officer of kneeling on 12-year-old girl’s neck

The incident took place at a Kenosha middle school in March 2022.
February 06
An off-duty police officer is pictured responding to a fight between two students at Lincoln Middle School in Kenosha, Wis., on March 4, 2022, in a still image from video taken by a student. While stopping the fight, the officer appeared to kneel on the neck of a 12 year-old girl, prompting a police investigation.
February 06

Sam Bankman-Fried agrees to stop using Signal and other encrypted messaging apps

The terms were in a letter his attorney filed with the court.
February 06
Former FTX chief executive Sam Bankman-Fried leaves Manhattan federal court in New York City, Jan. 3, 2023.
February 06

Arrest made after off-duty NYPD officer shot: Police sources

The 26-year-old officer is still hospitalized.
February 06
Police tape blocks off a section of Ruby Road after an off-duty New York City Police Department officer was shot in Brooklyn, New York, Feb. 4, 2023.
February 06

Family of man killed by police at Atlanta 'Cop City' protest camp pushes for answers

"We are living a horror," said the mother of the dead protester.
February 06
A photograph of Manuel Teran, is seen at a memorial site at the entrance to Weelaunee People's Park, Jan. 21, 2023, near Atlanta.
February 06

'Through the Cracks': Inside the fight to fix Jackson's Water Crisis

The city is expected to receive one of the largest federal investments.
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On Location: February 6, 2023

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
February 06
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
February 06

ABC News Live: Military works to recover debris from suspected Chinese spy balloon

Plus, the latest on the devastating earthquakes in Syria and Turkey, and a chat with Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, about the State of the Union address.
February 06
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Military works to recover debris from suspected Chinese spy balloon
February 06

New York City to end COVID vaccine mandate for city workers

Roughly 96% of city employees are fully vaccinated, mayor says.
February 06
Roughly 96% of city employees are fully vaccinated, mayor says.
February 06

Murdaugh’s financial misdeeds front and center as trial enters week 3

ABC News’ Eva Pilgrim breaks down the latest in the trial of Alex Murdaugh, the prominent South Carolina attorney accused of killing his wife and son.
February 06
VIDEO: Murdaugh’s financial misdeeds front and center as trial enters week 3
February 06

New York City police officers violated rules during George Floyd protests: Report

The Civilian Complaint Review Board investigated misconduct of 146 officers.
February 06
Police officers guarding the Trump International Hotel & Tower hold back protesters on May 30, 2020, during a rally and march to remember the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer in Chicago.
February 06

ABC News Live: Thousands dead after earthquakes devastate Turkey, Syria

Plus, a preview of President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address and breaking down the top moments of the 2023 Grammy Awards.
February 06
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Thousands dead after earthquakes devastate Turkey, Syria
February 06

Officials call for evacuations after Ohio train derailment

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is urging residents in the surrounding area of East Palestine, Ohio, to evacuate immediately.
February 06
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is urging residents in the surrounding area of East Palestine, Ohio, to evacuate immediately.
February 06

Biggest US city to drop vaccine mandate for city workers after more than 1,700 fired

Roughly 96% of city employees are fully vaccinated, the mayor said.
February 06
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February 06

Georgia Bureau of Investigation investigating officer-involved shooting

An attorney for the family asked for the release of any audio and video related to the Jan. 18 shooting that left Manuel Teran dead and a Georgia state trooper injured.
February 06
An attorney for the family asked for the release of any audio and video related to the Jan. 18 shooting that left Manuel Teran dead and a Georgia state trooper injured.
February 06

Suspected white supremacists arrested in plot to destroy Baltimore: Prosecutors

Prosecutors said the suspects were motivated by racist extremist ideology.
February 06
Brandon Russell of Orlando, Florida, has been charged in connection with a plot to damage power stations near Baltimore.
February 06

2 arrested for plotting attack on Baltimore power grid

Suspects Sarah Clendaniel and Brandon Russell allegedly aimed to “completely destroy” Baltimore, according to U.S. Attorney Erek Barron.
February 06
Suspects Sarah Clendaniel and Brandon Russell allegedly aimed to “completely destroy” Baltimore, according to U.S. Attorney Erek Barron.
February 06

Antisemitic fliers left in driveways of some Atlanta suburbs: Police

The Dunwoody mayor said the purpose of flyers was to cause fear and division.
February 06
Police tape is seen on the ground in Monterey Park, California, on January 22, 2023.
February 06

Thousands of customers still don’t have power in Texas after ice storm

Austin Energy said full restoration may not occur for all customers until Feb. 12.
February 06
Austin Energy said full restoration may not occur for all customers until Feb. 12.
February 06

3.8 magnitude earthquake rattles suburbs of Buffalo, New York

"It felt like a car hit my house in Buffalo," a local official said.
February 06
"It felt like a car hit my house in Buffalo," a local official said.
February 06

This is how many Texas customers are still without power after last week's freeze

Outages are still in effect for more than 34,000 customers in the state.
February 06
Frozen power lines are seen toppled over on Feb. 01, 2023, in Austin, Texas. A winter storm is sweeping across portions of Texas, causing massive power outages and disruptions of highways and roads.
February 06

Alex Murdaugh’s finances could become key evidence in his trial

The judge is set to rule on whether testimony on Murdaugh's alleged financial crimes can be submitted to the jury as evidence in the double murder trial.
February 06
VIDEO: Alex Murdaugh’s finances could become key evidence in his trial
February 06

How high school football coach is focusing on mental health

Philadelphia football coach Malik Jones makes it a priority to integrate lessons on mental health into his football philosophy.
February 06
VIDEO: How high school football coach is focusing on mental health
February 06

The child care shortage is putting pressure on families amid rising inflation

Plus, a new report from Coresight Research shows 1 out of 5 consumers are now buying their groceries from dollar stores.
February 06
VIDEO: The child care shortage is putting pressure on families amid rising inflation
February 06

Search underway for debris from downed Chinese 'spy' balloon

The balloon was shot down by an F-22 fighter jet off the coast of South Carolina after traveling across the U.S.
February 06
VIDEO: Search underway for debris from downed Chinese 'spy' balloon
February 06

Crystal-clear ice covers Lake Superior

Subzero temperatures created a layer of crystal-clear ice over an area of Lake Superior in Michigan.
February 06
VIDEO: Crystal-clear ice covers Lake Superior
February 06

3.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Buffalo

"It felt like a car hit my house in Buffalo," a local official said.
February 06
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February 06

Man arrested after rescue from sinking yacht

A man saved as the yacht he was on capsized was later identified as a wanted man who allegedly left a fish on the porch of the house from “The Goonies,” police said.
February 06
A man saved as the yacht he was on capsized was later identified as a wanted man who allegedly left a fish on the porch of the house from “The Goonies,” police said.
February 06

Heavy snow and rain hit West Coast, moving east

A winter storm has brought heavy rain and snow has been falling along the West Coast this weekend, with certain parts expected to see up to four feet of snow this week.
February 06
A winter storm has brought heavy rain and snow has been falling along the West Coast this weekend, with certain parts expected to see up to four feet of snow this week.
February 06

Man saved from sinking boat allegedly left dead fish at 'Goonies' house days earlier

Police in Astoria, Oregon, said the yacht had been stolen.
February 06
In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Northwest, a Coast Guard rescue swimmer reaches a boat right before a giant wave rolled the craft at the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023.
February 05

What many in the Black community face with long COVID

It took former teacher Chimére Smith over two years for a physician to diagnose her with the disease.
February 05
It took former teacher Chimére Smith over two years for a physician to diagnose her with the disease.
February 05

Kidnapped children from Missouri found at Florida supermarket 1 year later: Police

The kids had been missing since March 2022.
February 05
Kristi Nicole Gilley was arrested on a warrant for kidnapping out of Clay County, Missouri.
February 05

Off-duty NYPD officer shot

Mayor Eric Adams said the five-year NYPD veteran was conducting a simple errand and was shot.
February 05
Mayor Eric Adams said the five-year NYPD veteran was conducting a simple errand and was shot.
February 05

Heavy snow and rain hit West Coast, moving east

The coldest wind chill in U.S. history was recorded Saturday in New Hampshire.
February 05
A member of the University of California Davis Outdoor Adventures team snowshoes as another uses cross country skies as they take advantage of deep snow after a series of atmospheric river storms, Jan. 21, 2023 near South Lake Tahoe, Calif.
February 05

Houston airport fire grounds United Airlines flights

The George Bush Intercontinental Airport is a major hub for United Airlines.
February 05
A person waits for their plane departure at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Dec. 03, 2021 in Houston.
February 05

Timeline: Where the Chinese surveillance balloon was spotted before being shot down

Sightings started popping up on social media on Wednesday.
February 05
A balloon floats over Columbia, Mo., on Feb. 3, 2023. A huge, high-altitude Chinese balloon sailed across the U.S. on Friday, drawing severe Pentagon accusations of spying despite China's firm denials.
February 04

Off-duty NYPD officer 'fighting for his life' after being shot

The officer was attempting to buy a car, police said.
February 04
NYPD car is seen in New York City, Oct. 22, 2022.
February 04

Bitter blast moves into the Northeast

Meanwhile, Texas issued a disaster declaration in seven counties on Saturday following this week's ice storm.
February 04
Meanwhile, Texas issued a disaster declaration in seven counties on Saturday following this week's ice storm.
February 04

Chinese balloon shot down by US off the Carolina coast

Authorities in the Myrtle Beach area advised residents not to touch debris if it washes up on shore and to contact police if they see any.
February 04
Authorities in the Myrtle Beach area advised residents not to touch debris if it washes up on shore and to contact police if they see any.
February 04

Abbott issues disaster declaration as ice storm slams Texas

The freezing rain began Monday and closed schools.
February 04
Cars drive down an icy highway as cold weather moves through Dallas, Jan. 31, 2023.
February 04

Biden says US has taken down Chinese balloon

“They successfully took it down and I want to compliment our aviators who did it,” President Joe Biden said on the tarmac of Hagerstown Regional Airport in Maryland.
February 04
“They successfully took it down and I want to compliment our aviators who did it,” President Joe Biden said on the tarmac of Hagerstown Regional Airport in Maryland.
February 04

Suspected Chinese spy balloon shot down

The Chinese surveillance balloon has been shot down in U.S. airspace and is expected to land in U.S. territorial waters, according to officials.
February 04
The Chinese surveillance balloon has been shot down in U.S. airspace and is expected to land in U.S. territorial waters, according to officials.
February 04

DOJ conducts review of police department after Tyre Nichols’ death

The review will assess the department's use-of-force policies.
February 04
Tyre Nichols who was pulled over while driving and died three days later, is beaten by Memphis Police Department officers on January 7, 2023, in this screen grab from a video released by Memphis Police Department, Jan. 27, 2023.
February 04

Democrats approve new primary calendar for 2024

Under the new calendar, South Carolina is the first state to cast votes.
February 04
Democratic National Committee chair Jaime Harrison speaks at the Democratic National Committee winter meeting, on Feb. 3, 2023, in Philadelphia.
February 04

Train derailment in Ohio causes massive fire, evacuation

Roughly 2,000 residents, about half the town's population in East Palestine, Ohio, were asked to evacuate their homes, authorities said.
February 04
Roughly 2,000 residents, about half the town's population in East Palestine, Ohio, were asked to evacuate their homes, authorities said.