Articles by J.J. McGrath
- Powerball Winning Numbers Announced In Drawing For $300M Jackpot
August 03 2013 11:01 PM
Numbers of the five white balls and one red ball drawn in the high-stakes Powerball game were announced Saturday night.
- Powerball Jackpot Climbs To $300 Million: Where To Watch Drawing Saturday
August 03 2013 3:45 PM
This Powerball drawing could produce the Multi-State Lottery Association game’s third-biggest winner of 2013.
- Acetaminophen May Cause ‘Rare But Serious Skin Reactions’: FDA
August 02 2013 11:35 PM
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis are the most serious skin reactions linked to acetaminophen in rare cases, FDA says.
- Italy Bus Crash Kills At Least 36 Outside Avellino In Campania
July 28 2013 8:23 PM
At least 36 people were killed and 11 were injured Sunday in a bus crash on a highway between Naples and Canosa in Italy.
- Apple IPhone 5C: Is This The Name Of The Tech Giant’s Budget Smartphone?
July 28 2013 6:07 PM
Clues gathered across three continents this weekend indicate Apple Inc.’s anticipated budget smartphone may be called the iPhone 5C.
- Perseid Meteor Shower ‘Fireball Champion’ Of Celestial Events
July 27 2013 11:30 PM
Many amateur astronomers believe the Perseid meteor shower is the best sky-watching event year in and year out.
- CMS Halts Enrollment Of New Health-Care Agencies In 3 Metro Areas
July 26 2013 11:02 PM
CMS says Obamacare is aiding in battle against fraud in Medicare, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
- Powerful Earthquake In China’s Gansu Province May Have Killed 11, Injured 81
July 22 2013 12:00 AM
A strong magnitude-5.9 earthquake struck China’s Gansu province Monday at 7:45 a.m. local time (Sunday at 7:45 p.m. EDT).
- Will Hardware Maker Nintendo Acquire Software Developer Atlus?
July 20 2013 9:42 PM
The bankrupt parent company of video-game publisher Atlus appears poised to begin auctioning its assets as early as this week.
- China’s Growth In GDP Dips To 7.5% In 2Q From 7.7% In 1Q
July 14 2013 11:48 PM
Growth of China’s gross domestic product dipped to 7.5 percent in the second quarter from 7.7 percent in the first quarter this year.
- Explosion Of Large Runaway Train In Small Canadian Town Kills At Least 1
July 07 2013 12:05 AM
An eastbound freight train with 72 carloads of crude oil, five locomotives and no engineer derailed and exploded in Quebec Saturday.
- Manhattanhenge: The New York Solar Phenomenon
July 06 2013 10:53 AM
The best Manhattanhenge photographers batted .500 in capturing images of the setting Sun the first time around this year.
- Enrollment In Obamacare Marketplace Opens In 100 Days
June 22 2013 9:52 PM
The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has launched a revamped HealthCare.gov site to answer questions.
- World’s Most Popular Landmark Reopens Fourth Of July
June 22 2013 8:21 PM
The Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor will be back in business just in time for the celebration of the U.S. Independence Day.
- Cocaine Gives Way To Gold In Colombia
June 21 2013 10:45 PM
Armed groups in Colombia are booking higher earnings through illegal gold mining than through illegal cocaine production.
- Nicaraguan Quake Second-Biggest Newsmaker In Country This Week
June 15 2013 10:25 PM
A powerful magnitude-6.5 earthquake shook Nicaragua’s Pacific Coast Saturday at 11:34 a.m. local time.
- Facebook Releases Data On US National-Security Requests
June 14 2013 11:18 PM
Facebook reported Friday it had between 9,000 and 10,000 information requests related to national security in the last six months of 2012.
- Cyndi Lauper, ‘Kinky Boots’ Walk Away With Hardware
June 09 2013 11:24 PM
Marketing of several Broadway shows in New York may be set afire by their successes at the 67th annual Tony Awards show Sunday.
- Movie2K Change Into Movie4K Now Complete
June 02 2013 2:00 PM
Movie2k.to morphed into Movie4k.to this weekend after the online streaming-movie portal had mysteriously gone missing in action last week.
- Turkish PM’s Call To Disperse Falls On Deaf Ears
June 01 2013 11:54 PM
Clashes between demonstrators and police continued in Turkey for a third day, albeit at a lower level of intensity.