Powerball jackpot surges to $1 billion

(NEW YORK) -- The Powerball jackpot has grown to $1 billion for Wednesday night's drawing, the game's third-largest prize ever.The jackpot has a cash value of $516.8 million, before taxes.The Powerball, which was last hit on April 19, has now had 38 consecutive drawings without... Read More.

Mega Millions jackpot surges to $1.35 billion

(NEW YORK) -- The Mega Millions jackpot has surged to $1.35 billion for Friday's drawing, the second-largest in the game's history.The only Mega Millions jackpot larger than Friday's prize is the $1.537 billion prize won in South Carolina on Oct. 23, 2018.The prize is... Read More.

Demand for artificial limbs surges in Ukraine

(KYIV, Ukraine) -- One of Ukraine’s leading medical experts on developing prosthetic limbs for amputees says there has been a dramatic surge in demand for artificial arms and legs since Russia invaded Ukraine.Dr. Oleksandr Stetsenko told ABC News that financial support or donations of... Read More.

China orders 51 million into lockdown as COVID surges

(HONG KONG) -- China is facing its worst COVID crisis since early 2020, when the world first witnessed an entire population locked down to contain the coronavirus in Wuhan and its surrounding province.Two years on, it's now sending tens of millions of people into... Read More.