The South Carolina Education Lottery says a programming error in its computer system vendor is to blame for a profusion of winning tickets on Christmas. Two of the state's lottery tickets are pictured here in 2005.
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Ilia Henderson (left) is planning to sign up for a health insurance plan on the federal marketplace with help from Charlotte, N.C.-based navigator Julieanne Taylor (right) again this year.
The upstairs porch of Anne Blessing's home in Charleston, S.C., has been a stop on a popular historic home tour. For the first time, visitors will tour the kitchen where enslaved people once spent most of their lives toiling over hot fires.
South Carolina state Rep. Tommy Pope speaks as the state legislature debates a bill calling for the removal of the Confederate flag from the state Capitol grounds in 2015.
Emily Meggett (left) and Isabell Meggett Lucas sit together at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in front of a slave cabin on display that they grew up in.
South Carolina head coach Frank Martin, second from left, is hugged by Chris Silva, left, as they celebrate after a second-round game against Duke in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C., on Sunday.