Sam Safa, of Merrimack, N.H., owns Reeds Ferry Market, where last month's winning Powerball ticket was sold. The prize remains unclaimed, however, as the woman who says she won wants her name kept private.
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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Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is seen on Capitol Hill shortly after being elected House majority leader in 2014. He's now the leading candidate to replace House Speaker John Boehner when he retires next month.
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