STATE — The Mega Millions jackpot has now grown to over $500 million, making it the largest in lottery history. For most players, the big jackpot adds to the excitement and justifies the purchase of one or two tickets for the next drawing on March 30. The odds of winning are astronomical, but for the cost of a $1 ticket, most players have little to lose.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 88 children in the United States, and 1 in 49 children in New Jersey, have been identified as having an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a new study released today. Autism spectrum disorders are almost five times more common among boys than girls – with 1 in 54 boys identified.
TRENTON – A Mount Hope, W.Va., man admitted to selling guns without a license and illegally possessing firearms, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
If you’re among the millions of Americans expecting an income tax refund this year, you’ve probably already filed your 2011 return and are eagerly awaiting the money. But if you haven’t already mentally spent your refund on a guilty pleasure, here are several great ways to better put that money to work for you:
I’m baffled. I have followed Linsanity with rapt joy, agonized over where Messrs. Manning and Tebow would buy their next split levels, and was plum torn up when the Kardashian-Humphries nuptials fell apart. How then, I ask, did “The Hunger Games” phenomenon, now a theater-packing film by Gary Ross, totally fly under my radar?
A costly and lengthy effort by the Pentagon to bring its financial ledgers up to modern standards continues to encounter serious problems, according to a new General Accountability Office report that spotlights shortcomings in accounting software now being tested by the Army and the Air Force.