Archive for October 20th, 2018

At $1.6 Billion, Mega Millions Jackpot Becomes Largest In Lottery History

US & World | | October 20 2018, 1:40 PM

After no one won the jackpot in a drawing on Friday night, the winnings surpassed the record $1.586 billion for the Powerball prize in January 2016. The next drawing will be on Tuesday night.

World Reacts With Skepticism To Saudi Confirmation Of Jamal Khashoggi's Death

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | October 20 2018, 10:20 AM

Saudi officials initially claimed that Khashoggi left their consulate in Istanbul alive.

Opinion: A President In Praise Of Strongmen And Dictators

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | October 20 2018, 7:20 AM

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the praise that President Trump heaps on authoritarian leaders.

Harvard Admissions Secrets Emerge; Defrauded Borrowers Can Now Seek Loan Forgiveness

Education | | October 20 2018, 5:40 AM

Also this week, dozens of lawmakers ask Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to look into the troubled Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

ICE Appears To End Use Of Federal Prisons For Immigrant Detainees

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | October 20 2018, 5:40 AM

In June, Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced they would house 1,600 immigrant detainees in federal prisons. But now nearly all detainees have been moved elsewhere, deported, or released.

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