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Past articles by Travis:

Here are the states likely to ban abortion if Roe v. Wade is overturned

A number of states have passed so-called "trigger laws," which are abortion bans designed to go into effect if Roe v. Wade is overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. → Read More

Wednesday Powerball jackpot reaches $473 million

The second-largest Powerball jackpot of the year was up for grabs Wednesday, and the final amount turned out to be much higher than anticipated. → Read More

Andrew Woolfolk, saxophonist for Earth, Wind & Fire, dead at 71

Andrew Woolfolk helped Earth, Wind & Fire to six Grammy Awards and multiple top 10 hits including "Shining Star" and "After The Love Has Gone." → Read More

A couple of Monday Powerball players are at least $1 million richer

Monday's Powerball jackpot was quite a bit larger than initially projected. At least a couple of players are picking up a cool $1 million. → Read More

Powerball jackpot rises to $421M

While nobody won the jackpot Saturday, two people in Arizona and Florida are taking home $1 million. → Read More

One $2 million Powerball ticket sold Wednesday; Jackpot rises to $400 million

Powerball is celebrating its 30th birthday this week. Wednesday marked the second-largest jackpot of the year. → Read More

Get up before dawn to see four planets lined up in the morning sky

Four planets in our solar system will be in a nearly straight line in the sky for the next few nights. Here's when and where to look for this rare event. → Read More

How many unruly airline passenger incidents were related to face masks?

A federal judge just voided a rule for public transit that was the most-cited reason for unruly airline passenger behavior since the start of 2021. → Read More

Don't want to wait for your tax refund next year? IRS tool can help get the money sooner

You don't need to wait for the IRS to give you your tax refund next spring? There's an online tool to calculate how to keep that money throughout the year. → Read More

The IRS may owe you hundreds of dollars from years ago. Monday's your last chance to collect

The median uncollected tax refund from 2018 is $813, but that money is about to be kept by the government if 1.5 million taxpayers don't act by Monday. → Read More

Reach space with no rockets? NASA agrees to test flight with new launch system

A system that hopes to fling satellites into space at 5,000 mph without a need for rockets just got a boost from NASA. Here's how it works. → Read More

Did you get a weird message from your own number? Here's what to know.

Did you get a spam text message in the last few days sent from your own phone number? Here's what's going on. → Read More

Check your bathroom again: More of this popular moisturizer is recalled

The recalled Jergens moisturizer may contain a bacteria that can pose a risk to people with weakened immune systems. More lots have been added to the recall. → Read More

What to know about International Women's Day 2022: Theme, history and more

The 2022 theme for International Women's Day might be why you're seeing photos of crossed arms on social media. → Read More

Reports: Costco membership fees may be going up

Costco last raised membership fees in 2017. A hint was dropped this week that they could be going up again. → Read More

Cute alert! Webcam shows baby bald eagle being cared for by parent

Webcam video shot Friday shows a bald eagle feeding their newly-hatched chick in a snowy California nest. → Read More

Boycott of Russia hits the cat world

The boycott of all things Russian by private entities over the invasion of Ukraine has spread to the animal world. → Read More

Rams receiver Van Jefferson wins Super Bowl then welcomes son

Samaria Jefferson's due date was just days from the Super Bowl. According to The Athletic, she left SoFi Stadium for the hospital after going into labor. → Read More

4 burning questions about Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir

Figure skating fans were Googling about NBC's popular figure skating commentator team Saturday night. → Read More

Betty White suffered a stroke days before her death, death certificate says

Betty White's death certificate, obtained by TMZ, listed the legendary actress' 'immediate cause' of death as cerebrovascular accident from 6 days before her death. → Read More