>Ticket-buyer with luck aids Powerball winners
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- A group of Michigan autoworkers has won a share of a Powerball jackpot. It also turns out that the group picked the right person to buy the lucky ticket -- an Ohio man who had won a lottery before.
The ticket-buyer, longtime Chrysler worker William Shanteau, and 13 others who live in Michigan hold one of two winning tickets in last week's $96.9 million Powerball drawing. They claimed their prize Monday and chose to take a lump-sum cash payment, worth about $25.1 million. After taxes, each worker gets $1.2 million.
Shanteau, a regular lottery player, won a $100,000 jackpot about six years ago, said Shirley Loofborow, the carryout shop owner who sold the ticket.
>Elizabeth Edwards adds to 'Resilience'
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Elizabeth Edwards says that it wasn't easy to leave her husband in the wake of the two-time presidential contender's infidelity, writing in a new chapter to her memoir.
Edwards says in the updated version of her book "Resilience" released Tuesday that she spent two years trying to "reinvent" her role as a wife so that they could stay together despite the affair. But she said the "tender thread" holding the family together unraveled at the very end of 2009 -- three years after former Sen. John Edwards first told his wife in private that he'd had a one-night stand with a videographer. "One day, I did not want to try anymore," she said.
The couple has since separated, after he acknowledged fathering a child with mistress Rielle Hunter. Elizabeth Edwards is battling cancer and said she hopes to live eight more years -- long enough to see her two younger children graduate from high school.
>Missing boy's father files for divorce
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The father of a 7-year-old Oregon boy missing for nearly a month has filed for divorce from the boy's stepmother.
Divorce papers show that Kaine Horman has a new, undisclosed address.
Investigators have not identified the stepmother, Terri Horman, as a suspect in Kyron Horman's disappearance. They have said she's the last person known to have seen the boy, walking down a hall toward his second-grade classroom.