(Image courtesy Idaho Fish and Game)

Deformed mountain lion a mystery

Idaho Fish and Game officials said they couldn’t definitely explain the abnormality on the mountain lion’s head.

Julian Perez fills out a Powerball ticket, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, in Miami. Officials say it's increasingly likely that someone will win the $900 million Powerball jackpot, which grew by $100 million just hours before Saturday night's drawing. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Powerball jackpot increases to $1.4B

The prize was already the world’s largest before lottery officials increased it Monday and the jackpot could grow even more before Wednesday’s drawing if ticket sales remain intense.

In this 2013, photo provided by Center for Individual Rights, Rebecca Friedrichs, a veteran Orange County, Calif., public school teacher, poses for a portrait. The Supreme Curt will hear arguments in a California case brought by a group of public school teachers who claim such mandatory fees violate the First Amendment rights of workers who disagree with the union's positions. The lead plaintiff in the case is Friedrichs, who says she left the California Teachers Association after becoming disillusioned with its mission. She wants the high court to overturn a 39-year-old ruling that said states can require non-members to pay "fair share" fees to cover what it costs the union to represent them in bargaining as long as the money doesn't go for political purposes. (Greg Schneider/Courtesy of the Center for Individual Rights via AP)

Supreme Court case could weaken government workers unions

Unions fear the potential loss of tens of millions of dollars in fees could reduce their power to bargain for higher wages and benefits for teachers, firefighters, sanitation workers and other government employees.

FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2014 file photo shows health care tax forms 8962 and1095-A, in Washington. As the April 15 tax deadline nears, people who got help paying for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law are seeing the direct effect on their refunds _ hundreds of dollars, for better or worse. With subsidies tied to income, consumers must accurately estimate what they will make for the coming year _ and that's been a challenge. Guess on the low side, get more help now with premiums, but owe money later at filing time. Overestimate income, expect bucks back from the taxman. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Tax error complicates financial help for some with Obamacare

About 1.4 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law failed to properly account for it on their tax returns last year, putting their subsidies at risk if they want to keep coverage.