More than 1 million people signed up for Michigan’s COVID vaccine sweepstakes, Gov. Whitmer announces
According to the Governor’s Office, 1,001,149 residents signed up to participate in the COVID vaccine sweepstakes as of 2:30 p.m. on July 6, with 44,966 young Michiganders signing up for the scholarship drawing.
Powerball jackpot grows to $730M; Mega Millions to be $850M
If a lottery player strikes big in the next Powerball drawing on Wednesday, it would be the fifth-largest jackpot ever in the United States. No one beat the odds in Friday's Mega Millions drawing, so that jackpot grew to an estimated $850 million. It's been nearly two years since a lottery jackpot has grown so large. The estimated cash prize for the next Mega Millions jackpot is $628.2 million. Mega Millions and Powerball are both played in 45 states as well as Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Ben Affleck wins humanitarian prize
Ben Affleck wins humanitarian prize Ben Affleck will be awarded the People's Choice Award for favorite humanitarian at Wednesday night's award show. Also, Sting's Broadway musical "The Last Ship" will close later this month. Suzanne Marques reports on the day's top entertainment headlines.cbsnews.com