News on Mega Millions jackpot and Duolingo.
Quote of note
"Even though the odds are against you, it's just the excitement of, 'Hey, I might wake up one day and be a millionaire.' " - Chris Scales, 31, of Nashville, Tenn., talking to USA Today about tonight’s Mega Millions lottery. It was estimated this afternoon to have reached $636 million.
Hot video: Mega Millions hits second highest jackpot ever
The Mega Millions' jackpot has reached record numbers. Ticket holders have a one in 259 million chance of winning.
News to know
Apple today named its free iPhone App of the Year, and the winner is Duolingo. The app helps people learn different languages, and it has been downloaded 10 million times. The app also is available on Android.
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