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Stores hope deals, excitement draw shoppers for…

Retailers kick off holiday shopping season with an eye toward wooing shoppers away from rivals

Fund for helpful homeless man collects more than…

A fund set up to raise money for a homeless man who helped a woman when her car ran out of gas in Philadelphia has collected more than $280,000

Woman raises thousands for homeless man who…

homeless man used his last 20 dollars to buy a woman gas and she is paying him back.

Florida Nursing Home Deaths After Hurricane Irma…

The Hollywood Police Department said 12 patients at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills were killed by "environmental heat exposure."

Suspect arrested after Texas trooper killed on the job

A Texas state trooper is dead after he was shot during a Thanksgiving traffic stop in East Texas

Trumps to Ditch Their 'Epically Mismanaged' NYC…

A posh New York City hotel bears the Trump name—but the Trumps have apparently had it with the property, the New York Times reports. The Trump Organization has penned a deal that lets it out of its ties to Trump SoHo by the end of the year, bringing to...

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Judge Declares Texas Abortion Law Unconstitutional

A lawyer for abortion providers in Texas is hailing a "complete victory" after a federal judge in Austin struck down a law restricting the most common form of second-trimester abortion yesterday. The ban on so-called "dilation and evacuation" abortions was approved by the Texas Legislature in May as part of...

Search continues for missing sailors after Navy…

Bloomberg View columnist Eli Lake weighs in on 'America's News HQ.'

New 3-D Hologram Forever Preserves Holocaust…

We explore how this interactive 3-D technology will allow Holocaust survivors to reach audiences beyond their own lifetimes.

Texas trooper killed during traffic stop; suspect in custody

A Texas trooper was shot and killed during a traffic stop in East Texas on Thanksgiving.

Man freed decades after double killing that…

A California man authorities say was wrongly convicted of double murder walked out of prison hours before Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving feasts in Texas cater to refugees…

Iranian native Samira Page invited about 400 fellow refugees to a feast this Thanksgiving, a tradition that started seven years ago with a much smaller guest list

Florida nursing home deaths ruled as homicides

Local newspaper says it is still unclear who may be charged.

Wisconsin's Kids Are Now Allowed To Operate…

The state joins 34 others to allow children of any age to operate a firearm.

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The Latest: Texas trooper killed during traffic stop ID'd

The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified the trooper who was shot and killed during a traffic stop in East Texas

Dying Toddler Gets a 'Thanksgiving Miracle'

"This is an unexpected Thanksgiving miracle." That's the message from a lawyer representing a 2-year-old Georgia boy, who was temporarily blocked from receiving a lifesaving kidney, after the toddler underwent a successful transplant Wednesday, reports CNN . AJ Burgess was born without functioning kidneys. However, his father, Anthony Dickerson, was a...

Christie could be last caught on beach closed to…

New Jersey next governor could not enjoy a public beach during a state government shutdown as GOP Gov. Chris Christie did over the summer under a proposal moving in the Democrat-led Legislature

NYC hosts Thanksgiving parade weeks after…

Bryan Llenas reports on steps NYPD has taken to protect the parade.

A US Navy Aircraft Carrying 11 People Crashed…

Eight people have been rescued and are in good condition. The cause of the crash is currently unknown.

Pilot found dead after crash had flown planes his whole life

A pilot found dead after a small-plane crash in Vermont has been identified as an 89-year-old Massachusetts man who had been flying planes his entire life

Lead poisoning deaths up in New Hampshire loons…

Despite having one of the toughest bans on lead fishing tackle, loons are still dying from ingesting weights and lures in New Hampshire

The 10 Drunkest States— and Their Drunkest Cities

An estimated 18% of US adults drink to excess, but those rates vary quite a bit between states and cities—from rates of less than 10% to more than 25%. The areas with populations that don't drink as heavily tend to have lower median incomes and lower education levels. In...

Young kids steal family members' cars

Leland Vittert shares a roundup of the incidents.

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Charlie Rose Fired By CBS Amid Sexual Harassment…

The news comes just one day after a Washington Post article in which several women accused Rose of making unwanted advances.

Corrections officer severely hurt in Kansas City jail attack

A jail inmate in Kansas City, Missouri, has been charged with first-degree assault and armed criminal action after authorities say he attacked a corrections officer, critically injuring him

Al Franken Accused of Being 'Serial Groper'

The accusations against Sen. Al. Franken are starting to stack up. Two more women came forward Wednesday to accuse the Democrat of groping them, bringing the total to four. One woman tells the Huff Post that in 2007, during Franken's first Senate campaign, he grabbed her buttocks during a photo-op...