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Shoppers descend on Black Friday deals

Hoards of people plan to participate in retail's annual event. Most markdowns are available online, but plenty of brick-and-mortar stores opened on Thanksgiving Day.

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Turkey: No apology for downing Russian jet

Turkey will not apologize for downing a Russian fighter jet it says violated Turkish airspace near the Syrian border, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an exclusive CNN interview Thursday in Ankara.

"I think if there is a party that needs...


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Vegetable mix linked to E.coli outbreak recalled

A California farm is recalling a mix of vegetables thought to be the source of E.coli in Costco chicken salad,

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Protesters to disrupt Chicago on Black Friday

Chicago will continue its steady boil on Friday when protesters will march on its luxury corridor during a major shopping holiday and press their outrage over an officer's killing of teenager Laquan McDonald.

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Germans arrest two in 'significant' attack plot

A German special forces unit arrested two men in a Berlin raid Thursday who are accused of plotting "a significant criminal act against state security," according to Berlin authorities.

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White House fence jumper detained

A man is in custody after jumping over a White House fence while the first family was inside celebrating Thanksgiving, officials said.

Joseph Caputo scaled a fence on the North Lawn at 2:45 p.m., according to Secret Service spokesperson Robert Hoback...

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Pressure on ISIS builds; France and Russia confer

The presidents of Russia and France spoke Thursday about strengthening their countries' shared work against terrorism, agreeing to increase the exchange of information and intelligence.

"We are all concerned by terrorism. Terrorism can strike anywhere...

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Francois Hollande and Vladimir Putin join forces

The Presidents of Russia and France spoke about strengthening their countries' shared work against terrorism on Thursday.

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Dominican Republic bus crash kills 11

Two buses carrying tourist workers in the Dominican Republic collided killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 70

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Donald Trump denies mocking reporter's disability

The New York Times is angry that Donald Trump appeared to mock one of its reporters who has a physical disability, but the candidate denied Thursday that he was mimicking the reporter.

Trump accused the reporter of "using his disability to grandstand....

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France: Fear of radical airport workers long held

French intelligence services were concerned as early as 2004 about the radicalization of many airport workers at Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport, according to a confidential document from the French Interior Ministry.

President Obama's Thanksgiving address


Obama calls troops, offers refugees welcome on Thanksgiving

President Barack Obama issued a Thanksgiving address welcoming refugees on Thursday and spent part of his holiday calling troops to thank them for their service.

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With Thanksgiving almost here, click here to find out everything you need to know…

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U.S. education fast facts map

This week is national education week.  This week honors those hard working, patient…


Earth Day: Recycling quiz

America Recycles Day takes place every year on Nov. 15. How much do you know about…


Friday the 13th: 20 common superstitions

Superstitions are surprisingly widespread, including the fear of today - Friday the…

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Veterans Day: Guide for families and veterans

Veterans Day, which is on November 11th, is a holiday honoring armed services…

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Fight with spider ends with police being called

A report of a potential violent domestic disturbance turned out to instead be one…

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Man pleads guilty to stealing brain samples, other tissue

A man who admitted to stealing human brain samples has been sentenced.

Darth Vader robs Florida store

An armed would-be robber dressed as Darth Vader was arrested shortly after an…

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'Concussion' ads start to air during NFL games

At the end of the first quarter of the Thanksgiving Day Eagles-Lions football game,…

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Cynthia Robinson of Sly and the Family Stone dies

Cynthia Robinson, whose brassy, forthright trumpet lit up Sly and the Family Stone…

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Landmark 'Dark Knight' comic gets a threequel

There was a time when Batman was known primarily as a noble costumed crimefighter…

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China defends coal use ahead of Paris summit

China's special envoy on climate change, Xie Zhenhua, has defended the country's…

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Is Syrian conflict linked to climate change?

Could terrorism and conflict be directly linked to climate change? "Absolutely,"…

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Squirrel gets off endangered species list

Forget about gathering nuts. A rare species of squirrel has gathered new life.


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Airlines saved $11B on fuel last year

The nation's four top airlines have saved a combined $11.1 billion in fuel costs in…


SpaceLiner concept jet could fly at Mach 25

London to Melbourne in 90 minutes? Paris to San Francisco in under an hour?

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How airlines deal with in-flight medical emergencies

One in every 604 flights involves a reported medical emergency, according to a 2013…

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