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Stores-open-Thanksgiving-no-sales-boost

Stores-open-Thanksgiving-no-sales-boost

WalMart, Target, Macy's, Kohl's, Kmart, Toys R Us. All of these stores open on Thanksgiving Day.
Black Friday gun buys test background check system

Black Friday gun buys test background check system

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Black Friday isn't just when shoppers rush to stores for holiday sales. It's also one of the busiest days of the year for gun purchases.
One Chinese company makes one-third of the world's cigarettes

One Chinese company makes one-third of the world's cigarettes

When it comes to the tobacco business, bigger has long been considered better in China.
Putin's killer tiger in cross-border raid

Putin's killer tiger in cross-border raid

A daring cross-border raid by one of Russian President Vladimir Putin's associates has -- so far -- yet to sour Sino-Russian relations.
Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong arrested in Mong Kok clearance

Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong arrested in Mong Kok clearance

Hong Kong student protest leaders Joshua Wong and Lester Shum were among those arrested amid heated confrontations as authorities attempted to clear demonstration camps in the Mong Kok district for a second day.
Protesters fill streets across country as Ferguson protests spread coast to coast

Protesters fill streets across country as Ferguson protests spread coast to coast

From New York to Los Angeles and dozens and dozens of cities in between, protesters flooded the streets to denounce a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson.
Airfare is still going up, even as costs go down

Airfare is still going up, even as costs go down

 Some airline costs are going down, but ticket prices are still going up.
New York Times names an innovation editor

New York Times names an innovation editor

  The 163-year-old New York Times now has an editor for innovation and strategy.
These professional Christmas light displays can cost thousands

These professional Christmas light displays can cost thousands

 Sometimes decking the halls is best left to the professionals.
DNA pioneer James Watson to sell Nobel Prize

DNA pioneer James Watson to sell Nobel Prize

DNA pioneer James Watson is to sell the Nobel Prize he won for his co-discovery of the double helix structure -- the building block of life.
Champions League: Lionel Messi breaks goalscoring record

Champions League: Lionel Messi breaks goalscoring record

Another day, another record broken.

Ferguson damage from above

Violent protests raged for hours Monday night after it was announced that a grand jury has chosen not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.

Ferguson: protests continue

The new question in Ferguson, Missouri: What's next?

Newt invasion!

An Olympia, Washington man's rural yard is crawling with hundreds of newts. Daryl Midles said he first noticed the small creatures crawling around the foundations of his home and outbuildings after a big rain in October.

Five children dead in Texas fire

A father fought desperately to save his five children from a fire in Edna, Texas Tuesday, but was unable to make his way through the flames.