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Cyber Monday deals await online bargain hunters
If you spent Black Friday in a turkey coma, it's not too late to snatch up money-saving deals during Cyber Monday.
6 creative ways to use your Thanksgiving leftovers
The day of eating has passed and the fridge is full of leftovers. Check out our Pinterest board of recipes and creative ways to make meals from the remnants of Thanksgiving.
Black Friday: The best tech deals to look for
The height of the holiday shopping season is upon us, as fervor over the deals coming on Black Friday and Black Thursday (a.k.a. Thanksgiving) grows.
5 myths about health care's 'young invincibles'
Coined by the health insurance industry, the term "young invincibles" has come to describe 18- to 34-year-olds who go without coverage because they expect to remain healthy. Here, a few myths are debunked about who these uninsured young people are and what they want from the health-care system.
Overlap with Thanksgiving prompts second look at Hanukkah
The extremely rare overlap of Thanksgiving and the first full day of Hanukkah has triggered a more deliberate look for many American Jews at a holiday that's not been considered particularly important.
Man loses banana peel injury case, faces criminal charges
It was the video that did him in.
One night in early August, Maurice Owens was riding an elevator at a Washington Metro station when, he says, he slipped on a banana peel as he was getting off, injuring his hip and leg.
Autistic people may have a tangling of the senses
People with autism experience a more extreme version of the world than the rest of us. For more than 90 percent, sounds are louder, colors are brighter, and touch can be a disturbing intrusion.
Apple pie has no place at Thanksgiving
It's practically a law that in late November, every publication must offer a Thanksgiving guide. This year, I would like to draw your attention to two exceptional ones.
Turkeys are funny-looking and tasty, but can they fly?
Turkeys are an ungainly mess of a bird. Their bodies appear too big for their scrawny legs, and they are pocked with all manner of bizarre anatomical structures, including snoods (fleshy bumps on their foreheads) and a dewlap (that distinctive flappy wattle under its neck). But amazingly, the bird - at least in its wild form - can fly.
FCC chief shares pain of own proposal to allow calls on planes
The U.S. regulator proposing to end a ban on phone calls during commercial flights understands why some passengers say the change would take connectivity too far.
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As mobile gadgets become bigger, some companies abandon websites altogether
An increasing number of companies are developing mobile-first or mobile-only strategies that prioritize customers' experience on smartphones and tablets over desktop computers, which have long been the way most people access the Internet.
A short course on the history of Thanksgiving foods
Ask the people around the table on Thursday about the history of Thanksgiving, and most will say something about the Pilgrims.
Affidavit describes chilling rape, murder of teacher
Frightening details of the rape and slaying of a popular high school teacher were made public Friday upon release of a search warrant affidavit in the puzzling case. A 14-year-old student in the teacher's math class has been charged with her murder.
Old-school toys dominate holiday lists
There are two requests Don Mahoney, otherwise known as Santa Claus, keeps getting day after day: Barbies and Legos.
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