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How Jennifer Aniston has stayed America's sweetheart — when so many rivals failed

Even as other well-loved celebrities du jour rise up in the ranks, it’s impossible to imagine anyone actually taking Aniston's crown. If anything, her allure is growing.

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Trump administration proposals endanger food stamps for millions

“SNAP is related to hunger and getting people the nutrition they need,” one food bank representative said. “Food shouldn’t be a luxury.”

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Kid Rock goes on vulgar rant against Oprah — gets escorted off stage

The singer also lashed out at TV presenters Joy Behar and Kathie Lee Gifford while on stage at his Nashville steakhouse.

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Dutch police arrest suspect in stabbing of 3 teens

The victims, two 15-year-old girls and a 13-year-old boy, were treated in a hospital and released late Friday.

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2 fall to their deaths at Arches National Park

A 30-year-old man was also injured in the accident at what the park called "the world's most famous natural stone arch."

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'They just go on': For mixed-status families, uncertainty is a way of life

There are 16.7 million people living in U.S. households with both citizens and undocumented immigrants, including some with DACA.

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Two children dead, one missing in Arizona after RV is swept into flooded creek

"We don't quit. We're continuing especially with the fact that it's cold weather, adverse conditions and young children," a sheriff's deputy said of ongoing search efforts.

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Northern California's undersea kelp forests decimated by purple sea urchins

About 90 percent of the bull kelp forests, home to fish, crustaceans and other marine life, have been devoured since 2014.

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Relic thought to be from Jesus' manger arrives in Bethlehem

A wooden structure that Christians believe was part of the manger where Jesus was born was sent by St. Sophronius, the patriarch of Jerusalem, to Pope Theodore I in the 640s.

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'Grinch bots' are here to ruin your Cyber Monday shopping

Didn't catch that hot item online? That may be because you're competing with bots programmed to sweep up the best deals.

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Ilhan Omar's opponent banned from Twitter after suggesting congresswoman should be hanged

"Violent rhetoric inevitably leads to violent threats, and ultimately, violent acts," Omar said in response to the threatening tweets from Republican candidate Danielle Stella.

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Family pleads for answers on whereabouts of pregnant mother of two missing since Thanksgiving 2004

Lucero Sarabia, known as “Princess” to her loved ones, spent Thanksgiving 2004 at home in San Antonio, Texas. Hours later, she vanished. The San Antonio Police Department is investigating.

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How one woman lost 95 pounds without giving up her favorite meal at Taco Bell

After losing 70 pounds, and gaining it all back, Alissa Mashburn changed up her dieting routine to focus on portion size instead of eliminating foods.

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Calgary Flames coach quits after racist slurs revealed

He is accused of making comments to former player Akim Aliu during the 2009-10 season.

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1 dead, 22 rescued at border after heavy rains in California

U.S. Border Patrol agents and city rescue crews found 20 people in a drainage "tube" near San Diego.

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NFL player Josh Shaw suspended through 2020 for betting on games

“If you work in the NFL in any capacity, you may not bet on NFL football,” NFL Commissioner Robert Goodell said.

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Cryptocurrency expert accused of assisting North Korea in evading sanctions

Virgil Griffith "provided highly technical information to North Korea" that "could be used to help North Korea launder money and evade sanctions," officials said.

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Former GOP Rep. says some Republicans secretly 'disgusted' by Trump's behavior

"A lot of members have to take a hard look at this," said former Rep. Charlie Dent. "They can be more concerned about their election or their legacies."

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Dying man saw the new 'Star Wars' movie ahead of scheduled release

"He said he was just so very, very happy and couldn't believe it," the hospice CEO said of the terminally ill man's reaction.

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Chicago officer investigated for body-slamming man to ground

A 41-second video a bystander posted to social media shows the officer pick the man up off his feet and throw him to the ground.

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Massive fire at chemical plant in southeastern Texas contained

Flames from a massive fire at chemical plant TPC Group in southeastern Texas have finally been contained, 48 hours after twin explosions.

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Nation's winningest high school football coach dies at 93

John McKissick recorded 621 victories and captured 10 state titles at Summerville High School

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Four kids killed in Thanksgiving car accident in Kansas

The family was traveling on Thanksgiving morning when their car left the roadway and crashed into a pond near the state's border with Nebraska.

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Rockettes celebrate diversity at this year’s Christmas Spectacular

There are 13 new Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall this year, and Gadi Schwartz got a behind-the-scenes look at how the team is using its own unity to inspire audiences.

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Prince Andrew ‘knows what happened,’ Virginia Roberts Giuffre says

In a new interview, Virginia Roberts Giuffre speaks out against Prince Andrew. She previously alleged that when she was a teenager, she had sex with Prince Andrew after being trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein.

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Buying an Instant Pot? Here's what you need to know

Whether you’re finally jumping on the Instant Pot bandwagon, thinking about upgrading, or buying a pot as a gift, here’s what the pros say you should consider.

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Iraq's prime minister submits resignation as deadly protests sweep country

The PM announced his intention to step down live on television the day after more than 40 protesters were killed in clashes with security forces.

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Two victims killed in London Bridge stabbing attack declared 'terrorist incident'

Specialist officers were called in response to reports the attacker was wearing an explosive vest, which police said was probably a hoax device.

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Three people wounded in stabbing attack in The Hague

The bloody assault happened in a busy shopping district, filled with holiday shoppers.

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How Trump is encouraging an epidemic of antibiotic resistance

As warnings about bacteria becoming more resistant to antibiotics have reached a fevered pitch, the White House's response has been utter indifference.

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Black Friday sales, climate protests kick off around the world

The annual Black Friday sales phenomenon kicked off as protests were expected around the world over environmental concerns and consumer culture.

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Some nursing homes are illegally evicting elderly and disabled residents who can't afford to pay

“You’re just a piece of garbage,” one evicted nursing home resident said. “They’ll kick you right out on the curb.”

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NFL player Josh Shaw suspended through 2020 for betting on games

“If you work in the NFL in any capacity, you may not bet on NFL football,” NFL Commissioner Robert Goodell said.

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Alan Cumming: As an immigrant, the racism of anti-immigrant rhetoric is palpable

The idea that if you're pro-immigrant, you're anti-America, and if you're anti-immigration, you are pro-America is completely wrong.

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Trump says Taliban talks back on, months after declaring them 'dead'

“The Taliban wants to make a deal, and we’re meeting with them,” the president said during an unannounced trip to Afghanistan on Thursday.

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Four kids killed in Thanksgiving car accident in Kansas

The family was traveling on Thanksgiving morning when their car left the roadway and crashed into a pond near the state's border with Nebraska.

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In test of 'fake news' laws, Singapore tells Facebook to correct user's post

The government issued the order after a post containing accusations about the arrest of a supposed whistleblower and election rigging.

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Former GOP Rep. says some Republicans secretly 'disgusted' by Trump's behavior

"A lot of members have to take a hard look at this," said former Rep. Charlie Dent. "They can be more concerned about their election or their legacies."

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Massive fire at chemical plant in southeastern Texas contained

Flames from a massive fire at chemical plant TPC Group in southeastern Texas have finally been contained, 48 hours after twin explosions.

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'Not the boys' club anymore': Eight women take a swing at the construction industry

Being the only woman on the job is a reality for many in NYC's construction sector.

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Dying man saw the new 'Star Wars' movie ahead of scheduled release

"He said he was just so very, very happy and couldn't believe it," the hospice CEO said of the terminally ill man's reaction.

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Cryptocurrency expert accused of assisting North Korea in evading sanctions

Virgil Griffith "provided highly technical information to North Korea" that "could be used to help North Korea launder money and evade sanctions," officials said.

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1 dead, 22 rescued at border after heavy rains in California

U.S. Border Patrol agents and city rescue crews found 20 people in a drainage "tube" near San Diego.

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Chicago officer investigated for body-slamming man to ground

A 41-second video a bystander posted to social media shows the officer pick the man up off his feet and throw him to the ground.

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Nation's winningest high school football coach dies at 93

John McKissick recorded 621 victories and captured 10 state titles at Summerville High School

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Stray bullet strikes Baby Shark doll inches from sleeping Wisconsin toddler

Police collected 45 shell casings after fierce gun battle in the college town.

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Two Americans dead, five injured in Belize bus accident

"Sadly, two guests have died and the five others remain hospitalized, with one guest already transported back to the U.S for medical care," Carnival Cruise Line said.

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Man killed Chicago student because she ignored his catcalls, police say

The man thought Ruth George was pretty and became angry when she ignored his advances, prosecutors said in court documents.

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Trump makes surprise Thanksgiving visit to troops in Afghanistan

The trip comes almost a year after the president made a surprise visit to troops stationed in Iraq, his first to a combat zone since he took office.

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Trump's trade war squeezes the juice out of Maine's wild blueberry business

Not all crops are created equal. Maine’s iconic and endangered wild blueberry business did not get a trade-war bailout from the Trump administration.

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Why the "Bob's Burgers" Thanksgiving episodes are the best holiday specials on TV

Thanksgiving with the imperfect, lovable, hilarious Belcher family — and my brother — finally makes me feel like I am home.

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Parade volunteers fought with gusty winds in the city as the parade was allowed to continue with balloons at a lower height.

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America might be divided now, but we've overcome much worse (and can again)

History teaches that today’s divisions, though serious, are not worse than those America has endured — and overcome — in the past.

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From masala-fried turkey to sticky rice stuffing, this is Thanksgiving in America

“Just thinking about these incredible traditions that we’ve adapted to our different cultures makes me think about the wonderful aspects of diversity,” Rep. Judy Chu said.

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Accomplished free solo climber Brad Gobright dies in climbing accident

As the pair were making their decent at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Gobright and another climber fell from their route down the side of the cliff, state police told NBC News.

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49-carat diamond among nearly 20 jewels stolen in German museum heist

Dresden’s Grünes Gewölbe museum confirmed 17 items, including pieces belonging to Bavarian queens, were stolen in Monday's heist.

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Meet Charli D'Amelio, TikTok's newest viral teen celebrity

Charli D'Amelio is TikTok's newest star. At 15, she's learning to navigate fame, trolls and teenage life in the internet's viral spotlight.

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Democrats dream about defeating Mitch McConnell. Can they do it?

The Senate majority leader is the least popular senator in the country and faces a credible opponent trying to take his seat.

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What to buy (and what to skip) on Black Friday

Navigate the chaos, land the hottest deals and maximize your savings with these expert tips.

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'Knives Out' keeps you guessing until the very end. Agatha Christie would be proud.

"Knives Out" is nearly a full century removed from Poirot’s 1921 debut. But the conditions of modern-day America turn out to mirror those of Agatha Christie’s time.

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'Supergirl' star says she was victim of domestic abuse

“It’s still hard for me to dissect what I was thinking and feeling that kept me from stopping what felt like a runaway freight train," Melissa Benoist said.

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New York Apple Punch: The perfect batch cocktail for Thanksgiving

Serve up a craft cocktail, without spending hours shaking behind the bar, with this simple recipe.

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The best shows to binge watch over Thanksgiving, according to psychologists

20 shows that will offer you some much needed emotional support after all that family time.

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Zhuzh up store-bought crescent rolls with this simple trick

With a quick brush of pesto and a sprinkle of Parmesan, your favorite refrigerated dough becomes something extra special.

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Don't make these Thanksgiving food safety mistakes

What a food safety specialist wants you to know about cooking and storing those Thanksgiving eats safely.

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Talking turkey: A Butterball help hotline operator answers your burning questions

Carol Miller, a Butterball Turkey Talk Line expert for 36 years, shares her tips for cooking up a better Thanksgiving feast.

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3 DIY holiday centerpieces in under 30 minutes

A professional event designer shows you how to create simple DIY centerpieces and table décor hacks using things you already have around your home.

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Martha Stewart says this is the easiest way to host Thanksgiving dinner

A new survey found that Thanksgiving dinner hosts will spend an average of $310.17 this year for about 10 guests. Stay sane and save money with these tips.

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This roasted Brussels sprouts recipe will be your new favorite side

Boring Brussels sprouts are transformed thanks to the magic of Parmesan and balsamic vinegar.

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Shortcuts and a need for speed: Inside Amazon's delivery ramp up

NBC News spoke with 18 people in 11 states who detailed safety problems across the e-commerce giant’s delivery operation as the company aggressively ramped up its delivery volume.

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Don't take a photo of that turkey! The case against Thanksgiving food porn

Even seemingly small actions, like posting on social media, can play a role in upholding or resisting unnecessarily harmful systems — notably the horrible factory farm system.

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Giuliani calls Trump to tell him he was joking about having an 'insurance policy'

"He shouldn’t joke, he is not a funny guy," said Rudy Giuliani's lawyer, Robert Costello, who insisted he make the call to emphasize he had not been serious.

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Alabama remains confirmed to be those of Aniah Blanchard

"Additional charges are forthcoming" in the cases of two men charged with kidnapping Blanchard, the stepdaughter of UFC fighter Walt Harris, police said.

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Trump approves legislation backing Hong Kong protesters

Congress passed a second bill, which Trump also signed, banning the export to the Hong Kong police of crowd-control munitions, such as teargas, pepper spray, rubber bullets and stun guns.

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Admin projected it would separate 26,000 migrant kids at border, DHS watchdog says

A new DHS inspector general report also says the Trump administration knew it lacked the technology to track and reunite children with their parents.

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Celebrity British chef Gary Rhodes dies suddenly at 59

Tributes poured in from Rhodes' peers, including Gordon Ramsay, who called Rhodes a fantastic chef who put British cuisine on the map.

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In her TikTok makeup tutorial, a Trojan Horse message about Uighur Muslims is revealed

"A few years back people didn't know what Uighur was ... now I see non-Muslim people making these videos and spreading awareness," one TikTok user said.

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Why Trump Jr.'s contentious bestseller 'Triggered' sparked literary controversy

The scandal may ultimately be more about the list itself then the authors scratching and clawing their way to the top of it.

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From price comparisons to package tracking, there's a Black Friday app for that

Your smartphone is your best friend this holiday season, whether it’s helping you save money, compare prices, or track online packages all in one place.

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The best shows to binge watch over Thanksgiving, according to psychologists

20 shows that will offer you some much needed emotional support after all that family time.

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Top climber survives 'wild sideways fall' off Yosemite's El Capitan

"I actually feel better than I thought I would," Harrington told "Today" after leaving the hospital.

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Dog walker arrested after home camera catches her allegedly stealing from client

A woman booked through the dog-walking app Wag can be seen in home surveillance video allegedly ransacking a customer's New York home.

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Buying a laptop? Read this first.

Before you buy your next laptop, be sure you know what all of the numbers plastering it mean. We break it all down for you below.

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Ukraine denounces Apple for calling Crimea part of Russia in apps

Russia and Ukraine have both been highly sensitive to the way global companies identify Crimea.

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Julián Castro's Thanksgiving message: Make hunger a national priority

“One of my earliest memories is of a family friend bringing a box with food in it from the food bank," the Democratic presidential candidate says.

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When it comes to access to clean water, 'race is still strongest determinant,' report says

The U.S. has two water crises: Failing infrastructure and a silent one ... race, said the report's author.

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Judge puts brief hold on McGahn testimony order

House lawyers told the judge that a longer stay that lasted throughout the appeals process "would impair the House’s ongoing impeachment inquiry."

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Trump says he didn't direct Giuliani's Ukraine efforts. Witnesses say otherwise.

"No, I didn't direct him," Trump said in an interview on Tuesday, appearing to distance himself from his personal lawyer.

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New York Apple Punch: The perfect batch cocktail for Thanksgiving

Serve up a craft cocktail, without spending hours shaking behind the bar, with this simple recipe.

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School bus driver arrested after allegedly drinking beer while driving kids

The driver had more than 30 elementary school kids on her bus as she allegedly drank beers cloaked in paper bags.

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FAA will now individually review every single new 737 Max before delivery

"Public interest and safety in air commerce require that the FAA retain authority to issue airworthiness certificates," the agency said.

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Diversity marks latest class of U.S. Rhodes Scholars

“When I received the scholarship, I started to think about how I would make a difference here."

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Two OMB staffers quit after expressing frustration about frozen Ukraine aid, top official says

"I never want to attribute that as the, you know, sole purpose for an individual's actions, but I am aware of their frustrations in that area, yes," Sandy said.

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They stole jewels so valued they are 'priceless.' Here's how they'll try to sell them.

“The fact that these are precious cultural objects to Saxons and the world means nothing to these criminals,” one expert said.

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Talking turkey: A Butterball help hotline operator answers your burning questions

Carol Miller, a Butterball Turkey Talk Line expert for 36 years, shares her tips for cooking up a better Thanksgiving feast.

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'Cross your fingers': Storms threaten Thanksgiving travel around U.S.

Strong winds could also determine whether balloons will fly at the iconic Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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New race, same homophobia: Roy Moore laments 'moral' times

U.S. Senate candidate and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore called for a return to “moral” times, before gay marriage, sodomy and abortion were legal.

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Deaths among middle-aged adults reversing life expectancy trends

Women, racial minorities and people living in the Ohio Valley are hit hardest by this "distinctly American phenomenon."

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German man dies after his dog licks him

Exposure to bacteria commonly found in dogs' mouths was enough to send the man into a deadly septic shock.

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Trump: Pardoned Thanksgiving turkeys have 'already received subpoenas'

At the annual White House event Tuesday, the president joked that the birds had been summoned "to appear in Adam Schiff's basement on Thursday."

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Influential neo-Nazi eats at soup kitchens, lives in government housing

In his writings, James Mason advocates waging war against "the system." But at 67 and living in Denver, he's now dependent on it.

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'I thought there was glass': Grandfather breaks silence on toddler's cruise ship fall

"I saw her fall the whole way down,” Salvatore Anello said of 18-month-old Chloe Wiegand's death. “I think for awhile I was just in shock.”

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Wildfire near Santa Barbara threatens thousands of homes

The Cave fire burning Tuesday on mountains north of Santa Barbara in Southern California forced as many as 6,300 people from their homes.

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Robert Redford: America is in crisis. It's time to rid ourselves of Trump.

This monarchy in disguise has been so exhausting and chaotic, it’s not in the least bit surprising so many citizens are disillusioned.

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Jupiter's Great Red Spot isn't dying, researchers say

Observations from the 1800s indicated that Jupiter’s spot was once more than four times the diameter of Earth.

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Philadelphia Eagles lineman says he was sidelined due to debilitating anxiety

The offensive lineman said he is not "ashamed or embarrassed" by his condition.

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5 foods that don't deserve their bad reputations

If you've been avoiding potatoes, bananas, cereal, and soy because you've heard they're unhealthy, think again.

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Deadly superbug MRSA can linger on surfaces in the home for months

But good hygiene can help prevent the bacteria from spreading.

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Zhuzh up store-bought crescent rolls with this simple trick

With a quick brush of pesto and a sprinkle of Parmesan, your favorite refrigerated dough becomes something extra special.

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Scarlett Johansson says she 'mishandled' transgender casting controversy

"I felt terribly about it," Johansson told Vanity Fair. "To feel like you’re kind of tone-deaf to something is not a good feeling.”

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Chris Watts owes parents of slain pregnant wife $6 million, judge rules

Frank and Sandy Rzucek filed the civil suit against Watts on Nov. 19, 2018, the same day he was sentenced to three consecutive sentences of life in prison.

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Ousted Papa John's founder vows 'day of reckoning'

After claiming he ate 40 pizzas in 30 days, John Schnatter said, "The way they're making the pizza is just not fundamental to what makes a Papa John's pizza."

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'Speak English. We're in America,' Texas substitute teacher tells El Paso student

“Teachers and all school staff are meant to be leaders and mentors to our children — not racists who harbor anti-immigrant sentiments,” the president of a national Latino group said.

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White House budget office formally held Ukraine aid on same day as Trump-Zelenskiy call

While the first letter to withhold Ukraine aid was signed by a career official, subsequent letters to freeze the money were signed by a political appointee, a summary of the OMB documents shows.

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Mother of man shot and killed by officer at Alabama mall files lawsuit

EJ Bradford was trying to protect people and assist a shooting victim when he was shot and killed by a Hoover police officer, his family said in a suit.

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HIV from a hug? Misinformation persists among young Americans, study finds

A new study reveals millennials and those in Gen Z are surprisingly uninformed about the virus and how it spreads.

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Chicago man charged with strangling college student in campus garage