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Despite Sandy, Queens family is giving thanks -- together

About this time last year, Kate Rigaut was surrounded by 15 of her closest relatives, heaping turkey, stuffing and two kinds of potatoes onto her plate.

Airlines cash in as in-flight wi-fi takes off

As the globe has become increasingly outfitted with wi-fi hotspots and cell phone towers, the skies have long been the last refuge from constant connectivity.

Recall for craft kit to make foam turkey

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a voluntary recall of a craft kit to create a foam pumpkin turkey following concerns the magnets included with the seasonal adult product could pose a hazard if ingested by small children.

Wal-mart workers get ready for Black Friday protest

Shoppers and stores around the country are preparing for big Black Friday sales, but a group of Wal-Mart workers are getting ready for a protest.

Why Wal-Mart workers are striking on Black Friday

The stage has been set for a battle between a group of Wal-Mart workers and the retailer on Black Friday.

Annual survey finds dangerous toys on store shelves

'Tis the season to be wary when it comes to buying potentially dangerous toys for children this holiday.

Elmo voice actor resigns from Sesame Street

Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who provides the voice of Elmo on "Sesame Street," resigned Tuesday after a man filed a lawsuit accusing him of conducting an underage sexual relationship.

Feds probe Gulf Coast dolphin killings

They're friendly, intelligent and playful. So who'd want to shoot a dolphin?

Wal-Mart fights back on Black Friday strike

As Wal-Mart workers prepare to stage a walkout on Black Friday, the world's largest store is fighting back.

McAfee's former girlfriend says the Internet pioneer is 'frightened for his life'

A dead neighbor. Headless dogs. And a millionaire on the run. All set against a backdrop of spectacular tropic beauty. It would be difficult to imagine a more intriguing story than the one unfolding in Belize right now.