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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.

9/11 fund handler decides victim compensation in Aurora movie shooting

No amount of money can make up for the loss of a loved one. But it does more for the survivors than just kind words, said the attorney handling compensation to victims after the Aurora, Colorado massacre.

One of eleven hurt in deadly Gulf oil platform blast says: 'I'm alive'

Two days after a Gulf of Mexico oil platform blast and one day after his co-worker was found dead on the sea floor, a Filipino man offered a succinct message Sunday to his relatives and countrymen: "I am alive."

Buyers prepare bids for Hostess assets

Twinkies may never die. Wonder Bread probably won't either.