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Toys R Us shoppers choose deals first, turkey later

Shop, eat turkey, then shop some more.

Black Friday brings festive scene to Macy's

Black Friday at Macy's flagship store in midtown Manhattan has a different vibe than the typical hometown mall. For many in the crowd, the shopping is secondary: The real fun was in the spectacle.

Fog suspected in 100 vehicle Texas wrecks that claim at least two lives

At least two people were killed and as many as 120 injured in Thanksgiving pileups involving an estimated 100 cars on a foggy stretch of highway in southeast Texas, authorities said.

Art Ginsburg, TV's 'Mr. Food,' dies at 81

Art Ginsburg, who as "Mr. Food" demonstrated recipes and cooking tips in 90-second segments for millions of TV viewers over more than 30 years, died Wednesday of cancer, a company official said.

Special places to find gratitude

Where do you go to feel a sense of gratitude, serenity or peace in your life?

Lawmakers offer helping of holiday thanks with side dish of debt worries

After a heated campaign season, lawmakers expressed gratitude in their Thanksgiving remarks but not without the political undertones of an economy limping back to life and impending fiscal crisis.

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.