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Thanksgiving food to keep away from pets

Pet owners should be wary of giving some Thanksgiving staples to their dogs and cats.

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Rowling defends Snape from haters

Severus Snape: good guy or bad guy?

If you said "bad guy," J.K. Rowling wasn't having it.

The Harry Potter author injected herself into a debate on Twitter of…

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7 things you should know about Macy's Parade

It's a Thanksgiving Day tradition: the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Here are some things you should know about this treasured holiday tradition.


REI to workers: Shun Black Friday, enjoy nature

For 13 straight years, energetic REI store manager Nikki Mashapure spent her Black Friday in the retail trenches, trying to keep from being overrun by invading…

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How long can you eat those leftovers?

Deep in the recesses of most people's refrigerators lives a half-eaten bottle of salsa, some takeout Chinese food and last week's chicken dinner.

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Scientists create malaria-blocking mosquito

Scientists in the U.S. say they've created a new strain of mosquito that could eventually help eradicate malaria.


How to break even on Thanksgiving calories

With the right planning and a serving of willpower, you can have a healthy (or healthier) Thanksgiving.


'Social dining network' meets US Thanksgiving

Who would open their dining room to virtually everyone else -- to a wide world of strangers -- on Thanksgiving Day? Answer: A growing number of hosts and…

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In the unlikeliest of places, Syrians thrive

The small white building is inconspicuous except for its shuttered windows adorned with painted mint-green domes. A silver crescent catches the sun above the…

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STD rates rise, especially among men

The news in this year's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report on sexually transmitted diseases is not good.

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Princess Charlotte in photos

Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, have released two new photographs of Princess Charlotte, who was born on May 2.

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2015 Thanksgiving, Black Friday hours for major retailers

Black Friday is nearly here, although it will once again be more like "Black Thanksgiving" this year given store hours. Check out the store hours announced for 2015 by major retailers.

Holiday foods to keep away from pets

Thanksgiving is all about friends and family -- and food, of course -- but there are some goodies you need to keep away from pets.

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Tips for braving stormy holiday travel

AAA estimates that 3.6 million people will be flying this Thanksgiving, and close to 42 million will be on the roads. With all those people traveling, stormy weather could make for huge delays and headaches. Follow these tips from CNN for (hopefully) calm travels this holiday week.


2015's biggest mergers and acquisitions

Check out some of 2015's biggest mergers and acquisitions.

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Toys 'R' Us 2015 Holiday Hot Toy List

Not sure what to get your kids for Christmas? Toys 'R' Us has a few ideas with its annual selections for the 2015 Holiday Hot Toy List.

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States where the most people go hungry

With this week marking National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, we're reminded that hunger remains a big problem in America. Here's a look at the states where the most people go hungry.

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Easy ways to reduce your heating bill

Heating season is here in many parts of the country, and some bills are expected to be higher this year. Here are some easy ways you can save money.

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5 forgotten Facebook apps

Social media giant Facebook has launched several new apps over the past few years that are mostly discarded and forgotten. Here's a look at some of the long-forgotten apps Facebook has produced.

10 most popular pizza toppings

Today is National Pizza With Everything (Except Anchovies) Day! Check out Americans' favorite pizza toppings.

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Which car rental customers are most satisfied?

With J.D. Power releasing its 2015 North America Rental Car Satisfaction Study on Wednesday, check out which car rental chains have the most satisfied customers.

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Best employers for veterans

As we commemorate Veterans Day on Wednesday, take a look at some of the larger, more well-known companies that made Civilian Job News' 2015 list of the best employers for veterans.

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