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Plump turkeys in butcher shop windows. Sandwich boards describing groaning feasts.
As each customer passed by the all-terrain wheelchair parked in the main aisle Thursday inside GameMasters, they stopped and lingered. Read more »
President Barack Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others. Read more »
Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance. Read more »
People in storm-socked areas around Buffalo began returning to work on Monday as fast-melting mounds of snow fed into creeks that were starting to swell. Read more »
The president of the University of Virginia's Inter-Fraternity Council says he was sickened by a female student's account of being gang-raped by seven men at a fraternity. Read more »
Evacuation plans are being prepared and the Red Cross is setting up shelters as rising temperatures begin to melt 7 feet of snow in the Buffalo area, causing a risk of flooding. Read more »
Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics. Read more »
A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. Read more »
The weekend offered the Buffalo region a chance to dig out of record levels of deep snow before a flood warning took effect because of rising temperatures and rain. Read more »
The U.S. told Iran Sunday that it's time to consider extending nuclear talks, in the first formal recognition by Washington that frenzied last-minute diplomacy may not be enough to seal a deal by a... Read more »
More than 30 horses died in a stable fire in suburban Chicago over the weekend, with distraught owners of the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said. Read more »
The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of the U.S. nuclear force amid a gambling investigation is denying that he made the counterfeit casino chips he was caught using at an Iowa casino... Read more »
A Republican legislator whose family paid $10,000 for a Ten Commandments monument that is at the center of a lawsuit said he has ordered a new one after someone drove a car across the statehouse... Read more »
Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently needed more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and... Read more »
In a move likely to further inflame tensions with Israel's Arab citizens, the Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved a bill to legally define the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people. Read more »
Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the... Read more »
President Barack Obama says voters want a "new car smell" in the 2016 White House race and that Hillary Rodham Clinton would be "a great president," but would Clinton pass that particular smell test? Read more »
"Mockingjay, Part 1" didn't catch fire like the last installment of "The Hunger Games," but it still set the highest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office. Read more »
A veteran politician from the previous regime that ran on a platform of restoring the prestige of the state took the lead in Tunisia's first free and fair presidential election Sunday, according to... Read more »
Workers have finished recovering wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster, more than four months after the passenger jet was shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine. Read more »
You think the attractive woman at the party who has been chatting you up all night is ready to take things to the next level. She seems to be throwing all the right signals. But if things turn... Read more »
As Facebook develops a work-friendly version of the social media site, could it improve employee productivity, or further complicate the relationship between work and personal time? Read more »
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Estately, a national real estate listing search site, recently explored Guinness World Records for all 50 states , finding a host of curious facts and surprising information about each. From... Read more »
Rodeo Drive and Fifth Avenue may be famous for extravagant shopping, but that doesn’t mean Californians and New Yorkers are, in general, the biggest spenders. Utahns, however, are a different... Read more »
People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions... Read more »
What will be the economic impacts of Obama's new immigration reform program? Read more »
A crowd of nearly 40 people gathered downtown raised an angry cry as they received word the Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown will not be indicted. Read more »
A Washington judge has found that the father-in-law of missing Utah woman Susan Powell is in violation of a court order for failing to get mandated sexual deviancy treatment and has ordered him to... Read more »
Want to save some cash while holiday shopping? The best tool can be a smartphone packed with the right apps. Read more »
Smoke billowed from burned-out buildings and sidewalks were strewn with broken glass Tuesday morning after Ferguson erupted over a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the... Read more »
With state money stagnating, universities struggle to pay the bills. Read more »
Plump turkeys in butcher shop windows. Harvest displays of pumpkin and corn. Sandwich boards describing groaning feasts. Read more »
Glamour, celebrities, perfect weather. A revitalized and growing downtown. Iconic venues and political support. With these virtues, Los Angeles looks like an ideal fit to host the 2024 Olympics. Read more »
Founded by Jesuits and located in the heart of Silicon Valley, California's oldest college is uniquely situated to use start-up culture to wipe out poverty. Read more »
This tech-booming city, home to Twitter and other innovative startups, is experiencing its greatest growth since the California Gold Rush more than 150 years ago. Read more »
Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he was "disappointed" by the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, that followed a grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael... Read more »
Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low. Read more »
On Nov. 25-26, 1950, 300,000 Chinese troops attacked American and U.N. forces in North Korea. China's intervention in the war came as a surprise to many, and vastly expanded the scope of the conflict Read more »
He criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn't match physical evidence. And he did it at night, as a city already on edge waited to learn if a grand jury would indict a white Ferguson police officer in the... Read more »
Russia still has enough troops along Ukraine's border to mount a major incursion, NATO's top commander said Tuesday, and Moscow is using its military might to affect political developments inside... Read more »
U.S. special operations forces took part in a rescue mission that freed eight hostages held by al-Qaida militants in Yemen, a senior defense official said Wednesday, deepening the mystery surrounding a rare raid by American commandos... Read more »
Cleveland police planned to release surveillance video from an officer's fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy who turned out to be carrying a pellet gun. Read more »
Due to its affordability and opportunity, Salt Lake City is one of the best U.S. cities for millennials, according to The Atlantic's Derek Thompson. Read more »
The normally bucolic, vacationer-crowded state at the tip of Mexico's Baja peninsula has become a battleground, with dozens of killings in a power struggle following the capture of drug lord... Read more »
The accidental discovery in a small library in northern France of an original first folio of Shakespeare's plays has sent a jolt of excitement around the world of Shakespeare scholars. Read more »
A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Read more »
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