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Thanksgiving feasts in Texas cater to refugees, the homeless

Thanksgiving feasts in Texas cater to refugees, the homeless

"For some of these people, this is their first Thanksgiving. We have refugees who have been here less than a month."
ANALYSIS: Health care should be a right, but the US doesn't have a 'system'

ANALYSIS: Health care should be a right, but the US doesn't have a 'system'

But, people without insurance tend to wait before going to a doctor, so it makes financial sense to figure out how to provide everyone with basic health insurance so we all get care earlier, when it
Flynn legal team no longer discussing special counsel Russia probe with Trump lawyers

Flynn legal team no longer discussing special counsel Russia probe with Trump lawyers

Michael Flynn's legal team will no longer discuss the special counsel's investigation into Russia's election meddling with President Trump's lawyers.
Las Vegas pot dispensaries offer Black Friday deals

Las Vegas pot dispensaries offer Black Friday deals

Big-box stores won't be the only ones offering discounts to shoppers in Las Vegas this Black Friday. Marijuana dispensaries are rolling out deals, too.
Congressional Russia probes likely to head into 2018

Congressional Russia probes likely to head into 2018

Some Republicans are hoping lawmakers will soon wrap up investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election that have dragged on for most of the year. But with new details in the probe emerging
UN envoy: sexual attacks against Rohingya may be war crimes

UN envoy: sexual attacks against Rohingya may be war crimes

Widespread atrocities against Rohingya Muslim women and girls have been orchestrated and perpetrated by Myanmar's military and may amount to war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide, the U.N.
President Trump assures troops they're 'fighting for something real'

President Trump assures troops they're 'fighting for something real'

President Donald J. Trump offered his thanks to members of the military serving overseas on Thanksgiving—holding a video call with those at posts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Turkey and Bahrain and aboard
Macy's Thanksgiving parade revels on amid tight security

Macy's Thanksgiving parade revels on amid tight security

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade featured balloons, bands, stars and heavy security in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots.
The last straw? Uber loyalists tested by string of scandals

The last straw? Uber loyalists tested by string of scandals

Its latest misbehavior involving a data breach cover-up revealed this week could be the impetus for people to ride elsewhere—or keep looking the other way.
The Latest: Party assured Mugabe he wouldn't be prosecuted

The Latest: Party assured Mugabe he wouldn't be prosecuted

A Zimbabwe ruling party official says prosecuting Robert Mugabe was never part of the plan in his removal.
Turkeys pardoned by Trump and Obama now birds of a feather in Virginia

Turkeys pardoned by Trump and Obama now birds of a feather in Virginia

Presidents Donald J. Trump and Barack Obama may be worlds apart on the political spectrum, but the turkeys the presidents pardoned couldn't be closer—they're now neighbors in Virginia.
Sheriff: Las Vegas shooting gunman fired over 1,100 rounds

Sheriff: Las Vegas shooting gunman fired over 1,100 rounds

The newly released estimate from Sheriff Joe Lombardo offers more detail about the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
What Obama, Oscar winners and astronauts are thankful for on Thanksgiving

What Obama, Oscar winners and astronauts are thankful for on Thanksgiving

Barack Obama and others took to social media Thursday to share sweet photos with the family and praise others making this world a better place each and every day.
Facebook opens 2nd office combating hate speech in Germany

Facebook opens 2nd office combating hate speech in Germany

Facebook is adding 500 more contractors in Germany to review content posted to the social media site, after a new law came into force targeting online hate speech.
'Mattress Mack' preparing to give out 100,000 pounds of food at Thanksgiving dinner

'Mattress Mack' preparing to give out 100,000 pounds of food at Thanksgiving dinner

Hurricane Harvey hero "Mattress Mack" prepares nearly 100,000 pounds of food to serve at a free Thanksgiving dinner. "The only requirement to come in is you’ve got to have a good appetite."
'Tears were shed': Ill woman's wish to visit beach granted by Australian paramedics

'Tears were shed': Ill woman's wish to visit beach granted by Australian paramedics

A seriously ill Australian woman's wish to see the ocean came true when the ambulance transporting her to the hospital took a detour to allow her to look out upon the water at least one more time.
Turkeys thrown from plane, rooftop arrive at sanctuary for Thanksgiving

Turkeys thrown from plane, rooftop arrive at sanctuary for Thanksgiving

For more than 50 years, the turkey drops have occurred during the annual Yellville Turkey Trot festival, according to the Democrat-Gazette. The practice has been met with opposition from animal
Drinking 3-4 cups of coffee a day may have health benefits: study

Drinking 3-4 cups of coffee a day may have health benefits: study

According to the researchers, people who drink three to four cups of coffee a day are more likely to see health benefits than harm, experiencing lower rates of premature death, cardiovascular disease