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Military warned of possible ISIS attacks at home

U.S. officials have warned military personnel that Islamic State forces may be planning attacks against them.

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Study: Too many infants still sleep with blankets

Researchers are reiterating warnings about blankets in babies' cribs.

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Congress crams unfinished agenda into final days

Lame-duck lawmakers are returning to Washington where they face a stacked agenda and not much time to get it all done.

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Christmas tree arrives at White House

Two horses pulled the nearly 20-foot fir tree to the front door of the White House.

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Shoppers head online for Cyber Monday

The Monday after Thanksgiving has been the biggest online shopping day of the year since 2010.

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Black Friday sales fall on early discounts, online shoppers

Early holiday sales and rising online shopping took a toll as shoppers spent 6.4 percent less than last year.

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Missouri officer in fatal shooting resigned without severance

The white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teen resigned from the force.

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Making headlines this week

A look at the big newsmaker this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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FedEx predicts increase in holiday deliveries

It's going to be another record-setting holiday season for shipments.

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Black Friday gun buys test background check system

As stores crowd with holiday shoppers, gun buyers will be challenging the nation's background check system to keep up.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade stepped off in NYC, officially ushering in the holiday season.

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Thanksgiving grease cooks up plumbing disasters

Thanksgiving is a royal pain in the U.S. drain.

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Ebola survivors thankful for ‘second chance’

Six of the nine Ebola patients treated in the U.S. met for the first time.

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Thanksgiving travel at a 7-year high

More than 46 million Americans are expected to travel over the holiday weekend.

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History of the holiday: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.

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Obama pardons ‘Cheese,’ America’s top turkey

The President pardoned the official Thanksgiving turkey in a tradition that is truly American.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg has heart procedure

Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a heart procedure after reporting discomfort following routine exercise.

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Storm threatens to foil Thanksgiving travel for millions

A nor'easter packing rain and snow is posing special challenges and threatening to cancel flights across the country. a

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Judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

U.S. judges overturned measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.

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National Guard, police curb Ferguson unrest, protests swell across U.S.

Some 2,000 troops helped ward off a second night of rampant arson and looting in suburban St. Louis.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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REVIEW: Surprising talent creates weird onscreen magic in ‘Foxcatcher’

This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Channing Tatum, left, and Mark Ruffalo in a scene from "Foxcatcher."

Sibling rivalry, loneliness, competition and madness fuel director Bennett Miller’s award-worthy true crime tale Foxcatcher.

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REVIEW: ‘Wild’ is both unsettling and triumphant

This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Reese Witherspoon in a scene from the film, "Wild."

Reese Witherspoon leaves her comfort zone as real-life hiker Cheryl Strayed in "Wild."

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This week’s top rock tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top rock songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Cameron Diaz engaged to Good Charlotte star

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The "Charlie's Angels" star is reportedly planning to marry Benji Madden.