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Notable deaths of 2015

Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.

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Celeb vegetarians who won't be eating turkey this Thanksgiving

As you carve into the Thanksgiving turkey this year, here are some celebrity vegetarians that most likely won't be joining you.

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Thanksgiving Day fast facts

Here's some background information about Thanksgiving Day, celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. In 2015, Thanksgiving is Nov.…

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What to know: Laquan McDonald case

Protesters took to the streets of Chicago after police released a graphic dashcam video showing an officer shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Here is what…

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Top 10 fastest-selling albums

Adele's "25" has topped the 15-year-old single-week sales record set by *NSYNC's "No Strings Attached," selling more than 2.5 million copies since its Friday…

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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…

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Paris terror attacks: What we know

The Paris attacks that killed at least 129 people continued to prompt raids and arrests in Europe and airstrikes in Syria.

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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Where are 'Married... with Children' stars today?

With Christina Applegate celebrating her 44th birthday on Wednesday, join us for a look at where she and her "Married… with Children" co-stars are today.

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Recent controversial police encounters

Here is a timeline of recent controversial incidents involving law enforcement officials and civilians.


Notable food recalls

Health investigators say a handful of cases of E. coli have been linked back to chicken salad sold at Costco. Here are some other recent food recalls.

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Jamar Clark unrest: What to know

Minneapolis man Jamar Clark, 24, was shot by police and died of gunshot wounds to the head Nov. 16, 2015. Here's what to know about the controversial shooting.

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Clock boy: What to know

The family of Ahmed Mohamed (aka "clock boy"), who made national headlines when he was detained and placed in handcuffs for bringing a homemade clock to…

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Portraits of the Paris victims

They were concertgoers and football fans, students, teachers, journalists, architects and lawyers. Portraits of the 129 killed and 352 wounded in deadly…

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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…

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Celebrity bad hair days

Think you're the only one having a bad hair day? You're not alone. There are plenty of celebrities that have had them, too.

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2015 American Music Awards

With some of music's biggest and brightest stars taking the stage for the 2015 American Music Awards on Sunday night, check out all the action.

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Donald Trump's most provocative quotes

Since announcing his presidential campaign in June, Donald Trump has made headlines with a series of provocative quotes and comments. Check out some of the…


2015's biggest mergers and acquisitions

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

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Best states for children's well-being

With Thanksgiving week marking National Family Week, take a look at which 25 states are tops when it comes to children's well-being, according to the 2015 Kids…

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Miley Cyrus through the years

With the twerking aficionado formerly known as Hannah Montana celebrating her 23rd birthday on Nov. 23, join us for a look back at Miley Cyrus' career so far.

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Celebrity weddings of 2015

Here comes the (celebrity) bride! Take a look at the notable celebrity weddings of 2015.

Mali hotel attack

Assailants with guns blazing attacked a hotel hosting diplomats and others in Mali's capital on Friday morning, leaving at least 10 people dead and trapping…

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Meet the dogs that smell cancer

Dogs have a second smelling device in the back of their noses called Jacobson's organ. That double smelling system allows trained dogs to detect cancer's…

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Joe Biden's goofiest moments

Here's a look back at some of Vice President Joe Biden's more memorable moments.

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New flag for New Zealand

New Zealand is choosing among several finalists to face off against its current flag in a poll next year. Here are the five finalists.

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Celebrities who have adopted

We often hear the names Angelina Jolie and Madonna when it comes to celebrity adoptions, but several other stars have adopted children, too. In honor of…

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15 things your feet say about your health

Pay attention if your feet are sending you any of these 15 warning signs.

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Highest grossing movies based on books

As "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2" opens in theaters, consider where it may ultimately end up on this list of the 30 top-grossing movies adapted from…

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2015 MLB season award winners

With Thursday's announcement of Bryce Harper and Josh Donaldson as the the National League and American League MVPs, take a look at the other 2015 MLB season…

Jared Fogle case: What to know

Jared Fogle, the longtime former pitchman for Subway, was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of child pornography and…

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WATCH releases 2015 '10 Worst Toys' list

World Against Toys Causing Harm has released its annual 10 Worst Toys list. Take a look at what made the list this year.

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Feuds between politicians, musicians

On Nov. 19, Survivor guitarist Frankie Sullivan, co-writer of "Eye of the Tiger," filed suit against Mike Huckabee for using the song without first getting…

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Smoking in America: Fast facts

With Thursday marking the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout event, take a look at these facts about cigarette smoking in the U.S.

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Greatest TV characters you never saw

Some of the greatest TV characters in the history of television never appeared on the screen. Take a look at the some of the greatest TV characters you never…

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States with the most smokers

Thursday marks the Great American Smokeout, with the American Cancer Society challenging people to stop using tobacco. Check out where people still smoke the…

Carly Simon, 2013

Songs written about famous people

With Carly Simon revealing to People magazine that the second verse of "You're So Vain" is about Warren Beatty, but staying mum on the men who inspired the…

Bobby Jindal

2016 race: Who's running and who's out

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced he was dropping out of the presidential race on Nov 18. See who else is running and who has dropped out.

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Past and present: People's 'Sexiest Man Alive'

David Beckham was named People's "Sexiest Man Alive." Take a look back at some of the past winners.

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Police conduct major raid in Paris suburb

Police conducted a major operation in the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis Wednesday morning involving suspects linked to the deadly attacks in the French capital…

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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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Where are 'Dynasty' stars today?

With Linda Evans, the star of the '80s primetime soap "Dynasty," turning 73 on Wednesday, join us for a look at where she and the rest of her former costars…

Charlie Sheen's HIV announcement

Celebrities who have battled HIV/AIDs

Charlie Sheen, who revealed his HIV-positive diagnosis on the "Today" show Tuesday, is hardly the first celebrity to announce such a diagnosis.

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Oxford's 2015 words of the year

Check out this year's word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries, as well as other contenders and past winners.

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Celebrities who have fallen from grace

Few celebrities can contend with Charlie Sheen when it comes to spectacular public meltdowns. Take a look at Sheen other stars who have fallen from grace.

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Paris attackers: What's known

French authorities are carrying out raids across the country to rein in the network responsible for orchestrating Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris that…

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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…

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Before they were famous: Celebrity commercials

Not everybody starts at the top, and that includes celebrities. In that spirit, click on to see 30 commercials featuring some of your favorite TV and movie…

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World reacts after Paris attacks

In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris on Nov. 13, buildings in cities across the globe were lit up in the blue, white and red colors of the…

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Who is ISIS?

ISIS-affiliated attackers killed at least 129 people in Paris Friday in coordinated attacks at six locations throughout the city. The attacks set off police…

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