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Thanksgiving travel stats, most popular destinations

With Thanksgiving only weeks away, TripAdvisor, the world largest travel website, conducted a survey to determine America’s Thanksgiving travel plans. 

Duck Dynasty auctions 1 millionth 2013 duck call for Wounded Warrior charity

Members of the popular A&E Duck Dynasty show are auctioning off their 1 millionth Duck Commander Duck Call of 2013 for a good cause.

Montana fugitive captured in Texarkana, sentenced to 15 years in prison for child porn

A Montana registered sex offender was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison Wednesday for transporting child pornography across state lines while attempting to elude authorities seeking him for probation violations pertaining to a prior child

2 sentenced for sexually abusing minor to produce child porn

In unrelated cases, two Maryland men were each sentenced Thursday, November 7, to more than 25 years in prison for sexually abusing a minor to produce child pornography.

Military dad surprises son at school

A South Carolina boy got a heartwarming surprise at school just in time for Veteran's Day. His military dad arrived home from Afghanistan early and decided to surprise him with a little help from the school.

Veterans Day Fast Facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about Veterans Day, a holiday honoring men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Facts: Celebrated annually on November 11th, the anniversary of the end of World War I.

Kerry 'not blind' to Rouhani's past

America's top diplomat dismissed concerns Sunday that the Obama administration was not being skeptical enough while the U.S.

Glitz, glamour, low pay, what it's like to be an NFL Cheerleader

You see them on the sidelines of most games. Cheerleaders have become an iconic part of NFL Sundays. But behind the glitz and glamor, there's grueling hours, long days, and some critics argue low pay.

Homeless man naps in Pittsburgh presidential suite

 Jeffery Watson napped in the comfort of a $2,500 presidential suite at Pittsburgh's stately Omni William Penn Hotel, which has hosted movie stars, leaders of industry, and every U.S.

'Worse than hell' in typhoon-ravaged Philippines

No food. No water. Houses and buildings torn to pieces. Bodies scattered on the streets. Hospitals overrun with patients. Medical supplies running out.