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Last year, when these families gatherered for Thanksgiving, politics threatened the holiday harmony. Who knew Donald Trump’s election would unify us a..
The San Antonio Police Department's 2017C Cadet Class stands at attention July 31 during a welcoming ceremony at the San Antono Police Training Academ..
Apple acquired Vrvana, the makers of Totem, a "mixed reality headset," in a deal worth an estimated $30 million, TechCrunch first reported. Earlier th..
Photo: Michael Ciaglo /Houston Chronicle Ava Pettit, 8, plays with the family dog, Zoe. About a year ago, Zoe bit Ava in the face while jumping for a ..
Hutton moved to Rochester in 2015 after a five-month stay in a St. Cloud women's shelter. She said it was the start of an effort to get on the right t..
Dear Answer Man, I was told by an ex-Mayo One pilot that the Alatus building to be built at 14th Avenue and Second Street Southwest is to be 13 floors..
CHICAGO — Rigoberto Velazquez had a bachelor's degree in psychology from DePaul University and a steady job at a home health agency, but wasn't sure w..
"Essential oils aren't just nice-smelling aromas," says Adina Grigore, the founder of the organic skin care brand S.W. Basics and author of "Just the ..
-- PHOTO MOVED IN ADVANCE AND NOT FOR USE - ONLINE OR IN PRINT - BEFORE NOV. 19 2017. -- Luke Huffstutter, the co-owner of a hair salon in Portland, O..
(Newser) – They were young hoops shooters who paid more than $25,000 a year to attend what they thought was an elite basketball academy that would pre..
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vance Joseph has a non-traditional quarterback on his hands, so conventional wisdom has been shunted aside in Denver along wit..
Ever since Deadwood ended over ten long years ago, we have been waiting for the next great western TV series and we think we may have found it in the ..
Travis Scott wanted Kylie Jenner to celebrate Thanksgiving with him in Houston but she said now. Now, we’ve EXCLUSIVELY learned these two fought over ..
Photo: MADDIE MCGARVEY, NYT COLUMBUS, Ohio — They seem an odd couple: J.D. Vance, author of “Hillbilly Elegy,” his best-selling memoir of growing up i..
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President Trump will meet with Senate Republicans on Tuesday ahead of crucial votes in the GOP effort to pass a massive tax cut package, as conservati..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Major global and U.S. stock indices set fresh all-time highs on Friday, buoyed by a bright business outlook and strong corporate ..
WASHINGTON (AP) — A high school dropout, Nicole Dickey adds fractions in math class at a charter school for adults, hoping to earn her high school cre..
(Newser) – Stocks ended a shortened trading day with more record highs as technology and health care companies posted solid gains. Energy stocks were ..
“Happy Thanksgiving, she wrote on Instagram. “Early morning in Chicago. I love this town.” On Friday, she and Brad, 59, toured their old stomping grou..
Marbell Castillo holds her granddaughter Maia Powell during the toddler’s recent checkup at Burke Pediatrics in Fairfax County, Va. Maia is covered th..
ADAMS — Faced with crumbling water lines underneath four blocks of Main Street, Adams city officials approved a $1 million-plus project to upgrade the..
ST. PAUL — High-speed internet access will soon be available to an additional 1,195 households and 260 businesses in southeast Minnesota thanks to gra..
PRIOR LAKE — Concert promoters have announced The Chainsmokers will kick off a weekend of performances in the Minneapolis area in advance of the Super..

Opinion: A dairy farmer gives thanks

-Burlington Free Press
It’s that time of year, when we all think about what we’re thankful for. As a New England dairy farmer, I certainly can appreciate my life and my call..
Several parents have accused a Beijing kindergarten of drugging and-----abusing their children, causing an upswell of anger on Chinese social media an..
This is the fifth and final article in a five-part series. In my previous essays I have outlined the huge problems with cost, quality and access facin..
Merck Chairman Ken Frazier, left, whispered to President Trump during a meeting with pharmaceutical industry leaders in January. (Jabin Botsford/The W..
  Last year, franchise spa810 was welcomed into the spa industry. Full-time entrepreneur Nicole Smith left the corporate world to explore her passion ..
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WASHINGTON -- "Many of you have jobs, many of you have families," Sen. Al Franken told Democratic leaders gathered on the eve of a hotly contested gov..
WASHINGTON -- "Many of you have jobs, many of you have families," Sen. Al Franken told Democratic leaders gathered on the eve of a hotly contested gov..
Ralph Northam, Virginia’s Gov.-elect (D), campaigned on one of the most liberal platforms in the commonwealth’s modern history before his decisive win..
Liberal dream bills, once considered dead-on-arrival in Virginia’s overwhelmingly Republican House of Delegates, face better odds in a reshaped Richmo..
SEOUL (Reuters) - A defector’s treatment for critical injuries suffered during a dramatic dash from North Korea has highlighted a shortage of South Ko..
WASHINGTON — "Many of you have jobs, many of you have families," Sen. Al Franken told Democratic leaders gathered on the eve of a hotly contested gove..
The four players, ranging in age from 16 to 18, face felony charges that include third-degree assault causing substantial bodily harm and aiding and a..
AP file photo Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention on July 25, 2016, in Philadelphia. Franken has spent muc..
China announced tariff cuts Friday on consumer goods including avocados, mineral water and baby carriages in a new effort to spur economic growth driv..
Study finds that four out of ten cancers in the United States are linked to poor lifestyle choices. Smoking and drinking are just some factors that in..
The Ebola epidemic that ravaged Liberia took a heavy toll on the country's medical ranks, leaving the West African nation with one of the lowest docto..
This is the second article in a five-part series. If there is one statistic you should memorize about American health care, it is this: We Americans s..
This is the third article in a five-part series. In my last article, I talked about costs out of control in American health care. In this one I will t..
Since the U.S. Congress passed the Affordable Care Act, the individual mandate has been its least popular part. Republicans have fought, so far unsucc..
Rachel Clement picks purple mustard before the first hard freeze of the season at Owl’s Nest Farm in Upper Marlboro, Md., on Nov. 9. Many women, highl..
For years in the 1970s, people would show up at all hours of the day and night at a low, stone building in the unit block of O Street NW hoping to dro..
Say you're a publicly insured Californian with an addiction to heroin, fentanyl or prescription narcotics, and you want to quit. New research suggests..
(HealthDay)—Spouses of female physicians are on average more educated and work more hours outside the home than spouses of male physicians, according ..
(HealthDay)—Many patients with self-reported hearing loss do not receive medical evaluation and recommended treatments, according to a study published..
The sun sets earlier and earlier every day. As we approach the shortest and darkest days of the year, we fight back with bright candles, colorful ligh..