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  • Screen Shot 2013-11-21 at 1.43.18 PM.png When Black Friday madness takes a tragic turn

    As Black Friday bleeds into Thanksgiving Day, the frenzy surrounding one of the busiest shopping days of the year has grown and, in some instances, led to violence or even deaths. Here is a look at some recent incidents that have marred one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

    November 25, 2013 1 Photo

  • cummings.jpg Aspiring rapper arrested in connection with burned, dismembered body

    An aspiring rapper wanted in connection with the brutal slaying of a man whose dismembered and burned remains were found last week in two locations in Massachusetts has been arrested in San Diego, police said.

    November 22, 2013 2 Photos

  • bullying-sign.jpg Parents make son wear sign identifying him as a bully

    Sometimes learning lessons the hard way turns out to be the best way. That's what mother Amber Carey and stepfather Felix Mayle are hoping after choosing a public punishment for their son.

    November 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • 11-22-13 Sonny Boyd main.jpg Detective remembers Kennedy's assassin as unnaturally calm

    Detective Elmer "Sonny" Boyd was doing a last security sweep through the Dallas Trade Mart, where President John F. Kennedy was scheduled to speak, when he and his partner got word of an incident involving the president's motorcade.

    November 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • news_jfkassassination.jpg JFK assassination: Some enduring conspiracy theories

    Over the years, more than 200 people and three dozen groups have been accused of being involved in Kennedy's assassination, author Vincent Bugliosi recently told CNN. So it’s understandable that conspiracy theories of all degrees of plausibility have gained — and lost — popularity in that time.

    November 21, 2013 1 Photo

  • r111913lazanmarion.jpg Holocaust survivor shares her story

    Marion Blumenthal Lazan, who as a child survived the Nazis' Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, urges people to pass along her stories and those of other Halocaust survivors. "It is your generation that is the last generation that will hear these stories firsthand,” she tells young people. “When we are not here anymore, it is you who will have to bear witness.”

    November 20, 2013 1 Photo 1 Slideshow

  • JFK and Wright.jpg 'He was truly a beloved president': Former Speaker recalls ride in JFK motorcade

    On Nov. 22, 1963, former Speaker of the House Jim Wright spent much of that fateful day with and talking to JFK. Though now 90 years old, and 50 years later, his memories have not faded.

    November 20, 2013 1 Photo

  • 111813 smoke cer2_72.jpg Tribe adds Sonic carhops, tots to its portfolio

    The Wyandotte Nation has been diversifying its holdings, most recently with a Sonic Drive-In in this small city on the Kasnas-Missouri broder.

    November 19, 2013 1 Photo

  • walmart-shot.jpg Gun in pants pocket fires in Walmart; owner keeps shopping

    Police said a man whose gun accidentally fired in his pants pocket while at Walmart on Sunday kept on shopping, paying for his items and leaving as though nothing had happened.

    November 18, 2013 1 Photo

  • 131114_GT_OUT_SCULPTURE_01 Weathered sculpture gets new life in a seaside home

    The 20-foot sculpture "Omphalos" has watched over college students, tourists, taxis and buses in bustling Harvard Square since the early 1980s. The weathered piece by the late sculptor Dimitri Hadzi is headed for a new home in a seaside town 40 miles away.

    November 15, 2013 1 Photo

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