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Thanksgiving power outages hit the Northeast

Storm-related power outages hit across the Northeast, leaving some chopping breadcrumbs by flashlight, cooking turkeys on the grill and watching Netflix on phones.

Thanksgiving trivia: There's a reason turkey (the bird) and Turkey (the country) share a name

When the guests around your Thanksgiving table are busy stuffing their bellies today, here's one way to break the lull in conversation: dazzle them with some tasty turkey trivia.

'Not a question of if ... but when': Darren Wilson in talks to leave Ferguson PD

Officer Darren Wilson is in talks to leave the Ferguson Police Department and may give up being an officer altogether, after a grand jury decided not to indict him in the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.

Scientists: 'Positive' results in 1st human trial of experimental Ebola vaccine

The first human trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine has produced promising results, U.S. scientists said, raising hopes that protection from the deadly disease may be on the horizon.

Regulator tells Chrysler to begin exploding airbag recalls by Monday

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Federal safety regulators are demanding that Chrysler must begin recalling cars with the exploding Takata airbags by Monda

Supersonic jets can fly from New York to L.A. in 2.5 hours (or less)

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The super rich may soon be going supersonic.

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson to host National Christmas Tree Lighting

 WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Actor Tom Hanks and his wife, actress and singer Rita Wilson, will co-host the National Christmas Tree lighting next week, th

BlackBerry will buy your iPhone

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- BlackBerry wants your iPhone, and will pay for it.

Thanksgiving travel: Messy mix of snow, rain and delayed flights

 Here's one thing some will not be so thankful for: a messy mix of snow, rain and sleet for Turkey Day.

Opening stores on Thanksgiving doesn't boost sales

 WalMart, Target, Macy's, Kohl's, Kmart, Toys R Us. All of these stores open on Thanksgiving Day.