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Bernie Tiede Wins Appeal in Freezer Death Case

Beta Wired

The family of M arjorie Nugent says that they didn't expect the latest decision by the state's highest criminal court to release Bernie Tiede, who was convicted of murder, from life sentence. The decision came on Wednesday. Advertisement. Spokesman for the ...

'Black Furdays' helps DC pets find forever homes

Washington Times

Doorbuster deals and rock bottom prices are advertised for just about everything on Black Friday — even cats. The Washington Humane Society is offering a special “Black Furdays” flash sale on adoptable pets on Friday and Saturday, slashing adopting fees ...

Thanksgiving 2014: What stars are thankful for this year

CBS News

Thanksgiving is here and stars are celebrating in their own ways, from cooking at home to spending time with their families and appearing at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. Many are also taking a moment to send wishes to fans and ...

What Happened When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt Moved Thanksgiving

ABC News

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt confused plenty of people in 1939 when he issued a presidential proclamation moving Thanksgiving back a week. For the past 76 years, since Abraham Lincoln's original proclamation, Thanksgiving had fallen on the last ...

City's ugly Christmas tree getting single red bulb

Washington Post

READING, Pa. — A much-maligned public Christmas tree in Pennsylvania is getting the Charlie Brown treatment. Officials in Reading (RED'-ing) say the spindly branches will be decorated with a single red ornamental bulb — just like the scrawny tree in the ...

Native Americans Mourn in Plymouth on Thanksgiving

Boston.com

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Thanksgiving is nothing to celebrate for Native Americans in the town where the Pilgrims settled. Wampanoags and other native people are observing the 45th annual National Day of Mourning on a hill overlooking the harbor ...

EPA unveils contentious plan to tighten ozone standards

The Hill

The Obama administration unveiled an ambitious plan Wednesday that it said would improve public health by slashing the ozone pollution that causes smog. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy framed the update to the ...

Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy

Valdosta Daily Times

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy — just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms. The executive order signed Friday would prevent the deportation ...

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