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Newborn found in Nativity scene at New York church

A baby with an umbilical cord still attached was discovered this week in a Nativity scene at a New York church, according to church staff.

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Rams' Stedman Bailey shot while sitting in car

St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey is in critical condition after being shot while sitting in a car in the Miami area, police said.

Bailey, 25, was in the car with four others -- two of them minors -- near a Miami Gardens residence "when anot...

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Britain hikes taxes on investors to cool housing market

Britain's decision to levy a higher rate of tax on investors in its red hot housing market will be welcomed by many.

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Chicago on edge over police shooting video

Wednesday had been marked as the day by which Chicago officials had to release graphic dashcam video of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald's final moments and -- because of that -- the day the city could erupt.

It didn't happen quite that way, though the cit...

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Human error led to MSF strike, general says

A U.S. airstrike that mistakenly killed 30 people at a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, last month was, in part, the result of military personnel inadvertently aiming at the wrong target -- the hospital compound -- instead of ...

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'Friendsgiving' -- America's new Thanksgiving trend

America has a new Thanksgiving trend: "Friendsgiving."

Millennials love turkey, stuffing and pie so much that they're often doing the whole meal multiple times -- once with mom and dad and a second (or even third) time with friends.

"It's essentially l...

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FanDuel: Only 16 New York players have lost $50K

FanDuel disclosed some of its players' loss figures in a court filing late Monday as part of its lawsuit to allow players from New York to play its games.

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Thanksgiving Day fast facts

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Here's some background information about Thanksgiving Day, celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. In 2015, Thanksgiving is Nov. 26th.

Paris terror attacks: What we know

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The Paris attacks that killed at least 129 people continued to prompt raids and arrests in Europe and airstrikes in Syria.

Video of teen's death by cop sparks Chicago protests

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Laquan McDonald, 17, was shot 16 times by a Chicago police officer in October, 2014. Police released dashcam video of the shooting Tuesday, sparking protests in Chicago.

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