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NEW YORK (AP) — It'll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn't be the same without ... helium. For 364 days of the year, the colorless and odorless gas works quietly behind the scenes, doing jobs...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Hospitals report having treated at least 14 people who were injured during the unrest that followed the announcement that a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for killing 18-year-old Michael Brown. Several Ferguson...
NEW YORK (AP) — Looking for the best deal? You might want to skip the turkey and shop on Thanksgiving. An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the...
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Clergy and others who blocked morning traffic in the St. Louis suburb where the Ferguson grand jury decision was announced have ended their protest without any apparent arrests being made. About 100 demonstrators assembled in downtown Clayton, Missouri,...
Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of apps to let you know which roads are clogged, what gate your flight leaves from and whether trains are running...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An 11-year-old Mexican boy with a massive tumor who drew international attention when U.S. officials helped him get treatment in New Mexico is still recovering after an 11-hour surgery to remove pieces of the growth. And he got a surprise visitor while...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Some Buffalo-area residents are dealing with flooded basements from melting snow as authorities keep an eye on rising creek levels a week after the region was hit by record-breaking lake-effect storms. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning...
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Just in time for the holidays, Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon. Of course these spoons (don't call them spoogles) are a bit more than your basic utensil: Using hundreds of algorithms, they allow people...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Chaos returned to the streets of Ferguson after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the death of Michael Brown — a decision that enraged protesters who set fire to buildings and cars and looted businesses in the area where the unarmed,...