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10 ways to survive holiday travel

 (CNN) -- Forget the annual Thanksgiving debate over your mother's turkey-roasting method or your uncle's political sideswiping.

Poll: Most Americans believe ISIS serious threat

 WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Most Americans now believe ISIS poses at least a somewhat serious threat to the United States and Americans are growing sligh

Extreme shrimp might hold clues to alien life, NASA says

 (CNN) -- Shrimp crawling around rock chimneys spewing hot water deep in the Caribbean Sea may hold clues to the kinds of life that can thrive in

Russian tourist fined $24,000 for Colosseum graffiti

 (CNN) -- The price of being a dumb tourist just went up.

Terrifying "Seadevil" caught on camera for first time at 1,900 ft

Researchers believe they have captured on film an elusive sea creature. They call it-- the Black Seadevil.

Kmart workers fight for time off on Thanksgiving

Some Kmart employees are pushing back against having to work on Thanksgiving. Kmart stores plan to open at 6:00am on Thursday and stay open for 42-hours straight.

Is Ferguson grand jury close to deciding?

As a grand jury reconvenes Monday to weigh evidence in the Michael Brown shooting, the city of Ferguson is on edge. Some businesses have boarded up and activists are prepared to protest.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to step down

 Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will step down from his position, a senior administration official confirmed to CNN Monday.