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National guardsman reunited with dog days after tornado destroys town

 You don't find too many happy stories in the aftermath of a tornado, but Spc. Jacob Montgomery is telling one.

Obama: People do think I'm trustworthy

The hits to President Obama's popularity, prompted by the botched HealthCare.gov rollout, are simply a natural fluctuation every commander-in-chief faces, Obama told interviewer Barbara Walters in an interview aired Friday.

Deadline Day: Will Obamacare website work?

A moment of truth has arrived for President Barack Obama's signature health care reforms with Saturday's self-imposed deadline to get the problem-plagued HealthCare.gov website to work properly for most users.

Challah stuffing for Thanksgivukkah mash-up

In case you've been living under Plymouth Rock, Thanksgivukkah, the hybrid word du jour references the unlikely convergence of the Thanksgiving and Hanukkah holidays.

Next-generation video game consoles: Which should you buy?

As the cold, hard reality of the holiday shopping season dawns in earnest, literally millions of shoppers will be considering video-game consoles when they hit the stores (or stay warm shopping online) this week.

Giving thanks: Rituals for remembering

One day after Thanksgiving last year, my mother, brother, cousin and I gathered in my 87-year-old grandmother's room at the nursing home. We knew it would be one of the last times we would see her alive. She knew it, too.

Disgusted shoppers threaten to boycott Black Friday Thursday

Black Friday has morphed into Black Thursday, and a lot of shoppers aren't happy. They're lashing out at major retailers online, threatening to boycott stores that are opening early on Thanksgiving.

Secrets from America's longest-married couple

John and Ann Betar were married on November 25, 1932, in the midst of the Great Depression, before World War II and the first animated full-length film, far before the invention of the PC or the popularity of television.

Roadkill for Thanksgiving? Montana approves

If the citizens of Montana find turkey to be boring fare for Thanksgiving, they can now spice things up by legally serving roadkill to their loved ones.

TED CRUZ: Supreme Court should strike down Obamacare requirements forcing violation of faith

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) Tuesday, released the following statement regarding the announcement that the U.S. Supreme Court will review Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius and Sebelius v.