President Barack Obama appealed anew on Thanksgiving Day for acceptance of Syrian refugees, saying "so much of our greatness comes from our generosity."
Songs from the new musical celebrating Gloria and Emilio Estefan will have the honor of kicking off the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, but the couple will be far from the giant balloons.
President Barack Obama spared two turkeys named for one of the nation's most admired presidents, continuing a White House tradition that provides a refreshing sense of amusement and bipartisan cheer no matter how troubled the times.
An Idaho homeowners association has backed down from threats to sue a man whose extreme Christmas light display last year bothered neighbors.
Muslim-Americans say calls from the Republican presidential campaign to put them under more scrutiny are recklessly seizing on public fears and distressing Muslims in the U.S.
It was common knowledge that police were errand runners for gangsters, but it was not widely acknowledged that local and state police were disappearing people, too.
In a two-year span, referees in Utah and Michigan died after they were punched by angry players during games. In September, two San Antonio football players blindsided a referee on purpose.
After the Cleveland Clinic announced last week that they are performing uterus transplant surgery on women born without a womb or whose uterus is diseased or malfunctioning, many have asked if transwomen or men will be able to give birth.
For most people, the holidays are a little bit stressful. And for those who are already struggling day-to-day with chronic pain or fibromyalgia, the added holiday stresses can actually trigger a flare of pain symptoms.
John "Wacko" Hurley, the longtime leader of the Boston St. Patrick's Day parade and the plaintiff in a 1995 U.S. Supreme Court case that allowed organizers to bar gay groups, has died. He was 85.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is doubling down on his stance against accepting Syrian refugees after the Paris terror attacks.
Rock and roll guitarist and singer Ricki Rendazzo who left her comfortable suburban life and family years ago, returns home to help her daughter and faces anger, regrets and ultimately, love and redemption.
It's a cool fall morning outside a red brick warehouse in Maine's largest city, and Don Morrison is facing a tall order. It's time to turn 40 pounds of moose and deer meat into enough shepherd's pie to feed 200 people by sundown.
The first Japanese rocket with a commercial payload headed into space Tuesday in a bid by Japan to enter the market for international satellite launches.
Thanks to major advances in antiretroviral therapies, many people diagnosed with HIV are living much longer than they expected.
Ford Motor Co. will not be using air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. in future vehicles, another blow to the troubled Japanese parts supplier as the auto industry continues to shun its product.
So how can you say "Bone Appetít" to Fido on Thanksgiving while still keeping your hungry hound happy and healthy?
Gay and transgender activists in Vietnam say a new law recognizing their rights will pave the way for gender reassignment surgery in the communist country and reduce discrimination.
An odd assortment of what's happening in the world of travel this holiday season.
It was another busy Rush @ Club Cafe this past Saturday night. See who was there!