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Judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

U.S. judges overturned measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.

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in Sports, Weird

50 years later, skating team claims Olympics bronze

Fifty years after Vivian and Ronald Joseph skated at the Innsbruck Olympics, the American pair officially got their medals.

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in Lifestyle

SPECIAL SECTION: Hot holiday deals, turkey tips, and more

Black Friday ads, travel tips, and more for a fun-filled holiday weekend.

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Messi strikes again

Barcelona's Lionel Messi has set a new Champions League record by scoring his 72nd goal.

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in Sports

Ex-NFL player charged with domestic assault

Former Washington Redskins defensive back Fred Smoot has been charged with domestic assault.

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in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Nov. 26.

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in National

National Guard, police curb Ferguson unrest, protests swell across U.S.

Some 2,000 troops helped ward off a second night of rampant arson and looting in suburban St. Louis.

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in Viral Videos

WATCH: The turkey production line

Ever wonder how that turkey makes it to your table?

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in Black Friday, Lifestyle, National

Thanksgiving travel woes? There’s an app for that

More than 46 million Americans will travel over the long weekend — the most Thanksgiving road warriors since 2007.

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in Black Friday, Lifestyle

WATCH: How to perfectly carve a Thanksgiving turkey

This one-minute video from the experts at Butterball will turn you into a turkey-carving pro.

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in Black Friday, Viral Videos

John Oliver takes on Turkey pardoning

The silly tradition is lampooned by the "Last Week Tonight" host.

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in Black Friday, Entertainment, Lifestyle

11 awkward Thanksgiving jokes

Worried about spending quality time with family this weekend? Cut the dinner table tension with a delightfully awful Thanksgiving zinger.

FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 26

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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in Local

Springfield IG Position On Hold Pending Ward 10 Appointment

An ordinance is on the table to create the Office of Inspector General, which could be a full time or part time contractual employee.

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Springfield Prayer Vigil Held in Wake of Ferguson Riots

Riots in Ferguson spark frank discussions in Springfield

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Man Takes Money, Jewelery From North End Store

Springfield Police are looking for a man that robbed a north end payday loan store Tuesday morning.

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in National, World

U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned

The number of troops in Afghanistan next year will be larger than originally thought to fill a gap left in the NATO mission.

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in Black Friday, Entertainment

PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years

For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.

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Macy’s opening even earlier this Thanksgiving

Dinner will be cut short: The department store chain will open at 6 p.m., two hours earlier than last year.

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William Shatner needs your help to publish his book

The "Star Trek" star wants to publish a book explaining the mysteries of modern technology.

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in Music

Usher will skip cash giveaway during U.K. shows

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Superstar singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor Usher Raymond performs in concert on The UR Experience Tour at Philips Arena on December 9, 2014, in Atlanta.

Usher will abandon his onstage trick of handing out cash to audience members when he takes his latest tour to the U.K. because of safety concerns.

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Noel Gallagher embarrassed daughter in front of Harry Styles

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Noel Gallagher and Anais Gallagher at Arthur - UK film premiere held at the O2 Arena - Arrivals.
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Noel Gallagher left his teenage daughter mortified by embarrassing her in front of One Direction heart-throb Harry Styles.

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Donny Osmond predicts end is near for One Direction

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Singer Donny Osmond performs in Bryant Park on ABC's "Good Morning America" show on Friday, August 15, 2008, in New York.

Donny Osmond predicts One Direction will split up in 2016 and Harry Styles will launch a successful solo career.

in Music

Taylor Swift and J. Cole rule Billboard charts

"Woman of the Year" honoree Taylor Swift attends the 2014 Billboard Women In Music Luncheon at Cipriani Wall Street on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in New York.

Taylor Swift is celebrating her longest reign at the top of the U.S. pop chart after Blank Space racked up a fifth week at number one.

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Calvin Harris is new Emporio Armani spokesmodel

Calvin Harris receives the 'songwriter of the year' Ivor Novello Award at the 58th Ivor Novello awards at the Grosvenor House in London on Thursday, May 16, 2013.

Calvin Harris has followed in the footsteps of Rihanna as the new face of Emporio Armani.