Dangerous, deadly falls from sports stadiums
A 30-year-old man fell about 65 feet to his death at an Atlanta Braves game at Turner Field Monday evening. Details on what caused the fall are unknown. There have been several other deadly or dangerous falls in sports stadiums in recent years.
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VIDEO: Big storm threatens Thanksgiving travel
A major storm forced more than 300 flights to be cancelled in Dallas-Fort Worth on Sunday. It is also blamed for hundreds of traffic accidents. The storm is bringing snow, sleet and ice across the US ahead of the Thanksgiving weekend.
When Black Friday madness takes a tragic turn
As Black Friday bleeds into Thanksgiving Day, the frenzy surrounding one of the busiest shopping days of the year has grown and, in some instances, led to violence or even deaths. Here is a look at some recent incidents that have marred one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
VIDEO: Holiday travel costs down this year
Traveling this Thanksgiving? Prepare to be stuffed along the way. Forty-three million people are expected to make the annual pilgrimage to the dinner table. Travel experts say costs are down this year and volume is expected to be high.
Old-school toys dominate holiday lists
There are two requests Don Mahoney, otherwise known as Santa Claus, keeps getting day after day: Barbies and Legos.
Nurses in Mass. want to limit number of patients
Nurses in this state are trying to get support for a ballot initiative that would limit the number of patients they can treat at one time.
What it's like to have your food stamps cut?
On Nov. 1, the largest cuts in the history of our country's food stamp program, now called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, went into effect when the increase ordained by the 2009 economic stimulus package expired.
Obama's Gallup approval rating hits new low
President Barack Obama's rating in the daily Gallup poll has fallen to its lowest level since October 2011 as his administration continues to be tarnished by the rocky debut of his health-care program.
5 myths about the Affordable Care Act
As the debate surrounding the Affordable Care Act continues, let's look at some of the most persistent myths about the law — and some new ones that have cropped up.
Cruz remains unapologetic as senior Republicans criticize shutdown
Sen. Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican who was among the architects of the 16-day partial federal government shutdown, remained unrepentant as senior members of his party criticized his tactics in fighting President Obama's health care reform.
'Smart' shelves to spy on grocery store customers
Supermarket supercompany Mondelez International (owner of such brands as Nabisco, Kraft and Cadbury), in conjunction with Microsoft Kinect, in 2015 will introduce so-called “smart” store shelves that can “identify the age and sex of the would-be snacker” in the supermarket aisle.
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