Thanksgiving science: Gratitude is good for you

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LiveScience) Thanksgiving may be the only major American holiday focused on giving thanks for all of life's blessings, but gratitude isn't just a good excuse for chowing down more…

Gobbling up

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's note: Do you need something to smile about? Every day, WND selects the best joke offered up by readers and contributors to its Laughlines forum and brings more…

Burt Reynolds selling memorabilia to pay mortgage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON DAILY MAIL) Burt Reynolds is selling off hundreds of personal items from his Hollywood career because he's facing financial ruin. More than 600 items, including a Golden more…

Map: What's your state most thankful for?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) What are you thankful for this year? The data team at Facebook analyzed the posts of English speakers in the United States, and they created a more…

Obama: Thanksgiving my 'favorite' holiday

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (AP) — Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine are on the menu as friends and families gather across the United States to celebrate more…

City embraces 'Charlie Brown' Christmas tree

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC PHILADELPHIA) The 50-foot spruce standing in downtown Reading drew comparisons to the sad-looking tree in "A Charlie Brown Christmas" and ire from some city officials -- nearly more…

Mom 'tapped hit man' to kill daughter's ex-boyfriend

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC PHILADELPHIA) Investigators claim that a Pennsylvania mother tried to hire a hit man to kill her daughter’s ex-boyfriend, his sister and the sister’s boyfriend. New Jersey authorities more…

Fetch! Dogs really do understand master's voice

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON DAILY MAIL) Dogs have been man’s best friend for thousands of years, a source of companionship and loyalty since the Stone Age. Now scientists suspect they have more…

Northeast storm leaves 300,000 without power

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Heavy snow that disrupted travel plans for many Americans left at least 248,000 properties without electricity on Thanksgiving morning. Power outages were reported from West Virginia more…