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Where To Get A Free Or Cheap Thanksgiving Turkey

The cost of food has gone up, and many families are feeling the pinch this holiday season. But you may be able to get a turkey at a deep discount.

 | By Tricia Goss

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Walmart Grocery Deals Under $10 For Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Grocery prices are up 12% over last year, but you can keep your Turkey Day tab down by picking up some of these deals from Walmart.

 | By Kaitlin Gates

President Joe Biden

Report: White House Mulling Options To Ease Student Loan Debt

President Biden said student loan payments would resume in January. But that was before two courts blocked his executive order that forgives $20K.

 | By Newsy Staff

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World Population Hits 8 Billion, Creating Many Challenges

The upward trend in global population threatens to leave even more people in developing countries further behind.

 | By Associated Press

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Chicago Hospital Offers Cuddlers To Help NICU Babies

An infant ICU in Chicago has resumed its cuddling program after pausing it at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 | By Meg Hilling

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Air Travel Costs More, Has Fewer Options This Holiday Season

The average cost of a flight is higher this year than last, with fewer workers and fewer flights adding to the issue.

 | By James Packard

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10 Affordable American Road Trips To Take In Your Life

Even with higher-than-usual gas prices, road tripping is still an affordable way to travel. These 10 routes will give you bang for your buck.

 | By Brittany Anas

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Jewish Organizations Urge Amazon To Remove Antisemitic Documentary

Celebrities and Jewish groups are urging Amazon to stop selling the book and film 'Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America.'

 | By Stephanie Sandoval

Ben Stern Rally Against Hatred in Berkeley, CA.

101-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Still Working To Fight Antisemitism

Ben Stern lived through nine concentration camps and two death marches.

 | By Diana Zito

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Funds Vanish At Bankrupt Crypto Exchange FTX; Probe Underway

Analytics firm Elliptic estimates $477 million was missing from the exchange.

 | By Associated Press

Vice President Kamala Harris lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Vice President Kamala Harris Speaks On Veterans' 'Unwavering Courage'

While President Joe Biden is overseas, the first lady, vice president and second gentlemen stepped in for some of the traditional Veterans Day events.

 | By Stephanie Liebergen

Cans of Coca-Cola are on display at a grocery market in Uniontown, Pa.

Why Do We Use Different Words For Soft Drinks?

Depending on where you live you might call soda something different, but why are there different words for it?

 | By Simon Kaufman

George Ripley, 72, of Washington, holds up his free beer after receiving the J & J COVID-19 vaccine shot

Why Are Younger Generations Exploring Sobriety?

Stress, coupled with liquor stores being deemed essential businesses, fueled a rise in alcohol consumption.

 | By Emily Grossberg

Edvard Munch's "The Scream" painting.

Famed Painting 'The Scream' Targeted By Climate Activists

Police said two climate activists attempted to glue themselves to the 1893 Edvard Much painting at the National Museum of Norway.

 | By Associated Press

First lady Jill Biden and President Joe Biden

First Lady Hosts Veterans Day Breakfast, Supports Caregivers

She introduced the Hidden Helpers Coalition, which is meant to help young people who act as caregivers who live with wounded service members or vets.

 | By Associated Press

President Joe Biden

U.S. Judge In Texas Strikes Down Biden Loan-Forgiveness Plan

Fort Worth District Court Judge Mark Pittman said President Biden's student loan forgiveness program usurped Congress' power to make laws.

 | By Associated Press and Haley Bull

Shelves typically stocked with baby formula sit mostly empty at a store.

The Baby Formula Shortage Is Still A Problem In The U.S.

Though it's easier to get now, families are still finding empty shelves when searching grocery stores for baby formula.

 | By Newsy Staff

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Get A Christmas Tree For $5-$20 With U.S. Forest Service Permit

This is the fourth year the USDA Forest Service will issue Christmas tree permits to people who want to cut their own fresh tree for the holidays.

 | By AP

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Cryptocurrencies Plummet As Binance Scraps Deal For Rival Exchange FTX

The price of Bitcoin dropped more than 13% to its lowest level since November 2020, according to CoinDesk. Ethereum also shed 13% of its value.

 | By Associated Press and Newsy Staff

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Slightly More Americans Applied For Jobless Benefits Last Week

Fed officials have admitted that part of their strategy is to loosen up the U.S. job market, which has been adding jobs at a furious pace.

 | By Associated Press

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U.S. Consumer Inflation Eased To 7.7% Over Past 12 Months

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to keep raising interest rates to try to stem persistently high price increases.

 | By Associated Press and Bianca Facchinei

Shetland pony Pumuckel stands between the hooves of gelding Ron-Sheer.

20-Inch-Tall Shetland Pony Set To Become The World's Smallest Horse

Pumuckel the pony works as a therapy horse with seniors and is 2 inches shorter than the current record-holder.

 | By Tricia Goss

A nun makes caramel candy.

These Iowa Nuns Are Devoted To Making Life A Little Sweeter

The nuns of Our Lady of the Mississippi Abbey in Dubuque, Iowa, are preparing for the holiday season by making and selling caramel candies.

 | By Cat Sandoval

Airliners

These Hacks For Air Travel Will Save You Time, Money And Hassle

Don’t pay more than you need to for airfare. Check out these money-saving tips on when, where, and how to book your your next flight.

 | By Tricia Goss

A woman meditates on a beach

Mindfulness Worked As Well For Anxiety As Drug In Study

200 participants were randomly assigned to a mindfulness program or daily use of a generic drug for depression and anxiety over six months.

 | By Associated Press

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10 High-Paying Jobs That Don't Require Any Experience

You may not need a college degree or any experience to launch a lucrative career. These jobs offer relatively high starting salaries.

 | By Simplemost  and Tricia Goss

Carol Davis displays her Powerball picks as she waits in line to purchase tickets at Lichine's Liquor & Deli in Sacramento

Powerball Ticket Sold In California Snags Record $2.04B Win

The Multi-State Lottery Association said Monday night’s scheduled drawing was delayed by nearly 10 hours until Tuesday.

 | By Associated Press

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Winning Numbers For $2.04B Powerball Drawn After Delay

The Powerball jackpot is nearly $400 million larger than the previous record jackpot and will keep growing until someone wins the prize.

 | By Associated Press

Cash is fanned out from a wallet in North Andover, Mass.

Follow These Scripts To Ask Your Boss For A Raise

If you’re feeling the pinch of inflation, you might be considering asking for a raise. These scripts will help you figure out exactly what to say.

 | By Emily O'Brien

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What Should You Do If You Win The Powerball Lottery?

Lottery lawyers warn against sharing your identity as the winner, and say to be careful how you spend your money.

 | By Meg Hilling