"The Late Show" host Stephen Colbert isn't the perfect Catholic — but he still tries.
Avian flu killed 8 million turkeys earlier this year — but consumers are still finding "bargain birds" on their pre-Thanksgiving shopping trips, according to NPR.
Researchers indicated parents who want to test the future intelligence of the toddlers they're raisin’ might just need a dried grape and cup.
A new scientific paper suggests global wildfires might share a common characteristic with people: They rest on Sundays, according to The Washington Post.
The world’s most vulnerable populations are facing six months of increased food and water shortages as El Nino brings drought to Africa, South Asia and Pacific islands, experts predict.
Spurred by cheap gas prices, 47 million Americans plan to travel away from home over Thanksgiving weekend, according to The Washington Post.
Annual family trips to visit Santa Claus at the mall might've induced stress, annoyance and awkwardness in parents — but at least they came at little cost during an expensive time of year, according to Yahoo Parenting.
Oxford Dictionaries' choice for 2015 Word of the Year shows that because of tech-driven means of communication, words have fallen on tough times: They're not even guaranteed to win an accolade seemingly reserved for them.
A recent report indicated only Santa himself, holiday parties and time off from school rival gift cards' prominence during Christmas.
"The Diary of Anne Frank" provides readers a glimpse into the experiences of a teen girl living in World War II-era Europe — but now it's getting a co-author: Frank's father.
The world's lone person still fluent in Wukchumni, Marie Wilcox's goal proves a bit difficult to put into words.
In a notable step in the government's decades-long "crackdown" on tobacco products, the Department of Housing and Urban Development proposed Thursday a rule to ban smoking in 1.2 million public housing units in the U.S., according to The Washington Post.
He faced loneliness, homelessness and hunger as a young adult overseas — and now the owner of a Michigan restaurant "pays it forward" at Thanksgiving, according to Mashable.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy announced last week he's seeking an overhaul of his state's bail system, eliminating cash bails for those who are not flight-risks, but instead remain in jail "merely because they are poor."
Western Dubuque High School in Iowa had an interesting assembly Monday, according to The Telegraph Herald.
House Speaker Paul Ryan this week unveiled a 35-page strategy to combat poverty that was met with a contentious, partisan response by legislators and experts ...
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