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Walmart workers vow big Black Friday protests

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Some aggrieved Walmart workers and their advocates have a slew of grievances. And for the third year in a row, they will air them on one of the busiest shopping days: Black Friday.

Black Friday (or Thursday) is upon us, but the deals have already begun

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- You may be one of the faithful Black Friday shoppers lining up outside malls and department stores across America. But at many stores there's no need to wait.

Why Black Friday deals aren't really deals

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- If you're experiencing déjà vu this Black Friday, there's a reason: Retailers are repeating products and prices from last year.

Thanksgiving trivia: There's a reason turkey (the bird) and Turkey (the country) share a name

When the guests around your Thanksgiving table are busy stuffing their bellies today, here's one way to break the lull in conversation: dazzle them with some tasty turkey trivia.

'Not a question of if ... but when': Darren Wilson in talks to leave Ferguson PD

Officer Darren Wilson is in talks to leave the Ferguson Police Department and may give up being an officer altogether, after a grand jury decided not to indict him in the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.

Scientists: 'Positive' results in 1st human trial of experimental Ebola vaccine

 The first human trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine has produced promising results, U.S. scientists said, raising hopes that protection from the deadly disease may be on the horizon.

7 of the world's most beautiful lakeside lodges

(CNN) -- As far as bodies of water go, lakes are easily the most overlooked. Even hot tubs get more press.

Obama 'puzzled' by annual turkey pardon

President Barack Obama pardoned the national Thanksgiving turkey with a smile on Wednesday, but he admitted before saving the bird from it's likely demise that he found the decades-old tradition somewhat "puzzling."

Messy mix of snow, rain on the menu for Thanksgiving travelers

Don't be thankful for this morning's sunny, crisp fall weather just yet.

Michael Brown's father: 'They crucified his character'

Michael Brown's father says a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who killed his son changes his view of America.