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Updated Nov 20, 2015 at 10:51 AM

The holiday shopping season is about to begin in full force. But you may not want to wait until Black Friday to start hunting for deals, especially if you're shopping online.

Updated Nov 20, 2015 at 9:16 AM

A scientific paper indicates global fire patterns vary "based on the day of the week — with considerably fewer fires globally on Sundays than on other days," according to The Washington Post. Here's how that's linked to religious activity.

Posted Nov 20, 2015 at 12:01 AM

The USDA knows that a lot of folks will be cooking turkeys next week, and in a press release offers some tips and resources for additional information.

Updated Nov 19, 2015 at 3:16 PM

In the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, cooks are busy making decisions: what to put in and what to leave out. Some pure traditionalists keep the table exactly as they have been doing for generations in their families. Others like to bring in new...

Updated Nov 19, 2015 at 12:55 PM

Maybe it's due to our evolution from the era of cavemen when the strongest and fastest hunters would have the biggest bounty to eat. Or maybe it's just another example of the male perception of what women like gone awry.

Updated Nov 19, 2015 at 12:36 PM

Q: Now that it is getting to be stew-and-soup season, can you explain what one bay leaf contributes to a recipe? Is it really necessary? Karen Stover, Westerville, Ohio

Updated Nov 19, 2015 at 11:25 AM

A couple of decades ago, to come up with a portrait to tuck into Christmas cards, the whole family probably put on festive attire and headed to a department store.

Updated Nov 19, 2015 at 11:18 AM

Dale Earl left behind a hasty note, a length of chicken scratch his stunned family struggled to decipher. Dale was in pain; that much was clear. He believed that he was doing poorly at work, that he...

Posted Nov 19, 2015 at 11:08 AM

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson just came clean about how he suffered depression in college. Here's how he beat it.

Updated Nov 19, 2015 at 9:23 AM

U.S. Catholic leaders have announced plans to address pornography use among church members.

Posted Nov 19, 2015 at 11:08 AM

The Statue of Liberty was originally going to be a Muslim woman. That thought does hold some value given recent events.

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