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Referees struggle with respect amid growing hostility

The founder of the National Association of Sports Officials is worried that recent violence against referees is hurting efforts to retain officials around the country.


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Maine Asking For Help Tracking Invasive, Destructive Moth

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry is asking for the public's help in locating destructive winter moth populations around the state.


in Entertainment

‘Mortdecai,’ ‘American Ultra’ among the year’s biggest box office flops

The list of this year's most disappointing box office performers is out.


in Black Friday, Lifestyle

Three ways to curb holiday spending

Ah, the holidays. A time to get together, celebrate with family and make questionable life choices.


in Black Friday, National

History of the holiday: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.


in Entertainment

WATCH: 7 fun facts to make you think this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time of coming together with family and friends. In between bites of stuffing and pumpkin pie, snack on these unusual Turkey Day facts.


in Black Friday, Entertainment

Change your Amazon password now

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday quickly approaching, this might be the worst time of year for Amazon to have security concerns.


in Black Friday, Entertainment

PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years

For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.


in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Creed’ builds on the legacy of ‘Rocky’

"Creed" stays rooted in tradition while simultaneously taking the entire franchise in a new direction as vital as it is welcome.


in Black Friday, Entertainment

11 awkward Thanksgiving jokes

Worried about spending quality time with family this weekend? Cut the dinner table tension with a delightfully awful Thanksgiving zinger.


in Black Friday, National

WATCH: How holiday shopping can help charities

In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.


in Black Friday, Entertainment

HOLIDAY TV: What to watch this week

From classic specials to movies and competitions, this week is packed with programs to get you in the holiday spirit.


in Black Friday, National

Thanksgiving getaway: Cheap gas, high security

Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.


in Music

Tanya Tucker approves of Barrett Baber’s ‘The Voice’ song

Tanya Tucker gives her stamp of approval on "The Voice" contestant Barrett Baber's version of her song, "Delta Dawn."


in Sports

Rangers replace Maple Leafs atop hockey’s most valuable list

The Rangers, who return to the top of the rankings for the first time since 2004, were valued at $1.2 billion


in Black Friday, Lifestyle

Secrets for getting the best pieces of turkey

Tips for making sure your turkey is moist and flavorful this Thanksgiving.


in National

2015 to be the hottest year in history

This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.


in National, World

Many House Republicans want refugee restrictions in spending bill

Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.


in Sports

Rams’ Bailey in critical condition after shooting

The suspended Rams wide receiver was shot during an incident late Tuesday night.


in Entertainment, Sports

Baseball great Willie Mays, 16 others, receive honors from Obama

Yogi Berra, Barbra Streisand, Itzhak Perlman, and among 14 others were given the highest U.S. civilian honor.

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This week’s top country tracks


LISTEN: This week's top country tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

in Entertainment

Anne Hathaway expecting first child


The Oscar winner is expecting her first child, according to reports.

in Black Friday, Viral Videos

WATCH: Holiday parodies of the year’s biggest hits


From "Bad Blood" and "Watch Me," to "Uptown Funk," here are the year's hottest songs made fit for the holidays.