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National Guard, police curb Ferguson unrest, protests swell across U.S.

Some 2,000 troops helped ward off a second night of rampant arson and looting in suburban St. Louis.

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WATCH: The turkey production line

Ever wonder how that turkey makes it to your table?

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Thanksgiving travel woes? There’s an app for that

More than 46 million Americans will travel over the long weekend — the most Thanksgiving road warriors since 2007.

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‘Friends of the Galaxy’ mashes up hit movie, sitcom

If "Guardians of the Galaxy" was set to the "Friends" theme.

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WATCH: How to perfectly carve a Thanksgiving turkey

This one-minute video from the experts at Butterball will turn you into a turkey-carving pro.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: John Oliver takes on Turkey pardoning

The silly tradition is lampooned by the "Last Week Tonight" host.

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11 awkward Thanksgiving jokes

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

FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 26

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Springfield IG Position On Hold Pending Ward 10 Appointment

An ordinance is on the table to create the Office of Inspector General, which could be a full time or part time contractual employee.

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Springfield Prayer Vigil Held in Wake of Ferguson Riots

Riots in Ferguson spark frank discussions in Springfield

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Man Takes Money, Jewelery From North End Store

Springfield Police are looking for a man that robbed a north end payday loan store Tuesday morning.

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Documentary on Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain to air on HBO

The first documentary made with the cooperation of Kurt Cobain's family will be released next year.

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U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned

The number of troops in Afghanistan next year will be larger than originally thought to fill a gap left in the NATO mission.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years

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

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Macy’s opening even earlier this Thanksgiving

Dinner will be cut short: The department store chain will open at 6 p.m., two hours earlier than last year.

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William Shatner needs your help to publish his book

The "Star Trek" star wants to publish a book explaining the mysteries of modern technology.

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Christian County Authorities Investigate Baby Death

A one month old baby is dead in Kincaid.

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Illinois Ebola Hotline Suspended

The number of calls to it has fallen sharply.

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Abner Mikva Receives Congressional Medal of Honor

A longtime federal judge and five-term Democratic congressman from Illinois has received America's highest civilian honor.

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‘Horrible Bosses 2′ reunites goofball trio for kidnapping comedy

After an unsuccessful attempt to murder their "Horrible Bosses" in the 2011 hit comedy, buddies Nick, Kurt and Dale reunite.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 28

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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‘Frozen’ tops Barbie as top girls’ holiday pick

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The results marked the first time in 11 years that Barbie hasn't held the No. 1 spot in the annual toy survey.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 27

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A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.