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Santa Claus participates in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.


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Cowboys’ Romo ‘done for season’

Dallas Cowboys veteran quarterback Tony Romo will miss the rest of the National Football League season after re-injuring his collarbone for the second time in 10 weeks, according to an ESPN report.


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Chicago Businesses Ready for Police Protests

The Magnificent Mile Association says things should be safe.


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Eagles confirm musical plans

The veteran rockers are pressing ahead with plans for a Broadway musical centered around their iconic song "Hotel California."


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SPECIAL SECTION: Black Friday & more

Check out the latest shopping tricks, turkey tips, and Black Friday ads.


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College football: 5 games you can’t miss

Here is a look at some of the top college football games you'll see this week and their implications for the post-season.


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9 fresh ideas for Thanksgiving leftovers

Here are a handful of creative ways to use leftovers.


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Smartphones may have role in rise of U.S. traffic deaths

The number of deaths from traffic accidents jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015, suggesting smartphones and other driving distractions could be making America's roadways more dangerous.


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Consumers, retailers face off over deep holiday discounts

Polls show shoppers, who got even bigger discounts closer to Christmas last year, are cautious with their spending and willing to wait for deals.


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WATCH: What ‘Black Friday’ would look like as a scary movie

Black Friday would be a scary shopping experience if it got the Hollywood treatment.


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Less Enforcement of Handicapped Parking Violators

Secy of State: no money for it


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Shop Securely, in the Store or Online

Credit cards provide security, BBB says - more so than cash

toy store

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Be Safe While Shopping

Chemical, choking hazards


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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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Korean War Milestone

Battle of Chosin Reservoir began 11-27-50


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

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


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Unsolved: 6 rockers and rappers whose deaths remain a mystery

These six unsolved deaths bring the ugly underbelly of the music industry to the surface. We pair each artist with their swan song hit.

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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 1


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

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HOLIDAY TV: What to watch this week


This week is packed with programs to get you in the holiday spirit.

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Bono, Clooney, Kardashian part of all-star campaign for AIDS

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

Bono is a launching an all-star campaign featuring "once-in-a-lifetime experiences" like walking the red carpet with Meryl Streep or visiting the "Game of Thrones" set.