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Politics & more for a Social Media Thanksgiving

As Americans feasted on turkey Thursday during the nation's first major post-election holiday, some took to social media to describe the political gloating, loathing and subject avoiding they experienced around the Thanksgiving table. Facebook and...

Cruz’s remarks anger Muslims, others

Presidential candidate Ted Cruz's call for increased surveillance in Muslim neighborhoods following the deadly bombings in Brussels drew sharp rebukes from Muslim Americans and civil rights groups, which panned the Republican's proposal as unconstitutional...

Obama signs order to help Flint, Mich.

President Barack Obama signed an emergency declaration Saturday that clears the way for federal aid for Flint, Michigan, which is undergoing a drinking water crisis. The White House also said the Federal Emergency Management Agency...

Physician-assisted deaths on the rise

Just days before she died with Dr. Jack Kevorkian's assistance, Merian Frederick could not speak or hold up her head without help from her daughter, Carol Poenisch. On a video recorded by Kevorkian in 1993,...

Judge puts Rep Conyers back on Michigan ballot

A judge on Friday ordered U.S. Rep. John Conyers' name placed on the August primary ballot, trumping Michigan election officials who said the Democrat was ineligible because of problems with his nominating petitions. The ruling...