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Chris Conlan leads the runners at the start of the 27th annual ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot in downtown Austin, Texas, on Thursday Nov. 23, 2017. Proceeds benefit Caritas of Austin, a nonprofit organization that provides housing, employment, education, and food services to homeless, working poor, and documented refugees in Travis County. ( Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
Thanksgiving feasts in Texas cater to refugees, the homelessIranian native Samira Page invited about 400 fellow refugees to a feast this Thanksgiving, a tradition that started seven years ago with a much smaller guest list
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This undated photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Craig Richard Coley. Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, pardoned Coley,  a man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her 4-year-old son nearly four decades ago after modern DNA tests suggested he was probably innocent. Coley, 70, has consistently maintained his innocence since he was arrested the same day 24-year-old Rhonda Wicht and her 4-year-old son, Donald Wicht, were found dead in her Simi Valley apartment on Nov. 11, 1978. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP)
Man freed decades after double killing that rocked LA suburbA California man convicted nearly 40 years ago of killing his former girlfriend and her son told the governor in a clemency application he filed from prison in 2013 that he was framed by a detective who destroyed crucial evidence
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Loose pigs wander near interstate in Florida following crashThanksgiving morning drivers are being warned to watch out for the possibility of escaped pigs on a busy Florida interstate following a crash between two trucks that let the livestock loose
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Trumps to Ditch Their 'Epically Mismanaged' NYC HotelA posh New York City hotel bears the Trump name—but the Trumps have apparently had it with the property, the New York Times reports. The Trump Organization has penned a deal that lets it out of its ties to Trump SoHo by the end of the year, bringing to...
Newser1 hour ago
Police: Officer killed man in robbery at gas station storePolice say a man has been fatally shot in a shooting at a service station in Alabama
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Inmate taken for hospital treatment recaptured next daySheriff's deputies in Ohio captured a corrections center inmate they say escaped custody after being transported for hospital treatment
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Dying Toddler Gets a 'Thanksgiving Miracle'"This is an unexpected Thanksgiving miracle." That's the message from a lawyer representing a 2-year-old Georgia boy, who was temporarily blocked from receiving a lifesaving kidney, after the toddler underwent a successful transplant Wednesday, reports CNN . AJ Burgess was born without functioning kidneys. However, his father, Anthony Dickerson, was a...
Newser1 hour ago
Police documents detail grisly gang slaying in MarylandPolice and court documents describe a slaying in which MS-13 gang members stabbed a man more than 100 times, cut his head off and cut his heart out
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Governor's staffer resigns after sexual misconduct claimA staff member in a Louisiana governor's office has resigned amid allegations of sexual misconduct
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Police find scene of small plane crash, pilot deadVermont State Police say they've found a heavily damaged small plane and that the pilot is dead
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3 get prison in strangling death of alleged overdose victimThree people who pleaded guilty in the death of a man strangled with a pair of jumper cables and dumped over an embankment after an apparent overdose are headed to prison.
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Corrections officer severely hurt in Kansas City jail attackPolice in Kansas City, Missouri, say a corrections officer was assaulted by a prisoner at the Jackson County Regional Correctional Center and is in critical condition
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