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What a $45,000 Thanksgiving Dinner looks like

Imported, free-range, organic, super special everything AND a 2-carat diamond on the dinner table? This is one heck of a Turkey Day.


in Music, Viral Videos

Adele goes undercover to surprise her fans

The moment she starts singing, the gig is up!


in Lifestyle, National

Chipotle E. coli cases suspected in six states

Three new states have reported E. coli infections of the same strain as the Chipotle outbreak.


in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of the major sports events scheduled this weekend.

A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman is enveloped by the French national flag as it is caught in a gust of wind before an NCAA college football game between Navy and SMU, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, in Annapolis, Md. The brigade of midshipmen marched onto the field with the flag in response to attacks in Paris. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

A look back at some of the biggest moments in sports and the best plays this week.

An American flag flies half-staff at Los Angeles City Hall on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Flags are flying at half-staff in Los Angeles in honor of victims of terrorist attacks in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

in National

Making headlines this week

A look back at this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.


in Entertainment

Mark Hamill will pay big time for spilling ‘Star Wars’ secrets

Luke Skywalker faces a financial penalty if he gives away the plot to the new "Star Wars" movie prior to its release.


in Sports

NFL week 11 bold predictions

Here's a look at what to expect during week 11 of NFL action.

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Northampton Council Supports PILOT Program

Mayor Narkewicz says the PILOT program is one avenue he is seeking to draw new revenue without burdening city residents.


in Local

Deerfield Academy Opposes Natural Gas Pipeline

Deerfield Academy has joined the growing number of voices against the proposed pipeline, which is slated to pass within a half mile of the DA campus and Historic Deerfield.

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Amherst Armed Robberies Under Investigation

Both robberies were reported Wednesday at the Puffton Village and The Boulders apartment complexes near the University of Massachusetts campus.

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Amherst College Students Vote Against Mascot

Lord Jeff represents Lord Jeffrey Amherst, for whom the town is named, but who is blamed for a plan to spread small pox among Native Americans to wipe them out.

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Two Massachusetts Reps. back GOP Bill Curbing Syrian Refugees

Two congressmen - Reps. William Keating and Stephen Lynch - joined 45 other Democrats and all but two Republicans as the House passed the bill by a veto-proof 289-137 margin Thursday.


in Black Friday, Lifestyle

Black Friday – where are the deals?

The changing trends of Black Friday shopping.


in Weird

Reunited and it feels so good

A Tennessee resident has been reunited with her dog that disappeared seven years ago from her old home in Ohio.


in Lifestyle

Breaking up on Facebook is hard to do

The world's largest social network is trying to help people who have split up with a spouse or lover, offering a new feature that spares them from constantly seeing their former partner's posts and pictures in their news feed.


in Entertainment

Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello’s wedding weekend is here

The "Modern Family" star plans to tie the knot with the "Magic Mike" hunk this weekend.


in Sports

The ultimate running game: a Tom Brady play for president

Tom Brady insists he's not interested in making a play for the White House but some Patriots fans are holding out hope he'll reconsider the ultimate running game one day.


in Music

Willie Nelson recovering from stem cell operation to save his lungs

The country legend has been forced to postpone his upcoming tour with Merle Haggard.

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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 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, 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 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.