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As Puerto Rico continues to recover from Maria, many residents turn to charities for a Thanksgiving meal

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Thanksgiving marks the 64th day since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, leaving behind a trail of at least 50 deaths, thousands of displaced residents ...

Texas trooper shot and killed during routine traffic stop

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A Texas Department of Public Safety police officer was killed in the line of duty on Thanksgiving while conducting a routine traffic stop in Freestone ...

Young woman raises over $280K for homeless veteran who spent his last $20 to buy her gas

Kate McClure (NEW YORK) -- A young woman has raised over $280,000 for a homeless man who, she said, spent his last $20 to buy her gas after she ...

FedEx worker killed in accident at Memphis hub

iStock/Thinkstock (MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- A FedEx employee was killed early Thursday morning at the shipper's hub at Tennessee's Memphis International Airport while loading and unloading cargo from a Boeing ...

This rescue dog and rescue turkey are BFFs

Abbie Hubbard (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) -- It's well known that dogs are a human's best friend. But in the case of Minnow, a rescue dog, she's also a turkey's best ...

Thanksgiving can be a time of remembering the past and looking to the future

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Ten years ago, Kayzel Sangalang was living in the Philippines and wondering where her next meal would come from."I remember not having food in my ...

Recovery fund helps veterans get back on track

Garland Miller (WASHINGTON) -- Garland Miller has spent her career crunching numbers.Her successful bookkeeping company handles clients across Washington, D.C., including a woman who made custom clothes for disabled ...

Young woman raises over $160K for homeless veteran who spent his last $20 to buy her gas

GoFundMe/Kate McClure (PHILADELPHIA) -- A young woman has raised over $160,000 for a homeless man who, she said, spent his last $20 to buy her gas after she became ...

Expert tips for navigating Thanksgiving dinner conversation

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Perhaps the most daunting thing about Thanksgiving is not navigating the travel, the traffic or the mountains of food, but rather navigating the dinner conversation ...

Turkeys thrown from plane, rooftop arrive at sanctuary for Thanksgiving

iStock/Thinkstock (YELLVILLE, Ark.) -- Two turkeys that were treated inhumanely just a few weeks ago now have a safe home for the holiday.At the Turkey Trot in Yellville, Arkansas, ...

Northeast facing bitter cold, Southwest record heat this Thanksgiving

ABC News (NEW YORK) --  The majority of the nation will be enjoying a quiet and tranquil Thanksgiving with sunshine spreading across nearly the entire nation -- including the ...

Murdered Baltimore cop shot with own gun, was set to testify in police corruption case

iStock/Thinkstock (BALTIMORE) -- As the investigation into the murder of Baltimore Police Det. Sean Suiter continues, it was revealed during a press conference held by Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin ...

FBI, ATF to conduct review of criminal background check system in wake of Texas church massacre

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a comprehensive review of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) in the wake of the shooting at a ...

FBI investigating 'potential assault' on Border Patrol agents

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The FBI is investigating the injuries that left one Border Patrol agent dead and another severely injured as a "potential assault," officials said.The agents had been ...

Remaining two victims of Pennsylvania nursing home fire found

iStock/Thinkstock (WEST CHESTER, Pa.) -- Officials on Wednesday located the two remaining victims of a massive fire that burned down a senior living community last Thursday, claiming the lives ...

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