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People wait in their apartments as firefighters battle a large fire on the top floors of an apartment building in New York City's Harlem neighborhood, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. The Fire Department of New York says over a hundred firefighters were at the scene. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

NYC Fire Victim: Counting Your Blessings When You Lose Everything

We are a society that values and cherishes stuff. Things. Memories. Ask any household in America and I bet they would say they wish they could get rid of some, but the memories they have stored away are so much more important than more space. You don’t really realize how important these things are to you until they are taken from you, sometimes unexpectedly and harshly.

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Thanksgiving Table Setter: 7 Things You Need to Know About Sanctuary Cities

So-called “sanctuary” jurisdictions are cities, counties, and now even whole states that have policies designed to hinder federal agents attempts to catch and deport illegal aliens. Before your liberal relatives and guests start talking about how we need sanctuary policies “to build trust” and how the Trump administration’s efforts to rein them in are unconstitutional, here are seven big things you should know.

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Bernie Sanders Mixes Thanksgiving and Politics With Holiday Message Attacking GOP

In a video posted to his social media accounts on Thursday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) offered a Thanksgiving greetings accompanied by a politically charged message for his supporters. After declaring Thanksgiving “his favorite holiday,” Sanders touted the Republican-controlled Congress’ inability to repeal parts

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Watch: Vikings Celebrate Thanksgiving in Touchdown Dance

The Minnesota Vikings celebrated Thanksgiving Thursday accordingly after quarterback Case Keenum scored on the Detroit Lions with a 9-yard run in the first quarter. After Keenum scored, the offense all sat down in the end zone for a Thanksgiving meal

HOLD FOR STORY BY PHILIP MARCELO -- In this Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 photo Jessie “Little Doe” Baird, front right, vice chairwoman of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, hugs a member of the audience following the "We Gather Together" celebration at the Old Indian Meeting House, in Mashpee, Mass. For more …

Independent: Indian Language of the First Thanksgiving Revived

Massachusetts’s Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, whose ancestors ate with the pilgrims and gave birth to the Thanksgiving tradition, have brought the once-dead language spoken at that historic meal back to life, according to a Thursday report by the United Kingdom’s Independent newspaper.

David Jaindl, co-owner of Jaindal Farms, checks on one of the 219 buildings housing 4,000 turkeys, on Wednesday May 3, 2006, in Orefield, Pa. Pennsylvania public health officials say they have been preparing intensively for a flu pandemic that in a worst-case scenario could strike nearly 13 percent of the …

Family Turkey Farm Puts Gobblers on First Family Tables Since 1959

President Donald Trump may have pardoned two turkeys at the White House this week, but two more birds will be served up for the first family courtesy of David Jaindl, a Pennsylvania farmer who has been providing the Thanksgiving bird to the White House residents since 1959.