Thanksgiving at the White House: The Menu Changes More Than the Silverware

On the president's holiday table, tradition and politics intersect with culture and design.

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A ‘Deeply Disturbing’ Police-Involved Killing in Chicago

Prosecutors indict a police officer for first-degree murder, and release dash-camera video of the shooting.

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Chinese, Others Hack Interior Data 19 Times


The incidents are unrelated to a previously disclosed assault on Interior networks connected to Office of Personnel Management systems, the agency says.

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