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30 Stores That Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving

Mental Floss has compiled a list of 30 stores that are closing their doors on Thanksgiving to prepare for Black Friday sales--or to give their employees a long weekend off with family. Here are 10 of them (see full list at the link): DSW Costco Nordstrom Dillard’s BJ’s Wholesale Club Burlington REI...
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LISTEN: Katy Perry Returns With “Cozy Little Christmas”

Katy Perry has premiered a new holiday song called “Cozy Little Christmas,” that’s available exclusively via Amazon Music. Rolling Stone reports that the song finds Perry singing lyrics such as, “Nothing lights my fire or warms me up baby like you do / Just want a cozy, cozy little Christmas here...
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Here Are the 'Secret Codes' to Unlock Every Christmas Movie on Netflix

Netflix is usually great when it comes to recommending what to watch, but for those of us who were only recently binging things -- like The Haunting of Hill House, and Making a Murderer: Part 2 -- finding cheerful, festive picks in the middle of ghost and docu-series isn't exactly easy. But now,...
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Losing Arizona Senate Candidate's Dog Goes Viral in Concession Video

A political star is born! Republican Martha McSally may have lost to Democrat Kyrsten Sinema in her bid to become the next senator from the great state of Arizona this week--but on the plus side, her dog Boomer has a bright future ahead of him after he went viral by co-starring in her concession...
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Bradley Cooper Wanted to Cast Jack White in "A Star Is Born"

Before Lady Gaga entered the picture, Bradley Cooper was in talks with former White Stripes leader Jack White for a role in A Star is Born. Billboard reports that the pair had a meeting with White about the lead role of Jackson Maine, before Gaga was cast as the female lead Ally. Gaga also backed...
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Donations Pour in to Help Animals Displaced by California Wildfires

As the human death toll reaches 44 and counting, donations are pouring in from across the country to help thousands of animals that have been displaced by the deadly wildfires engulfing much of California. NBC News reports that Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control alone has taken in some 700...
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VIDEO: Lady Gaga Stops by Shelter to Lift Spirits of Residents Displaced by California Wildfires

Lady Gaga was evacuated from her Malibu home amid the raging Woolsey fire, but she still made time to give back to other displaced residents in need. The singer showed up at a Red Cross shelter at Pacific Palisades High School Sunday evening to lift the spirits of fellow evacuees. In a video...
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FIRST LOOK: 'Toy Story 4' Teaser Trailer

Toy Story fans can finally get their first glimpse of the franchise's long-awaited fourth installment thanks to the teaser trailer that premiered Monday on YouTube. The 90-second clip finds all of your favorite Toy Story characters--including Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head, Slinky...
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VIDEO: Pete Davidson Apologizes to Dan Crenshaw on SNL

Pete Davidson apologized on this weekend's edition of Saturday Night Live for mocking Dan Crenshaw, a Navy veteran who wears an eyepatch to conceal a war injury. Davidson said on last week's show that the Republican candidate for Congress looked like a "hitman in a porno movie." He then...
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NorCal Wildfire Growing at Rate of 10 Costco Stores Per Minute

A wildfire burning in Northern California on Thursday grew to roughly half the size of San Francisco in less than eight hours. SF Gate reports that the fire erupted at 6:30 a.m. and spread to more than 20,000 acres by early evening--the equivalent of about 10 Costco warehouses per minute. Tens of...
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