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Daily fantasy sports companies are in a battle with New York's attorney general over the legality of their games. A judge there will weigh in on whether fantasy sports is based on skill or chance.

Inspired by the events at Mizzou, students at Occidental College in Los Angeles recently got administrators to agree to a list of demands and are pledging to hold them accountable.

Cranberry sauce is a Thanksgiving tradition. But if you're ready for a fresh take on this staple, why not try cranberries in chutney or cake? America's Test Kitchen founder Chris Kimball offers ideas.

One revision would crack down on studying tissue and blood samples without getting a person's consent. Another change would make it easier to conduct studies in many locations at once.

Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio and others are supporting the idea of a no-fly zone over Syria to try to help civilians there. But skeptics say it no longer has any relevance to today's Syrian crisis.

Researchers need to figure out how Ebola can — and can't — be spread by survivors. And health workers need to don protective equipment once again.

The classic Midwestern casserole, which turns 60 this year, has come to mean more than just a mashup of processed food. Even those who grew up with it but can't abide it admit: It tastes like home.

New York Times reporter C.J. Chivers discusses efforts by ISIS to weaponize a mysterious substance known as red mercury. "It's never been seen," he says. "It essentially is an urban legend."

More than half of America's sweet potatoes were lifted by hand from the soil of North Carolina. It's some of the most back-breaking farm work to be found, and migrant laborers do most of it.

Balloons are a mainstay of Thanksgiving Day parades across the nation. It takes skill, strength and teamwork to control those helium-filled bags of fun — that's exactly what balloon school is for.

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