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Tuesday headlines: Time to use the ‘p’ word

Thanksgiving week started with four fatal shootings across the United States, killing 10 people in a matter of hours.

A late Monday ruling requires the White House to allow migrants to seek asylum even if they enter the US between official crossings, i.e. illegally.

San Francisco, Stockton and Sacramento were the world’s three “most polluted cities” on Friday morning.

One way to measure San Francisco's recent air quality: Uber drivers are selling respirator masks.

Thirty years after his early climate change reporting, Bill McKibben assesses our extraordinary hubris in the face of extinction.

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Trump's latest interview with Fox News confirms he's an absentee president, and mostly clueless on all matters.

It took time for mainstream journalists to feel comfortable calling the president a liar. Now can we start using the 'P' word (propaganda)?

The FBI now classifies the far-right Proud Boys as an “extremist group with ties to white nationalism.”

Finns respond on social media to Trump's assertion that their “forest nation” avoids deadly fires by spending time cleaning the woods.

Dozens were injured and one killed when French demonstrators recently protested rising gas prices by shutting down roads.

Consumers want to spend less time with screens, but listening to the news through smart speakers isn't the solution, yet.

One upside to social media: it helps nonbinary people in “deepening their understanding of their identities.”

A list of emotions people feel but can’t explain, from the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows.

In "influencer marketing," companies routinely pay $60,000 for a video review—or $85,000 to publicly diss a competitor’s product.

Many regions are trying to lure non-office-bound employees. Tulsa offers free rent, a co-working office, and $10,000.

“Home for Thanksgiving” has become “friends for Thanksgiving,” especially among childless or unmarried adults.

Some handy rebuttals for when your relatives want to talk economic policy at the dinner table this week.

Botox appointments spike around Thanksgiving and Christmas, with booking rates 35-45% higher than normal.

Photographs of k-pop, k-beauty, and k-fashion at Seoul Fashion Week.

Mechanical Swiss watches use springs made from an alloy called Nivarox, whose dominance is facing a high-tech new challenger.

Video: Stephen Colbert explains to a priest why he went Catholic—again.