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Police escort the truck, that was found to contain a large number of dead bodies, as they move it from an industrial estate in Thurrock, south England, on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019.

A truck driver charged with manslaughter over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants whose bodies were found in the back of a vehicle he had allegedly been driving pleaded guilty on Monday to lesser charges. Read more.Read more

Thanksgiving turkey in Concord, N.H.

Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food safety experts say don't — repeat don't — wash the turkey before popping it in the oven on Thanksgiving Day. Read more to find out why.Read more

Taylor Swift, winner of the artist of the decade award, performs a medley at the American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Taylor Swift has moonwalked past Michael Jackson's record at the 2019 American Music Awards, taking home six honors including artist of the year and artist of the decade. Other big winners at the AMAs included Khalid and BTS — neither act attended the show but won three prizes. Read more.Read more

Pro-democracy supporters celebrate after pro-Beijing politician Junius Ho lost his election in Hong Kong, early Monday, Nov. 25, 2019.

Hong Kong's pro-democracy opposition won a stunning landslide victory in weekend local elections in a clear rebuke to city leader Carrie Lam over her handling of violent protests that have divided the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Read more.Read more

Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson, left, tries to avoid Philadelphia Eagles' Rodney McLeod during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Philadelphia.

Missing their top three wide receivers, leading rusher and two Pro Bowl offensive linemen, the Eagles couldn't do much on offense against the Seahawks and hurt themselves with three turnovers inside Seattle territory and another near midfield. The Seattle Seahawks beat the Philadelphia Eagles 17...Read more

 U.S. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer speaks at a news conference as he pays his first visit to Bath Iron Works, a shipbuilding facility in Bath, Maine.

By Robert Burns, AP National Security Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper has fired the Navy's top official, ending a stunning clash between President Donald Trump and top military leadership over the fate of a SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq.

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Elsa, voiced by Idina Menzel, from left, Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell, Kristoff, voiced by Jonathan Groff and Sven in a scene from the animated film, "Frozen 2."

Six years after "Frozen" kicked up a pop-culture blizzard, the sequel to Elsa, Anna and Olaf's adventures snowed-in the box office with an estimated $127 million debut domestically and $350.2 million worldwide, according to studio estimates Sunday.Read more

File photo of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been released from a Baltimore hospital where she had been treated for a possible infection.Read more

File photo of Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher leaving a military court on Naval Base San Diego.

The Navy has been notified that the White House will not intervene to stop a disciplinary proceeding that could cost a SEAL his position in the elite unit, a senior Navy official said Sunday.Read more

File photo of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, one of the world's richest men, has formally launched a Democratic bid for president.Read more

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