FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2013 file photo, customers shop at a Target store in Colma, Calif. Experts say Thanksgiving weekend lives up to the hype of serving up the best bargains of the year from TVs to clothing. Shoppers, however, need to do their homework before joining the crowds at the mall or heading online for the official kickoff that’s increasingly creeping into the turkey feast. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals

An analysis of sales data and store circulars contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the year.

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Calorie count to appear with many prepared foods

The FDA announced calorie labeling rules Tuesday, requiring establishments that sell prepared foods and have 20 or more locations to post the calorie content of food on menus.

FILE: Thanksgiving Turkey (Photo Credit: Tim Sackton / Flickr)

Food pantries see need increase as winter looms

“Last week we were out of jelly, pancake mix and pancake syrup, and at the end of December, if this keeps up, we’ll probably be running low on a lot of things, if not completely out.”

Jason Lee Caldwell (Provided Photo/Indiana State Police)

Man pleads guilty to murder in SW Indiana attack

Officials say a woman who was found naked and bound with rope and duct tape told police Caldwell raped her at gunpoint after the shooting about 15 miles west of Bloomington.

CNN snapshot revolting 'ice bucket' prank  Ohio Bay Village

Teens punished for prank on autistic classmate

The autistic teen thought he was participating in the ice bucket challenge for charity when the boys dumped the bucket of urine, tobacco and spit on him in August.