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Messy mix of snow, rain on the menu for Thanksgiving travelers

  A wintry mix of rain and show is snarling travel across the East Coast on Wednesday, causing trouble on the nation's roadways and delays of up to six hours at airports in the Northeast on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

Regulator tells Chrysler to begin exploding airbag recalls by Monday

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Federal safety regulators are demanding that Chrysler must begin recalling cars with the exploding Takata airbags by Monda

Supersonic jets can fly from New York to L.A. in 2.5 hours (or less)

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The super rich may soon be going supersonic.

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson to host National Christmas Tree Lighting

 WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Actor Tom Hanks and his wife, actress and singer Rita Wilson, will co-host the National Christmas Tree lighting next week, the National Park Service announced Wednesday.

BlackBerry will buy your iPhone

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- BlackBerry wants your iPhone, and will pay for it.

Angelina Jolie: Mansion tax 'could put me off' U.K. move

A controversial plan to tax expensive properties in the U.K. could keep Angelina Jolie from becoming a Londoner. The Hollywood actress said she was fond of England, having lived in the country before.

HBO to make film of Scientology book, hires 160 lawyers

HBO is backing a documentary based on "Going Clear," a book about Scientology and Hollywood -- and isn't taking any chances with the legal side of things.

Inventor creates watch that fires laser

It cuts through plastic! It burns holes in walls! It ... tells time?

Canceled 'Selfie' gets new life on Hulu

New fall comedy "Selfie" isn't done yet. The ABC series was canceled in early November, but Hulu has stepped in to air the show's remaining episodes.

Opening stores on Thanksgiving doesn't boost sales

 WalMart, Target, Macy's, Kohl's, Kmart, Toys R Us. All of these stores open on Thanksgiving Day.