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Holiday mail for Heroes

Each year the American Red Cross provides assistance to more than 2 million service members and many of our nation’s 24 million veterans.

Thanksgiving travel stats, most popular destinations

With Thanksgiving only weeks away, TripAdvisor, the world largest travel website, conducted a survey to determine America’s Thanksgiving travel plans. 

Duck Dynasty auctions 1 millionth 2013 duck call for Wounded Warrior charity

Members of the popular A&E Duck Dynasty show are auctioning off their 1 millionth Duck Commander Duck Call of 2013 for a good cause.

Montana fugitive captured in Texarkana, sentenced to 15 years in prison for child porn

A Montana registered sex offender was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison Wednesday for transporting child pornography across state lines while attempting to elude authorities seeking him for probation violations pertaining to a prior child

2 sentenced for sexually abusing minor to produce child porn

In unrelated cases, two Maryland men were each sentenced Thursday, November 7, to more than 25 years in prison for sexually abusing a minor to produce child pornography.

Pickler: 'My heart, my love' go out to vets

Country singer Kellie Pickler -- whose fourth album, "The Woman I Am," came out Monday -- opens up to HLN about her passion for country music and how she uses her talent to work with military members and their families.

The stock market bull is hibernating

Stocks are still hovering near record highs but the bull seemed to be taking a bit of a breather on Tuesday.

Mom's confession: 'They're growing up and I'm missing it'

Every morning, while I open granola bars and pass them to my children in the back seat, I feel a familiar pang of guilt reminding me that a good mother would have made them scrambled eggs and toast.

Philippine president: Typhoon Haiyan death toll closer to 2,500

A well-publicized estimate that Typhoon Haiyan killed10,000 people in the Philippines is "too much," and the death toll likely is closer to 2,000 or 2,500, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III told CNN's Christiane Amanpour on

Military dad surprises son at school

A South Carolina boy got a heartwarming surprise at school just in time for Veteran's Day. His military dad arrived home from Afghanistan early and decided to surprise him with a little help from the school.