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Ray Rice wins suspension appeal

 (CNN) -- Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has won his appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL for violating its domestic violence policy, the players union said Friday.

Black Friday: Just another busy shopping day

 ROCKAWAY, N.j. (CNNMoney) -- Is the Black Friday frenzy losing its grip? That's what it felt like at one Target in a New Jersey shopping plaza early Friday morning.

Nightmare day for oil stocks

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Call it a "crude awakening." Energy stocks plunged Friday after OPEC announced no cuts in production, a decision that sent oil prices crashing to their lowest levels since May 2010.

Pot sellers push 'Green Friday'

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Who said Black Friday had to be so materialistic?

'I couldn't move': Patients who wake up during surgery

 (CNN) -- "I was awake but paralyzed," says Carol Weihrer as she recalls undergoing eye surgery in 1998.

Smart sports equipment turns phones into coaches

 (CNN) -- After losing a particularly intense game of tennis, you drop your racket and storm off the court. Instead of fuming and reaching for a water bottle, you grab your smartphone to see what went wrong.

Obama Thanksgiving: Call troops, serve dinner at soup kitchen, dine at White House

 WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Obama celebrated his favorite holiday -- Thanksgiving -- with phone calls to U.S. troops, something he often does to mark the holiday.

Creed frontman reveals he's 'penniless'

Scott Stapp, the lead singer of the band Creed, revealed he was living in a Holiday Inn and "penniless" in a nearly 16-minute Facebook video post early Wednesday morning.

Walmart workers vow big Black Friday protests

Some aggrieved Walmart workers and their advocates have a slew of grievances. And for the third year in a row, they will air them on one of the busiest shopping days: Black Friday.

'Pastor' wanted for child sex crimes added to Most Wanted list

 A self-proclaimed pastor’s life on the run as a fugitive just got a little harder today after the U.S. Marshals Service added him to its 15 Most Wanted fugitive list.