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Alleged Nazi Guard's Trial Marks End of an Era

Nearly 65 years after the liberation of the concentration camps, a perpetrator of the Holocaust may go on trial for the final time in Germany, marking for some the end of Europe's darkest era.

Iran Will Reportedly Build 10 Uranium Enrichment Plants

The Iranian government approved a plan Sunday to build 10 new uranium enrichment facilities, a dramatic expansion in defiance of U.N. demands it halt the program.

Reports Claim Woods Crash Followed Argument With Wife

The postponements of Tiger Woods' interviews with state troopers came as reports claimed the bizarre overnight car crash outside his Florida home Friday may have occurred following an argument with his wife.

Potential Sale of Warship to Russia Raises Concerns

France is negotiating to sell a high-tech warship to Russia, which would mark the first time that a NATO nation — and a founding member at that — sold arms to the country the treaty organization was created to oppose.

Dubai Debt Fears Remain Focus in World Markets

European stock markets regained their poise Friday on hopes Wall Street would not be hit as hard as Asia by the news Dubai is having trouble handling its debt.

Holiday Shopping Season Revs Up With Black Friday Sales

Shoppers crowded stores and malls in the wee hours Friday, some after spending the night waiting in line, to grab early morning deals and hard-to-find items.

NATO Teams Play Vital Role on Afghan Front Lines

As President Barack Obama prepares to pour up to 35,000 more U.S. troops into Afghanistan, a much smaller contingent of NATO trainers — many of them European — form a crucial part of the strategy to win the war and get foreign troops home.

Year After N.Y. Stampede, Black Friday Gets Makeover

After stampede death last year, retailers have taken another look at their crowd control and major event guidelines.

Retailers Crank Up Promotions to Avoid Black Friday Slump

Major retailers including Target Corp., J.C. Penney Co. and Best Buy Co. are cranking up promotions to avoid a slump after Black Friday and keep customers shopping through what promises to be a difficult season.

Macy's celebrates 83rd parade

NEW YORK - The whole gang showed up this morning floating over Manhattan for the holiday. The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade made its way down Central Park west towards Cacy's in Herald Square.