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White House welcomes turkeys for presidential pardoning, unveils savory names

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White House representatives selected and announced the birds' official names, Carrots and Peas, which were chosen from a list of more than 600 suggestions from South Dakota residents.
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Race to watch: Peas and Carrots vie for presidential turkey pardon

Race to watch: Peas and Carrots vie for presidential turkey pardon

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After a season of O'Rourke v. Cruz, Gillum v. DeSantis, and Abrams v. Kemp, another hotly competitive race will come to a head in November. Peas v. Carrots. Those are the names of this year's two turkeys vying for the coveted presidential pardon scheduled for Tuesday. Voters can select this year's Thanksgiving Turkey on a White House Twitter poll released Monday. Voting ends Tuesday morning. Though only one turkey can claim the title of "Thanksgiving Turkey," both fowl are set to be sent to the care of Virginia Tech veterinarians (the school's mascot derives from the turkey). President...
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Vote whether 'Peas' or 'Carrots' will be the 2018 National Thanksgiving Turkey

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The White House announced on Monday that this year's National Thanksgiving Turkey will be either Peas or Carrots, and the public can vote on their favorite.
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Sick 8-year-old girl gets special holiday surprise from her fire department

Sick 8-year-old girl gets special holiday surprise from her fire department

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'I thought I was a goner': Rare tornado damages homes in Washington state

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'Presents kept coming': Before his death, man leaves 2-year-old neighbor...

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State's nunchaku ban unconstitutional, federal court says

State's nunchaku ban unconstitutional, federal court says

Decades-old law prohibiting nunchakus in this state has been deemed unconstitutional. Read more ...

‘I'll keep going as long as I can go': 93-year-old man visits wife's grave...

‘I'll keep going as long as I can go': 93-year-old man visits wife's grave every day

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Police: 15-year-old reported missing after drug deal may have gone bad

Police: 15-year-old reported missing after drug deal may have gone bad

He was last seen on Sunday. Read more ...

These letters to Santa will touch your heart

These letters to Santa will touch your heart

Post office volunteers in one California town helped to sort letters that children wrote to Santa. Read more ...

Man exonerated of murder after 27 years in prison

Man exonerated of murder after 27 years in prison

His case went before an innocence project and other groups investigating possible wrongful convictions. Read more ...

Thousands of infant snowsuits recalled due to choking hazard

Thousands of infant snowsuits recalled due to choking hazard

The retailer so far has received one report of metal snaps detaching. Read more ...

Penny Marshall, Filmmaker And 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies At 75

Penny Marshall, Filmmaker And 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies At 75

Marshall directed Big and A League of Their Own, among other films. (Image credit: ABC Photo Archives/Getty Images) Read more ...