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How Black Friday Got to Be Such a Downer

Shutterstock/Sonpichit Salangsing If Thanksgiving is America’s celebration of virtue, centered as it is around gratitude and hospitality, Black Friday is its evil twin. Originally given its bleak name in the 1950s by Philadelphia policemen dealing with post-holiday shoppers ahead of the big Army-Navy football game, the commercial extravaganza has always been characterized by chaos, greed,…

Democratic House could probe Trump business ties abroad

PARIS (AP) — The Democratic victory in the U.S. House of Representatives could echo from Moscow to Beijing to Riyadh, with empowered Democrats now able to launch new investigations into President Donald Trump’s international business empire and his political dealings with other nations. Overturning control of the House in Tuesday’s midterm elections has given the…