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News Archive - November 25, 2011

NBA Owners, Players Reach Tentative Deal

The sides reached a tentative agreement early Saturday to end the 149-day lockout and hope to begin the delayed season with a marquee triple-header Dec. 25. Most of a season that seemed in jeopardy of being lost entirely will be salvaged if both sides approve the handshake deal.

Black Friday Frenzy Sparks Violence At Some Stores

Shoppers flooded stores across the country as the holiday shopping season officially got under way and people rushed to grab deals on electronics, toys and other merchandise. But retailers' big day was marred by reports of attempted robbery, fighting, and of a woman who allegedly pepper sprayed other customers.

'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, Nov. 25

An Unforgettable Tribute, a bestseller of sorts, the fiber arts and the graffiti arts.

Two Men Save Woman From Burning Car

One woman is saying thank you to a couple of good Samaritans, after they rescued her from a burning car on Thanksgiving Day.

Black Friday Can Also Mean Green Friday

While many people think of Black Friday as a time to get deals on electronics or early gifts, one group of retailers is urging consumers to shop around... for energy.

Have The Crackdowns On Immigration Gone Too Far?

In Arizona, the architect of a controversial immigration law has been voted out of office. In Alabama, the nation's strictest immigration law has ignited a withering backlash expected to force major changes. "We overreached," admits one Republican supporter of the law.

Relax, Folks. It Really Is Honey After All

The honey on supermarket shelves is probably real honey, after all. But claims that illicit Chinese honey was being sneaked into the U.S. market reveal how quick we are to assume the worst about supermarket foods — and imports. Closer analysis reveals a more complex tale.

Mubarak-Era Premier Asked To Lead Egyptian Cabinet

Egypt's ruling military has asked Kamal el-Ganzouri to serve as prime minister. His appointment will likely anger protesters.