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Charges against hedge fund spark fallout worry

In a state with one of the world's highest concentrations of hedge funds, SAC Capital Advisors stands out as one of the biggest, known for bankrolling Stamford's popular Thanksgiving Day parade. The criminal charges announced Thursday against the firm have some fearing for the future of one of the rFull story

PFT: Report: Redskins lose Keenan Robinson for season to torn pectoral

Washington Redskins linebacker Keenan Robinson saw his rookie season come to an abrupt end last November when he suffered a torn pectoral on Thanksgiving against the Dallas Cowboys. A torn pectoral will now cost him his sophomore season as well. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Robinson Full story

'Sunny' celebrating Thanksgiving, 'Lethal Weapon'

"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" has plenty to be thankful for: The naughty FX comedy is going into its ninth season, helping to launch a new spin-off channel and was greeted by more than 5,000 fans at the show's Comic-Con panel Sunday in Hall H at the San Diego Convention Center. Full story

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  Missing journalist’s family pleads for information

Freelance journalist James Foley has been missing in Syria for almost six weeks, after traveling across the border into the turbulent country on Thanksgiving. His mother and brother, Diane and Michael Foley, appeal to his captors for his safe release.

  Family of kidnapped journalist asks for his release

James Foley, a freelancer who was captured on Thanksgiving day in northern Syria, was working for the news organization the GlobalPost. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

  Former President Bush remains hospitalized

Former President George H.W. Bush spent Christmas in the hospital after he developed a fever, but doctors say they are “cautiously optimistic” that he will recover. He has been hospitalized since Thanksgiving. NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports.

  Lester’s fatherly instinct on co-anchoring with son: ‘Do I need to hold his hand?’

TODAY’s Lester Holt spent time in Chicago with his family over the Thanksgiving holiday, and took the chance to co-anchor the noon news with his son, an anchor. “It was a real joy,” Holt said.

  Become a conversation starter with theSkimm

The founders of a new daily online newsletter, Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin, read and filter the news for you so you can just Skimm. They chat about some of the features of their newsletter and explain how to be a conversation starter at work, at the gym, on a date, and more.

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