Michael Brown's family demands federal charges as Nixon orders more troops into Ferguson

Attorneys for Michael Brown's family on Tuesday vowed to push for federal charges against the Ferguson police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, and they renewed their calls for peace following a night of violent protests in which several businesses were burned to the ground. Meanwhile, Gov. Jay Nixon ordered hundreds of more National Guardsmen into Ferguson to help local law enforcement keep order in the St. Louis suburb.

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Calorie meter is running: FDA launches menu labeling expansion

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released menu labeling rules Tuesday for movie theaters, restaurants and grocery stores that will disclose how many calories are in meals and snacks. The rules complete a process started four years ago with the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that

Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of apps to let you know which roads are clogged, what gate your flight leaves from and whether trains are running on time.

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Where to order pies for Thanksgiving in Kansas City

If you’re fully focused on your T-Day turkey and don’t have time to worry about pie, local bakeries offer a variety of options to take the heat off of making your own dessert. From traditional pumpkin to cranberry pecan and honey apple thyme, these bakeries have got you covered.

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