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Coldest Thanksgiving in decades on the way for Northeast, Midwest

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A major cold blast is moving into the Northeast just in time for Thanksgiving morning. Several daily record lows and record-low highs are expected to be broken with temperatures 20 to 35 degrees below normal.Wind chills on Thursday morning across the Northeast will be brutal -– in the teens from Washington,…read more »

Heavy rain could trigger mudslides, flash floods in California as rescuers search for wildfire victims

Mason Trinca for The Washington Post via Getty Images(PARADISE, Calif.) — Heavy rain is forecast in parts of California on Wednesday, potentially triggering flash floods, debris flows or mudslides in areas where wildfires recently killed more than 80 people and destroyed nearly 17,000 structures.At least 870 people still were unaccounted in the wake of wildfires…read more »

‘This is my highway’: Doctors challenge NRA after Chicago hospital shooting

Scott Olson/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — The medical community reignited a social media campaign against the National Rifle Association earlier this week after a gunman opened fire at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center on Chicago’s South Side, killing an ER doctor, a pharmacist and a police officer.Images of bloodied scrubs, shoes and hospital rooms flooded social media…read more »

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockChris Young will return to the UK in 2019 as part of his Losing Sleep World Tour. Lindsay Ell serves as the opener throughout the four dates in Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham and London in May. Tickets go on sale Friday via Chris’s website. Power couple Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman have sold their luxurious mansion in Franklin, TN for a reported $2.7…read more »

The most COMPLICATED time of the year: Martina McBride’s juggling traditional Thanksgiving and the Macy’s Parade

ABC/Image Group LAIf you tuned in for Sunday’s premiere of Martina’s Table on Food Network, you know what a typical Thanksgiving Day celebration looks like for Martina McBride and her family. But this year, the four-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year is shaking things up, as she promotes her new Christmas album, It’s the Holiday Season, on the Macy’s Thanksgiving…read more »

Watch now: Blake Shelton stars in Gwen Stefani’s video for their holiday duet, “You Make It Feel Like Christmas”

John Shearer/Getty Images via ABCBlake Shelton teams up with his lady, Gwen Stefani, for a retro holiday celebration in the new music video for their duet, “You Make It Feel Like Christmas.” The two star in a series of comedic holiday scenes, which mostly include mishaps involving Blake. He gets attacked by a swarm of bees that fly out of…read more »

Chris Stapleton to salute Dolly Parton at MusiCares Person of the Year event

ABC/Image Group LAChris Stapleton will help honor Dolly Parton during a gala event on February 8 where the country legend will be celebrated as the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year.  Additional acts, including pop stars Pink, Shawn Mendes and Mark Ronson, will also pay tribute to the Dolly during the pre-Grammy event.  The annual bash raises money for MusiCares, the charitable arm of…read more »

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