Thanksgiving

Black-Friday eve shopping is becoming a new American tradition with stores opening on Thanksgiving Day. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Early-Bird Shoppers Turn Out On Thanksgiving

Black-Friday eve shopping is becoming a new American tradition with stores opening on Thanksgiving Day.

6 hours ago

Obamas Help Out at D.C. Food Bank

Full Holiday Menu for Obamas; 6 Pies for Dessert

President Barack Obama is spending a quiet Thanksgiving at the White House where the belly-stuffing menu featured all the holiday’s basics.

16 hours ago

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Some Locals Discouraged by Black Friday Eve

Thanksgiving is all about the turkey, the trimmings and football, but some major retailers are creeping their Black Friday deals further into the day traditionally spent with family.

17 hours ago

A view of the Thomas the Train balloon float during the 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Rehearsals - Inflation Eve on November 26 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Crowds Celebrate at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Spectators of all ages are oohing and ahhing as giant inflated characters wind their way through Manhattan in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

19 hours ago

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Thanksgiving Menu: Turkey, Parades, Shopping Deals

Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine were on the menu as friends and families gathered across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving.

20 hours ago

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 23: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers runs off the field at the end of the first half against the Minnesota Vikings on November 23, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Keidel: Giving Thanks For Sports

Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.

11/26/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 26:  U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd R) pardons "Cheese" and his alternate Mac (not shown,) both 20-week old 48-pound Turkeys, as his daughters Sasha (3rd R), Malia (R) and Cole Cooper (L) and his father National Turkey Federation Chairman Gary Cooper  (2nd L) during a ceremony at  the White House November 26, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Presidential pardon of a turkey has been a long time Thanksgiving tradition that dates back to the Harry Truman administration.(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Defends Legal Authority to Pardon Turkeys

President Barack Obama has issued an executive action that some of his Republican opponents may be hard-pressed to disagree with — sparing Thanksgiving turkeys from the dinner table.

11/26/2014

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Obama Gets the Bill for White House Thanksgiving

There’s no free lunch — or breakfast or dinner — for President Barack Obama on Thanksgiving Day. Or any other day for that matter.

11/26/2014

Airline passengers at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, DC,  in Virginia, arrive to snow showers on the busiest travel day of the year November 26, 2014. Hundreds of flights were cancelled or delayed Wednesday in the US northeast as a winter storm delivered freezing rain and snow ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, one of the year's biggest travel weekends. A wintry mix was falling in Boston, Philadelphia, New York and Washington, according to the National Weather Service, which forecast "havoc" for travelers along the east coast from the Carolinas up through New England.(Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Snow Hampers Holiday Travel in Maryland

A snowfall of up to 7 inches across central and western Maryland is making travel difficult on the day before Thanksgiving.

11/26/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions passes the ball during the third quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Thursday Football Breakdown: Chicago Bears At Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions played on Thanksgiving before 24 of the current NFL franchises even existed. The Lions’ first owner scheduled the inaugural game in 1934 to try and generate interest in the team.

11/26/2014

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