Thanksgiving

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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.

11/27/2014

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

File photo of firefighters. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Montgomery County Firefighters Hold Robbery Suspect Until Police Arrive

Prince George’s County Police say they are thankful Montgomery County firefighters were in the right place at the right time.

11/25/2014

Workers use snowplows to clean a tarmac at the Reagan National Airport during a snow storm in Washington, DC. (Photo credit JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Area Prepares for First Snowfall of Season

With much of the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area under a Winter Weather Advisory and a Winter Storm Warning, local authorities are preparing to deal with messy roads and giving some tips to drivers hitting the road for Thanksgiving.

11/25/2014

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry died early Sunday morning at the age of 78.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Marion Barry’s Turkey Giveaway Goes on Without Him

Marion Barry’s annual turkey giveaway went on without the longtime District of Columbia politician.

11/25/2014

Marion Barry. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)

Marion Barry’s Turkey Giveaway Still on for Tuesday

In recent weeks, Marion Barry had been touting his upcoming Turkey Giveaway in Ward 8 and after his passing many thought it would not take place.

11/24/2014

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