The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
President Barack Obama spared two turkeys from the brine and the oven Wednesday, fulfilling the annual tradition of a presidential pardon for a couple of lucky birds ahead of Thanksgiving Day.
President Barack Obama has spared two turkeys from the brine and the oven, fulfilling the annual tradition of a presidential pardon for a couple of lucky birds ahead of Thanksgiving Day.
Turkey isn’t just for Thanksgiving, says Butterball CEO Rod Brenneman.
The Redskins gave out 3,500 turkeys to Prince George’s County families in need during the organization’s 11th annual Harvest Fest on Saturday.
D.C. Councilmember Jim Graham is distributing 650 turkeys to families ahead of Thanksgiving.
An extensive survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. found that a vast majority of Muslims in communities from the Middle East and Africa are concerned about Islamic extremism in their respective countries of residence. But while many majorities in different countries voices strong opposition to violence carried out in the name of Islam, a reported 62 percent of Palestinian Muslims told Pew that they feel suicide bombings are often – or at least sometimes – justifiable.
Turkey’s prime minister is pointing the finger at Israel for the toppling of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood government.
The protests in Turkey have accomplished the seemingly impossible: uniting fans of Istanbul’s three bitterly rival soccer teams.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is wrapping up a 24-hour visit to Istanbul with talks aimed at improving ties between Turkey and Israel and pushing ahead with Mideast peace efforts.