Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will be radically pared down due to coronavirus

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, a nearly century-old New York City institution, will be radically pared down from its usual larger-than-life format due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, officials said Monday. The department store announced that it had to “reimagine” the upcoming 94th edition of the parade on Nov. 26 and said it’ll be staged […]

U.S. snowstorms, rain make Thanksgiving trip home a nightmare

FILE PHOTO: Thanksgiving traffic crawls in a rainstorm in Claremont, California, U.S., November 28, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – Holiday travelers can go home again but it will take far longer than expected with snow, ice and rain slowing the busiest U.S. travel day of the Thanksgiving weekend on Sunday, forecasters said. As much as […]

Newsweek fires reporter who said Trump would be spending Thanksgiving ‘tweeting, golfing and more’

Jessica Kwong, pictured, has been fired after claiming Donald Trump would be spending Thanksgiving ‘tweeting, golfing and more’ Newsweek has fired a political reporter whose story claimed Donald Trump would be spending Thanksgiving ‘tweeting, golfing and more’ – before the president spent the day serving turkey dinners to US troops in Afghanistan.  A story by political […]

Jim Daly: The Thanksgiving table is special – 5 tips to kick start meaningful conversation when you gather

I love Thanksgiving and believe it ranks as one of the great American holidays – a time set aside to express our gratitude to God for this country and our many blessings. Food may serve as the centerpiece of most gatherings this Thursday, but what are you going to talk about as you sit around […]

California storms: Out-of-towner expected sunny Thanksgiving on beach. Now they are looking for rain coats

The stormy Thanksgiving holiday in California took some out-of-town travelers by surprise. They expected sunshine but got rain. “I couldn’t believe it. I didn’t pack a single coat in my suitcase. I thought I would be wearing flip-flops,” said Vy Powell, who traveled from Virginia to Orange County to visit her aging parents for the […]