Unlike last Thanksgiving, which fell in the depths of the pandemic, the creation of vaccines means many of us can gather more safely with our loved ones this holiday. We heard from people across the country about the ways they're…
By Claire Mufson
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has returned in full, after being crimped by the coronavirus pandemic last year.
By Ted Shafrey, Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
In between muscling the Build Back Better Act through the U.S. House of Representatives and departing for the holiday, President Joe Biden made time for another executive duty: The pardoning of two turkeys. Lisa Desjardins is back with this report…
By Lisa Desjardins, Tess Conciatori
In our news wrap Thursday, Americans adjust to a dramatically different Thanksgiving Day with surging COVID-19 cases across the country, and Ethiopia's prime minister says he's ordered the final assault against the rebellious region of Tigray as human rights groups…
By PBS NewsHour
By Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press
As governors and mayors grapple with an out-of-control pandemic, they are ratcheting up mask mandates and imposing restrictions on small indoor gatherings, which have been blamed for accelerating the spread of the coronavirus.
By Laura Santhanam
Most Americans will bolt for the nearest exit if anyone at Thanksgiving dinner steers the conversation head-on into politics, according to a new poll from PBS NewsHour, NPR and Marist.
By Simone Pathe
Paul Solman stepped back to 1621 to explore the economics of the very first Thanksgiving, where, he learned, profit wasn't everything. Neither is profit everything in 2014 on a family turkey farm that sells most of its free-range turkeys during…
President Obama used his executive authority to pardon Mac and Cheese, the two birds who were saved from the Thanksgiving table this year. Who was the first president to give flight to this holiday amnesty? Political director Domenico Montanaro looks…
By PBS NewsHour
In the past few years, Black Friday shopping sales have crept into Thanksgiving Day as stores try to gain an advantage over their competitors at the start of the holiday shopping season. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Stephen Greenhouse of the…
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