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 Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press
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 Laura Santhanam
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…
By Simone Pathe
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
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…
Many Americans will head to the mall after Thanksgiving dinner to snag retail deals once reserved for the early morning of "Black Friday." But as retailers fear a sluggish consumer spending holiday season, more are opening on the actual holiday.
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