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Nov 30, 2015
Final 'Hunger Games' movie once again tops US box officeThe fourth and final "Hunger Games" movie shrugged off lukewarm reviews to rule the North American box office for the second straight week over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
Nov 27, 2015
Balloons, floats and heavy police presence at NYC Thanksgiving paradeGiant balloons took to the clear, sunny sky over midtown Manhattan on Thursday for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, with spectators lining up along the parade route and a heavy police presence keeping a watchful eye.
Nov 26, 2015
Obama jokes about presidential race at turkey pardoningSpeaking at his annual Thanksgiving turkey pardoning on Wednesday, President Barack Obama joked about raising teenage daughters, his critics and the 2016 presidential race.
Nov 17, 2015
Thanksgiving travel tips: With low fuel prices, more people will be driving out; don't get stuck at the airportDuring the long holiday weekend, 46.9 million Americans are expected to go 50 miles or more from home, the highest number since 2007, according to travel agency and car lobbying group AAA. That would be a 0.6 percent increase over last year and the seventh straight year of growth.
Dec 01, 2014
GOP aide forced to apologise after she says Obama's daughters must show classA US lawmaker's communications director was facing social media calls she be sacked after her Facebook rant about President Barack Obama's daughters prompted widespread anger.
Nov 28, 2014
Freeze-dried turkey on space: What ISS astronauts are eating on Thanksgiving dayThe menu included traditional holiday fare with a space-food flair - irradiated smoked turkey, thermostabilized candied yams and freeze-dried green beans and mushrooms.
Dec 06, 2013
US fast-food workers rally for higher minimum wageFast-food workers in hundreds of cities across the United States kicked off a day of strikes and rallies on Thursday to demand a higher minimum wage. The largest job actions were expected in New York and Washington, organisers said.
Dec 06, 2013
Did smarter shopping, more cautious consumers kill Black Friday?Shopping at Walmart stores across the United States reached a fever pitch at 6 pm Thanksgiving Day, when employees across the United States ripped the plastic off doorbuster displays of heavily discounted merchandise.
Dec 03, 2013
US stocks mixed on disappointing holiday salesInvestors pulled out of specialty retailers and chain stores alike. Urban Outfitters fell $1.14, or 2.9 percent, to $37.88. Coach fell $1.31, or 2.3 percent, $56.59. Target fell 83 cents, or 1.3 percent, to $63.10.
Dec 03, 2013
Thanksgiving spends dip 2.9%; retailers hinge hopes on Cyber MondayCyber Monday comes after retailers' failed efforts to boost spending during the holiday weekend. But The National Retail Federation predicts that spending fell for the first time ever, down 2.9 percent to $57.4 billion, during the four days that ended Sunday.