Spectators, shut out in 2020, are lining the route again. Parade staffers and volunteers must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and wear masks, though some singers and performers can take them off.
Thursday's National Day of Mourning in Plymouth, Massachusetts, will honor Indigenous people who've suffered centuries of racism and mistreatment. It's the 52nd year the event has been observed.
For Thanksgiving, consider an orange cranberry sauce. It's a tangy, bright dish that will cut the richness of some of the staples like mashed potatoes and gravy.
It's definitely not a turkey day. Jollof rice is more like it. It's questioned as a holiday because of its American origins. And the way Liberians do celebrate holds lessons for the U.S.
The family kitchen is going to be a busier place over the next couple of days as people prepare for their Thanksgiving meal.
Cooking your bird to a safe 165 F often just results in a dry boring plate of meat. Luckily food scientists have studied this problem. Learn their techniques to roast your tastiest bird yet.
The tradition began when Wanda Dench texted Jamal Hinton about coming over for Thanksgiving, thinking it was her grandson. Their shared dinners have brought joy to the internet ever since.
The Farm Bureau's Thanksgiving report says the average cost of dinner for 10 people is $53.31. But don't cancel your meal yet: the cost for a turkey has already dropped since the survey was taken.
The CDC says that having every person in attendance vaccinated is important for protecting those who can't get a shot. And it recommends that those who aren't fully vaccinated delay travel.
A Japanese café sells plants and green-tea pie. An Italian restaurant caters a prime-rib dinner. A steak-and-fries chain delivers free meals for the elderly. "Fight or flight," one manager says.