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VIDEO: Controversy and helium, a look at the Macy's parade
In November 1924, a small group of Macy's employees gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving in New York City and, unbeknownst to them, established a holiday tradition that would endure for decades to come.
Overlap with Thanksgiving prompts second look at Hanukkah
The extremely rare overlap of Thanksgiving and the first full day of Hanukkah has triggered a more deliberate look for many American Jews at a holiday that's not been considered particularly important.
VIDEO: Holiday travelers contend with wind, rain, snow
Wind, rain and snow are expected to make travel difficult for much of the Eastern U.S. on Wednesday, as millions head out for Thanksgiving.
Man loses banana peel injury case, faces criminal charges
It was the video that did him in.
One night in early August, Maurice Owens was riding an elevator at a Washington Metro station when, he says, he slipped on a banana peel as he was getting off, injuring his hip and leg.
Autistic people may have a tangling of the senses
People with autism experience a more extreme version of the world than the rest of us. For more than 90 percent, sounds are louder, colors are brighter, and touch can be a disturbing intrusion.
VIDEO: Obama confronts heckler during immigration speech
President Barack Obama confronted a heckler during a speech on immigration Monday in San Francisco.
VIDEO: Families struggle for Thanksgiving food following gov't cuts
Every Thanksgiving, millions of families find it difficult to get a turkey on the table, and this year's celebration will be even more difficult than usual for those with low incomes following government cuts.
VIDEO: Big storm threatens Thanksgiving travel
A major storm forced more than 300 flights to be cancelled in Dallas-Fort Worth on Sunday. It is also blamed for hundreds of traffic accidents. The storm is bringing snow, sleet and ice across the US ahead of the Thanksgiving weekend.
VIDEO: Students rally around boy, 6, to stop teasing
Some young boys from Bridgewater show they are truly wise beyond their years when they rally around a boy who was being teased.
VIDEO: Photographers fight following Broncos-Patriots
Following Sunday night's thrilling overtime game which saw the Patriots defeat the Broncos, star quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Tom Brady met at midfield for a quick handshake that was much more cordial than the interaction between two nearby photographers. See what happened.
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