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Thanksgiving

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  • Restaurants open on Thanksgiving, offer Black Friday meal deals

    Restaurants open on Thanksgiving, offer Black Friday meal deals
    Wish that turkey would just cook itself? Tuckered out after hours at the mall? That’s why many American restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving and serving up special bargains on Black Friday. On the holiday itself, Boston Market will serve up...
  • Immigration reform advocates on Thanksgiving fast

    Immigration reform advocates on Thanksgiving fast
    WASHINGTON — Most years on Thanksgiving, Eliseo Medina sits down for a turkey dinner with his family in Oxnard, filling tacos with stuffing and extra jalapenos. This year the former secretary-treasurer of the Service Employees International...
  • For the holidays, a brief history of manners

    For the holidays, a brief history of manners
    According to Emily Post, "All rules of table manners are made to avoid ugliness." They exist to shield us from other people's effusions and emissions — and to conceal our own. Manners can act as a lubricant, minimizing social friction, but mostly...
  • Stormy weather makes Thanksgiving travel a slog

    Stormy weather makes Thanksgiving travel a slog
    The common wisdom is that everything begins in California and then trends eastward. Add Thanksgiving weather to the list. A storm that began in the West has worked its way through the South and Midwest and has become a wall of pain from the Carolinas...
  • Storm frustrates East Coast travelers

    Storm frustrates East Coast travelers
    BOSTON — High winds and a powerful storm system moving through the Northeast stranded some travelers and delayed others Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year, and threatened part of a New York Thanksgiving celebration. Some of the...
  • Thanksgiving Day turkey by the numbers

    Thanksgiving Day turkey by the numbers
    Happy Thanksgiving, turkey eaters. In honor of the holiday, we're sharing an infographic with Thanksgiving trivia -- primarily, turkey-consumption tidbits that will make vegans squirm.  The chart, from Statista, reveals the location of the turkey-...
  • Black Friday-ish: Kmart kicks off Thanksgiving shopping at 6 a.m.

    Black Friday-ish: Kmart kicks off Thanksgiving shopping at 6 a.m.
    The streets were dark and empty at 5:30 a.m. in Burbank — except at Kmart, where a few dozen shoppers in hoodies, fleece and boots huddled against an exterior wall waiting to be let inside. With a 6 a.m. opening time, the retailer is kicking off a...
  • Football: Practicing on Thanksgiving [Video]

      On Thursday morning, Chaminade Coach Ed Croson was sitting at his desk in the coach's office typing on his computer while waiting for players to show up for a short Thanksgiving practice session. There's nothing better, because it means the team is...
  • Thanksgiving shopping in Santa Monica warms up slowly

    Thanksgiving shopping in Santa Monica warms up slowly
    At 9 a.m., stores such as Old Navy and Banana Republic were opening on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, hoping to lure Thanksgiving shoppers with discounts and other deals. But very few showed up. The emptiness was almost eerie, with no lines...
  • Fired Pizza Hut manager praised for refusing to open on Thanksgiving

    Fired Pizza Hut manager praised for refusing to open on Thanksgiving
    A Pizza Hut manager in Indiana is America's newest folk hero after he says he was fired for refusing to open on Thanksgiving. Now, the head honchos for the popular fast-food chain are eating their words. As word of the incident went viral this week,...
  • No Thanksgiving dinner: Shoppers hit Toys R Us and Best Buy

    No Thanksgiving dinner: Shoppers hit Toys R Us and Best Buy
    In the early evening, in the thick of Thanksgiving dinnertime, another round of retailers opened their doors to deal-hunting shoppers. Toys R Us began welcoming customers at 5 p.m. At the store in Bell Gardens, Cathleen Leal, 35, had been waiting...