Thanksgiving

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade: Lea Michele wears a red coat to belt out Don’t Rain On My Parade

Singer and actress Lea Michele stood out on Thanksgiving Day on Thursday. The 36-year-old Glee vet wore a bright red costume and black hat with feather from her Funny Girl Broadway show as she sang the hit tune Don’t Rain On My Parade. The mother of one was performing during the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day …

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High-flying balloon characters star in Thanksgiving parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Throngs of spectators lined the streets of New York on Thursday as colorful, high-flying balloons helped usher in the holiday season during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The annual tradition, which dates back nearly a century, packed streets as a process of giant inflatables and floats streamed for more than 40 …

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Al Roker misses Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, but is on the mend

CNN — Al Roker missed his first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 27 years as he recovers from a health scare. The famed “Today” meteorologist recently shared that he had been hospitalized after a blood clot in his leg traveled to his lungs. “After some medical whack-a-mole, I am so fortunate to be getting terrific …

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8 shows to watch and stream

Thanksgiving is here, and whether you’re celebrating with a huge gathering, a smaller affair — or solo — there’s always ample opportunity to live up Turkey Day with entertainment from the comfort of your own home. This year, there are a slew of TV selections with cross-audience appeal, including returning favorites such as the annual …

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What’s open and closed on Thanksgiving

new York CNN Business — Stores and businesses across the United States will be closed Thursday as Americans celebrate Thanksgiving — but it can be confusing to figure out what will remain open. Many stores that were once open on Thanksgiving have changed policy since the pandemic, shuttering for the day before Black Friday sales. …

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Five economic trends we’re grateful for

Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios It’s been a dramatic year for economic news: high inflation, the fastest rate increases in decades, swooning markets and widespread recession fears. Yes, but: Surveying the landscape this Thanksgiving, we see a pretty remarkable list of shifts for the better. These are the five that stand out as reasons to be thankful …

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Viral strangers Wanda Dench, Jamal Hinton to spend 7th Thanksgiving together

Their Thanksgiving tradition is sweeter than candied yams. An Arizona teenager who was accidentally invited to Turkey Day dinner by an elderly stranger in 2016 will spend the holiday with the kind-hearted grandma for the seventh year in a row, he said this week. Wanda Dench, 65, of Mesa, didn’t know her grandson had changed …

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As TV prices dip 17%, Black Friday shoppers may find ‘excellent deals’

artistgndphotography | E+ | Getty Images Televisions are among just a handful of consumer goods and services that have dropped in price in the last year — which may translate to steep discounts for shoppers on Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday. What’s more, 38% of shoppers say they’ll likely buy a TV during Thanksgiving week, …

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As TV prices dip 17%, Black Friday shoppers may find ‘excellent deals’

artistgndphotography | E+ | Getty Images Televisions are among just a handful of consumer goods and services that have dropped in price in the last year — which may translate to steep discounts for shoppers on Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday. What’s more, 38% of shoppers say they’ll likely buy a TV during Thanksgiving week, …

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Thanksgiving travel rush is back with some new habits

The Thanksgiving travel rush was back on this year, as people caught planes in numbers not seen in years, setting aside inflation concerns to reunite with loved ones and enjoy some normalcy after two holiday seasons marked by COVID-19 restrictions. Changing habits around work and play, however, might spread out the crowds and reduce the …

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