Oohing and ahhing spectators of all ages lined the route of the nationally televised Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which counted Thomas the Tank Engine, Paddington bear and the Red Mighty Morphin Power Ranger among its six new giant balloons.
Tensions eased in Ferguson, Missouri, on Thursday after two nights of violence and looting sparked by racially charged anger over a grand jury’s decision to clear a white police officer in the shooting death of a black teenager.
Authorities in Washington state say a semitruck driver is lucky he wasn’t crushed by 50-pound bags of dog food when he fell asleep at the wheel, crashed into a ditch and spilled the kibble.
Matt Youmans, Kelly Stewart and Ken Thomson preview the college football and NFL week by offering 12 plays.
A couple of West Point cadets at home in Las Vegas say their vision for giving thanks on Thanksgiving Day is focused on being with their families and getting a chance to spread the word to high school students about opportunities at the prestigious military academy.
National Guard troops and police aimed to head off a third night of violence in Ferguson, Missouri, as more than 400 people have been arrested in the St. Louis suburb and around the United States in unrest after the latest development in the Michael Brown killing.
A 12-year-old girl saved her 4-year-old sister by carrying her out of their burning home in the Pittsburgh suburbs.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted on Wednesday, reviving talk about how long the 81-year-old liberal jurist will be staying on the court.
Two FBI agents were shot and wounded at a house in north St. Louis County early Wednesday, though the incident was “not directly related” to racially charged unrest in nearby Ferguson.
A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun that looked like a real firearm was ordered three times to show his hands before he was fatally shot by an officer, Cleveland police said Wednesday as they released surveillance video of the confrontation and identified the officers involved.