Penobscot Nation Members Do Not Want Ancestors’ Scalping Whitewashed

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Most Americans know about atrocities endured by Native Americans after the arrival of European settlers: wars, disease, stolen land. But they aren’t always taught the extent of the indiscriminate killings. Members of the Penobscot Nation in Maine have produced an educational film addressing how European settlers scalped — killed — Indigenous … Read more

‘The Thanksgiving Text:’ Story of grandma and stranger coming to Netflix

Netflix is turning a viral holiday story into a movie. Jamal Hinton and Wanda Dench have been getting together for Thanksgiving for six years. They first met in 2016, when Dench mistakenly texted Hinton while trying to reach her grandson about plans for Thanksgiving. Despite the mistake, Hinton jokingly invited himself over. “Of course you … Read more

Returning Thanksgiving Travelers Encounter Few Delays At Local Airports

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Carl White expected to be greeted by a chaotic scene when he arrived at San Francisco International Sunday for his return flight home to the United Kingdom after visiting family in the Bay Area over the Thanksgiving holiday. But instead the lines were moving smoothly and there were few delays. … Read more

Busy Day At O’Hare And Midway As Thanksgiving Travelers Head Home

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Thanksgiving dinner is done, the leftovers are packed up, and it’s time to go home. That made for one busy day at Chicago airports Sunday. There was a lot of traffic outside the airports and inside, too. The Chicago Department of Aviation warned everyone that would happen, adivising travelers to plan … Read more

LAX: Sunday sees rush of travelers as Thanksgiving fliers return home

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Sunday was expected to be among one of the busiest travel days of the year at Los Angeles International Airport as Thanksgiving flyers return home. Some 94,000 travelers were expected to pass through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints throughout the day at the facility, according to LAX officials, who urged flight passengers … Read more

Travelers get early start to beat busiest travel day after Thanksgiving 2021

CHICAGO (WLS) — Just hours shy of a pandemic travel record potentially being set, some travelers are choosing to avoid the big crowds and long wait times that are expected on Sunday. The video featured is from a previous report. According to TSA officials, Sunday is predicted to be one of the busiest travel days … Read more

Boston Market Customers Who Prepaid for Thanksgiving Meals Show Up to Closed Doors

Some customers who had preordered their Thanksgiving meals through Boston Market were surprised when they arrived at the chain’s Rancho Cucamonga, California location and found it closed. A sign at the Rancho Cucamonga restaurant, about 45 miles east of Los Angeles, said that its sudden closure was due to a labor shortage. “No employees showing … Read more

‘Help Us Get Closure’: Family of 12-Year-Old Struck by Stray Bullet Demands Answers

Tearful and fighting to stay strong, the family of 12-year-old Angel Gallegos gathered to honor the young boy after he was killed by a stray bullet on Thanksgiving night. “We were supposed to be celebrating Thanksgiving like everyone else but this incident changed all our lives forever,” said Jose Casillas, the boy’s uncle. “Our feeling … Read more

NY Couple Reunited With 4-Year-Old French Bulldog Stolen in Thanksgiving Robbery

A Long Island family is back together again after a Thanksgiving Grinch tried to ruin the holiday weekend. A Huntington couple spent the day after Thanksgiving frantically searching for their French Bulldog who was swiped Thursday night when a burglar broke into their home, stealing 4-year-old Stella and a PlayStation 5. Instead of snagging doorbuster … Read more

Stephen Sondheim dead at 91: Broadway legend passes away ‘suddenly’

Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim has died aged 91. The famed American composer and lyricist passed away ‘suddenly’ at his Roxbury, Conn. home, according to his lawyer F. Richard Pappas, The New York Times reported. Pappas said that Sondheim had celebrated Thanksgiving the day prior with his friends surrounding him. Stephen Sondheim dead at 91: Broadway legend … Read more