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Opinion: This Thanksgiving, keep forgotten people, history in mind

Americans will gather together for food and give thanks for their good fortune on Thursday.

5 hot post-Thanksgiving hotel sales

Snap out of that turkey coma and make plans for a little escape from the frenzy of holiday prep.

Why Black Friday shoppers endure the crush

News footage of Black Friday sales, in which shoppers line up after Thanksgiving in search of steeply reduced merchandise, can resemble an episode of the classic nature show "Wild Kingdom."

Where do you find your Thanksgiving gratitude?

Where do you go to feel a sense of gratitude, serenity or peace in your life?

Despite Sandy, Queens family is giving thanks -- together

About this time last year, Kate Rigaut was surrounded by 15 of her closest relatives, heaping turkey, stuffing and two kinds of potatoes onto her plate.

Lawmakers offer helping of holiday thanks with side dish of debt worries

After a heated campaign season, lawmakers expressed gratitude in their Thanksgiving remarks but not without the political undertones of an economy limping back to life and impending fiscal crisis.

Thanksgiving by the numbers

1.5 -- The number of pounds of turkey the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line recommends per guest so that you have plenty left over for sandwiches.

FDA approves new type of flu shot

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new flu vaccine for adults that is not egg-based, although it hasn't yet been tested on people with egg allergies.

Wal-mart workers get ready for Black Friday protest

Shoppers and stores around the country are preparing for big Black Friday sales, but a group of Wal-Mart workers are getting ready for a protest.

Military e-mails: Burial at sea of bin Laden followed Islamic procedures

The burial at sea of Osama bin Laden after he was killed by Navy SEALs last year followed traditional Islamic procedures, according to newly released military e-mails, but less than a dozen "leadership" members aboard the Navy carrier