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  • ent_ronburgundy.jpg VIDEO: Journalism school honors Ron Burgundy

    Emerson College in Boston changed the name of its School of Communication for one day to honor fictitious television anchorman Ron Burgundy. Actor and comedian Will Ferrell, who plays Burgundy, was at the school in character.

    December 9, 2013 1 Photo

  • Screen shot 2013-11-26 at 1.31.23 PM.png VIDEO: How to carve a Thanksgiving turkey

    Evan Lobel of Lobel's joins Martha Stewart and actor Roger Bart and teaches how to properly carve a turkey.

    November 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • screenshot weather.jpg VIDEO: Holiday travelers contend with wind, rain, snow

    Wind, rain and snow are expected to make travel difficult for much of the Eastern U.S. on Wednesday, as millions head out for Thanksgiving.

    November 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • screenshot food.jpg VIDEO: Families struggle for Thanksgiving food following gov't cuts

    Every Thanksgiving, millions of families find it difficult to get a turkey on the table, and this year's celebration will be even more difficult than usual for those with low incomes following government cuts.

    November 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • Gall-dindi.jpg Turkeys are funny-looking and tasty, but can they fly?

    Turkeys are an ungainly mess of a bird. Their bodies appear too big for their scrawny legs, and they are pocked with all manner of bizarre anatomical structures, including snoods (fleshy bumps on their foreheads) and a dewlap (that distinctive flappy wattle under its neck). But amazingly, the bird - at least in its wild form - can fly.

    November 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • THANKSGIVINGAKAH262.jpg Overlap with Thanksgiving prompts second look at Hanukkah

    The extremely rare overlap of Thanksgiving and the first full day of Hanukkah has triggered a more deliberate look for many American Jews at a holiday that's not been considered particularly important.

    November 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • Apple pie has no place at Thanksgiving

    It's practically a law that in late November, every publication must offer a Thanksgiving guide. This year, I would like to draw your attention to two exceptional ones.

    November 27, 2013

  • Screen shot 2013-11-19 at 1.23.37 PM.png Interactive map: The assassination of President John F. Kennedy

    In the 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, facts surrounding the event have been debated and scrutinized. Take an interactive look at Dealey Plaza, the motorcade’s route, the spot where Abraham Zapruder filmed his famous footage, and the infamous "grassy knoll."

    November 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • JFK and Wright.jpg Former Speaker Wright recalls witnessing JFK's assassination

    Nov. 22, 1963, the day of President Kennedy's assassination, Texas Congressman Jim Wright rode in a car only five vehicles behind the JFK's open convertible. Though now 90 years old, and 50 years later, Wright clearly recalls details of  that fateful day.

    November 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • 11-22-13 Sonny Boyd main.jpg Detective remembers Kennedy's assassin as unnaturally calm

    Detective Elmer "Sonny" Boyd was doing a last security sweep through the Dallas Trade Mart, where President John F. Kennedy was scheduled to speak, when he and his partner got word of an incident involving the president's motorcade.

    November 22, 2013 1 Photo

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