Since its origin in 1924, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has been the official kickoff to the holiday season, introducing a cherished march of magic that has dazzled generations of fans for more than 90 years. Every year, this family tradition is seen by more than 3.5 million people in New York and 50 million people at home, all tuned in to see giant balloons, one-of-a-kind floats, amazing performances and much, much more.
President Trump reacted to the Sinai Peninsula mosque attack to push two of his domestic security proposals: a travel ban on certain Muslim-majority countries and a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Two London underground stations on Oxford Street have reopened after an incident that police initially treated as if it might be terrorist-related, the city's transport authority said on Friday.
A bomb explosion ripped through the Rawda mosque frequented by Sufis roughly 40 kilometers west of the North Sinai capital of El-Arish before gunmen opened fire on those gathered for weekly Friday prayers.
In cyberwar, the U.S. faces a threat as grave as the Cuban Missile Crisis—only we may not know who the enemy is or what will deter him. We need a treaty framework that will allow us to de-escalate.
Frank Pomeroy, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, talked to the New York Times about dealing with his grief from the attack.
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is an annual parade presented by the U.S.-based retail store chain Macy’s. The tradition started in 1924 and is the second-oldest Thanksgiving parade in the United States. Felix the Cat was the the first-ever-character balloon, kicking off a star-studded roster than has included more than 100 of the world’s most famous characters. The three-hour Macy’s event has been televised nationally on NBC since 1952.
Here’s a look at some vintage Thanksgiving postcards, greeting cards and illustrations from the turn of the century to 1923. They don’t make them like that any more!
Members of the New York Police Department get together now and then to settle grievances in the boxing ring. The latest occasion took place in the Bronx.
President Trump suggested on Tuesday that voters in Alabama should support the embattled Republican Senate candidate, Roy Moore, because the alternative on the ballot is a Democrat.
President Donald Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkey Drumstick in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on Nov. 21, 2017
Zimbabwe's 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe has resigned. Here’s a look back at the only ruler the country has known in its 37 years of independence.
“CBS This Morning” co-hosts Norah O’Donnell and Gayle King opened the show Tuesday by addressing allegations of sexual misconduct against their colleague Charlie Rose.
A new ad for Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones quotes Republican Sen. Richard Shelby, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Ivanka Trump, saying there is no reason to doubt the women who have accused Roy Moore of sexual misconduct.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, succumbing to a week of overwhelming pressure from the military that put him under house arrest.
Trump said the designation would trigger “further sanctions and penalties” and that it “supports our maximum pressure campaign to isolate the murderous regime.”
Leigh Corfman, the first woman to accuse Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual assault, elaborated on the alleged encounter on NBC’s “Today” show Monday.
Born to a teenage single mother who once, he claimed, bartered him for a pitcher of beer, Charles Manson grew up to wreak havoc on the world that rejected him. An ex-con on the far fringes of the Los Angeles music scene, Manson assembled a “family” of young, mostly female, misfits and drifters in a ramshackle house in the desert. Over two nights in 1969, he dispatched his followers on a murder spree that killed actress Sharon Tate and six others, and destroyed whatever shreds of American innocence and complacency had survived that calamitous decade.
World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. Today, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste.
A few dozen free speech advocates rallied peacefully Saturday on Boston Common but just like last summer's event, they were outnumbered by counterprotesters.
Despite Trump's statement, a Fish and Wildlife Service official confirmed that the ban on elephant hunting trophies from Zambia had been lifted effective Nov. 7. And the ban on trophies from Zimbabwe was lifted on Friday morning, about 11 hours before Trump’s tweet.
Federal officials have serious questions about the credibility of a key witness in congressional investigations of Hillary Clinton’s role in the Uranium One sale.