Millions stick to Thanksgiving travel plans despite warnings

More than 1 million Americans a day packed airports and planes over the weekend even as coronavirus deaths surged across the U.S. and public health experts begged people to stay home and avoid big Tha...

The Latest: China tests millions amid new virus flare-ups

BEIJING — Chinese authorities are testing millions of people, imposing lockdowns and shutting down schools after multiple locally transmitted coronavirus cases were discovered in three cities across t...

Many GOP lawmakers shrug off Statehouse mask-wearing rules

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Many Republican lawmakers in states where coronavirus cases and hospitalizations have surged are not only rejecting statewide mask mandates. They're also resisting rules requi...

Top Thanksgiving dining options in Taipei for 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For those longing for a Thanksgiving dinner in Taipei in 2020, including turkey with all the fixings, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants and hotels that offer e...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Nov. 4 The Washington Post on how Election Day 2020 played out across the U.S...

As virus surges, Trump rallies keep packing in thousands

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are no crowds at Disneyland, still shut down by the coronavirus. Fewer fans attended the World Series this year than at any time in the past century. Big concerts are canceled....

As virus surges, Trump rallies keep packing in thousands

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are no crowds at Disneyland, still shut down by the coronavirus. Fewer fans attended the World Series this year than at any time in the past century. Big concerts are canceled....

NFL Notes: Meaty questions, deep cuts with Saints' Payton

Sean Payton responded to a grocery store butcher’s questioning of one of his play calls with a cutting retort about the quality of the meat behind the counter. The New Orleans Saints...

Top Thanksgiving dinners in Taipei for 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For those who long to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner in Taipei this year, including turkey with all the fixings, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants and hotels that...

NYC commuters enjoy Thanksgiving feast on subway car

NEW YORK (AP) — Thanksgiving came early for a group of New York City commuters who enjoyed a holiday feast on a subway train. Video footage shows riders standing behind a white-cloth...

2020 Watch: Can anyone break through the turkey coma?

NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we're watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to Iowa caucuses: 70 Days to general electio...

Set the table early, and other tips for Thanksgiving hosts

Hosting Thanksgiving isn’t for the faint of heart. There are more dishes than you might usually serve. More timing concerns because of that. More pots and plates to wash. And perhaps more family dynam...

The ideal wine for Thanksgiving dinner? It's complicated

For many of us who love to cook and host on Thanksgiving, one central mystery remains: What to pour? Before I turn to the experts, I'll offer up three things I do know about wine on ...

Does outsourcing affect our personal connection to food?

The growing options for outsourcing meal planning, grocery shopping and cooking can be called time-saving blessings or culture-destroying curses. In the end, they're probably a complicated mix of both...

Philly union leader pleads not guilty in embezzlement case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A powerful Philadelphia union leader pleaded not guilty on Friday in an embezzlement and influence-peddling case that reached City Hall. Johnny "Doc" Dougherty, 5...