Thanksgiving
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6 months ago

Thanksgiving turkey tips from Butterball experts

Chefs Javier Reyes and Samantha Woulfe from Butterball share their best turkey tips and tricks to deal with last-minute turkey dilemmas.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Thanksgiving turkey tips from Butterball experts
8 months ago

Mom has hilarious reaction after daughter surprises her for Thanksgiving

Mom needed to retake the video with her wig on.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Mom has hilarious reaction after daughter surprises her for Thanksgiving
8 months ago

Thanksgiving travel records broken over the weekend: TSA

Almost 3,000,000 people were screened at U.S. airports on Sunday, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
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Almost 3,000,000 people were screened at U.S. airports on Sunday, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
8 months ago

Millions expected to fly home after Thanksgiving weekend

While most travel over the weekend was smooth sailing, winter weather caused more than 800 flights at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport to be delayed in the last 24 hours.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Millions expected to fly home after Thanksgiving weekend
8 months ago

TSA readies for post-Thanksgiving travel rush

TSA Federal Security Director Reggie Stephens joins “GMA” to talk about how Americans should prepare for the potentially busiest travel day since the pandemic.
8 months ago
VIDEO: TSA readies for post-Thanksgiving travel rush
8 months ago

How to get the most out of your Thanksgiving leftovers

Celebrity chef George Duran joins “GMA” on how to get the most out of your Thanksgiving dinner leftovers.
8 months ago
VIDEO: How to get the most out of your Thanksgiving leftovers
8 months ago

How to recreate the 'Friends' moist maker Thanksgiving sandwich

Jessie James Decker shared her Thanksgiving sandwich recipe as a nod to Ross Geller from "Friends" out of her new cookbook "Just Feed Me."
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Jessie James Decker's moist maker Thanksgiving turkey sandwich.
8 months ago

How long Thanksgiving leftovers last, clean up tips and more

Here's how long your leftovers will last in the fridge, freezer or both.
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Stock photo of traditional Thanksgiving menu items in containers.
8 months ago

Toxic train derailment upends Thanksgiving in Kentucky

A chemical fire that has since been extinguished prompted a state of emergency.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Toxic train derailment upends Thanksgiving in Kentucky
8 months ago

Over 5 million under winter weather alerts this Thanksgiving

A major cross-country storm is set to strike just as millions head home on one of the busiest travel weekends.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Over 5 million under winter weather alerts this Thanksgiving
8 months ago

Pro-Palestinian protesters disrupt Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

In New York, protesters jumped the barricades and ran into the street, with some gluing their hands to the ground.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Pro-Palestinian protesters disrupt Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
8 months ago

Best time to hit the road on Thanksgiving

Experts advise leaving before 10 a.m. or after 5 p.m. on Thursday to avoid the biggest congestion on the roads.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Best time to hit the road on Thanksgiving
8 months ago

How to use a fire extinguisher as Thanksgiving cooking gets underway

Four New Jersey moms undergo a fire-safety challenge under the watch of the Bergen County Fire Academy, to learn how to expertly use an extinguisher in case of danger in their homes.
8 months ago
VIDEO: How to use a fire extinguisher as Thanksgiving cooking gets underway
8 months ago

Martha Stewart shares 'heartfelt Thanksgiving message' and 20-pound turkey plans

Martha Stewart shared an early glimpse at her Thanksgiving menu, which includes 30 pies and a 20-pound turkey.
8 months ago
Martha Stewart stands at a table with her 30 assorted homemade Thanksgiving pies.
8 months ago

How to defrost turkey on Thanksgiving Day

Chefs Javier Reyes and Samantha Woulfe from the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line dole out last-minute turkey advice for Thanksgiving cooks.
8 months ago
VIDEO: How to defrost turkey on Thanksgiving Day
8 months ago

Smooth sailing in the skies as millions travel for Thanksgiving

Despite record-setting numbers of travelers and packed airports, the airline industry has seen minimal cancellations and weather disruptions so far this holiday.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Smooth sailing in the skies as millions travel for Thanksgiving
8 months ago

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade kicks off in NYC

WABC’s Kemberly Richardson reports from the annual tradition where millions are expected to line the parade route to witness in person the holiday spectacular.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade kicks off in NYC
8 months ago

Storms could signal trouble for post-Thanksgiving travels

ABC News’ Sam Champion shares the latest Thanksgiving forecast across the country.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Storms could signal trouble for post-Thanksgiving travels
8 months ago

Protecting babies from RSV this holiday season: What parents need to know

One of the most common types of respiratory viruses that circulates this time of year is called respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV.
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Apple cider mimosas are the holiday cocktail we all need right now

Take the edge off this Thanksgiving with apple cider mimosas that'll put a seasonal spin on your favorite fizzy cocktail.
8 months ago
VIDEO: This apple cider mimosa recipe is all you need to get through Thanksgiving
8 months ago

Aerial view of Los Angeles traffic ahead of Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year. Aerial footage shows bumper-to-bumper traffic in Southern California during one of the busiest holiday travel weeks of the year.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Aerial view of Los Angeles traffic ahead of Thanksgiving
8 months ago

Millions of American’s hit the road for Thanksgiving

TSA is also expecting record numbers of travelers this holiday season.
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VIDEO: Millions of American’s hit the road for Thanksgiving
8 months ago

Children across the US have found their forever homes – just in time for Thanksgiving

November is National Adoption Month, and children across the nation have found their forever homes – just in time for Thanksgiving.
8 months ago
Mandi and Ben Miller of Milwaukee grew their family of six to a family of seven when they adopted three-year-old Zari, who they've been fostering since she was just four weeks old.
8 months ago

Respiratory viruses are ticking up in US. Here's how to stay safe over Thanksgiving

As millions prepare to gather for Thanksgiving, and cases of respiratory viruses tick up across the U.S., experts reveal how to stay safe and healthy over the holidays.
8 months ago
Travelers walk through O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, on Nov. 21, 2023, ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
8 months ago

Thanksgiving trend 2023: Dry brine turkey, appetizer recipes, store hours and more

From when to defrost a turkey to the best Thanksgiving appetizer recipes, these are the top searched questions with answers from culinary experts.
8 months ago
Stuffed turkey for Thanksgiving Holidays with pumpkin, peas, pecan, berry pie, cheese variations and other food ingredients.
8 months ago

Millions take to the skies ahead of Thanksgiving

ABC News’ Morgan Norwood provides the latest on Thanksgiving air travel, as at least 1,000 flights are delayed across the U.S. and at least 45 canceled.
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VIDEO: Millions take to the skies ahead of Thanksgiving
8 months ago

Millions of Americans expected to travel over Thanksgiving holiday

Wednesday is expected to be the busiest day of air travel with over 50,000 flights scheduled.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Millions of Americans expected to travel over Thanksgiving holiday
8 months ago

Thanksgiving storm on the move

ABC News meteorologist Somara Theodore tracks the cross-country storm that could dampen Thanksgiving travel plans this weekend.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Thanksgiving storm on the move
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Airports brace for busiest Thanksgiving travel days on record

An estimated 50,000 flights are scheduled to take off at various airports across the U.S. and the TSA is expecting to screen more than 2.7 million people on Wednesday.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Airports brace for busiest Thanksgiving travel days on record
8 months ago

Turkey prep, sides and dessert ideas for Thanksgiving

Dan Souza, Lan Lam and Erica Turner from America’s Test Kitchen join "GMA" to share tips and recipes for the big day.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Turkey prep, sides and dessert ideas for Thanksgiving
8 months ago

US agencies share security concerns ahead of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

While there are no specific threats, a confidential assessment said the parade makes an attractive target at a time the Israel-Hamas war has created a “heightened threat environment.”
8 months ago
VIDEO: US agencies share security concerns ahead of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
8 months ago

Kroger CEO offers tips for last-minute Thanksgiving grocery shopping

Rodney McMullen offers recommendations for what to buy at the grocery store to keep costs down this Thanksgiving.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Kroger CEO offers tips for last-minute Thanksgiving grocery shopping
8 months ago

Cross-country storm disrupting travel plans this Thanksgiving

ABC News meteorologist Somara Theodore tracks the cross-country storm impacting Thanksgiving travel.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Cross-country storm disrupting travel plans this Thanksgiving
8 months ago

Travel on day before Thanksgiving expected to break records

The FAA says more than 50,000 flights are scheduled for Wednesday. ABC News correspondent Morgan Norwood joins to talk more about Thanksgiving travel.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Travel on day before Thanksgiving expected to break records
8 months ago

Holiday storm on the move ahead of Thanksgiving

A cross-country storm is unleashing heavy rain on the East Coast. ABC News Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee tracks the forecast coast to coast.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Holiday storm on the move ahead of Thanksgiving
8 months ago

Thanksgiving travelers hit the roads in record numbers

Wednesday is the most popular day to hit the road, with more than 49 million expected to drive at least 50 miles from home for the holiday.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Thanksgiving travelers hit the roads in record numbers
8 months ago

Kroger, Walmart CEOs say Thanksgiving costs less this year

The cost of a complete Walmart Thanksgiving dinner will be lower this year than last, according to Walmart U.S. president and CEO John Furner.
8 months ago
In this Nov. 11, 2021 file photo turkeys are displayed for sale in a grocery store ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in Los Angeles.
8 months ago

Thanksgiving travel expected to break records this year

ABC News transportation reporter Sam Sweeney breaks down holiday travel by air and on the road ahead of Thanksgiving.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Thanksgiving travel expected to break records this year
8 months ago

How some popular medications could change Thanksgiving dinner

Dr. Alok Patel breaks down how what people taking some popular medications used for weight loss should know before the holiday.
8 months ago
VIDEO: How some popular medications could change Thanksgiving dinner
8 months ago

Thanksgiving air travel kicks into high gear

The TSA is expecting to screen 30 million passengers through the holiday week, but stormy weather hitting the East Coast threatens to have a major impact on travel.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Thousands of flights delayed as storm disrupts Thanksgiving travel
8 months ago

Severe storm causing chaos as Thanksgiving travels kicks into gear

ABC News meteorologist Somara Theodore breaks down how dangerous weather could impact millions of Americans' travel plans.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Severe storm causing chaos as Thanksgiving travels kicks into gear
8 months ago

Turkey duo pardoned at White House

President Joe Biden pardoned turkeys Liberty and Bell from the chopping block in the annual White House ceremony.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Turkey duo pardoned at White House
8 months ago

Law enforcement braces for potential fallout during holidays

The FBI, Homeland Security, and other law enforcement agencies are on heightened alert amid the Israel-Hamas war.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Law enforcement braces for potential fallout during holidays
8 months ago

Adoption makes Thanksgiving for some families extra special

Many adoptees are spending their first Thanksgiving in their new homes during “National Adoption Month.”
8 months ago
VIDEO: Adoption makes Thanksgiving for some families extra special
8 months ago

Defrosting a turkey 101

ABC News medical correspondent Dr. Darien Sutton shares best practices for defrosting a turkey, plus how to feel better if you overeat during Thanksgiving.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Defrosting a turkey 101
8 months ago

Last-minute Thanksgiving prep, tips and a helpful day-before timeline

What can be prepped the day before Thanksgiving? Here are some helpful tips to make your cooking experience a breeze.
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TSA administrator on plan to handle record Thanksgiving travelers

David Pekoske shares the steps the agency is taking to ensure the millions of travelers moving through airports will get to their destinations safely during the busy holiday week.
8 months ago
VIDEO: TSA administrator on plan to handle record Thanksgiving travelers
8 months ago

Mounjaro users say Thanksgiving will be different this year

Drugs used for weight loss have skyrocketed in popularity.
8 months ago
In an undated stock photo, a Thanksgiving meal is seen from overhead.
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Climate change could soon make these staple Thanksgiving dishes more scarce

Thanksgiving could soon become another victim of climate change as rising temperatures threaten the abundance and quality of ingredients.
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A picture of a complete Thanksgiving dinner.
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How climate change could impact Thanksgiving foods and traditions

Decreasing yields and increasing prices could change the way our tables look around the holidays.
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Decreasing yields and increasing prices could change the way our tables look around the holidays.