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Fade to Black Friday

Businesses have always relied on the biggest shopping day of the year. It’s no longer enough.

Trump’s Thanksgiving Message to Troops: We’re “Really Winning” Now Thanks to Me

All 44 Crew Members of Missing Submarine Believed to Be Dead

The Six Main Causes of Car Crashes

Apple Pie Has No Place at Thanksgiving


Trumpism Will Survive Trump

The New Yorker’s Jelani Cobb on what the president exposes about his country and his predecessor.

The Thanksgiving
That Nearly Led to Divorce

I was in the kitchen—and my husband wasn't—when I realized something was deeply wrong in our marriage.

“That Was a Damn Lie”: Jelani Cobb on What Obama Got Wrong About Race in America

A Very Long List of Nonnegotiable Rules Saved Our Thanksgiving—and Our Marriage

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Runaways Turns a Superhero Comic Into a Teen Drama That’s Almost Great

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