Shopping on Black Friday isn't the only way to spend Thanksgiving weekend. Whether you're looking to do something outdoors, to take in a little culture, or to find a way to give back, here are five alternative ways to kick off the holiday season.
Officer Darren Wilson has reportedly initiated the process of resignation from the force to take pressure off his fellow officers and the department, according to media reports. Michael Brown's father, meanwhile, has called for calm.
The Board of Regents of the University of California has approved a tuition increase that will raise tuition for many in-state students to $15,564 by 2019. Gov. Jerry Brown wants new money-saving measures first.
US President Barack Obama and his daughters, Sasha (c.), and Malia (r.), participate in the annual turkey pardoning ceremony marking the 67th presentation of the National Thanksgiving Turkey while in the White House in Washington.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been suspended without pay for an 'incident of abusive discipline.' The league had previously suspended him with pay for the same incident. Why the sudden turnaround?
A Sikh college student in New York says that to enlist in the Army's ROTC program, he would have to shave and cut his hair, violating his religious beliefs. The ACLU and a Sikh group filed a federal lawsuit this week.
Nearly two dozen people were arrested Thursday at a protest outside a Walmart in California. It's been several years since Walmart employees started trying to form a union. Is unionization possible in today's economic climate?