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  • Opinion Thanksgiving Day Proclamation from President Obama

    He reminds us that Thanksgiving is a time to 'lay aside the troubles and disagreements of the day and bow our heads in humble recognition of the providence bestowed upon our Nation.'

  • Royal wedding date: What we know about the marriage plans of William and Kate

    Royal wedding date: What we know about the marriage plans of William and Kate

    Royal wedding date-watchers need speculate no more. When the long-awaited engagement of Prince William and longtime girlfriend Kate Middleton was announced last week, they and their wedding planners were bombarded with questions. Where did that gorgeous ring come from? Who will design the wedding dress?And – when will the wedding of the decade be? Some of those questions were answered immediately (the ring originally belonged to William's mother, the late Princess Diana), some have since been answered, and some remain up in the air (rumors run rampant about who will design Kate's wedding gown, but nothing has been confirmed). Here are some of the details that have been finalized.

  • Cranberry sauce recipes: two ideas

    Stir It Up! Cranberry sauce recipes: two ideas

    Cranberry sauce recipes may be wide and varied, but be sure to make enough for the leftover turkey sandwiches.

  • In Pictures Thanksgiving traditions

    The turkey, a bird native to North America, represents Thanksgiving for many people. In this photo released by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a wild turkey named Franklin walks among the fallen leaves at the Prospect Park Zoo in New York City on Oct. 14, 2010.

  • Ina Garten: Google celebrates with pre-Thanksgiving recipe doodle

    Horizons Ina Garten: Google celebrates with pre-Thanksgiving recipe doodle

    Google changed their logo today to a pre-Thanksgiving doodle that promotes the recipes of Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa.

  • Black Friday traffic jam. In the parking lot? No, on your phone.

    The New Economy Black Friday traffic jam. In the parking lot? No, on your phone.

    Black Friday shoppers increasingly rely on smartphones to get the best deal, a new study says.

  • The seven top features of the new Apple iOS 4.2 update

    The seven top features of the new Apple iOS 4.2 update

    The new Apple iOS 4.2 update is creating a stir with iPad and iPhone users. Some exciting new features include AirPlay, Find My iPhone, and multitasking for the iPad. But the update promises more than just these features. Here are four more.

  • Stock prices pare losses from steep sell-off

    Stock prices pare losses from steep sell-off

    Stock prices mostly recover from a 149-point decline that traders attributed to an FBI raid on two hedge funds and worries about Ireland's bailout.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/22

    Lebanese soldiers take part in a military parade in downtown Beirut to celebrate the 67th anniversary of Lebanon's independence.

  • Royal Wedding Date: Top 4 possible dates

    Royal Wedding Date: Top 4 possible dates

    It's enough to create a royal tizzy. With Prince William and Kate Middleton engaged to be married, they must now settle on a wedding date – while dodging obstacles posed by friends' weddings, a major political referendum, and, of course, Britain's cold and rainy months. Sources are speculating, guessing, estimating, and guesstimating on the possible day. It's of importance to more than royal watchers, friends, and family of William and Kate. Many brides-to-be are concerned that their special day will be overshadowed by what tabloids are calling the biggest wedding of the decade. Here are the four likely wedding dates being bandied about: