Shoppers crowded stores on Black Friday but spent just a little more than last year on the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, according to data released Saturday by a research firm.
Colorado and Nebraska will meet one more time as members of the Big 12 before they head off to different leagues and the game is setting up like one of those day-after-Thanksgiving throwdowns of yesteryear.
Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have recovered from blowing a 17-point lead by marching 89 yards for a go-ahead touchdown with 1:55 left to pull out a 30-27 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday.
A high-kicking Kung Fu Panda and a diary-toting Wimpy Kid joined the giant-balloon lineup as the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade unfolded Thursday, drawing tens of thousands of spectators to the annual extravaganza on a chilly, overcast morning.
For years, Oscar voters have viewed animation as a second-tier genre, but "Toy Story 3," featuring the voice of Tom Hanks as Woody and Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear, seems the most likely film to shatter the animated glass ceiling.
Not all Americans tucked into turkey with their families on Thanksgiving. Some were out shopping, hitting sales ahead of the crowds expected Friday.
A Thanksgiving Day chimney fire has ravaged part of the Nevada home of former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss.
It seems that retailers and more are bracing for a better holiday shopping season. However, just because the retailers have the goods does not necessarily translate into shopping being up across the board.
"Pioneering feminist" Gloria Steinem is weighing in on conservative women, faulting Sarah Palin's choice of "mama grizzly" as an icon because the bears "are famous for their exertion of reproductive control in their lives."