Macy's Thanksgiving parade revels on amid tight security


NEW YORK (AP) — The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade featured balloons, bands, stars and heavy security in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots.

  • Written by By WILLIAM MATHIS , Associated Press

On Thanksgiving, family hurt by Harvey counts its blessings

HOUSTON (AP) — The kitchen where George and Arva Dorsey prepare an 18-dish feast every Thanksgiving has been stripped of everything but its granite countertops, standing on their own with no appliances below. The house they renovated and expanded over three decades has been gutted down to its wooden beams.

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  • Written by By NOMAAN MERCHANT , Associated Press

US declares 'ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya in Myanmar

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States declared the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be "ethnic cleansing" on Wednesday, threatening penalties for military officials engaged in a brutal crackdown that has sent more than 600,000 refugees flooding over the border to Bangladesh.


  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press