Black Friday is back but it's not what it used to be
Black Friday is back but it's not what it used to be

On this year’s Black Friday, things almost seem normal

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Stocks sink on new COVID variant; Dow loses 1,000 points
Stocks sink on new COVID variant; Dow loses 1,000 points

The stock market's losses accelerated on Wall Street Friday, after a coronavirus variant from South Africa appeared to be spreading across the globe and the European Union proposed suspending air travel from southern Africa

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Elizabeth Holmes expresses remorse in her criminal trial
Elizabeth Holmes expresses remorse in her criminal trial

Biotechnology entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes, a former billionaire accused of engineering a massive scam, expressed some remorse while on the witness stand Tuesday, but denied trying to conceal that her company’s blood-testing methods weren’t working as she had promised

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Houston highway project sparks debate over racial equity
Houston highway project sparks debate over racial equity

A $9 billion highway widening project being proposed in the Houston area could become an important test of the Biden administration’s commitment to addressing what it says is a history of racial inequity with infrastructure projects

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Macy's Thanksgiving parade returns, with all the trimmings
Macy's Thanksgiving parade returns, with all the trimmings

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has returned in full, after being crimped by the coronavirus pandemic last year

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Ahmaud Arbery's mom: Thankful for justice and son's legacy
Ahmaud Arbery's mom: Thankful for justice and son's legacy

Ahmaud Arbery's mother says she is thankful for justice, but says the murder convictions of the men who cornered and killed her son won't bring him back

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Macy's Thanksgiving parade returns, with all the trimmings
Macy's Thanksgiving parade returns, with all the trimmings

Giant balloons once again wafted through miles of Manhattan, high school and college marching bands from around the country were back, and so were the crowds at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

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'Get Back' series dispels, and confirms, some Beatle myths
'Get Back' series dispels, and confirms, some Beatle myths

With a nearly 8-hour documentary series, filmmaker Peter Jackson reexamines the Beatles' ill-fated “Let it Be” recording and film session

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South Carolina's 250th tells revolution story, warts and all
South Carolina's 250th tells revolution story, warts and all

South Carolina sees the upcoming 250th anniversary of the American Revolution as a chance to remind people that the state played a huge part in winning the nation's independence, even if it did try later to tear the United States apart in the Civil War

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Shippers prepare for another pandemic crush of holiday gifts
Shippers prepare for another pandemic crush of holiday gifts

Postal workers who recall packages and letters piled up in distribution hubs a year ago are gearing up for another holiday crush

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Stocks sink on new COVID variant; Dow loses 905 points
Stocks sink on new COVID variant; Dow loses 905 points

Stocks are closing sharply lower on Wall Street Friday, after a coronavirus variant from South Africa appeared to be spreading across the globe and the European Union proposed suspending air travel from southern Africa

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Activists block Amazon warehouses in Europe on Black Friday
Activists block Amazon warehouses in Europe on Black Friday

Climate activists have blockaded Amazon warehouses in three European countries

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Maxwell's brother says US prosecutors seeking to 'break' her
Maxwell's brother says US prosecutors seeking to 'break' her

The brother of a British socialite charged with helping Jeffrey Epstein exploit underage girls says her prosecution is “the most over-hyped trial of the century,” designed to break a woman targeted by authorities who are desperate to blame someone for the late financier’s crimes

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