In an effort to lure online shoppers to their stores, many malls are upgrading the traditional visit to Santa into a high-tech spectacle by installing shows and games.
Protesters are gearing up for the harsh North Dakota winter as demonstrations continue. The government has ordered protesters to leave the federal land by Monday while demonstrators insist they will stay as long as it takes to divert the pipeline.
Meanwhile, Veterans Stand for Standing Rock, a group of more than 2,000 U.S. military veterans, intend to reach North Dakota this weekend to provide relief for protesters.
The pipeline is mostly complete except for a short segment that would pass beneath a Missouri River reservoir, a river that provides drinking water for millions. Dakota Access claims that the pipeline is a safer alternative to other modes of crude oil transportation such as rail or trucks.
Gatlinburg officials say several areas are being evacuated as a result of fires in and around Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Pictures from the 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
Norwegian top-ranked grandmaster Magnus Carlsen and Russian challenger Sergey Karjakin face off in a best-of-12 match that could last through the end of November.
The competition, staged in New York this year, requires both mental and physical stamina as each game could last as long as six hours.
The prize purse of $1.1 million will be divided 60-40 between the young grandmasters, both in their mid-20s.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made a concession speech after being defeated by Republican presidential-elect Donald Trump in New York on November 9, 2016.
Donald J. Trump, the Republican businessman who challenged the political status quo with promises to turn Washington upside down, scored a stunning upset Tuesday to win election as the nation’s 45th president, capping a bitter race that exposed deep rifts within the U.S. electorate.
Construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline resumed Friday morning after police arrested 141 protesters Thursday.
Police used beanbags, pepper spray gas and a high-pitched siren to disperse the crowd. Protesters lit tires and debris on fire and threw Molotov cocktails. The remaining protesters were pushed to another encampment miles away.