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The Ultimate Guide to Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals in 2020

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented travel deals.


A Tragic Beginning to the Holiday Season

COVID-19 hospitalizations have been at a record high for more than two weeks, and daily deaths have exceeded 2,000 for the first time since May.


20 Big Mistakes Thanksgiving Guests Often Make

For at least one day of the year, Thanksgiving, we are all gourmands.


Apple AirPods, Bose, and Sony Headphones Are on Deep Discount for Black Friday — Up to 50% Off

Save up to $150 on best-selling headphones at Amazon.


United Airlines flies FIRST batches of Pfizer COVID vaccine in US

United Airlines is shipping the first batches of Pfizer's COVID vaccine, the Wall Street Journal is reporting, in anticipation of a mass-vaccination program. Pfizer have not commented on the report.


Trump’s COVID Task Force Is Petrified That The Public Will Ignore Its Thanksgiving Warning

When the Centers for Disease Control last week announced that Americans should not celebrate Thanksgiving with people outside of their household, officials working on the federal government’s COVID-19 response had already begun planning for the inevitability that family and friends would do just that, according to two senior officials familiar with the situation. The CDC announcement Nov. 19 was viewed internally by health officials as a...


Signature drinks from every state

Grab a cocktail—Stacker looked at news articles, culinary profiles, and historical documents to determine a signature drink from every state.


Alabama man falls 50 feet to his death while trying to take photo

Wesley Brandon Stedham, 48, died Tuesday after falling 50ft from the steep slope at Chimney Tops Overlook in Great Smoky Mountain National Park.


Earth's amazing places swallowed by the sea

Humans have long been fascinated and frightened by the beauty and power of the ocean. Some communities feel its sheer force more than others. Here we take a look at historic villages that have fallen prey to the waves, today's coastal communities that have been abandoned to the sea, plus natural and man-made landmarks at risk of rising sea levels.


The Clark's Latest Exhibit is Setting the Standard For Modern Museums

Ground/work, open 24 hours a day through late 2021, is a perfect example of socially distant culture.


Photos of the Week: Turkey Pardon, Deer Hoof, Seattle Owl

A foggy sunrise in Germany, a fiery protest in Guatemala, a strongman contest in Crimea, the ongoing pandemic worldwide, mourning in Argentina for Diego Maradona, and much more


Love is in the air! Celebrities who got engaged or married in 2020, including Gwen Stefani, more

We're not crying, you're crying. Let's look back at all the beautiful proclamations of love with the stars who got engaged or married this year.


How to Support Your Favorite Museums This Holiday Season


Bidens write op-ed celebrating smaller Thanksgiving amid pandemic

The Bidens said in an op-ed that they "are temporarily letting go of the traditions we can't do safely."


25 Top Travel Gifts: The Best Gifts for Travelers

Equip your loved one for their next adventure with one of these cool gadgets.


What to expect for Black Friday 2020

Yes, Black Friday is still on, but aficionados of holiday shopping will notice changes big and subtle.


Extended: New Marriott Bonvoy members can get a free night after two stays

Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with Marriott’s latest promotion for new members. Marriott is extending its promotion where new Bonvoy members can earn a free night after two paid stays. New members who sign up for a Marriott Bonvoy account using this dedicated page will earn a free night after completing two …


This is what daily life in Russia looks like

In terms of size, Russia is the biggest country in the world, spanning nine different time zones and covering a vast expanse of 17.1 million square kilometres (6.6 million square miles). From the bustling streets of Moscow to the windswept steppes of Siberia, here’s a look at what daily life looks like in Russia.


National car rental not being flexible about expiring certificates

During the coronavirus pandemic, most airlines and hotels have stepped up by extending elite status, mileage expiration dates and travel vouchers. With travel at a standstill for much of the year, most people couldn’t redeem their travel rewards like they normally did. These companies understood that and decided to accommodate travelers. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look …


We found the 46 hottest deals from Kohl’s Black Friday sale

Shop deep discounts on all your wish list items, including a weighted blanket, smart speaker, indoor grill and more.


These Indigenous women are reshaping Canada’s tourism industry

Long marginalized by the tourism sector, Indigenous women are bringing First Nations, Métis, and Inuit narratives to the mainstream.


These are America's most important National Monuments

You’ll be familiar with the USA's national parks but National Monuments are often lesser-known and lesser-appreciated. Take a look...


The 8 Best San Diego Airbnbs to Rent

Live like a local in San Diego by basing your stay at one of the city’s top neighborhood Airbnbs.


12 Quirky Winter Traditions From Around the Globe


Millions traveled for Thanksgiving despite CDC warnings – here's what it looked like

About a third of Americans said that the CDC recommendation didn't affect their plans, according to an Insider survey.


COVID-19 forces families to come to terms with a different Thanksgiving

As Americans consider the health risks of gathering for Thanksgiving, they’re struggling with the separation from loved ones and the loss of traditions.


What are 2020’s best new restaurants, hotels and attractions?

What were the best restaurants, hotels and attractions to open in 2020? Let us know what you think by casting your vote. Voting ends on Monday, December 21 at noon ET, and you can vote once per day, per category.


How Boeing 737 MAX's flawed flight control system led to 2 crashes that killed 346

Watch the full story on "20/20" TONIGHT at 9 p.m. ET on ABC


Thanksgiving Marks 24th Consecutive Day the U.S. Surpasses 100,000 Daily COVID Cases

Thanksgiving also marked the 17th consecutive day that hospitalizations in the U.S. hit a new record, according to the COVID Tracking Project.


Fauci Says Christmas, New Year Won't Be 'Any Different' From Thanksgiving if Coronavirus Case Surge Continues

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, didn't see his daughters at Thanksgiving and said he likely won't be celebrating in-person with them at Christmas, either.


50 of the most gorgeous lakes in the world


Denver mayor travels for Thanksgiving after urging people to stay home

Mayor Michael Hancock said his wife and daughter are in Mississippi and he decided it was safer to travel to them rather than them to travel to Denver.


The Ultimate 2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers

Travelers are sure to love any of these useful products on their next adventure.


State-by-state breakdown of coronavirus travel restrictions

U.S. states and territories are making new rules for travelers. Find which ones across the United States have implemented travel restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19.


All 11 US airlines are running Black Friday sales, but the meager discounts are just another sign of an industry in crisis — here's the list

American Airlines is giving flyers back a portion of their trip in a promo code while Hawaiian Airlines is offering sub-$200 flights to the mainland.


What Parents Should Know Ahead of Watching The Christmas Chronicles 2

After losing his reindeer, getting arrested, then being forced to deliver all the Christmas presents in under an hour, it's hard to believe that Christmas Eve could get any more hectic for Santa.


Delta cancels more than 500 flights this week amid crew shortages

A surge in Thanksgiving demand is taxing Delta Air Line's smaller pandemic-era workforce. The carrier was forced to cancel hundreds of flights this week, according to its pilot union and the airline.


U.S. counts 13M COVID-19 cases, its fourth million-milestone of November

More than 3.8 million people have contracted the disease since the start of the month.


Top Trump Health Official Issues Stark COVID-19 Warning For Thanksgiving

Adm. Brett Giroir, the Trump administration's COVID-19 testing czar, imploredAmericans on Wednesday to follow coronavirus safety guidance over theThanksgiving holiday -- warning that the nation is at "a critical and verydangerous part of this pandemic."The Department of Health and Human Services assistant secretary and member ofthe White House coronavirus task force told MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell that "theend of the pandemic is in sight" with the...


Get Everyone on Your List a Scented Candle This Year

The right scent makes all the difference.


The states with and without travel restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic

Some US states require travelers to get tested for the coronavirus and self-quarantine for 14 days, while others have no travel restrictions in place.


Wellness and Self-Care Gifts That Anyone Will Be Happy to Receive After the Year We've Had

Positive vibes only this holiday season.


The Supreme Court's latest ruling exposes personal fissures among the nine justices

The Supreme Court's rejection of New York's pandemic limits on religious services exposed personal fissures among the nine justices and offered the starkest rendering yet of President Donald Trump's impact on the bench.


British actors cannot audition to play Prince William in a new 2021 biopic due to new Brexit rules, the casting director says

Prince William won't be the only non-British cast member starring in the film, as Kristen Stewart is set to play Princess Diana.


25 wonderful trips we want to take post-pandemic


TSA Travel Tips for Winter Holiday Travel Period

Before heading to the airport, know these tips to make the trip quicker and safer.


What might have occurred inside doomed Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302's cockpit

ABC News asked two experienced pilots to demonstrate what might have happened during the 2019 crash. The aircraft simulator used for the test is not a Boeing 737 MAX 8 but has a similar display.


Coronavirus updates: Los Angeles County issues stay-at-home order; US hits 13 million cases; Ohio State coach tests positive

Los Angeles County announced a new stay-home order Friday. AstraZeneca will conduct an additional vaccine trial. Latest COVID news.


Photos of cute European cafes and coffee shops

If you’re dreaming of relaxing with an espresso or cappuccino in a charming city, here are some of the cutest European cafes.


Amtrak Is Offering Up to 50% Off Fares for Black Friday — but You'll Have to Act Fast

Now's the perfect time to book future travel.