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A Return Visit To The Snow Geese Of Vermont

It's a Here & Now Thanksgiving tradition to revisit Robin Young's trip with her now-late uncle to see the migrating snow geese.

A Feast Of College Football Rivalry Games

There are traditional rivalry games across the country throughout the weekend, especially when it comes to college football.

Neither Snow Nor Rain Will Trip Up Buffalo's Turkey Trot

Since 1896, Buffalo, N.Y. has hosted the Turkey Trot, making it the oldest road race in the country.

At The Airport, How About A Little Yoga While You Wait?

An airport design expert explains how airports are changing to reflect consumer demand and reduce inefficiencies.

Mother Of Released Hostage Theo Padnos Speaks Out

Nancy Curtis discusses her son's capture and the behind-the-scenes negotiations that led to his release in August.

School For Husbands Gets Men To Talk About Family Size

The average woman in Niger bears seven children — the world's highest birth rate. And the country can barely feed its current population. How do you convince people that smaller families are better?

How Ferguson Residents Are Giving Thanks This Holiday Season

Following the grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson, Ferguson residents are hoping to take this Thanksgiving to grow and heal their community — and give thanks to one another.

New Words From The American Heritage Dictionaries

The Vietnamese sandwich referred to as bánh mì is one of the latest additions to the new edition of the American Heritage Dictionary.

Chicago Parishioners Each Given $500 To 'Do Good'

Pastor Laura Truax explains the unusual move and how congregants are opting to spend their share of a surprise windfall.

Black Friday: From Pre-Deals To Debate Over Retail Workers

Jordan Weissmann of Slate joins us to take a look at which stores will be open Thanksgiving and what that means for workers.