Stories tagged: "Thanksgiving"


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Thanksgiving Is Going to Be Weird This Year. Here’s How to Cope.

A behavioral psychologist says the first step to coping with a different Thanksgiving is acknowledging the strangeness of the times.

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Commentary: Staying Home Is What the Spirit of Thanksgiving Is About in 2020

NC teacher Kim Mackey talks about why Thanksgiving’s historical start means we all need to have smaller celebrations during this pandemic.

A red-haired, middle aged woman gazes off in the distance while her brunette companion urgently shares divergent political views.
Don’t Toss the Gravy: Tips for Staying Calm During Thanksgiving When Your Relatives Have Trash Politics

Whether online or in person, Thanksgiving gatherings are likely to be politically tense this year. Here’s how to keep peace with more strident relatives and speak up without ruining dinner, too.

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Don’t Listen to Scott Atlas: America’s Senior Citizens Don’t Have to Die for Thanksgiving

Dr. Scott Atlas, a member of President Trump's coronavirus task force, has angered public health medical experts with his cavalier attitude toward death as the US sets new records for cases and hospitalizations nearly every single day.

NC Secretary of Health and Human Services Mandy Cohen and Gov. Roy Cooper said residents should look to a scaled-back Thanksgiving as coronavirus surges again. (Image via NC DPS)
How NC’s Latest Coronavirus Surge Could Change Thanksgiving

Smaller gatherings, more testing, outdoor meals. Here's why coronavirus has many people in NC rethinking Thanksgiving this year.

NC Gov. Roy Cooper addresses coronavirus during a Nov. 5 media briefing. (Image via NC DPS)
‘Shaky Ground’: With COVID Numbers Rising, Cooper Urging Safety Over Thanksgiving

NC officials like Roy Cooper and Mandy Cohen are warning of a new peak in coronavirus cases in the state as Thanksgiving approaches.