Thursday's top stories


Black Friday's surprise vanishing act

In an online world, we're thankful for real people

Mike Allen
Nov 24, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Dems spooked by Cheney's focus on Trump for Jan. 6 report

This is Liz Cheney speaking at a microphone.

These counties have more turkeys than people

Two Americas Index: No politics at Thanksgiving, please

These stores and restaurants are closed on Thanksgiving

Animated illustration of a neon sign with a "Sorry We're Closed" flickering on and off.

Axios Finish Line: A flood of gratitude from coast to coast

Illustration of a turkey that changes into a heart icon.
Erin Doherty
Updated Nov 24, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Murkowski beats Trump-backed opponent in Alaska's Senate race

en. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) speaks to supporters at an election night watch party on November 08, 2022 in Anchorage, Alaska.

Trump's new nemesis

Illustration of President Trump with words from the Mueller report printed over his face
Dave Lawler
Nov 23, 2022 - World

Kurdish commander: U.S. has "moral duty" to prevent Turkish incursion in Syria

SDF commander
Oriana Gonzalez
Updated Nov 23, 2022 - Health

Georgia Supreme Court reinstates state's 6-week abortion ban

Picture of an abortion rights protest in Georgia

Five economic trends we're grateful for

Illustration of a turkey that changes into a heart icon.

The tiniest World Cup host ever

Ivana Saric
Updated Nov 23, 2022 - World

Russian missiles strike energy facilities across Ukraine, causing blackouts

Street with anti-tank obstacle defense during a blackout after a Russian missile attack on Ukrainian power infrastructure in Kyiv
Barak Ravid
Updated Nov 23, 2022 - World

Explosions in Jerusalem kill 1 and injure at least 15

Israeli security forces gather at the scene of an explosion at a bus stop in Jerusalem on Wednesday.

Railroad workers are fed up but hoping to avoid a strike

 A freight train travels through Houston on September 14, 2022 in Houston, Texas
Ashley Gold
Nov 23, 2022 - Technology

Global legal perils beset a downsized Twitter

Illustration of the Twitter logo in a globe stand.
Tina Reed
Nov 23, 2022 - Health

The growing menopause-at-work market

Illustrated collage of an older woman with calendars and various shapes behind her
Joann Muller
Nov 23, 2022 - Technology

Hailing a taxi with no one behind the wheel

Side by side images of the author and her view from the back seat of a Cruise robotaxi

Thanksgiving travel surges, despite high costs and fear of delays

Illustration of a sad turkey wearing a neck pillow

The rise of Thankstaking

Texas judge backs jury's $49M award against Alex Jones

InfoWars founder Alex Jones speaks to the media outside Waterbury Superior Court in Waterbury, Connecticut, in September.

GOP's subpoena test

Illustration of the Capitol dome with a spike and stack of papers on the top.