November has been rough in Philadelphia. But groups who work with the underserved didn’t stop for the SEPTA strike or the election or anything else that’s been thrown our way. It's not too late to help if you're feeling the giving spirit today. Check out our Thanksgiving volunteer and donation guide for leads.
A group of secret computer scientists and data analysts are reportedly urging Hillary Clinton to push for a recount of the votes in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania — three key swing states that delivered Donald Trump the presidency on Election Day. There’s no evidence the Clinton campaign is actually considering such a drastic move. But if she's persuaded, how would this play out? Well, frankly, a recount in Pennsylvania would be a hot mess. Here's how recounts in the state work, and why they're complicated as hell.
As you sit around the house watching football with your annoyingly successful brother who your mom totally favors and your racist old aunt Gloria who won’t stop asking you about “the politics,” be thankful there’s something good to talk about while gobbling up your bird. The Birds. Our Birds. The Eagles are utterly fascinating this season, and at 5-5, there is still hope for a playoff run, despite being in last place in the NFC East after 10 games. There are things to be thankful for with six games to go. So as you grab an extra slice of pecan pie — the most underrated of all Thanksgiving pies — and try to come up with something positive to talk to your family about, here’s a list to share before the tryptophan kicks in.
New York gets all the glitz and glory for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. But Philly’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is actually the oldest in the country. Need to kill a bit of time before your fam's turkey feast? We collected throwback videos going all the way back to 1957. No, we really can't even get started on the costumes.