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While many are turning their attention toward a turkey dinner, others are reminded of those in need.
Americans eat a lot on Thanksgiving Day. But exactly how much? WTOP's Answer Desk set to find out.
Washington Nationals infielder Steve Lombardozzi and his father, Steve Lombardozzi Sr., a former MLB athlete and the current baseball coach at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney, Md., have led a week-long drive to collect supplies for superstorm Sandy victims in New York and New Jersey.
Thanksgiving travel is under way. Getting through airport security is never fun, so WTOP has put together some tips to make it easier.
It's slimy, fatty and at least one person thinks it should be coming to a Thanksgiving table near you.
Local chef Mary Beth Albright, a final contestant on Food Network Star's seventh season, will join WTOP for a live web chat on Tuesday at 1 p.m. to answer all your Thanksgiving cooking questions.
Throughout the country, Thanksgiving dinner brings people together with friends, family and loved ones. However, Thanksgiving also means time spent with awkward uncles, pesky siblings and longstanding rivalries.
"Traditionally, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving was the heaviest rush hour of the year. People have realized that doesn't work too well, so we've seen a trend for people to get away as soon as they can conveniently do so," says WTOP Traffic Reporter Bob Marbourg.
The days surrounding Thanksgiving are some of the year's busiest on the roads, and a survey suggests more drivers will have their eyes on their phones while driving.
The cost of the traditional Thanksgiving dinner is a bit higher this year, but it still constitutes a great bargain.