Egypt Braces for New Islamist Protest
Egypt braces for potential violence ahead of Islamists' plan for major new protest

Obama 'puzzled' by annual turkey pardon
President Barack Obama pardoned the national Thanksgiving turkey with a smile on Wednesday, but he admitted before saving the bird from it's likely demise that he found the decades-old tradition somewhat "puzzling."

Volunteer group helps low-income families celebrate Thanksgiving
Volunteer organization Martha's Table is making sure 2,200 families have all the supplies they need for a nutritious Thanksgiving. CBS News' Kylie Atwood reports.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to Step Down

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to Step DownDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down, senior administration officials confirmed today to ABC News.Flanked by Hagel and Vice President Biden, President Obama announced the Secretary’s departure this morning from the White House's State Dining Room.“Chuck Hagel has been no ordinary Secretary of Defense: As the first enlisted combat veteran to serve in that position, he understands our men and women like few others ,” the president said. “He’s been in the dirt and he’s been in the mud. And that’s established a special bond. He sees himself in them, and they see themselves in him. ...

Marrying for mom: Being gay in China
In this narrow Beijing hutong, the rainbow flag flies free.

UK not planning sale of Royal Mail stake, says business minister
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain does not intend to sell its 30 percent stake in Royal Mail any time soon, Business Secretary Vince Cable said on Thursday, saying he would prefer to see the shares remain in state hands for the medium to long term.

Court case pushed by think tank could leave uninsured out in the cold
Supreme Court case backed by think tank hinges on single sentence in Affordable Care Act.