It’s the holidays, so you know what that means: It’s time for uncomfortable political discussions with your distant relatives! 
Don’t know how you’ll survive? Have no fear, Mark Shields and David Brooks have you covered. They’ll tell you how to quickly shut down an argument on health care reform, change the subject from the economy and let you know when you should pretend to hear the fire alarm.
Get your (downloadable) civility guide here.

It’s the holidays, so you know what that means: It’s time for uncomfortable political discussions with your distant relatives! 

Don’t know how you’ll survive? Have no fear, Mark Shields and David Brooks have you covered. They’ll tell you how to quickly shut down an argument on health care reform, change the subject from the economy and let you know when you should pretend to hear the fire alarm.

Get your (downloadable) civility guide here.

Coolidge High School graduate Chuck Gaines grew up moving from homeless shelter to shelter. Now, he is the first in his family to attend college. He credits a village of supporters who helped him get to where he is today, including his high school football coach, Natalie Randolph.

“A lot of people at Coolidge just helped me through everything I needed,” he says. “It’s a big family…That’s where my family is.”

Who are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

Did you know an overwhelming majority of the 40 million turkeys Americans will eat in November are the product of artificial insemination?Marketplace radio enlightens us.
(Photo: Unlike back in 1954, when this photo of a Turkey farm in Florida was taken)

Did you know an overwhelming majority of the 40 million turkeys Americans will eat in November are the product of artificial insemination?

Marketplace radio enlightens us.

(Photo: Unlike back in 1954, when this photo of a Turkey farm in Florida was taken)

Traveling today? Don’t forget to tell us how it’s going.
Safe travels!

Traveling today? Don’t forget to tell us how it’s going.

Safe travels!

One of the millions traveling this week?
Report for PBS NewsHour - tell us about your travel experience with #TSATime and the 3-letter code of the airport(s) you’re traveling through on Twitter, Instagram, G+ and here on Tumblr. 
Safe travels! Looking forward to your tweets
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One of the millions traveling this week?

Report for PBS NewsHour - tell us about your travel experience with #TSATime and the 3-letter code of the airport(s) you’re traveling through on Twitter, Instagram, G+ and here on Tumblr. 

Safe travels! Looking forward to your tweets

(Only Tweets will be pulled into the #TSATime Widget - you can embed the widget in your own blog posts, too - code here)