Obama: No credible intelligence about plot against US

President Barack Obama said there currently is no “specific and credible” intelligence indicating a terrorist plot on the United States. While he encouraged Americans to remain vigilant, he urged people to go about their normal activities around Thanksgiving.

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Police search for mother after baby left in nativity manger

Police are still searching for the mother of a newborn baby who was left in a Christmas manger inside a New York City church two days ago, his umbilical cord still attached.

Canadian PM Trudeau: Syrian refugees not security risk

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he has slowed down plans to settle 25,000 Syrian refugees within weeks in order to allay citizens’ security concerns after the Paris attacks.

Freebies for the 2015 holiday season

WTOP put together a list of free events and offers available now through December to enjoy yourself, and help entertain your out-of-town visitors.

Smartphones overtake desktops for holiday shopping

If the beginning of the holiday season is any indication, it could be a merry mobile Christmas for shoppers.

The greatest Thanksgiving games in NFL history

Football is a Thanksgiving tradition. Before Thursday’s slate of games, we look back on the 10 best from years past. Redskins fans will wince at the memory of at least one of them.

Redskins to play in London next season

The team announced that they will play the Cincinnati Bengals at London’s Wembley Stadium on Oct. 30, 2016. They will be considered the road team for the game.

Past IRS commissioners: Enough with the budget cuts

Former IRS heads are telling Congress that after five straight years of budget cuts, enough is enough.

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