Americans celebrate Thanksgiving


Americans traveled, gathered, watched football and ate for Thanksgiving. Here's a look at how people gave thanks this year.

Keenan Allen #13 of the Los Angeles Chargers runs the ball in for a fourth quarter touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on November 23, 2017 in Arlington, Texas.

(Tom Pennington)

Kyle Rudolph of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates a touchdown. The Vikings beat the Detroit Lions 30-23. (Gregory Shamus)

The astronauts living and working on the International Space Station delievered a Thanksgiving message.

The Detroit Lions played host to the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field for the annual Thanksgiving football game.

Millions of people lined the streets of Manhattan for the 91st Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Hundreds of volunteers gathered to serve over 5,000 Thanksgiving meals in Washington, D.C., during the Salvation Army and Safeway's annual "Feast of Sharing."

Over 45 million people are expected to travel during the Thanksgiving holiday.

Vice President Mike Pence pets a facility dog while visiting service members at Walter Reed Medical Center on Thanksgiving Eve.

President Donald Trump spoke to troops during a video conference.

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania visited a U.S. Coast Guard station on Turkey Day.

Marines share a Thanksgiving meal prepared by MWHS-1 spouses at the USO at Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan.