The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. used Thanksgiving Day to draw attention to the plight of veterans living in poverty.
The smell of turkey was heavy in the air at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Thursday. About 300 veterans gathered there to eat Thanksgiving dinner.
Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has cancelled his travel plans indefinitely to stay with his ailing wife.Daley's former top press aide Jacqueline Heard said in an e-mail to the Associated Press that the former mayor planned to fly to Harvard University next week as a visiting fellow.