VERIFY Fact Check |

Yes, Hanukkah is considered a relatively 'minor' Jewish holiday

Holiday

Yes, airlines can cancel flight reservations months or weeks in advance of departure

National

Refrigerated Thanksgiving leftovers are safe to eat for 4 days

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Yes, Cyber Monday got its start because people shopped online at work

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Shoppers can expect fewer deals this holiday shopping season because of supply chain issues

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No, hot food doesn’t need to cool down before going in the fridge

Food

Verifying which Thanksgiving foods are safe for pets

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No, you should not pack wrapped gifts in your carry-on or checked bag

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No, eating turkey does not make you sleepy

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Claim that Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the busiest travel day needs context

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No, the USDA does not recommend stuffing turkey

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Yes, you can cook a turkey in the microwave

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No, daylight saving time does not significantly save electricity in the US

Money

Photo claiming to show Day of the Dead drone light show in Mexico City is fake

Social Media

No, legitimate reports of contaminated Halloween candy are not common

National

No, countries that observe daylight saving time don’t all change their clocks at the same time

World