Shoppers are encouraged to shop with Black Friday and Cyber Monday but also with Small Business Saturday.
Egyptian security officials say militants have attacked a mosque in volatile Sinai Peninsula, leaving dozens of casualties.
In recent years, Black Friday has morphed from a single day into a whole season of deals, so shoppers may feel less need to be out.
Richard Cordray, the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, tenders his resignation.
AP source: Flynn's lawyers tell Trump's legal team they are no longer communicating with them about Mueller's investigation, a possible sign of cooperation with the government.