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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

White Christmas: Storms Expected to Leave Holiday Snow

White Christmas: Storms Expected to Leave Holiday Snow

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Be careful what you wish for. A "significant storm system" is expected to move through the northern Plains on Christmas Day, bringing whiteout conditions and driving winds... »

Here's How to Stay Safe While Online Shopping

Here's How to Stay Safe While Online Shopping

'Tis the season to be jolly — but it's also the season for identity theft, phishing and credit card fraud. With Christmas just days away, people are using their smartphones and other devices to get... »

An Ice Castle Rises in Wisconsin
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An Ice Castle Rises in Wisconsin

An ice castle winter wonderland is taking shape in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. What started as a small idea for Brent Christensen and his family has turned into a family activity for all. »

McCartney, Johansson and More Sing 'Wonderful Christmastime'
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McCartney, Johansson and More Sing 'Wonderful Christmastime'

Host Jimmy Fallon and The Roots join Paul McCartney, Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Seth MacFarlane and Tori Kelly for an a cappella rendition of "Wonderful Christmastime." »

Tens of Thousands Brave Cold to Lay Wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery

Tens of Thousands Brave Cold to Lay Wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery

The Wreaths Across America project has become an annual tradition at Arlington National Cemetery. It began in 1992 when a Maine wreath-maker donated 5,000 surplus wreaths to the cemetery. »

Track Santa: NORAD's Santa Tracker

Track Santa: NORAD's Santa Tracker

Santa entered North American airspace half an hour before Christmas Eve, at 04:30 Zulu time, according to the mission team in Canada charged with tracking his trip around the world this weekend. »

Best, Worst Stores for Gift Returns
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Best, Worst Stores for Gift Returns

Consumer Reports checks out the five best and the five worst major retailers for returns. Among the best are Nordstrom and L.L. Bean, which both allow returns with no receipts and no time limit. Sears and Barnes »

Vanity Plate Lands Santa on Naughty List
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Vanity Plate Lands Santa on Naughty List

A custom license plate has landed an Alabama Santa on the naughty list. Dave Reid, also known as Santa, was baffled when the license plate he'd displayed on his SUV for six years was suddenly deemed offensive... »

Neighbors Honor Md. Man Unable to Make Legendary Christmas Display
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Neighbors Honor Md. Man Unable to Make Legendary Christmas Display

A Maryland man who has created an over-the-top Christmas light display for nearly 30 years is taking a break this year as he fights cancer, but his home won't be short on holiday cheer. Ted Adelman's neighbors... »

Grasshoppers a Tasty, Nutritious Holiday Treat in Uganda

Grasshoppers a Tasty, Nutritious Holiday Treat in Uganda

Children scamper in the bush, jumping here and there to catch grasshoppers before they fly away. On a good day, many will walk away with plastic bags filled with the insects to fry and eat as a snack. »

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