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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

White House Christmas Theme: 'The Gift of the Holidays'

White House Christmas Theme: 'The Gift of the Holidays'

Wreaths have been hung, lights have been strung and a towering fir tree is in place in the White House Blue Room. Michelle Obama is unveiling the decorations Tuesday for military families. »

Chef Creates 400-Pound Gingerbread Replica of Wrigley Field
Vermont Christmas Tree Shoppers Get Horse, Segway Assist
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Vermont Christmas Tree Shoppers Get Horse, Segway Assist

It’s the busiest time of year for Vermont’s Christmas tree growers, with customers on the hunt for trees that match their specifications for shape, height, and fragrance. According to the USDA agricultural... »

Trooper Helps Stranded Vet on Interstate This Thanksgiving

Trooper Helps Stranded Vet on Interstate This Thanksgiving

A police officer in Indiana went out of his way – literally -- to help a stranded military vet get home this Thanksgiving. »

Woman Runs Triathlon, Breaks Fingers, Delivers Baby in 1 Day
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Woman Runs Triathlon, Breaks Fingers, Delivers Baby in 1 Day

A Tacoma, Washington woman has quite a story to tell after her unexpectedly hectic Thanksgiving. It started with a triathlon, took her to a hospital, and ended at the dinner table with baby pictures. Rhonda... »

Here's Where You Can Donate on #GivingTuesday

Here's Where You Can Donate on #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday is observed internationally on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. It’s meant as way to promote philanthropy and generosity. The movement aims to bring people, businesses and charities together... »

Black Friday Online Sales Hit New High: Report

Black Friday Online Sales Hit New High: Report

Holiday shoppers eager to snag big discounts turned to the internet in record fashion this week, one tracking company said, driving online sales on Black Friday to a new high. Consumers spent $3.34 billion... »

First Lady Welcomes Her Final White House Christmas Tree

First Lady Welcomes Her Final White House Christmas Tree

Michelle Obama received the final official White House Christmas Tree of her husband's presidency on Friday. »

7 Ways to Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams This Season

7 Ways to Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams This Season

Nothing says happy holidays quite like new ways to get scammed, overcharged, or have your identity stolen. »

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