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Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Holiday Gift Guide 2017

From gift guides to local events, your one-stop shop for the holiday season

Boat-Savvy Kids Keep Revolutionary War Reenactment Afloat
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Boat-Savvy Kids Keep Revolutionary War Reenactment Afloat

Philadelphia students with a knack for boat building have saved a Christmas tradition for "George Washington" and his "troops." Due to low water levels in the Delaware River this year, the annual Christmas... »

Santa With Surfboard Celebrates Brazil's 1st Day of Summer

Santa With Surfboard Celebrates Brazil's 1st Day of Summer

Santa Claus has shed his suit and grabbed his surfboard to celebrate the first day of summer in Brazil at the famed Copacabana beach. Actor Paulo Mourao, with a white beard and a Santa hat, greeted children and... »

Got a Toy That Can Spy? Here's How to Know
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Got a Toy That Can Spy? Here's How to Know

The toys your kids unwrap this Christmas could invite hackers into your home. That Grinch-like warning comes from the FBI, which said earlier this year that toys connected to the internet could be a target for... »

Parents at SoCal Hospital Receive Ultimate Stocking Stuffer
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Parents at SoCal Hospital Receive Ultimate Stocking Stuffer

St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, California, is giving new parents the ultimate stocking stuffer for Christmas. Newborns discharged from the hospital are swaddled in adorable Christmas stockings, adding an extra... »

Cookies for Santa: A Breakdown of Christmas Calories
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Cookies for Santa: A Breakdown of Christmas Calories

Between holiday parties, baking cookies for Santa, and office treats, the holidays can be a time for celebration through food. But do you know how many calories you are actually consuming with those holiday... »

Newly Trained Guide Dogs Go Home for the Holidays

Newly Trained Guide Dogs Go Home for the Holidays

Nine guide dogs and their handlers are going home together for the holidays, sharing the gift of a special bond. The nine new teams were part of the Guide Dogs of America's 401st graduating class. »

Navy Dad, Delivered by Santa, Surprises Kids for Christmas
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Navy Dad, Delivered by Santa, Surprises Kids for Christmas

Christmas is a time for family. But not everyone makes it home for the holidays — especially those serving in our military. That's why Thursday was so special for U.S. Navy Yeoman Jose Trevino, of Haslet, Texas.... »

Vermont Woman Displays More Than 1,400 Nativity Scenes

Vermont Woman Displays More Than 1,400 Nativity Scenes

Each December, Shirley Squires transforms her modest Vermont home into a veritable creche museum, with more than 1,400 miniature nativity scenes of Jesus, Mary and Joseph covering every surface, taking over two... »

Team USA Is Pretty Excited for NORAD to Track Santa
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Team USA Is Pretty Excited for NORAD to Track Santa

Members of the U.S. Olympic teams joined the military team that tracks Santa Claus' gift-giving journey on Christmas every year to get excited for the tracker in 2017, and they were pretty excited about it. »

Allergic to Christmas? Some Say Trees Cause Reactions
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Allergic to Christmas? Some Say Trees Cause Reactions

It's being called "Christmas tree syndrome." Apparently mold in real evergreens can cause allergic reactions like coughing, wheezing and chest pains. Lolita Lopez reveals what to do about it on... »

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