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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

Atheists Use Images of Santa, Reindeer to Promote Gathering

Atheists Use Images of Santa, Reindeer to Promote Gathering

Santa is helping deliver a national atheist group's message promoting its upcoming convention in Oklahoma City. The American Atheists organization says advertising with Christmas imagery on billboards in... »

Winter Around the World: 6 Embassy Events in DC

Winter Around the World: 6 Embassy Events in DC

While traveling around during the holidays might give you headaches, you can tour the globe effortlessly with these six embassy events happening in D.C. »

4th Grader's Heartbreaking Christmas Wish: A 'Happier Life'

4th Grader's Heartbreaking Christmas Wish: A 'Happier Life'

A New Orleans City Council member was left stunned when he received a Christmas request from a fourth-grader who asked only for "new shoes" and a "happier life." Jay Banks, who was recently elected to represent... »

DC Gift Guide Support Local Businesses this Holiday Season

DC Gift Guide Support Local Businesses this Holiday Season

While buying at big box stores and on online retailers may be efficient, small D.C. businesses also offer an array potential gifts you can browse this celebratory season. »

Gingerbread Houses Make Your Own Winter Wonderland
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Gingerbread Houses Make Your Own Winter Wonderland

Make your own winter wonderland! What's the trick to a great gingerbread house? Timing is key -- wait for the icing to harden as you build it. And one icing in particular will hold your home sweet home together.... »

Obese Squirrel Steals Ghirardelli, Blistex From NJ Family
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Obese Squirrel Steals Ghirardelli, Blistex From NJ Family

A New Jersey family was stunned to find the holiday treat tray they put on their front stoop each year ransacked — until they caught an obese, thieving squirrel in the act. Michele Howley says her family places... »

79-Foot Montana Christmas Tree Lit Outside US Capitol

79-Foot Montana Christmas Tree Lit Outside US Capitol

A Christmas tree that was transported more than 3,600 miles (5,793 kilometers) from Montana's Kootenai National Forest has been lit on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Ridley Brandmayr, an 11-year-old Bozeman... »

Church Protests Gun Violence With Its Nativity Scene
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Church Protests Gun Violence With Its Nativity Scene

A church in Dedham, Mass., is drawing both praise and criticism for using its nativity scene to protest gun violence. The backdrop of the scene lists major mass shootings and the number of those... »

Santa With 'Naughty' and 'Nice' Tattoos Must Tone it Down
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Santa With 'Naughty' and 'Nice' Tattoos Must Tone it Down

A beloved Santa with "naughty" tattooed on one arm and "nice" tattooed on the other has been asked to tone down his typically goofy poses at a suburban Philadelphia mall, leaving some fans miffed. Scott... »

Stolen NH Life-Size Elf 'Zippy' Found 'a Little Wet, But Safe'
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Stolen NH Life-Size Elf 'Zippy' Found 'a Little Wet, But Safe'

A beloved life-size elf on a shelf known as "Zippy" that went missing in a New Hampshire town on Monday has been found. The Deerfield Rescue squad posted pictures on their Facebook page Wednesday of an officer... »

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