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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Mystery Donor Gifts Kids in Need With $20K Toy-Buying Spree
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Mystery Donor Gifts Kids in Need With $20K Toy-Buying Spree

Wide-eyed and eager, young children from dozens of families browsed the aisles of a Long Island toy store just before Christmas, living a childhood dream: they got to pick anything they wanted. "It was just... »

Soldier Surprises Brother at Long Island School
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Soldier Surprises Brother at Long Island School

Leo Medina's Christmas wish came true when he saw his brother, Army Private Justin Purnell. Greg Cergol reports. »

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. »

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... »

Santa and His Helpers Visit Children in Hospital
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Santa and His Helpers Visit Children in Hospital

Children forced to spend their holidays in the hospital got some holiday cheer from Santa, Mrs. Claus and helpers. The visit to the Nassau University Medical Center was organized by the Nassau County Ambulance Bureau. »

Montreal's 'Rockefeller-Style' Christmas Tree Is Epic Fail

Montreal's 'Rockefeller-Style' Christmas Tree Is Epic Fail

The feeble fir has even drawn comparisons with the scrawny tree pictured in the popular children's holiday special "A Charlie Brown Christmas." »

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... »

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. »

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 and Noble are listed as among the worst retailers to return items to for their more restrictive policies. »

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