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Dec 14, 2018

5 Tips for Preventing a Christmas Tree Fire

5 Tips for Preventing a Christmas Tree Fire

The National Fire Protection Association has some important reminders for staying safe during the holidays.

Dec 14, 2018

Scuba-diving Santa Brings Holiday Cheer to Fish, Museumgoers

Scuba-diving Santa Brings Holiday Cheer to Fish, Museumgoers

It's a busy time for Santa Claus, but he's making time to feed some fish in San Francisco. The California Academy of Sciences launched its holiday festivities Thursday by having a scuba diver dressed as

Dec 13, 2018

Christina Aguilera to Headline New Year's Eve in NYC

Christina Aguilera to Headline New Year's Eve in NYC

Christina Aguilera will perform live minutes before the ball drops to usher in 2019 in New York's Times Square. Dick Clark Productions announced Thursday that Aguilera will be joined by Bastille, Dan and...

Dec 13, 2018

Mass. Lights Display Rivals 'Christmas Vacation'

Mass. Lights Display Rivals 'Christmas Vacation'

The movie "Christmas Vacation" is a holiday favorite. And now, there's a real-life Clark Griswold in Wilmington, Massachusetts. "Each nail is spaced two and a half inches apart on every single board,"...

Dec 13, 2018

Child With Autism Meets Santa for First Time

Child With Autism Meets Santa for First Time

A North Texas family is opening up about a trip to see Santa they say they’ll never forget. "You appreciate it so much because he wasn’t supposed to do it, he wasn’t supposed to be here, he wasn’t even supposed...

Dec 12, 2018

Icelandic Kids Enjoy Fun, Frights From 13 Christmas Trolls

Icelandic Kids Enjoy Fun, Frights From 13 Christmas Trolls

The people of northern Iceland have had their travel plans disrupted with a record high snowfall this December. Roads have been shut, flights cancelled and school suspended. But for the children of this...

Dec 12, 2018

Here's Where Most Christmas Trees in the U.S. Grow

Here's Where Most Christmas Trees in the U.S. Grow

Maine has lobsters. New York has apples. North Carolina and Oregon have … Christmas trees? The two states are the largest producers of real Christmas trees in the country, according to data from the U.S.

Dec 12, 2018

For Her: Holiday Presents for Moms, Sisters and More

For Her: Holiday Presents for Moms, Sisters and More

Wondering what to get for the most important women in your life? We’re here to help! We found fun, cozy, cool and affordable gift ideas for women so you can impress your moms, sisters, significant others,...

Dec 12, 2018

10 Best Home Gifts for the Home Decor Lover in Your Life

10 Best Home Gifts for the Home Decor Lover in Your Life

Got someone on your gift list who's hooked on HGTV's "Fixer Upper?" Or maybe someone who's forever looking for the next great item to make a living space perfect?

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