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Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

Church Protests Gun Violence With Its Nativity Scene

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...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

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

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...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017
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By Lauren Yee

Top 10 Winter Holiday Destinations for NYC Families Revealed

As millions of visitors flock to the city during the holiday season, New Yorkers...View gallery

  • <b>10. Dover, Vermont</b>
  • <b>9. Miami Beach, Florida</b>
  • <b>8. Breckenridge, Colorado</b>
Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

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

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...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

Engrave, Stack & Style for the Holidays at Monica Vinader

Engrave, Stack & Style for the Holidays at Monica Vinader

Picking the perfect holiday gifts can be stressful, but lucky for you, jewelry company Monica Vinader has some unique items for friends, family or that special loved one.

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017
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By Lauren Yee

Top 10 Winter Holiday Destinations for NJ Families Revealed

The holiday season is officially upon us -- and many New Jerseyans are taking the...View gallery

  • <b>10. Vail, Colorado</b>
  • <b>9. San Diego, California</b>
  • <b>8. Dover, Vermont</b>
Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

NH Town Searching for Missing Life-Size Elf 'Zippy'

NH Town Searching for Missing Life-Size Elf 'Zippy'

Police in a New Hampshire town are looking for Zippy, a beloved life-size elf on a shelf that usually can be seen at various sites leading up to Christmas. Zippy is a mannequin in a red onesie, a cap...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

Woman Steals Christmas Trees, Waves at Surveillance Cameras

Woman Steals Christmas Trees, Waves at Surveillance Cameras

Police are looking for the Grinch who brazenly waved at a New Jersey homeowner’s surveillance cameras as she stole two Christmas trees.

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017

NYC Bakery Puts a Spin on Holiday Cookies

NYC Bakery Puts a Spin on Holiday Cookies

Manhattan bakery Schmackary's shares some of his best holiday cookie varieties. Gus Rosendale reports.

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

Skydiving Santa Hits Tree, Breaks Leg

Skydiving Santa Hits Tree, Breaks Leg

A man dressed as Santa Claus crashed into a tree and a pole while parachuting into a charity volleyball tournament in Florida.

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