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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Free Shipping Day: More Than 1,000 Retailers Offer Deals Today
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Free Shipping Day: More Than 1,000 Retailers Offer Deals Today

Online retailers are spreading some some much-needed holiday cheer for late shoppers: Friday, Dec. 16, is free shipping day. More than 1,200 merchants are taking part in the offer that will ensure packages will... »

Toy Drive Collects Gifts Black Kids Can See Themselves In
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Toy Drive Collects Gifts Black Kids Can See Themselves In

An Ohio toy drive is seeking dolls and other toys specifically for African-American girls. Franklin County Children Services said many of the kids they serve rarely get gifts that look like them. »

Holiday Gift Wrap Guide: Tips For 3 Different Shapes
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Holiday Gift Wrap Guide: Tips For 3 Different Shapes

Your home may be stocked with gifts for your loved ones, coworkers -- and maybe even yourself, if you found killer Black Friday deals. Here's a guide on how to expertly wrap those gifts, whether the package is a... »

Family That Adopts 'Hospice Babies' Gets Christmas Surprise

Family That Adopts 'Hospice Babies' Gets Christmas Surprise

A Wisconsin family who has, since 2012, been adopting “hospice babies” — babies with life-limiting or terminal diagnoses — received a bit of holiday magic this year, courtesy of two charitable groups, the... »

Preventing Not-So-Happy Holidays Fraud

Preventing Not-So-Happy Holidays Fraud

More spending, more donations, more travel and more distractions — there's no time like the holidays for fraud. "Scammers are opportunists and, unfortunately, at the holidays we give them plenty of... »

What's Your State's Favorite Holiday Movie?
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What's Your State's Favorite Holiday Movie?

While each of us have our own holiday favorite, the state you live in might make you more likely to watch certain films, according a new report from CableTV.com. »

Obamas Light Final White House Hanukkah Menorah
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Obamas Light Final White House Hanukkah Menorah

President Barack Obama says Hanukkah is a reminder that of all the blessings enjoyed in the U.S., the most meaningful is freedom. Obama and the first lady hosted a pair of Hanukkah receptions, his final... »

Best Buy Workers Pitch in to Buy Kid a Wii U Console
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Best Buy Workers Pitch in to Buy Kid a Wii U Console

Heartwarming video of an employee at a Long Island electronics store giving a Nintendo console to a boy has gone viral. The act of kindness was captured at the Valley Stream Best Buy earlier this month... »

Paw-Rouette: Dog Named 'Pig' Dances Ballet in 'Mutt-Cracker'
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Paw-Rouette: Dog Named 'Pig' Dances Ballet in 'Mutt-Cracker'

Even casual dance fans have heard of the Christmastime classic "The Nutcracker," but what about "The Mutt-cracker?" The humane society fundraiser features a misshapen little mutt named "Pig" as the pirouetting... »

Texas Pastor Goes to Mall, Tells Kids Santa Isn't Real

Texas Pastor Goes to Mall, Tells Kids Santa Isn't Real

A widely-shared video posted to YouTube Saturday appears to show a pastor, who's well known for previous public protests, telling kids waiting in line at an Amarillo mall that Santa isn't real. In the video, a »

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