Holiday Gift Guide 2016 - NECN
Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Queen Elizabeth Misses Christmas Service With Cold

Queen Elizabeth Misses Christmas Service With Cold

A bad cold kept Queen Elizabeth II from attending the traditional Christmas morning church service near her Sandringham estate in rural Norfolk, England, raising some concerns about her health. »

After Fire Guts Apartment, Firefighters Save Christmas for DC Family
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After Fire Guts Apartment, Firefighters Save Christmas for DC Family

Four days after a fire damaged a Washington D.C. apartment -- including destroying a Christmas tree and the gifts beneath it - the firefighters who doused the flames provided the family with Christmas gifts. »

What It's Like Being Santa All Year Round
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What It's Like Being Santa All Year Round

In case you haven’t been told, Santa is real and he lives in Manchester, New Hampshire. »

Letter to Santa Travels Nearly 800 Miles by Balloon
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Letter to Santa Travels Nearly 800 Miles by Balloon

Six-year-old Ke'ani Page of Lafayette, Louisiana, released a balloon into the air with a letter to Santa attached. Page was asking for a tablet, light-up shoes and a turtle. Four days later, Rachel Goffinet... »

Hospice Nurse Brings Christmas to a Mother Fighting Brain Cancer
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Hospice Nurse Brings Christmas to a Mother Fighting Brain Cancer

Unable to work as she fights cancer, Karla Vasquez wasn’t sure how she’d provide for her family this Christmas. But her hospice nurse and his colleagues stepped in to help. »

Sri Lanka Claims the World's Tallest Artificial Christmas Tree

Sri Lanka Claims the World's Tallest Artificial Christmas Tree

Sri Lanka unveiled a towering Christmas tree, claiming to have surpassed the world record despite constructions delays and a shorter-than-planned finished product. »

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. »

New England Politicians Sing 'Jingle Bell Rock'
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New England Politicians Sing 'Jingle Bell Rock'

Ten years ago, necn political reporter Alison King had an idea - convince prominent New England politicians to sing a holiday tune. A decade later, she's still wrangling politicians into participating in... »

'Tonight Show' Thank You Notes: Santa Claus
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'Tonight Show' Thank You Notes: Santa Claus

Jimmy pens thank you notes to menorahs, ugly Christmas sweaters and other things. »

White House Staff Pranks Obama With 'Creepy' Snowmen

White House Staff Pranks Obama With 'Creepy' Snowmen

For most, Frosty the Snowman is a jolly happy soul. But for President Barack Obama, the snow sculpture gives him the willies. “There’s a whole kind of Chucky element to them,” he said, referencing the killer... »

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'Black Lives Matter' Sign Defaced on College Campus

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Judge in Hawaii Blocks Latest Trump Travel Restrictions

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Business Owner Faces Backlash for Attending Trump Signing

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