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Journalists To Be Honored On New Year's Eve in Times Square
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Journalists To Be Honored On New Year's Eve in Times Square

A group of journalists will ring in the New Year in Times Square on Monday Night. The Times Square Alliance announced that a group of journalists will be honored as the evening’s special guests. NBC’s... »

'Shark Tank' Star: Paying Debt Is Best New Year's Resolution

'Shark Tank' Star: Paying Debt Is Best New Year's Resolution

The start of a new year is more than just an opportunity to pop some bubbly. It also serves as a fresh slate; a time to set new goals and create a game plan to execute them. But there’s one aspect of your life... »

Flight Attendant's Dad Flies on All Her Flights on Christmas

Flight Attendant's Dad Flies on All Her Flights on Christmas

Many families travel to be with their loved ones for the holidays but one father took things to a whole new level this Christmas – literally. Pierce Vaughn, a Delta flight attendant, was scheduled to work... »

Boxing Day Has Nothing to Do With Uppercuts. Here's What It Is
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Boxing Day Has Nothing to Do With Uppercuts. Here's What It Is

In Britain and other countries like Australia and Canada, the day after Christmas is a secular national holiday known as Boxing Day. Here's a brief look at some theories about how the holiday got its name... »

Street Artist Skid Robot Brings Holiday Cheer to Homeless in LA
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Street Artist Skid Robot Brings Holiday Cheer to Homeless in LA

More than 58,000 people in Los Angeles County are spending Christmas on the street, with no roof over their heads, but one local artist is doing his part to brighten the day for those thousands of people... »

2 Million in Times Square for New Year's? Experts Say No Way
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2 Million in Times Square for New Year's? Experts Say No Way

Ryan Seacrest and Anderson Cooper will be there. Snoop Dogg, too. But 1 or 2 million people in New York's Times Square for New Year's Eve? As Snoop would say, you must be sippin' on gin and juice. Crowd-size... »

Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Gets Some New Sparkle
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Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Gets Some New Sparkle

Preparations for New Year's Eve in Times Square are taking shape, and some of those shapes are 192 new crystal triangles on the famous ball. The new Waterford crystal triangles will join about 2,500 others... »

MLB Pitcher Gives Parents Christmas Gift of a Lifetime
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MLB Pitcher Gives Parents Christmas Gift of a Lifetime

Kansas City Royals pitcher Brady Singer gave his parents the surprise Christmas gift of a lifetime Tuesday. The heartwarming video has since been shared thousands of times on social media. »

'Marginal': 7-Year-Old Talks to Trump on Christmas Eve
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'Marginal': 7-Year-Old Talks to Trump on Christmas Eve

Collman Lloyd of South Carolina spent part of her Christmas Eve on the phone with President Donald Trump, who told the 7-year-old that Christmas was "marginal" for children her age. »

Holiday Return Policies: Some Naughty, Some Nice

Holiday Return Policies: Some Naughty, Some Nice

U.S. retailers expect to handle about $72 billion worth of holiday returns this year, according to estimates from the National Retail Federation. That’s 10 percent of their total holiday sales. An analysis... »

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Beyond Mueller Report, Trump Faces Flurry of Legal Perils
Beyond Mueller Report, Trump Faces Flurry of Legal Perils

President Donald Trump portrayed Robert Mueller as the bane of his existence, but even with the special counsel's Russia investigation wrapped up, he may still have to contend with state and federal...

Snow Showers Taper Off, Wind Continues to Gust
Snow Showers Taper Off, Wind Continues to Gust

With the central pressure down to 28.88 inches, this was one of the strongest storms to impact New England this year.

1st Boston-Area Recreational Pot Shop Opens Saturday
1st Boston-Area Recreational Pot Shop Opens Saturday

The closest recreational pot shop to Boston will open this weekend in Brookline, Massachusetts, and they are preparing for a crowd of thousands. New England Treatment Access is located inside a building...

Kraft Attorney: Video of Client Is 'Illegal'
Kraft Attorney: Video of Client Is 'Illegal'

An attorney for Robert Kraft told ESPN a video of his client at a Florida spa, where he allegedly solicited prostitution, was obtained illegally.

3 Teens Accused of Beating Autistic Teen, Burning Hair
3 Teens Accused of Beating Autistic Teen, Burning Hair

Three teens have been charged with beating and burning the hair of another teen who is autistic.

Maine Lawmaker Proposes Seasonal Gas Tax Aimed at Tourists
Maine Lawmaker Proposes Seasonal Gas Tax Aimed at Tourists

Could Maine's summer tourists pay more for gas? One Maine lawmaker believes visitors should chip in to help cover $150 million in annual road repairs currently being deferred each year. Maine State Rep. Andrew