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Holidays 2018

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Journalists to Be Honored at New Year's Eve Times Square Ball Drop
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Journalists to Be Honored at New Year's Eve Times Square Ball Drop

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... »

LA Street Artist Brings Holiday Cheer to Homeless
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LA Street Artist Brings Holiday Cheer to Homeless

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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Fans React to Antonio Brown's Debut with Patriots
Fans React to Antonio Brown's Debut with Patriots

Antonio Brown was not only on the field but, getting the ball over and over. “I did not think that they would feed him as much as they did,” said Tyler Dejadon of Pelham, New Hampshire.

Sanders Campaign Makes Leadership Change in New Hampshire
Sanders Campaign Makes Leadership Change in New Hampshire

Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign is changing who will lead his presidential effort in the crucial primary state of New Hampshire.

1 Year After Fatal Shark Attack, Cape Cod Officials Reflect
1 Year After Fatal Shark Attack, Cape Cod Officials Reflect

Officials on Cape Cod are reflecting on the one-year anniversary of Massachusetts' first fatal shark attack in more than 80 years. Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent Brian Carlstrom tells The Cape...

Patriots Steamroll Dolphins on South Beach
Patriots Steamroll Dolphins on South Beach

Think of Sunday’s 43-0 Patriots win over the Dolphins as an exhibition in which New England’s starters happened to play the entire game.

After Bankruptcy Filing, Purdue Pharma May Not Be Off Hook
After Bankruptcy Filing, Purdue Pharma May Not Be Off Hook

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation's opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to...

$3.6M Dedicated for Bicycle, Pedestrian Infrastructure in VT
$3.6M Dedicated for Bicycle, Pedestrian Infrastructure in VT

A total of $3.6 million in grants will go toward improving bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure in communities around Vermont. Republican Gov. Phil Scott's office says this year's projects include a shared-use...