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Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Holiday Gift Guide 2017

From gift guides to local events, your one-stop shop for the holiday season

First Lady Wishes to Spend Holiday on Deserted Island
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First Lady Wishes to Spend Holiday on Deserted Island

If she could spend the holidays anywhere in the world, Melania Trump says she'd take her family to a deserted, tropical island. The first lady revealed her wish Thursday during a Christmastime visit with... »

'Secret Sister Gift Exchange' Is an Illegal Scam: BBB
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'Secret Sister Gift Exchange' Is an Illegal Scam: BBB

Two holiday schemes have made their way back to social media and people are still falling for them. The "Secret Sister Gift Exchange" and the "Wine Exchange" programs are getting a lot of traction this time of... »

Obese Squirrel Steals Ghirardelli, Blistex From NJ Family
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Obese Squirrel Steals Ghirardelli, Blistex From NJ Family

A New Jersey family was stunned to find the holiday treat tray they put on their front stoop each year ransacked — until they caught an obese, thieving squirrel in the act. Michele Howley says her family places... »

4th Grader's Heartbreaking Christmas Wish: A 'Happier Life'

4th Grader's Heartbreaking Christmas Wish: A 'Happier Life'

A New Orleans City Council member was left stunned when he received a Christmas request from a fourth-grader who asked only for "new shoes" and a "happier life." Jay Banks, who was recently elected to represent... »

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

15 Holiday Movies to Watch This Year

15 Holiday Movies to Watch This Year

Here's a list of the top 15 Holiday movies to get you in the spirit of the season. »

Atheists Use Images of Santa, Reindeer to Promote Gathering

Atheists Use Images of Santa, Reindeer to Promote Gathering

Santa is helping deliver a national atheist group's message promoting its upcoming convention in Oklahoma City. The American Atheists organization says advertising with Christmas imagery on billboards in... »

79-Foot Montana Christmas Tree Lit Outside US Capitol

79-Foot Montana Christmas Tree Lit Outside US Capitol

A Christmas tree that was transported more than 3,600 miles (5,793 kilometers) from Montana's Kootenai National Forest has been lit on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Ridley Brandmayr, an 11-year-old Bozeman... »

Church Protests Gun Violence With Its Nativity Scene
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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... »

Police Find Stolen Life-Size Elf 'Zippy'
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Police Find Stolen Life-Size Elf 'Zippy'

A beloved life-size elf on a shelf that went missing in a New Hampshire town on Monday has been found. »

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Cannabis Cafes Coming to Massachusetts

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Body Found Inside Burned Car in Worcester Cemetery

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