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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

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Thanksgiving Weekend Shoppers Spent Less Due to Discounts

Thanksgiving Weekend Shoppers Spent Less Due to Discounts

Thanksgiving weekend shoppers picked up hot toys, TVs and new Apple products, buying both online and in stores, but spent less per person because of rampant discounting that they've come to demand. »

Trooper Helps Stranded Vet on Interstate This Thanksgiving

Trooper Helps Stranded Vet on Interstate This Thanksgiving

A police officer in Indiana went out of his way – literally -- to help a stranded military vet get home this Thanksgiving. Trooper Dan Criswell, a 9-year veteran, and his trainee Trooper Ty Mays were responding... »

Holiday Toys Go High Tech
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Holiday Toys Go High Tech

From artificial intelligence in Hot Wheels to Barbie's dream smart home controlled through an iPad, this year's gifts for the holidays adapt new technology to add a new spin on traditional toys for children. »

Here's Where You Can Donate on #GivingTuesday

Here's Where You Can Donate on #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday is observed internationally on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. It’s meant as way to promote philanthropy and generosity. The movement aims to bring people, businesses and charities together... »

Black Friday Online Sales Hit New High: Report

Black Friday Online Sales Hit New High: Report

Holiday shoppers eager to snag big discounts turned to the internet in record fashion this week, one tracking company said, driving online sales on Black Friday to a new high. Consumers spent $3.34 billion... »

First Lady Welcomes Her Final White House Christmas Tree

First Lady Welcomes Her Final White House Christmas Tree

Michelle Obama received the final official White House Christmas Tree of her husband's presidency on Friday. »

7 Ways to Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams This Season

7 Ways to Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams This Season

Nothing says happy holidays quite like new ways to get scammed, overcharged, or have your identity stolen. »

Stores Try to Cater to Savvier Customers on Black Friday

Stores Try to Cater to Savvier Customers on Black Friday

Even people who said they'd already done their shopping online came out for Black Friday to spend time with family members or just for the fun of looking. But it's those very shoppers retailers are trying... »

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