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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

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. »

Turkey Farmer: 'You Can Get Carried Away Hatching Birds'
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Turkey Farmer: 'You Can Get Carried Away Hatching Birds'

Deep in the Sonoran Desert in Tuscan, Arizona, you will find Marcia Lincoln and her turkey farm. Lincoln started breeding the animals about eight years ago as a hobby. "You can get carried away hatching... »

History of Thanksgiving: How Much Do You Know About Turkey Day?

History of Thanksgiving: How Much Do You Know About Turkey Day?

Millions of Americans will travel to visit family and friends and stuff themselves with turkey and pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving. But how much do you know about the holiday’s origins and why we celebrate?... »

Trump Shop Debuts 24-Karat Gold Hat Ornament

Trump Shop Debuts 24-Karat Gold Hat Ornament

For those of you participating in a politically themed secret Santa this year, President-elect Donald Trump's may have made the gift you were looking for -- budget permitting. The shop at donaldjtrump.com... »

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... »

Cranberries Bubble From Bog to Thanksgiving Table
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Cranberries Bubble From Bog to Thanksgiving Table

Cranberry bogs in Washington state produce solid hues of vibrant red each fall as one of the state's lesser-known crops is harvested in the months before Thanksgiving. »

90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Marches Through NYC

90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Marches Through NYC

The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will make its way through Manhattan on a relatively warm Thanksgiving day in New York City. The parade, in its 90th year, includes giant balloon characters like Snoopy... »

Macy's Parade Goes Off Without Hitch Amid Tight NYC Security

Macy's Parade Goes Off Without Hitch Amid Tight NYC Security

Thousands of people lined the streets Thursday amid heavy security including bomb-sniffing dogs and portable radiation detectors as iconic inflatable balloons, costumed characters and clowns floated, marched and... »

Thanksgiving Snow? Holiday Could Be Cold and Wet for Many

Thanksgiving Snow? Holiday Could Be Cold and Wet for Many

Getting to grandma's house for the Thanksgiving feast could be tricky for many Americans this year, NBC News reported. Snow is in the forecast for the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and northern New York... »

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