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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

Celebrate the Who-lidays With Grinchmas at Universal Studios

Celebrate the Who-lidays With Grinchmas at Universal Studios

There's still time to celebrate the Who-lidays with the Grinch, his faithful dog Max and the Whos from Who-ville at Universal Studios Hollywood. The annual event dubbed "Grinchmas" runs through Dec. 31. »

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Ball Drop Preparations
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Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Ball Drop Preparations

Gus Rosendale gets a behind-the-scenes look at the final preparations for Times Square's iconic New Year's Eve ball drop. »

Safety Tips for Mounting a New TV or Placing Furniture

Safety Tips for Mounting a New TV or Placing Furniture

If you received a new flat-screen TV or a dresser for the baby's room over the holiday, you'll want to consider how to mount or place the new addition to your home. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission... »

Woman Slips on Ice After Surprise Rockefeller Rink Proposal
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Woman Slips on Ice After Surprise Rockefeller Rink Proposal

Is this why they call it falling in love? A beautiful and unintentionally comic surprise marriage proposal was caught on camera by onlooker Eric Tonido at Rockefeller Rink on Saturday. »

FACT CHECK: Trump on Making Christmas Great Again
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FACT CHECK: Trump on Making Christmas Great Again

To hear Donald Trump talk, you'd think Barack Obama was the president who stole Christmas. Although Trump doesn't generally single him out by name on this subject, the president's meaning is unmistakable... »

New Year Events Iced; Man's Death May Be Due to Cold Temps
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New Year Events Iced; Man's Death May Be Due to Cold Temps

Around the Northeast from New Year's Eve through New Year's Day, brutal weather has iced plans for scores of events. But not in New York City, where people will start gathering in Times Square up to nine... »

NYPD Steps up New Year's Eve Security After Recent Attacks
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NYPD Steps up New Year's Eve Security After Recent Attacks

The NYPD is heightening security in key spots across the city days ahead of the annual New Year’s Eve celebration that will see some two million people pack pens in Times Square to watch the famed ball drop. »

Church Stuns Waffle House Workers With $3,500 Christmas Tip

Church Stuns Waffle House Workers With $3,500 Christmas Tip

Employees of a Waffle House restaurant have received a huge tip of over $3,500 from Ohio churchgoers whose pastor preached about generosity at Christmas. The Dayton Daily News and WHIO-TV report five women... »

'What Do I Want for Christmas' and More Top Holiday Googles
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'What Do I Want for Christmas' and More Top Holiday Googles

People can be hard to please when it comes to buying Christmas presents. Especially if they don't know what they want themselves. A lot of people apparently turned to Google this year when they didn't know what... »

Shoppers' Spending May Have Made Season Merry for Retailers
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Shoppers' Spending May Have Made Season Merry for Retailers

Shoppers who were feeling good about the economy and spending more than expected on items like kitchen gadgets, toys and coats may have made this the best holiday season in several years. That's good news... »

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