HUNTINGTON BEACH (CNS) – An outspoken critic of police was pulled over for a ticket on Christmas Eve, but the officer’s boss said today the citation was for bad driving and did not reflect any […]
COCOA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — More than 210 surfers dressed as Santa Claus, elves and snowmen were surfing the Christmas Eve waves off central Florida’s Atlantic coast. Florida Today reports that when Cocoa Beach Mayor […]
SYDNEY (AP) — A ship that has been trapped in thick Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve was nearing rescue on Friday, after a Chinese icebreaker named the Snow Dragon drew close to the icebound vessel. […]
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Lance Cpl. Christopher Mohedano-Hernandez found special significance in being formally adopted during a Christmas Eve ceremony held in a suburban New York courtroom. The deeply religious 19-year-old Roman Catholic drew parallels […]
It is an exciting and unusual Christmas Eve at NASA, and in space where two space station astronauts are taking a walk. Penny and Phil spoke with NASA spokesman John Ira Petty about this rare occurrence:
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two space station astronauts ventured out on a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk Tuesday, hoping to wrap up urgent repairs to a cooling system. It was the second spacewalk in four […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Some stores are ending the holiday shopping season the same way they began it — with round-the-clock, marathon shopping hours. Kohl’s for the first time is staying open for essentially five […]
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Mega Millions jackpot has been boosted to $586 million. The hike pushes the prize for Tuesday’s drawing closer to the $656 million U.S. record set last year. Should nobody […]
GENEVA (AP) — The Montreux Jazz Festival says its founder and general manager Claude Nobs has been hospitalized in a coma due to a cross-country skiing injury over the holidays.
WEBSTER, N.Y. (AP) — The convicted felon who ambushed firefighters on Christmas Eve, killing two, couldn’t legally buy the guns he used but a neighbor’s daughter bought them for him, police said Friday.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A couple reported missing after failing to arrive at their daughter’s Redding, Calif., home for Christmas Eve dinner were found safe about 400 miles away in Oregon.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — All of the countless mementos that are arriving in Newtown, Conn., paying tribute to the 20 children and six adults killed at an elementary school, will be used to make a permanent memorial.