NEW YORK (AP) — Santa Claus ISN’T coming to town. The group that puts on the city’s annual Sidewalk Santa Parade said its last bell has been jingled. Volunteers of America-Greater New York said the […]
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — When life gives you Hanukkah on Thanksgiving, make a menurkey. Or a turkel. That’s what students at suburban Detroit’s Hillel Day School are doing — creating paper-and-paint mashups of menorahs […]
BANGKOK (AP) — Christmas is not a holiday in predominantly Buddhist Thailand, and its palm trees outnumber pines, but the country still set a world record with its holiday spirit. One of the country’s largest […]
(The Associated Press) – Over the years, corporate America has appeared in numerous movies. In some cases, characters work for real-life companies. In other cases, movies are based on real-life events — sometimes without the […]
Track Santa Claus’ progress around the world on a live map courtesy of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD).
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The schoolchildren are remembered for their love of horses, or for the games they couldn’t get enough of, or for always saying grace at dinner. The adult victims found their life’s work in those little ones.
Most died at the very start of their young lives, tiny victims taken in a way not fit for anyone regardless of age. Others found their life’s work in sheltering little ones, teaching them, caring for them, treating them as their own.
A project called ‘The World Needs More Love Letters” has volunteers send letters of support to strangers in need of a pick-me-up. Listen to this interview with Maggie McKay and Michael Shappee to hear how it started and how it works.
This weekend if you can’t make it to the snow, the next best thing could be The Ice Kingdom. Holiday-inspired scenes, made from more than two million pounds of sparkling ice, fill a 13,000 square-foot igloo (Queen Mary’s Dome) to bring a winter wonderland to Southern California.