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Track Santa’s Progress on NORAD’s Live Map

Track Santa Claus’ progress around the world on a live map courtesy of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD).

12/24/2012

Newtown, Connecticut Town Seal

A glimpse of some of Newtown’s victims

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.

12/20/2012

US flag flies at half staff over the White House in honor of the Connecticut elementary school shooting victims. (AP Photo)

‘Always smiling': Portraits of Conn. victims

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.

12/15/2012

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Love letter elves send handwritten holiday cheer to those in need

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.

12/11/2012

Maggie McKay

Experience LA with Maggie McKay

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.

11/30/2012

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