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Holidays 2018

From gift guides to local events, your one-stop shop for the holiday season

Obama Plays Santa for a Day at DC Hospital
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Obama Plays Santa for a Day at DC Hospital

Former President Barack Obama was Santa Claus for a day, surprising staff and patients at the Children's National hospital with a red cap and a big red sack.  »

Experts: Why Parents May Want to Rethink 'Elf on the Shelf'
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Experts: Why Parents May Want to Rethink 'Elf on the Shelf'

It's the time of year when "Elf on the Shelf" starts up tomfoolery around the house. The children's book tells readers the elf is watching little boys and girls to report good or bad behavior, but some... »

Wet, Windy Weather to Meet Holiday Travel Days Across Coasts
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Wet, Windy Weather to Meet Holiday Travel Days Across Coasts

Both coasts are expected to be hit by wet and windy weather just in time for the busiest travel days of the holidays, NBC News reported. Heavy rains and wind gusts up to 60 mph are expected from Northern... »

5 Tips for Preventing a Christmas Tree Fire
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5 Tips for Preventing a Christmas Tree Fire

The National Fire Protection Association has some important reminders for staying safe during the holidays. »

Christina Aguilera to Headline New Year's Eve in NYC
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Christina Aguilera to Headline New Year's Eve in NYC

Christina Aguilera will perform live minutes before the ball drops to usher in 2019 in New York's Times Square. Dick Clark Productions announced Thursday that Aguilera will be joined by Bastille, Dan and... »

Dressed as Santa, Obama Surprises Kids at DC Hospital
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Dressed as Santa, Obama Surprises Kids at DC Hospital

Patients at Children's National got a surprise visit from a very lean, but still jolly, Santa Wednesday — former President Barack Obama. Obama made his way through the halls of Children's National carrying... »

Ho, Ho, Whoa! Woman Owns 175 Christmas Trees
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Ho, Ho, Whoa! Woman Owns 175 Christmas Trees

Every year, Jeanine Harris begins decorating for Christmas on Oct. 1. When she's done, she has 175 Christmas trees that go with other holiday ornaments in and around her home. WXII's Mallory Lane reports. »

Volunteers Lay Over 250K Wreaths at Arlington Cemetery

Volunteers Lay Over 250K Wreaths at Arlington Cemetery

Thousands of people persisted through rainy conditions in the Washington, D.C. area, Saturday to lay more than a quarter million wreaths on graves at Arlington National Cemetery. President Donald Trump arrived... »

Scuba-diving Santa Brings Holiday Cheer to Fish, Museumgoers

Scuba-diving Santa Brings Holiday Cheer to Fish, Museumgoers

It's a busy time for Santa Claus, but he's making time to feed some fish in San Francisco. The California Academy of Sciences launched its holiday festivities Thursday by having a scuba diver dressed as »

Mass. Lights Display Rivals 'Christmas Vacation'
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Mass. Lights Display Rivals 'Christmas Vacation'

The movie "Christmas Vacation" is a holiday favorite. And now, there's a real-life Clark Griswold in Wilmington, Massachusetts. "Each nail is spaced two and a half inches apart on every single board,"... »

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