As we edge closer to Dec. 25, I ask this simple question: Do we need a rule about whether you should use Christmas or Xmas for the holiday?
Genetic researchers in North Carolina are trying to create a new breed of 'super Christmas trees' that grow fuller in nearly half the time.
If all goes well, the only time most of us hear about NORAD is this time of year when they're tracking Santa Claus. A typo started it all.
Christmas music is difficult to escape this time of year, but I've noticed that today's Christmas songs don't quite have the magic that they used to.
Donder or Donner? If you've ever had doubts about your memory of the reindeer traditionally listed in seventh place, you're not alone.
An Ohio radio station decided to ban the 1944 song, 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' from its Christmas music playlist because of eyebrow-raising lyrics.
Poinsettias are also known as the Christmas flower, so this is the time of year where you'll see plenty of the lovely red and cream-colored plants.
The Christmas film 'Miracle on 34th Street' is a popular choice during the holidays, but one theologian says a line about faith misses the mark.
A Maryland child is going to have a photo with Santa Claus he'll be talking about for the rest of his life thanks to sign language he learned.
Retail giant Target says it is listening to its customers this year and will help fight off 'Christmas creep' until after Thanksgiving.
A commercial for a German grocery store chain may take the prize for the season's saddest holiday commercial. It's a...
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