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Michelle Obama Helps Kids Track Santa By Phone

A handful of kids calling to pinpoint Santa’s progress on his Christmas Eve journey may have been surprised to hear Michelle Obama’s voice on the other end of the line.

12/24/2013

A woman monitorsthe progress of Santa Claus in Washington, D.C. The Santa tracker is set up by NORAD. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Things to Know About Tracking Santa’s Sleigh

For kids who can’t wait for Santa to arrive, the North American Aerospace Defense Command has a Christmas treat. Visions of sugar plums can be augmented by a check on the fat man’s progress around the globe on Christmas Eve.

12/24/2013

File photo of Santa Claus on the U.S.S. Constellation. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Better Watch Out: NORAD Trademarks Santa Operation

The military command that protects the skies over the U.S. and Canada is also protecting the name of its famous Santa-tracking operation.

12/22/2012

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