Consumer Group Lists '10 Worst Toys' for Kids A light-up bow whose arrows are advertised as flying up to 145 feet and the "Catapencil" — a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style launcher on its end — are on an annual list of unsafe toys released Wednesday by a Massachusetts-based consumer watchdog group.
A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years'How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?
Package Deal: USPS to Start 7-Day a Week Delivery for the HolidaysMany of us haven't begun to complete our holiday shopping lists, but the United States Postal Service is already gearing up for another big holiday season.
U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Cut in MinnesotaThis year's U.S. Capitol Christmas tree is coming from north central Minnesota.
Target Offers Free Shipping On All Items For the HolidaysTarget Corp. is offering for the first time free holiday shipping on all items, including even $6 lipsticks, as the discounter throws itself in the ring to compete better with the likes of Amazon.
National Christmas Tree Lighting Date SetChristmas is a mere two months away, and the deadline to apply for the lottery to attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is quickly approaching.
Obama Gift Mistakenly Find Its Way to Wrong HomeA book of personal White House family photos was mistakenly sent to a suburban Chicago woman, who says she's making sure the Christmas gift finds its way to the rightful recipient.
Israel Responds To Abbas Comment That Jesus Was 'Palestinian Messenger'Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas labeled Jesus Christ a “Palestinian messenger” in a Christmas greeting issued earlier this week.
Consumer Advocates: Don't Dawdle Returning GiftsHeading to the store to return a Christmas gift? Better not wait.
In Christmas Tradition, Obama Honors U.S. MilitaryPresident Barack Obama stepped away from the seclusion of his quiet Hawaii vacation for what's become a Christmas tradition: paying tribute to U.S. troops and the sacrifices their families make during the holidays and throughout the year.
3 Hurt, 5 Displaced by Christmas Morning Fire in Md.A Christmas morning fire sent three people to the hospital and left five others without a place to celebrate the holidays in Montgomery County.
Jewish Group Coordinating Christmas Volunteers in D.C. AreaHundreds of volunteers from the Washington, D.C. Jewish Community Center will be working in the community on Christmas Day.
Obama: Honor Christmas by Helping Those in NeedPresident Barack Obama is encouraging Americans to embrace the spirit of Christmas by volunteering at a soup kitchen, buying gifts for kids in need, or organizing food and clothing drives.
Michelle Obama Helps Kids Track Santa By PhoneA 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.
Church Signs Roll the Dice Getting Hip with QuipsPastor Mike Butzberger insists he only had holiday spirit in mind when his Florida church's marquee read: "Christmas — Easier to spell than Hanukkah."