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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • We traffic in human misery

    One of the fundamental elements of journalism is action, and the aspect of action that most appeals is conflict. That's what we journalists are looking for.  You can hear endless head-shaking blather about the tide of ugly events from people who lament,...
  • Retailers begin round-the-clock store hours

    Retailers begin round-the-clock store hours
    Big box retailers and department stores like Toys "R" Us and Kohl's will offer more consecutive store hours than ever before in anticipation of Christmas this year. Kohl’s stores will be open for more than 100 hours straight, beginning at 6 a.m....
  • TV picks for Dec. 23 to Dec. 29: Doctor Who, Turbo Fast, Nikita finale

    TV picks for Dec. 23 to Dec. 29: Doctor Who, Turbo Fast, Nikita finale
    Christmas week is mostly repeats, specials and "Doctor Who." We say goodbye to Matt Smith's 11th Doctor and hello to Peter Capaldi's 12th in the annual Christmas special, "The Time of the Doctor." Here are TV picks for the week of Dec. 23-Dec. 29. This...
  • Guest post: Five ways to save after Black Friday

    Guest post: Five ways to save after Black Friday
    Editor's note: Jonathan Sullivan is a smart shopper living in Seattle who shares his tips related to frugal spending, budgeting, and money management. If you're like many shoppers getting ready for gift-giving season, you scored some good deals on Black...
  • Door of faith is open, yet revolving, at Columbia interfaith centers

    Door of faith is open, yet revolving, at Columbia interfaith centers
    Christmas Eve worshipers at Columbia's Village of Oakland Mills on Tuesday will do the interfaith shuffle: Catholics departing the sanctuary with their hymnals, white altar cloth, candles and crucifix; Protestants entering with their own hymnals, white...
  • Eartha Kitt Inspires Daughter's Line Of Home Products

    Eartha Kitt Inspires Daughter's Line Of Home Products
    It was five years ago Christmas Day, that the world lost iconic singer, actress and stage star Eartha Kitt. The longtime Connecticut resident succumbed to colon cancer but left behind a legacy that included a range of serious and not-so-serious art,...
  • Once a staple on Christmas, the Magic are looking forward to a quiet holiday

    Once a staple on Christmas, the Magic are looking forward to a quiet holiday
    Monday night's home game against the New York Knicks was as close as the Orlando Magic will get to playing on Christmas this year. As recently as two years ago, however, the Magic could count on being included in the NBA's annual slate of Christmas...
  • On Christmas Eve, remember Steven Dienno and the others who are no longer here to celebrate with us

    On Christmas Eve, remember Steven Dienno and the others who are no longer here to celebrate with us
    Like many of us, Phil Dorn will wake up Christmas morning and spend time with his family. And then after all of the presents are opened, he will take his family to Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital in Allentown for a special visit. Dorn, the...
  • Sailors home from the sea in time for Christmas

    Sailors home from the sea in time for Christmas
    SAN DIEGO — As the Navy ship Freedom passed under the Coronado Bay Bridge and came into view of the families gathered Monday at Naval Base San Diego, Gina Smith sighed with relief and anticipation. "Yes," she said. "It's over. It's really over."...
  • The best holiday albums you probably never heard

    The best holiday albums you probably never heard
    For Christmas Eve, Pop & Hiss offers up a selection of offbeat holiday albums guaranteed to break up the monotony of the same-old, same-old holiday songs and arrangements being piped into malls and over the airwaves of Yuletide-music centered radio...
  • On the Town: Coordinating Council delivers the goods

    On the Town: Coordinating Council delivers the goods
    Just as he had asked us to imagine a better world and to give peace a chance, singer/songwriter John Lennon also posed a question in his 1971 holiday offering “Happy Xmas (War Is Over).” “And so this is Christmas,” sang the ex-...