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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Cooking tips and tricks to smooth the holiday

     Cooking tips and tricks to smooth the holiday
    Doing a lot of cooking over the holidays? We've gathered some tricks and tips from our reporting to help you with the little things. Peeling squash: Attack it like chefs do when making supremes, those jewel-like, membrane-less sections of orange. This...
  • Christkindlmarket's Old World charm returns

     Christkindlmarket's Old World charm returns
    The red-and-white-striped huts on Daley Plaza are a sure sign that Christkindlmarket Chicago, the nearly monthlong European-style outdoor market, has arrived for the holidays, offering a potpourri of seasonal gifts, cuisine and entertainment....
  • 'The Interview' earns $31 million from VOD, $5 million at box office

    'The Interview' earns $31 million from VOD, $5 million at box office
    Sony Pictures' "The Interview," the movie at the center of the crippling cyber attack on the studio, has grossed $31 million through video on demand as of Sunday.  The movie has been rented or purchased about 4.3 million times through services including...
  • VOD success of 'Interview' could make online film releases more common

    VOD success of 'Interview' could make online film releases more common
    "The Interview" wasn't supposed to change the way Hollywood movies are released. But perhaps the most lasting effect of the raunchy comedy could be in the way Americans go to the movies — or don't. The farce at the center of a crippling...
  • A holiday musical ode to Sony and 'The Interview'

    A holiday musical ode to Sony and 'The Interview'
    On Wednesday, Sony announced it would release the embattled comedy "The Interview" on a host of digital platforms--including Google Play, Microsoft Xbox and YouTube--and make it available for rental or purchase from Christmas Eve through the holiday...
  • Christmas dinner with all the trimmings

    Christmas dinner with all the trimmings
    On a holiday, dinner out can be the best gift of all. Local hotels and resorts are always good bets for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dining, and many restaurants are planning lavish menus as well. Here is a sampling of what's on the menu Dec. 24 and...
  • Holiday Cookie Contest winners connect generations and neighbors

    Holiday Cookie Contest winners connect generations and neighbors
    A holiday cookie may begin with a mix of butter, sugar and flour. But its soul comes from the children, family and friends who shape, bake and embellish those ingredients with vanilla, chocolate, spices, fruits, nuts, brightly colored sugars and icings....
  • Alex & Sierra, 'Frozen' theme on Disney Parks special

    Alex & Sierra, 'Frozen' theme on Disney Parks special
    Alex & Sierra, the Central Florida duo that won "The X Factor," will perform "Love Is an Open Door" from "Frozen" on the "Disney Parks Frozen Christmas Celebration." The 31st annual Christmas Day telecast has a "Frozen" theme this year to salute the...
  • One Direction, 'A Christmas Story': holiday treats

    Classic movies and repeated specials will be plentiful this week as we head toward Christmas on Thursday. But there are some new programs as well. "One Direction: The TV Special" will feature footage from a concert for lucky fans at Universal Orlando...
  • Sony works for 3rd day to restore PlayStation after attack

    Sony works for 3rd day to restore PlayStation after attack
    Sony Corp worked for a third day on Saturday to restore services to its PlayStation network as the FBI said it was looking into the disruption, which began on Christmas Day. "We are aware of the reports and are investigating the Sony PlayStation matter,"...
  • Christmas Eve for many: Warm, windy and not white

    Christmas Eve for many: Warm, windy and not white
    Christmas Eve shaped up to be windy, wet and warm instead of white across much of the country, creating headaches for travelers in the Great Lakes, the Northeast and a storm-battered swath of the South. While parts of the South cleaned up from severe...