Christmas

A Christian pilgrim from Nigeria enters the Church of the Nativity, built on top of the site where Christians believe Jesus Christ was born, on Christmas Eve in the West Bank City of Bethlehem, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
(AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
AP News
December 24, 2019 - 8:03 am
By MOHAMMAD DARAGHMEH Associated Press BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Thousands of Christian pilgrims descended on the West Bank town of Bethlehem, the traditional birthplace of Jesus, ahead of Tuesday's annual Christmas Eve celebrations. The Church of the Nativity, where Christians believe Jesus was...
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Naughty Santa
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Jeff Katz
December 09, 2019 - 6:07 pm
Walmart Canada is pulling a Santa-themed Christmas sweater from its site which depicted Santa Claus doing cocaine. The sweater showed Santa in front of a table with three lines of a white substance and the words, "Let it snow." Walmart has pulled it, along with several other controversial sweaters...
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Many roads will be closed for Saturday's Dominion Energy Christmas Parade. (Map image from Richmond Police)
(Map image from Richmond Police)
WRVA News
December 04, 2019 - 11:27 am
(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Thousands of people are expected to line Broad Street on Saturday for the 36th annual Dominion Energy Christmas Parade. Numerous street closures and "No Parking" zones will be in effect. The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Science Museum of Virginia and proceed east on...
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Jeff Katz
December 02, 2019 - 3:25 pm
In a move that has sparked outrage and confusion, Amazon began selling Christmas and bottle openers that picture the infamous Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz. Among the products being offered are star and heart-shaped ornaments that picture the gateway and interior to the camp. To make matters...
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A decorated tree stands next to the portrait of President George Washington in the East Room during the 2019 Christmas preview at the White House, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP News
December 02, 2019 - 10:18 am
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is celebrating American patriotism at the White House this Christmas, incorporating red and blue into the traditional holiday green, adding a timeline of American design, innovation and architecture and studding a Christmas tree...
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First lady Melania Trump looks over the 2019 White House Christmas tree as it is delivered to the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
AP News
November 25, 2019 - 4:46 pm
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump opened the holiday season in the nation’s capital Monday by accepting delivery of the official White House Christmas tree. Members of the U.S. Marine Band played “O Christmas Tree” as a pair of horses named Cash and Ben trotted...
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Christmas wreath
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Jeff Katz
November 25, 2019 - 4:07 pm
Joseph Diman joins Jeff to discuss the mission of Wreaths Across America, the hundreds of wreath-laying ceremonies that will take place across the U.S.on December 14 and how you can help honor our fallen heroes. Wreaths Across America will be laying wreaths right here in Central Virginia at the...
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Jeff Katz
November 13, 2019 - 5:03 pm
Just when you thought the Oreo couldn't be improved, they do this! Oreo has announced the release of Chocolate Candy Eggs as the holiday season approaches. These creme-filled chocolate eggs are very similar to a Cadbury creme egg, but are filled with vanilla Oreo creme containing little pieces of...
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(French Police via AP)
December 12, 2018 - 1:11 pm
By LORI HINNANT and JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Cherif Chekatt's criminal career began at age 10. By age 13 he had been convicted. Now, with his third decade still incomplete, he is a fugitive, accused in the deadly shooting at France's most famous Christmas market. The...
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December 11, 2018 - 3:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Some of last week's most popular television programs are much older than most of the people watching them. The Nielsen company said that ABC's showing of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" was the most-watched of a handful of holiday specials that aired in prime-time last week, reaching 5...
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