When the Soviet Union collapsed 20 years ago on Christmas, doomsayers had a field day. But seen strictly from the perspective of what matters most to Americans, the good news is that the nightmares that experts realistically expected about Russia have not happened.
12/25/2011 09:00 am
Santa tracker has became a tradition for NORAD, which answers 80,000 calls on the whereabouts of Santa. There are several apps available for Apple and Android phones.
12/24/2011 11:43 am
Darlene Love, the Lone Ranger, and meatball target practice have all become holiday traditions on David Letterman's 'Late Show.'
12/24/2011 11:12 am
US presidents have had Christmas trees at the White House for years. But only one was a bona fide Christmas tree farmer, according to his voter registration card.
12/24/2011 09:50 am
How did we end up with meaning both 'day before' and 'evening of'?
12/24/2011 09:00 am
Dried cherries, pecans and orange zest and juice flavor this not-too-sweet cake, perfect for a holiday breakfast or with coffee and tea.
12/24/2011 08:00 am
Risk Legacy, Settlers of Catan, and Carcassonne are a few great board games to play with the whole family, along with classics like Monopoly. Question 4 in this week's mailbag.
12/23/2011 06:00 pm
Without platforms like Facebook, Skype, and Google +, it would be much harder for some far-flung extended families to stay connected this holiday season.
12/23/2011 02:57 pm
The bicentennial of Dickens's birth provides a chance to understand why his 'A Christmas Carol' helped Christians refocus on the meaning of Christmas.
12/23/2011 01:29 pm
The Christmas 'blitz' is a relatively new phenomenon in New Delhi, but it's a big one.
12/23/2011 10:56 am