December 27, 2010 Dad recorded every year as the kids came down the stairs on Christmas morning. Now the family's tradition is condensed into one much-watched video.
December 24, 2010 If "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" wasn't sung so cheerfully, the lyrics might be interpreted as kind of creepy: "He sees you when you're sleeping." That's what some of the kids in these photos must have been thinking about that bearded man in red.
December 22, 2010 There is a surprising number of grown-ups that believe we never landed on the moon. Maybe they should believe in Santa Claus as well.
Newgrange: A monument to the winter solstice.
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December 21, 2010 Why do we celebrate Christmas just a few days after the winter solstice when almost no one thinks Jesus was born on December 25th?
December 15, 2010 As if the nation's elected officials weren't busy enough in these frantic final days of the 111th Congress, now they're taking up time debating whether it's proper to do the peoples' business so close to Christmas.
December 13, 2010 A Christmas divide has emerged across the United States. High end retailers report a surge in sales while discounters stock more groceries and other staples to get shoppers in their stores.
December 24, 2009 By John Asante
'Twas the end of the holiday season, and all through the shops,
Neither a gadget or sweater looked appealing, not even for Pops.
You search and you seek for that gift — the perfect holiday treat,
Until you spend four hours in the ...
December 22, 2009 Can't I love Christmas, too, Mr. Keillor?
December 25, 2008 Today's show sparkles like a Christmas tree: Dysfunctional family films, stories of holiday reunions, all the Christmas music you can handle, and Mitch Hurwitz!
December 23, 2008 Christmas means a happy Hanukkah for some of us.
December 18, 2008 There's no Grinchiness a little Mickey's Christmas Carol can't cure.
December 25, 2007 Working on Christmas Day ain't all bad!
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December 25, 2007 Merry Christmas from our guest host -- Ari Shapiro.
December 24, 2007 To keep in-step with the Season, we've prepared for you a special holiday gift of Tell Me More conversations...
December 20, 2007 It's true, I love all the "annoying" things about Christmas.
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