After a somber start to his vacation, President Barack Obama arrived in Hawaii with his family on Saturday to celebrate Christmas and ring in his final year as president.
By Tal Ronnen
When you think "holiday cooking," vegan dishes might not be the first options that come to mind. But for chef Tal Ronnen, cooking vegan is a given.
Tree in the classroom? Yes. Crèche beneath it? No. It’s called “the December Dilemma.” As the winter holidays approach, schools are aware that the issue of separating church and state is not just something students encounter in social studies classes,…
A viral story claims Christmas lights wage war on your WiFi. Here’s the science behind whether or not it's true and ways to fix it if so.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Starbucks is pushing back against suggestions stoked by Republican presidential contender Donald Trump that this year's minimalist design for its holiday cups is a slap at Christmas.
In our news wrap Thursday, Pope Francis decried the persecution of Christians and others by the Islamic State and grieved the suffering of those stricken by Ebola or affected by war or terrorism in his Christmas Day remarks at the…
By Simone Pathe
Those gifts you opened this morning -- they're worth less to you than the gift-giver paid for them, no doubt. That's the deadweight loss of Christmas for you. But plenty of economists are saying "bah, humbug" to economic rationality and…
By Jennifer Agiesta and Emily Swanson, Associated Press
Christmastime is here and a new poll reveals the cards and gifts that are part of celebrating the holiday are ubiquitous, even among those who don't share the Christian beliefs behind the story of the Magi who gave the first…
By Colleen Shalby
On the twelfth day of 12 Days of NewsHour, we give to you: a timelapse behind-the-scenes holiday greeting.
By Nora Daly
To show our appreciation for our audience, PBS NewsHour will be unveiling 12 gifts over the next 12 days. Check back here each day, from Dec. 8-19, for a new gift that you can easily download or print out right…
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