The rise in infections, deaths and hospitalizations over the summer was blamed in part on Americans behaving heedlessly over other long holiday weekends.
By Pat Eaton-Robb, Thalia Beaty, Associated Press
Many Americans will toss their mountainous pile of holiday waste into the recycling bin, which can do more harm than good. Here's how to properly dispose of holiday wrappings, decorations and Christmas lights.
By Jamie Leventhal
By using some chemistry and physics when baking, you can unlock a completely new range of delicious flavors in your holiday cookies.
By Jamie Leventhal
As the holidays approach, we look at some simple ways to contribute to charitable efforts in your community and bring others a little cheer.
By Larisa Epatko
What makes a holiday movie? We asked a pop-culture blogger for non-traditional holiday recommendations.
By Abbey Oldham
Father Christmas, Père Noël, St. Nicholas, Babbo Natale, Santa Claus: The jolly old man with a white beard is an unmistakable figure around the United States, but he didn’t always wear a red coat and have a reindeer posse.
By Justin Scuiletti
On Thursday morning, NASA released a new image of Pluto decked out for the holidays in a festive green and red coloring as its "Image of the Day."…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
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 Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Pi Day is a holiday for math (and pie) enthusiasts to celebrate their love of numbers. And this year marks a once-in-a-century occurrence. Saturday at 9:26:53 a.m. the date and time will read 3.14.15 9:26:53. That’s 10 digits of pi.
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