Occasions

After the lights dim, Rockefeller Christmas trees still give

Dec 5, 2017

Old Rockefeller Center Christmas trees never really die, they just get built into the wall frames and floor supports of Habitat for Humanity homes

Rahul Gandhi set to be opposition Congress party chief

Dec 5, 2017

Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, will likely be declared president of the main opposition Congress party next week after he was the sole candidate to register

Bag the mistletoe, cut the booze: Office parties sober up

Dec 4, 2017

The office holiday party is getting shaken up as reports of sexual misconduct by famous and powerful men have many companies thinking harder about how to stop bad behavior in the work place

Ho, ho, ho, Yosemite: A magical winter destination

Dec 4, 2017

Ho, ho, ho, Yosemite: A magical winter destination offering everything from skiing and snowshoeing to a seven-course holiday hotel dinner

Trump defense of Melania Trump follows presidential pattern

Dec 4, 2017

President Donald Trump continues a long tradition of presidents defending their first ladies.

Police: Squirrel blamed for vandalizing Christmas lights

Dec 4, 2017

It was a squirrel that nearly stole Christmas in a New Jersey town

Cake case before Supreme Court has ties to barbecue decision

Dec 4, 2017

Court case over refusing to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple has ties to Supreme Court decision in civil rights era

Some see echoes of '68 court case in wedding cake dispute

Dec 3, 2017

Civil rights lawyers point to a Supreme Court ruling against a segregationist barbecue restaurant owner in support of gay couple who were refused a wedding cake by baker with religious objections to same-sex marriage

Boy celebrating his 7th birthday dies at hotel pool party

Dec 3, 2017

Authorities say a 7-year-old boy has died after being pulled from a hotel pool during a party to celebrate his birthday in Toledo.

Senate OKs tax bill as Trump, GOP near big legislative win

Dec 2, 2017

Republicans have pushed a nearly $1.5 trillion tax bill through the Senate

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