After The New Yorker released an upcoming cover, featuring an image of Sesame Street pals Bert and Ernie cuddled to watch the Supreme Court DOMA ruling, the Internet exploded with reactions ranging from adoration to disgust and everything in between.
Which celebrities, politicians had the best and worst 2013?
What do the cast of Duck Dynasty, Jennifer Lawrence and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have in common? How about Paula Deen, President Obama and Anthony Weiner?
AAA expects U.S. holiday travel to reach record high
U.S. travel during the Christmas and New Year's holidays will rise for a fifth straight year to reach a record, boosted by more automobile trips, AAA said.
VIDEO: Diving Santa swims with sharks
Even Santa Claus enjoys a swim. At the Tokyo Aquarium, children watched as a diver dressed up as Santa Claus fed fish inside a tank and hugged the aquarium's sharks.
Free at last from the clutches of Toys `R' Us
"I am free."
The thought pierced my cold, dark consciousness as I crossed a desolate commuterscape toward an early-morning train.
Viral video: Auburn fan's Christmas light show features Iron Bowl radio call
Auburn fan Robert Burton of Fayetteville, Ga., went all out to combine his holiday decorating with a celebration of the Tigers’ Iron Bowl win over Alabama. His Christmas light display includes a radio call of the final play in one of college football's most dramatic finishes.
Editor stranded in ice storm experiences truest form of humanity
A foolish drive left me alone with my car stuck on a steep hill of a back road, covered in ice with temperatures falling into the low 20s. But as is the case with any horror story, heroes emerged to aid the helpless.
Old-fashioned trimming for tree isn't as green as you might think
Strands of lights are ubiquitous this time of year - tangled in leafless trees, framing windows, sparkling their way to Santa's sled.
A 67-year-old caroling tradition
Ruthanna Weber, 98, has been organizing a Kenwood, Md., caroling tradition since World War II when she was in the Navy.
VIDEO: The world's worst 'selfie' snaps
People have been taking the "selfie" trend to the extreme, snapping pictures of themselves at the worst times and in the worst places. One girl, who took a photo of herself with a bridge jumper in the background, may just top the list.
How to care for a cut Christmas tree
Cut Christmas trees must be watered and kept hydrated to last through the holidays and to prevent them from becoming fire hazards. This includes small tabletop trees.
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