Whether it's spelled Christmas or X-mas, a long- rocking Virginia Beach band got tired of hearing about the so-called "war on Christmas," and decided to try to settle the controversy with a catchy, hummable pop song.
The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department has put out a list of fire safety tips to keep holidays bright and families safe.
Surviving the holidays is hard enough as people juggle shopping, work and family. It gets even more complicated when a married couple has filed for divorce.
What's the hottest toy for the holidays this year? Well, there doesn't seem to be one.
Can't find that perfect gift for the person in your life who really doesn't need anything? We've got an alternative type of gift-giving.
Holiday shoppers are not just buying for friends, family and co-workers. It turns out they're also shopping for their four-legged family members.
We all have our favorite holiday songs and carols. But which songs make you feel more like Grinch? A new holiday music survey details the most disliked carols and holiday novelties.
WTOP scoped out several local stores with promising gift options - from jewelry, books, puzzles to clothing - that are guaranteed to please a loved one or friend. Beside receiving an earnest "thank you" from the recipient, you'll support the local business community in the shopping process.
Style for Hire's Lisa Tumbarello offers tips to make you look great and feel comfortable among your co-workers or that special someone. WTOP met Lisa at Banana Republic at Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda, Md. where she showed us this year's holiday trends.
WTOP's Dick Uliano reports.
There's an old southern tradition of shooting mistletoe out of treetops with a .22 rifle, or even a shotgun. Forrest Altman prefers a kinder, gentler way of harvesting the parasitic evergreen plant long associated with Christmas holiday romance.
Looking for the perfect present for the coffee lover in your life? Starbucks has a great idea, if you're willing to shell out some big bucks.
House Speaker John Boehner hosted the illumination of a 10,000 light-tree at the U.S. Capitol Tuesday night.
Fluctuating online prices are jerking around some shoppers this holiday season, but one website is taking the guess work out of determining when to click "buy."
A special mission to deliver toys to areas hit hard by Superstorm Sandy stopped at Reagan National Airport Monday afternoon to pick up additional donations.
VRE is offering overstock tickets for sale to its Santa Train event that was previously sold out.
There are only three weekends left until Christmas and deadlines are looming for gift-givers who need to send packages to friends and family. Here are some shipping tips to help you this holiday season.
Savvy shoppers know they can use their smartphones to comparison shop, but a series of new apps can also make the holidays a lot easier by helping users keep track of shopping lists and budgets.
All month, you can check out your favorite Christmas movies at the National Theatre and the AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center.