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On Christmas Eve, Trump questions child about belief in Santa

Dec 26, 2018 - 3:13 PM

'This further proves that he is the grinch,' says a critic of US President Donald Trump on Twitter

CHRISTMAS EVE. US President Donald Trump speaks on the telephone as he answers calls from people calling into the NORAD Santa tracker phone line in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on December 24, 2018. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Traders anticipate Santa Claus rally as PH stocks surge past 7,500

Dec 03, 2018 - 6:20 PM

A Santa Claus rally occurs when stock prices rise in the last weeks of December to early January

Suka duka menjadi Sinterklas

Dec 25, 2017 - 12:55 PM

Sebagai seorang non-Nasrani, apa yang membuat pria ini mau menjadi Sinterklas?

Kiko saat menjadi Sinterklas dan berfoto bersama seorang anak kecil di sebuah mall di Jakarta Barat pada 23 Desember 2017. Foto oleh Fanny Sara/Rappler

Where's Santa? U.S.-Canadian military command tracking St Nick

Dec 25, 2017 - 7:36 AM

(UPDATED) As it has done every year since 1955, a Canadian and American defense agency is tracking the jolly old man's path around the globe in his reindeer-powered sleigh

SANTA TRACKER. The North American Aerospace Defense Command tracks the route of Santa Claus. Screenshot from

The week in photos: December 16-22, 2017

Dec 23, 2017 - 3:57 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A girl waits for her present next to a man dressed as Santa Claus during a Christmas ceremony at the Palace of the National Military Club in Bucharest on December 21, 2017. Children of the Romanian Army army personnel, who were injured or died on duty, attended a children's show and received Christmas presents. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel MIHAILESCU

The week in photos: December 9-15, 2017

Dec 16, 2017 - 10:43 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A boy looks at a rainbow during a sunset in Bogota on December 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / LUIS ACOSTA

The week in photos: July 22-28, 2017

Jul 29, 2017 - 12:57 PM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

SWIM COMPETITION. China's Zhang Yufei in the women's 200m butterfly semifinals at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest on July 26, 2017. Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP

WATCH: Mariah Carey drops 3 never-before-seen Christmas videos

Dec 25, 2016 - 4:17 PM

Mariah Carey releases 3 never before seen videos for Joy To The World Silent Night and The Christmas Party is on Santa Claus Lane

MARIAH CAREY. Mariah releases 3 music videos just in time for Christmas 2016. Screengrab from

Sketsatorial: Riwayat Sinterklas

Dec 24, 2016 - 12:14 PM

Bagaimanakah cerita Santo Nicholas ini bisa menjadi Sinterklas?

Why I still believe in Santa

Dec 15, 2016 - 8:26 PM

I believed in Santa for longer than most children a pixie fiction that affected me enough that I wrote one of my college application essays about him

#PugadBaboy: Santa and Noah

Jun 17, 2016 - 5:00 AM

Santa tracked by Google, Microsoft

Dec 25, 2015 - 10:44 AM

The tech giants continue the holiday tradition of following Santa Claus and his sleigh

Parenting 101: Should I lie to my kids about Santa?

Dec 23, 2015 - 3:23 PM

But does lying about whether Santa exists really do children any psychological harm? And if you do choose to lie to them when’s the best age to break the news?

10 Santa Claus paling tidak biasa sedunia

Dec 19, 2015 - 10:37 PM

Seorang Santa Claus mengibarkan bendera Palestina Santa Claus lainnya mendaki gunung di Korea Selatan

Demonstran Palestina mengenakan kostum Sinterklas sambil mengangkat bendera Palestina saat melakukan aksi protes melawan dinding pemisah yang dibangun Israel di perkampungan Umm Salamona, di dekat Tepi Barat pada Jumat, 21 Desember 2007. Menurut Israel, pembatas tersebut dianggap penting untuk keamanan sedangkan Palestina menganggap hal tersebut sama dengan merebut tanah mereka. Foto oleh Abed Al Hafiz

4 leadership lessons you can learn from Santa

Dec 22, 2014 - 3:44 PM

Think of Santa Claus as the CEO of North Pole who has consistently met his key performance indicators because of his effective leadership skills

If Santa were a scientist

Dec 19, 2014 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] If Santa were a scientist what would he be doing this Christmas?

Scuba-diving Santa spreads Christmas cheer in Japan

Nov 27, 2014 - 9:07 PM

The stunt is part of annual celebrations for people visiting the Tokyo aquarium

Santa cleared for entry to US

Dec 24, 2013 - 9:09 AM

No more than one reindeer in the group may be visibly affected by Rednose Syndrome says the US department of agriculture

WebHits: Santa parkour

Dec 23, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Have you ever wondered how Santa Claus gets from one roof to another?

WebHits: A Christmas miracle

Dec 13, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Christmas day is just around the corner and the season is definitely in the air WestJet s gives their passengers a heartwarming Christmas surprise

LINE plays Santa, grants your wish for kids

Dec 12, 2013 - 10:05 PM

Add @linesanta_2013_en as friend and submit your wish for children around the world until December 15 If selected your wish will be granted by LINE in 2014

Forgettable Christmas movies

Dec 25, 2012 - 3:22 PM

Who doesn t love a good Christmas film? Unfortunately not all Christmas films make it to the good list Here s an excerpt from an expert s list

NEXT MOVIE, PLEASE. Arnold Schwarzenegger in an image from 'Jingle All the Way.' Photo from Facebook

LIVE BLOG: Where's Santa?

Dec 25, 2012 - 10:29 AM

Wondering where Old Nick Dasher Prancer Rudolph and the rest of the gang are heading to next? We ve got you covered

Explaining Christmas terms: A dad's attempt

Dec 15, 2012 - 3:54 PM

Santa is a Western Christmas concept The challenge my wife and I have is to keep them grounded on the traditions of our country without isolating them from how Christmas is celebrated in other ways

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS... Author Michael Yu's daughter, Kiara, perhaps thinking of a warmer Christmas. Photo by Michael Yu

Examining Christmas traditions

Dec 06, 2012 - 4:37 PM

How do you celebrate Christmas? Why? A non religious parent tells us about her family s evolving — but meaningful — Christmas traditions

THE ESSENCE OF CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS. It differs for every family, in manner and reason. Image by Rappler