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More migrants dropped off outside Kamala Harris’ home in freezing weather on Christmas Eve
Politics

More migrants dropped off outside Kamala Harris’ home in freezing weather on Christmas Eve

CNN  —  Several busloads of migrants were dropped off in front of Vice President Kamala Harris’ residence in Washington, DC, on Christmas Eve in 18 degree weather late Saturday. An initial two busloads were taken to local shelters, according to an administration official. More buses arrived outside the vice president’s residence later Saturday evening. A CNN team saw migrants being dropped off, with some migrants wearing only T-shirts in the freezing weather. They were given blankets and put on another bus that went to a local church. Amy Fischer, a volunteer with the Migrant Solidarity Mutual Aid Network, which has been receiving migrants sent to DC since the spring, said the organization had been p...
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White House unveils first lady’s holiday theme of “We the People”

Washington — Drawing decorating inspiration from America's founding documents, Jill Biden chose a "We the People" theme to deck the White House halls and to remind Americans of what unites them throughout the year, especially during the holidays.The first lady unveiled the transformational work of a small army of volunteer decorators during an event at the White House on Monday. Journalists were given a sneak peek earlier in the day.As part of Joining Forces, her White House initiative to support military families, Biden was joined by National Guard leaders from across the country, as well as National Guard families. Her late son, Beau Biden, was a major in the Delaware Army National Guard. "I've seen it everywhere I've gone. When our country com...
17 Traditional Christmas Symbols and Their Meanings
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17 Traditional Christmas Symbols and Their Meanings

When it comes to decorating for the holidays, there are certain Christmas symbols that pop up over and over again, like stars, bells, mistletoe, Christmas trees and more. And while Christmas is an event with religious origins, celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, there is also the secular celebration of Christmas, where we hang wreaths on our doors, decorate a Christmas tree with our family’s heirloom ornaments while singing Christmas carols, eat candy canes while baking gingerbread cookies, place poinsettias on the fireplace hearth and hang stockings from the mantel. Even if we decorate without much thought every December, the decor that fills our home has deep roots. Believe it or not, there is a special meaning behind each one of those traditional Christmas decorations and rituals—and...
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

If you're looking for a great gift for Christmas, look no further than Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer! This Christmas classic features a luminous red nose, a sleigh-filled sleigh, and a jolly Santa Claus. Who wouldn't want to give Rudolph a big hug on Christmas Eve? Read on to learn more about the story and the characters of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer The story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reinder began with a marketing campaign by Montgomery Ward, a Chicago department store. Its department head saw an opportunity to save money by producing a coloring book instead of buying them. May, a copywriter, decided to come up with a story for a pamphlet that he intended to use to promote his own line of Christmas products. In the process, he came up w...