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Your local library could be just the place to find cookie molds and baking pans for holidays and birthdays. Photo by Flickr user Andrew Chellinsky It’s the day before Christmas, and you want to bake a Santa-shaped cake, but you don’t have a pan...
The Bush and Clinton families keep popping up when it comes to picking a president. It turns out that even though Americans profess to reject dynasties, in politics they’re quite comfortable with familiar names. Bush photo by Mark Wilson/Getty...
Paul Solman spoke with Scroogenomist Joel Waldfogel and Dan Ariely, among others, for this report on the deadweight loss of Christmas. The bulky sweater from grandma cost her $50 at Macy’s. But to you, forever the sweater-shunning type, it’s worth...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSHow do interfaith families navigate the holidays? 12 Days of NewsHour: Download the 2014 Shields and Brooks Guide to Holiday Civility How do you avoid political arguments with family members during the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSGIF: Christmas tree to blazing inferno in less than a minute Why hands-free tech doesn’t necessarily make driving safer ‘Talking cars’ could prevent accidents before they happen GWEN IFILL: Every year,...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWhy college education isn’t a bubble The most cost-effective college in America? Not Harvard… Poll: Student loan debt cripples graduate happiness GWEN IFILL: With the cost of a college education in the...