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FILE - US Postal Service letter carrier Anthony Ow sorts through mail in the back of his delivery truck. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

USPS: Priority Packages Not Guaranteed To Arrive In 2 Days

If you used the United States Postal Service’s priority mail thinking it would be delivered in two days, you should know, the post office says the service is not guaranteed to arrive on a particular day.

12/29/2014

Santa Claus waves to the crowd during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 27, 2014 in New York City. The annual tradition marks the start of the holiday season.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kids Say The Darndest Things About Santa

Kids weigh in on the inner workings of Christmas and Santa.

12/25/2014

Migliore family (Credit: CBS2)

Staten Island Family Shares Their Festive Christmas Traditions

The family, all 16 of them, has gathered in New Dorp for the Christmas tradition for decades.

12/25/2014

Volunteers with Citymeals-on-Wheels (Credit: CBS2)

New Yorkers Mark Christmas By Giving Back To Those In Need

An army of volunteers helped to make Christmas even better for people in need across New York City.

12/25/2014

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Celebrate Christmas With Homemade Eggnog

Washington-based mixologist Derek Brown says you really haven’t tried eggnog until you’ve tried eggnog made from scratch.

12/25/2014

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Hot Holiday Toys Of 2014

Children around the world made a bee-line for their Christmas trees to unwrap their gifts Thursday morning. But this year, some of the traditional top toys like Barbie Dolls got the bump.

12/25/2014

St. Patrick's Cathedral on Christmas Day, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Christians Across Tri-State, World Celebrate Christmas

At the Vatican, Pope Francis delivered his Christmas message to tens of thousands in St. Peter’s Square. In his Urbi et Orbi address, the pontiff prayed for hope and peace.

12/25/2014

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LISTEN: WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell Reads Annual Christmas Poem

On this Christmas Day, an annual tradition continues.

12/25/2014

Christmas at St. Patrick's Cathedral (Credit: CBS2)

Faithful Celebrate Midnight Mass At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Cardinal Timothy Dolan led the celebration, noting the presence of Mayor Bill de Blasio in the congregation.

12/25/2014

Christmas At St. Patrick's Cathedral

Christmas Celebrations Underway In New York And Around The World

In Bethlehem, thousands from many religions attended midnight Mass inside the Church of the Nativity — the site where Christians believe Jesus was born.

12/24/2014

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Last Minute Christmas Shoppers Hit Stores

There’s just a few hours left to complete your Christmas shopping list.

12/24/2014

Carmelo Anthony takes a shot against the Phoenix Suns on December 20, 2014 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: Knicks Will Ruin Christmas, But Only If You’re Foolish Enough To Watch

Putting the Knicks on national television on Dec. 25 is equal parts sadism and masochism. They’re off to the worst start in team history, which is saying a lot when you consider how bad they’ve been.

12/24/2014

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An Al Dukes Christmas: Songs To Spice Up The Holidays

Boomer & Carton producer extraordinaire Al Dukes is sick of the same Christmas songs every year. I’m dreaming of a blah blah blah, whatever.

12/24/2014

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5 Delicious Restaurants Open On Christmas In NYC

Plenty of restaurants are open on Christmas, but the five featured below offer unique experiences, from traditional Austro-German fare to Spanish tapas to high-end, elbows-off-the-table-if-you-please.

12/24/2014

Please, Santa. We're begging you. (Photo by Chris Colton/CBSNewYork)

What Our 9 Pro Sports Teams Want For Christmas

This year hasn’t been particularly kind to sports franchises in the Tri-State area. Every team has something (in certain cases, multiple things) they’d like from Santa.

12/23/2014

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