The White House's holiday decorations conjure up a winter fantasy each year. See how the magic happens with trees, ornaments and more.
German immigrants to the United States have shaped American culture and economy in a variety of ways, perhaps most visibly at this time of year.
Every year there is a ceremony in Washington to light the National Christmas Tree. Watch President Trump's Christmas message.
Kids interested in knowing where Santa is on Christmas Eve can call NORAD or visit websites to get the latest Santa tracking info.
Americans love a party, and winter offers several holidays for family and friends to meet and celebrate religious and cultural events.
Every December since 1952, the U.S. military has airdropped gifts of clothing, rice, fishing equipment, toys and other goods to remote parts of the Pacific.
A wrong number launched NORAD's 60-year tradition of tracking Santa and his reindeer on Christmas Eve. Today you can track Santa on the telephone or online.
Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Here, students discuss the Christmas holiday and traditions.
Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Here, students discuss their plans for the holiday season.
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