Whether you’re feeding a crowd or are hosting a more intimate gathering, here are some Christmas recipes that are sure to please.
A Santa Claus in Houston asked a two-year-old girl what she wanted for Christmas. Her answer was priceless.
Getting ready to decorate for the holidays? Garden Plot’s Mike McGrath has some tips for decorating with plants during the winter holidays.
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City was one of the nation’s churches that saw an increase in security this Christmas after ISIS-affiliated groups called for attacks on them during the holiday season.
Kaylee Rodgers, at ten years old, captivates social media with her rendition of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah.’
From the clever to the tearjerking, here is a sampling of the best Christmas commercials of 2016.
If you are looking to give something special to the wine lover on your holiday gift list, these suggestions are sure to please any oenophile.
One day a week before Christmas Mary Beth Albright’s almost 8-year-old son came home with the worst playground news ever and the innocence-busting moment parents dread: Is there a Santa?
The Marine Corps-based charity is still looking for help to supply gifts for needy children. People can donate new, unwrapped toys, but at this late date, organizers say money is more helpful.
Shipping giant FedEx is expecting to ship millions of packages next week before Christmas. WTOP went behind the scenes of a FedEx Express warehouse in Alexandria, Virginia, to see how the company handles the holiday shipping crush.
Just because you and your relatives share blood, doesn’t mean you share the same opinions. Etiquette expert Lizzie Post discusses dodging politics at cocktail parties, plus more advice on keeping the peace.
Burnt cookies? Butter that isn’t room temperature? It’s that time of year when clean kitchens everywhere become unintentionally dusted with flour, greased up with butter and decorated with icing. Before you dust off the stand mixer, an expert baker shares her best tips.
Small sprites of holiday mischief and fun are about: Send us photos of what your Elf on the Shelf is up to by tweeting @WTOP on Twitter or via email email@example.com.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath’s holiday gift guide has something for everyone — from expert gardeners to people who just want to water their lawns.
Put away the tricked-out blenders, fancy sous vide machines and overly complicated cocktail gadgets. When it comes to Christmas cuisine, nothing beats a traditional spread — like one from the 18th century. (Recipe)
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.