"Another school shooting in the States this week, and this is the Merry Christmas response their cops think is clever and fun," one person tweeted.
The president said the CEOs of major retailers recently told him "their inventories are up" and their "shelves are well-stocked" heading into the holidays.
There are some simple but important rules for parents and kids to follow to maintain the Christmas tradition.
The advert, which shows Santa Claus kissing another man, has been viewed over a million times since being uploaded to YouTube.
This holiday season, many mall Santas will take increased precautions against COVID-19, from wearing masks during meetings to being housed in log cabins.
"He will be allowed to fly on and around New Jersey with his elves and reindeer with unlimited access Christmas Eve and into the wee hours of Christmas morning," said Governor Phil Murphy.
Consider yourself warned: The stories are pretty dark.
There's a wide variety of classic and new movies perfect for the holiday season on Netflix, Disney+, Hulu, HBOMax and Amazon.
Children can rest assured the real Santa and Mrs. Claus have not tested positive for the virus and remain unaffected by the latest incident.
"What if he can't go to anyone's house or near his reindeer?" one concerned child asked the head of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases.
He's making a list, checking it twice, and he's also got a voicemail message waiting for you.
There are a couple of ways you can get in touch with Santa before Christmas.
The dad does his best Will Ferrell impression, serenading his daughter in public and screaming that he knows her.
"We still stand by the decision...to move forward with these holiday traditions and to bring some sense of normalcy to these trying times," stated a local official.
The Hemelrijick care home reported 61 infected residents and 14 infected employees after the visit by the man, who tested positive shortly afterwards. One of the residents has since died from COVID-19.
Be it a family classic that airs during the holidays or something a little bit more offbeat, there are plenty of movies that are still Christmas-related if you get tired of "Home Alone" or "Elf."
The annual Thanksgiving tradition will go on, but in a very different fashion from years past. It will be filmed without audiences and a reduced number of participants.
Magical beings associated with the holidays appear to have a natural immunity to the virus, experts suggest.
Several health experts have weighed in on Santa's wellbeing and COVID plans for the upcoming holiday season.
A British retailer found itself going viral today with the announcement of its latest holiday creation.
Mel Gibson is set to star in the movie "Fatman," arriving in theaters and digital in November.
In his weekly round-up of business and economic news, Newsweek editorial director Hank Gilman gives the lowdown on AOC vs. Cramer, pharma shortages and the future of shopping
U.S. Customs and Border Protection joined several government agencies in marking Christmas Day, but their Santa Claus immigration reference angered many who responded that hundreds of migrant families remain separated at the border.
A tweet from the U.S. Department of Agriculture about issuing Santa a permit to enter the country raised the hackles of some Twitter users who brought up the plight of migrants in detention camps.
Thanks to Google and NORAD, kids know exactly when they need to be in bed on Christmas Eve.
SantaCon will take over New York City's Midtown and Lower East Side on Saturday December 14.
A Wednesday announcement confirmed that New York City's annual SantaCon event would remain on dry land, after formerly advertised party boats were canceled.
The app asked the girl what she was wearing and asked her age — and when she replied, said she was too old.