The story behind KFC’s biggest day of the year in Japan, Christmas Eve

(NEXSTAR) – Christmas is near, and in Japan, that means that many families will be heading out together to pick up their feast for the celebration … from KFC. The popular American fast food restaurant has been embedded in Japanese Christmas culture dating back to the 1970s, according to KFC Japan, which sees its highest … Read more

Jolly good fun: 7 in 10 plan to get frisky in their childhood bedroom during the holidays

NEW YORK ( – The holidays are heating up — in some very unusual places, a new study finds. Almost seven in 10 adults plan to get intimate in their childhood home or parents’ house as they return for the holiday season. In a poll of 2,000 sexually active adults, two-thirds agree that, because holiday travel makes it … Read more

Follow these three golden rules to avoid gift card scams this holiday season

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) – Everyone loves a gift card – they’re easy to give and get, so we spend billions of dollars on them annually. But scammers want them just as much. “Scammers love gift cards because the funds are untraceable… and once the money is received, it cannot be retrieved or recovered by the … Read more

You better watch out: 1 in 4 think they belong on the ‘naughty list’ this year

NEW YORK ( – Naughty or nice, Americans still have eyes on a holiday prize. Although a quarter of Americans admit they belong on the “naughty list” this holiday season, a new study reveals four in five believe they should be showered with gifts this year anyway. CNN fires prime-time anchor Chris Cuomo A survey … Read more

How to ensure you get the best deals while holiday shopping

BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details. How to find the best holiday deals Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed, you might be wondering whether you can still find good deals on popular products. You can if you’re willing to do a little research — and even some negotiating.  … Read more

Glens Falls adopts Christkindlmarkt – and a busier Christmas than ever

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – It’s normal for the holiday season to leave its mark on City Park. A tall white fir tree is lit up with Christmas lights every year once December rounds the corner, and a mailbox at City Hall invites letters to Santa Claus. But this year, there’s something even bigger rolling … Read more

American Airlines gives flight attendants extra pay during holiday season

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– American Airlines is giving flight attendants a bonus in an effort to prevent another operational meltdown during the holiday season. According to an internal memo, that was shared with 8 News Now, American flight attendants who work between Nov. 23 to Nov. 29 and Dec. 22 to Jan 2. will get a … Read more