Handel is believed to have composed "Messiah" in only 24 days. Many believe it was divinely inspired.
As family and friends gather throughout the holiday season, it's evident Andy Williams had it right when writing the 1963 hit song "Its the Most Wonderful Time of the Year."
Saeed Abedini has penned a Christmas letter to his family and supporters from an Iranian prison. For this American pastor, brutal circumstances have only served to drive home the meaning of the holiday.
Millions of American families are packing up and preparing to brave the roads and airports this week. But in this final countdown to Christmas, weather could affect those travel plans.
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KANO, Nigeria (AP) - A 13-year-old says her father gave her to Boko Haram extremists and that she was arrested after refusing to explode a suicide bomb in Kano, Nigeria's second largest city in the north.
It's the perfect time of year to bless your loved ones with gifts to celebrate the Christmas spirit, but it's also the perfect time of year for identity thieves.
Protest leaders in New York City are spurning the mayor's calls to stop demonstrations until after the funerals of two officers who were murdered in an ambush over the weekend.
This time of year, many Christians travel to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity, the site thought to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ. But is it accurate?
What do two university students, a 95 year old American woman and orphans in India have in common? How so many lives are tied together with a common thread of love.