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Holidays on the road

Holidays on the road

Rand McNally's survey of 800+ drivers about how they celebrate holidays on the road yielded quite a few tales of generosity, camaraderie and veritable miracles... What your best story of Christmas on the road?

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Last day to enroll in health insurance exchange for Jan. 1 coverage

Drivers have until March to get health insurance coverage and avoid a penalty, however. Find an update on Healthcare.gov improvements, Obamacare rule changes and more in this story.

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‘O Holy Night’: No. 2 in songs countdown

'O Holy Night': No. 2 in songs countdown

The the runner-up in our Christmas-songs countdown is another carol with roots in 1800s Europe.

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Podcast: Behind the new Tony Justice record — more song samples, too

Justice talks through the origins of several tracks on his brand-new "Apple Pie Moonshine" record, with more than a few album excerpts to boot.

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Grandpa ‘takes it well’ in Christmas song No. 3

Grandpa 'takes it well' in Christmas song No. 3

So Grandma had just a little too much eggnog and, on her way home from the family Christmas eve party... No tragedy here, rather the novelty Christmas song at No. 3 in our holiday-tunes countdown.

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‘Mary, did you know?’: Christmas song No. 4

Written by Mark Lowry, this tune offers a retelling of the birth of Jesus of sorts, with special emphasis on mother Mary and her baby boy's future.

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That ringing isn’t Christmas bells: Tinnitus symptoms, prevention

Avoiding loud noises and wearing hearing protection when around them are among methods of preventing episodes of tinnitus.

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‘Silent Night’: Christmas song No. 5

This famous carol, originally written in the early 1800s (the original German version's lyrics composed by a Parish priest) in part retells the tale of the virgin birth.

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Video: Seeing that you’re driving blind

Video: Seeing that you’re driving blind

The video shows that what is superficially doing two things at once – driving and talking on the phone – is really just switching between two activities.

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Christmas classic at No. 6 in songs countdown

Bing Crosby's classic version of the Irving Berlin-written "White Christmas," according to the Guinness Book of World Records, holds the title of the top-selling single of all time.

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