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Celebrity Birthdays: Dec. 25

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Jimmy Buffett, Larry Csonka, Barbara Mandrell, Sissy Spacek, Karl Rove, Annie Lennox, Rickey Henderson, Justin Trudeau, Dido and more.

Watch guide: The NBA's showcase day — Christmas — has arrived

The annual Christmas Day quintupleheader of games captures casual fans' attention. This year four of the Eastern Conference’s five best teams are playing each other. Get the lowdown here on every game. LeBron James and Anthony Davis’ first Christmas as…

Today in history: Dec. 25

Major events that happened around the world on this day in history.

300 million reasons lottery tickets make a terrible gift

Florida, like many states, has a commercial that pushes buying lottery tickets as holiday gifts. The ad actually calls scratch-off tickets "the must-get gifts of the season," saying that "pretty much everyone is going to want them." That may be…

Stars we've lost in 2019

Here's a look back at all of the well-known actors, actresses, athletes, musicians, and more who have died in 2019.