Will stranded ship affect Antarctica cruise tourism? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCruise lines that carry tourists to Antarctica say that the research ship stranded in ice since Christmas Eve did not indicate any increased risk for Antarctic tourism. All 52 … Read More

Passengers rescued from ship stuck in ice in Antarctica – Fox News

Fox NewsCANBERRA, Australia – A helicopter rescued all 52 passengers from a research ship that has been trapped in Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve after weather conditions finally cleared enough … Read More

Passengers rescued from icebound Antarctic ship – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A helicopter rescued all 52 passengers from a research ship that has been trapped in Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve after weather conditions finally cleared … Read More

Antarctic Rescue Attempt by Third Ship Beaten Back by Foul Weather – ABC News

ABC NewsThe latest attempt to rescue tourists and scientists aboard a research ship trapped in miles of Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve was called off due to harsh weather conditions. … Read More

Scooter Braun Explains Why Justin Bieber Isn’t Really Retiring – Contactmusic.com

Contactmusic.comJustin Bieber broke a lot of hearts on Christmas Eve, but at the same time also made a lot of Christmas wishes come true, when he announced his retirement at … Read More

Icebound Ship in Antarctica Edges Closer to Rescue – ABC News

ABC NewsA ship that has been trapped in thick Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve was nearing rescue on Friday, after a Chinese icebreaker named the Snow Dragon drew close to … Read More

NASA celebrates anniversary: This is one of the most important photos ever taken – The Space Reporter

The Space ReporterIt’s one of the most iconic photographs ever taken and NASA is celebrating the capture of the 1968 “Earthrise” photo. On Christmas Eve 1968, a team of three … Read More

San Francisco firefighters deliver toys to Tenderloin kids – KGO-TV

KGO-TVSAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — San Francisco firefighters were making toy deliveries Christmas morning and at each stop they received smiles and “thank yous” from children and parents. A San Francisco … Read More

NASA completes Christmas Eve spacewalk – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldCape Canaveral, Florida: Space station astronauts repaired a crippled cooling system during a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk on Tuesday, braving a “mini-blizzard” of noxious ammonia as they popped … Read More

Rarest Christmas Eve Spacewalk Successfully Completed! Now Restarted The … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendNASA astronauts repair pump in rare spacewalk. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) spent their Christmas Eve successfully repairing a critical cooling system pump. (Photo : NASA). … Read More

Kim Kardashian Shares Photos From Christmas Eve Party With Kanye West and … – E! Online

E! OnlineMerry Christmas from the Kardashian-Jenner clan! Kim Kardashian, along with her sisters, loved ones and close friends, celebrated Christmas Eve in style at mom Kris Jenner’s home for the … Read More

Christmas Aboard The ISS; Spacewalk Followed By A Holiday Dinner (VIDEO) – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsAstronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) spent their Christmas Eve conducting a rare space walk to swap out a failing part in the craft’s cooling system. … Read More

Pedestrian dead after being hit by minivan on Christmas Eve – Las Vegas Sun

Pedestrian dead after being hit by minivan on Christmas EveLas Vegas SunA pedestrian jaywalking on Maryland Parkway died on Christmas Eve after being hit by a man suspected of driving … Read More

Astronauts Celebrate Christmas in Space – American Live Wire

American Live WireThey may not be home to celebrate the holidays but their Christmas celebration is certainly out of this world. Six space travelers living in orbit are getting into … Read More

Oakland police chief helps chase down carjack suspect – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(12-24) 17:51 PST SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland’s top cop helped chase down a carjacking suspect on Christmas Eve, police said. Interim Chief Sean Whent was driving an unmarked … Read More

Justin Bieber: ‘I’m officially retiring’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOn Christmas Eve, and on the eve of the premiere of his documentary Believe, Justin Bieber tweeted, “My beloved beliebers I’m officially retiring.” My beloved beliebers I'm officially retiring. … Read More

Apollo 8 commander, now a Billings retiree, remembers historic Christmas flight – Ravalli Republic

Ravalli RepublicBILLINGS — On Christmas Eve of 1968, three men captivated the American public as they became the first humans to orbit the moon and snapped what would become one … Read More

A rare bond in Bethlehem gets ancient church restored – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBETHLEHEM, West Bank — Two weeks before Christmas, one of the most powerful storms to hit the Middle East in a century dumped several inches of snow on the … Read More

Spacewalk to repair ISS coolant system continues – BBC News

BBC NewsAstronauts working to repair the International Space Station’s cooling system are making only the second Christmas Eve spacewalk in the history of the space programme. Half of the ammonia … Read More

Astronauts repair ISS cooling pump in rare spacewalk – BBC News

BBC NewsAstronauts on board the International Space Station have successfully repaired the facility’s cooling system during a seven-hour spacewalk on Christmas Eve. A pump vital to the system broke down … Read More

Justin Bieber Announces His Retirement – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleJutsin Bieber dropped a bombshell on Christmas Eve. The 19-year-old singer announced to his nearly 50 million Twitter followers that he is retiring — with little explanation. My … Read More

Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalk – Washington Post

Washington PostCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space station astronauts repaired a crippled cooling system during a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk Tuesday, braving a “mini blizzard” of noxious ammonia as they popped … Read More

Tens Of Thousands Of Passengers Traveling Through LAX This Christmas Eve – CBS Local

Tens Of Thousands Of Passengers Traveling Through LAX This Christmas EveCBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Tens of thousands of passengers traveled through Los Angeles International Airport on Christmas Eve. KNX … Read More

Space station gets early Christmas gift – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalkers delivered a welcome gift Tuesday to the International Space Station, completing repairs that were expected to fully restore the outpost’s hobbled cooling system. Astronauts … Read More

Spacewalkers install new station cooling pump – Reuters

ReutersCAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – Two NASA astronauts spent more than seven hours working outside the International Space Station on Tuesday and successfully repaired a critical cooling system. It was … Read More

Christmas Eve spacewalk aims to finish crucial space station repairs – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comNearly two weeks after a faulty coolant valve crippled the International Space Station, two NASA astronauts began a Christmas Eve spacewalk aimed at getting things back to normal. Spacewalkers Rick … Read More

Governor, former astronaut reenact historic broadcast – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneForty-five years ago, James Lovell Jr. and two other astronauts who had just orbited the moon read a Christmas Eve message to residents on Earth. At the time, the … Read More

Spacesuit concern delays spacewalk until Christmas Eve – Mother Nature Network

Mother Nature NetworkSpacesuit concern delays spacewalk until Christmas Eve. Water may have crept into astronaut Rick Mastracchio’s suit, though it appears unrelated to suit leak that occurred in July. By. … Read More