The Elf on the Shelf has become a growing source of festive fun for many families in recent years. We invite you to share photos of your elf in action as he or she moves about the house in the days before Christmas. Be sure to let us know your elf's name and your hometown. Also, feel free to include a brief caption about your Elf on the Shelf experience.
Pope Francis -- the Catholic Church's first Latin American pontiff -- rang in his birthday Wednesday with a major geopolitical wish granted: the end of a half-century of frozen relations between the United States and Cuba.