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Christmas has been banned from a lot of public schools in America, but not in one Utah district where students are learning about holidays of all faiths. FOX's Alicia Acuna has the story.

However, the war on Christmas still exists. One Massachusetts middle school isn't letting its students sing Christmas songs at their "holiday" concert. The kids have also been ordered to call Christmas trees "magical trees!" FOX's Anita Vogel has the details.

Then, well get reaction from two parents of students at the Massachusetts middle school, Tracy Goldrick and Ann Pendleton.

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld announces the first of what is likely to be a series of U.S. combat troop drawdowns in Iraq in 2006. Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Bob Scales weighs in.

Plus, 13 new or expanding movies hit box offices across America this weekend. So which ones are a hit and which ones should you skip? FOX's entertainment reporter Bill McCuddy has the lowdown.

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