Queens Tourism; Christmas History; Protest Reports

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Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens was the site of the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair.

The travel guide Lonely Planet named Queens a top tourism destination for 2015. DNA Info Queens reporter Katie Honan discusses tourism in Queens, and whether all this attention might make Queens go the way of Brooklyn – that is, extremely expensive. Plus: calls from protesters who marched against police violence this weekend in cities across the country; the latest news from Washington, including the lame-duck Congress’s budgeting; the implications of a new law in Tennessee that threatens jail time for pregnant women who use drugs; and the history of Santa Claus, gift-giving and cultural differences around Christmas.