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Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 01:08 PM EST

Deli Cranks Out 6,000 Latkes for Hanukkah

When it comes to holidays, there's no better recipe than the one you grew up with. Same is true for latkes. So, tonight, when Hanukkah begins at sundown, cooks around the globe will be firing up the frying pans... »

Merriam-Webster Names Word of the Year

Merriam-Webster Names Word of the Year

Merriam-Webster has declared "culture" as the word of 2014, The Associated Press reported. The word joins Oxford Dictionaries' "vape," a darling of the e-cigarette movement, and "exposure," declared the... »

#SantaPhotoFail: Pics of No Good Santa Encounters

#SantaPhotoFail: Pics of No Good Santa Encounters

It's Christmastime and it's that time of year when you head out with the family and get those beloved pics of the kids with Santa. Except the photos don't always turn out as you hoped. »

J.K. Rowling Releasing 12 New "Harry Potter" Surprises

J.K. Rowling Releasing 12 New "Harry Potter" Surprises

The "Harry Potter" author will publish "brand-new" writing from the world of Hogwarts beginning Dec. 12. »

Holiday Display Opens at Governor's Mansion

Holiday Display Opens at Governor's Mansion

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be greeting visitors at the Governor's Residence today and kicking off the first day of a three-day holiday open house. »

James Franco Talks Sony Hack on "SNL"

James Franco Talks Sony Hack on "SNL"

James Franco's hosted "Saturday Night Live" again — so naturally his friend (and co-star of upcoming comedy flick "The Interview") Seth Rogen crashed the opening monologue in the Dec. 7 episode featuring musical »

30 Connecticut Holiday Activities

30 Connecticut Holiday Activities

Holiday spirit is in the air this December as local events kick off the winter festivities. Here are 30 ideas of how you can get through the chilly months without turning into a Scrooge. »

Target Employee's Black Friday Pep Talk Goes Viral

Target Employee's Black Friday Pep Talk Goes Viral

Although Black Friday can be a stressful day for bargain-hunting shoppers, it may be even more difficult for retail employees. That is why a Target electronics department worker in Westminster, Maryland,... »

Mom Gives Birth to 13-Pound Baby

Mom Gives Birth to 13-Pound Baby

A woman in southern Colorado was surprised when she gave birth to a baby girl that tipped the scales at almost 14 pounds. »

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