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Monday, May 2, 2016 at 05:41 PM EDT

Barbie Unveils Misty Copeland Ballerina Doll

Misty Copeland, the first black female principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, now has her very own Barbie doll. The doll is a part of the Barbie "Sheroes" program, which creates dolls in the likeness... »

Starbucks' New Drinks Can Be Your Valentine

Starbucks' New Drinks Can Be Your Valentine

Only have eyes for coffee (and chocolate) this Valentine's Day? Good news! Starbucks has three delicious, new beverages to take the place of a significant other, while you're still waiting to bump into... »

Burberry to Sell Straight From Catwalk

Burberry to Sell Straight From Catwalk

Luxury retailer Burberry says it will combine its menswear and womenswear catwalk shows into a single presentation twice a year and allow buyers to purchase items right off the runway. »

Super Bowl 50: Snoop Dogg Takes a Turn as Sports Reporter

Super Bowl 50: Snoop Dogg Takes a Turn as Sports Reporter

Rapper Snoop Dogg turned into a Super Bowl 50 “reporter” during the Broncos and Panthers press conference in Santa Clara Thursday, chatting up Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and telling Panthers linebacker... »

Cat Gets Head Stuck in Vase, Becomes Internet Sensation

Cat Gets Head Stuck in Vase, Becomes Internet Sensation

A Reddit user this week posted a photo of a cat looking like an Egyptian goddess, but the shiny collar in the photo was not supposed to be around the cat's neck. The cat, which is doing fine, got the accessory... »

No Child Left Inside Winter Festival

No Child Left Inside Winter Festival

If you're looking for some outdoor winter fun for your family Saturday, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is hosting a winter festival in Torrington. »

New McDonald's Salad Has More Fat, Calories Than a Big Mac

New McDonald's Salad Has More Fat, Calories Than a Big Mac

McDonald’s has put a lot of marketing dollars behind revamping their image to become a “healthy” fast food option, but one of their newest “simple” and “fresh” options for clean-eaters will do more caloric... »

Subway Says Goodbye to the $5 Footlong

Subway Says Goodbye to the $5 Footlong

So long to the catchy “$5 footlong” jingle, because Subway's iconic deal just got a dollar more expensive. Customers will now have to shell out $6 for "ALL of your favorite classic footlongs," the restaurant... »

Throwback: Board Game Cafe Coming to New Haven

Throwback: Board Game Cafe Coming to New Haven

Gamers in New Haven are in for a throwback surprise this month: a board game cafe. »

12 Adoptable CT Pups Promote Puppy Bowl

12 Adoptable CT Pups Promote Puppy Bowl

Before you watch the Broncos and the Panthers duke it out in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, how about a round of "a-paws" for Connecticut puppies picked to play in a dogged football game for the doggone cute... »

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Join NBC Connecticut and Comcast for the 2016 Comcast Cares Day Electronic Recycling Drive on Saturday, April 30 from 9.a.m to noon in the Westfarms Mall parking lot. Read more
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