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Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Obamas, Bidens Share Favorite Holiday Tunes on Spotify

Obamas, Bidens Share Favorite Holiday Tunes on Spotify

Ever wonder what music gets President Barack Obama in the Christmas mood? Sign in to Spotify to find out. Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and their wives on Wednesday released matching lists of their favorite... »

Can You Find the Panda Among the Snowmen?

Can You Find the Panda Among the Snowmen?

What do pandas and snowmen have in common? Both thrive in cold weather. A drawing of single panda interspersed among a sea of snowmen has gone viral. Hungarian comic artist Gergely Dudas, better known as... »

Los Angeles Officers Surprise Veteran With Christmas Tree
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Los Angeles Officers Surprise Veteran With Christmas Tree

Two Los Angeles Police Department officers spread some holiday cheer by surprising a 94-year-old veteran with a Christmas tree. Officers Natalie Nunez and Abel Torres were dispatched last Friday to the home of... »

Santa Gets Ready for the Big Night
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Santa Gets Ready for the Big Night

Santa Claus is making his final preparations ahead of the big night, preparing with his reindeer in the North Pole. »

Young Fire Survivor to Share Christmas Cheer in Shelters

Young Fire Survivor to Share Christmas Cheer in Shelters

An 8-year-old girl who lost her father and younger siblings in an arson fire that left her severely scarred is sharing the good cheer that has been bestowed on her, by the tractor-trailer load, since her simple... »

Special Christmas Gift: Va. Girls Help Build New Hand for Teen
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Special Christmas Gift: Va. Girls Help Build New Hand for Teen

A Virginia mother's Christmas gift to her two young daughters means the gift of a helping hand to a deserving teen. »

Mystery Santa's Surprise Gift Helps Tx. Family in Need
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Mystery Santa's Surprise Gift Helps Tx. Family in Need

A mystery Santa is spreading Christmas cheer in Arlington, Texas, surprising a police officer with an unexpected gift. Now that officer is paying it forward and helping a family in need. Lt. »

Homeless Men's Choir Goes From Streets of Atlanta to WH

Homeless Men's Choir Goes From Streets of Atlanta to WH

This choir made up of homeless men went from performing locally in Atlanta, Georgia, to a coveted choral performance at the White House this year. The White House invited the choir to sing for the holiday... »

'Sucks the Joy Out of Everything': Teacher Laments Classroom Christmas Tree Removal

'Sucks the Joy Out of Everything': Teacher Laments Classroom Christmas Tree Removal

A Maine schoolteacher said she was forced to remove a pink "Hello Kitty" Christmas tree from her classroom, a move that she argued shows society has reached a troubling "turning point." According to Catherine... »

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'Huge Bang': 1 Dead, 108 Hurt in NJ Train Crash

'Huge Bang': 1 Dead, 108 Hurt in NJ Train Crash

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Feds Investigating Linda Carman's Disappearance

Feds Investigating Linda Carman's Disappearance

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Construction Flaws Found After Trinity Deck Collapse

Construction Flaws Found After Trinity Deck Collapse

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Centerplan Files Motion Delaying Construction at Ballpark

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New Haven Commuters Shaken Up After Hoboken Crash

New Haven Commuters Shaken Up After Hoboken Crash

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DPH Declares Public Water Supply Emergency for 4 Fairfield County Towns

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