Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Holiday Gift Guide 2015

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?

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... »

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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... »

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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

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... »

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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. »

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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

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

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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Malloy Says Budget Deal Unlikely; Democrats Disagree

Malloy Says Budget Deal Unlikely; Democrats Disagree

Connecticut's state budget deficit problems got a little worse on Friday night and it appeared questionable whether a budget deal can be reached before the General Assembly adjourns.

Bill Allowing Medical Marijuana for Kids Clears Senate

Bill Allowing Medical Marijuana for Kids Clears Senate

A bill that that would allow minors with certain debilitating conditions to use Connecticut's medical marijuana program has cleared its final legislative hurdle.

Route 72 in Bristol Closed After Crash

Route 72 in Bristol Closed After Crash

Route 72 in Bristol is closed after a crash on Saturday.

FBI, Police Investigating Laser Beam Pointed at Aircraft

FBI, Police Investigating Laser Beam Pointed at Aircraft

FBI are investigating complaints about a laser, coming from the northern part of Connecticut, pointed at an aircraft on Friday night, police said

Iraqi Protesters Storm Baghdad's Green Zone

Iraqi Protesters Storm Baghdad's Green Zone

Iraqi officials declared a state of emergency in Baghdad after hundreds of protesters climbed over the blast walls surrounding the city's highly-fortified Green Zone for the first time on Saturday and stormed...

Celebs, Politicians Meet at Correspondents' Dinner

Celebs, Politicians Meet at Correspondents' Dinner

President Barack Obama will get one more chance on Saturday to poke fun at fellow politicians, the press and himself as he attends his final White House Correspondents' Dinner. The dinner comes amid a...