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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Obama's Final Christmas Tribute to the Troops He's Led
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Obama's Final Christmas Tribute to the Troops He's Led

For eight years, Barack Obama has led a military fighting in multiple theaters overseas, becoming the only president in U.S. history to serve full two terms with the nation at war. »

Sri Lanka Claims the World's Tallest Artificial Christmas Tree

Sri Lanka Claims the World's Tallest Artificial Christmas Tree

Sri Lanka unveiled a towering Christmas tree, claiming to have surpassed the world record despite constructions delays and a shorter-than-planned finished product. »

Hospice Nurse Brings Christmas to a Mother Fighting Brain Cancer
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Hospice Nurse Brings Christmas to a Mother Fighting Brain Cancer

Unable to work as she fights cancer, Karla Vasquez wasn’t sure how she’d provide for her family this Christmas. But her hospice nurse and his colleagues stepped in to help. »

Starbucks Offers Free Drinks for 10 Days at Certain Stores
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Starbucks Offers Free Drinks for 10 Days at Certain Stores

Starbucks aims to drum up holiday sales with promises of free espresso drinks this season — as long as you're in the right store. Starting Friday, select Starbucks stores will host 1,000 Pop Up Cheer... »

Queen Elizabeth Misses Christmas Service With Cold

Queen Elizabeth Misses Christmas Service With Cold

A bad cold kept Queen Elizabeth II from attending the traditional Christmas morning church service near her Sandringham estate in rural Norfolk, England, raising some concerns about her health. »

After Fire Guts Apartment, Firefighters Save Christmas for DC Family
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After Fire Guts Apartment, Firefighters Save Christmas for DC Family

Four days after a fire damaged a Washington D.C. apartment -- including destroying a Christmas tree and the gifts beneath it - the firefighters who doused the flames provided the family with Christmas gifts. »

'Tonight Show' Thank You Notes: Santa Claus
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'Tonight Show' Thank You Notes: Santa Claus

Jimmy pens thank you notes to menorahs, ugly Christmas sweaters and other things. »

White House Staff Pranks Obama With 'Creepy' Snowmen

White House Staff Pranks Obama With 'Creepy' Snowmen

For most, Frosty the Snowman is a jolly happy soul. But for President Barack Obama, the snow sculpture gives him the willies. “There’s a whole kind of Chucky element to them,” he said, referencing the killer... »

White Christmas: Storms Expected to Leave Holiday Snow

White Christmas: Storms Expected to Leave Holiday Snow

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Be careful what you wish for. A "significant storm system" is expected to move through the northern Plains on Christmas Day, bringing whiteout conditions and driving winds... »

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State Police Identify Man Killed by Tree in Canterbury
State Police Identify Man Killed by Tree in Canterbury

One person was killed after being trapped under a tree that fell during tree work in Canterbury Saturday.

Toddler Hit by Car in Killingly
Toddler Hit by Car in Killingly

Emergency crews responded to a home on Ledge Road in the Dayville section of Killingly Saturday.

UConn Advances to Regional Final With 86-71 Win Over UCLA
UConn Advances to Regional Final With 86-71 Win Over UCLA

Napheesa Collier had 27 points and 14 rebounds to help UConn beat UCLA 86-71 on Saturday, putting the Huskies in the Bridgeport Regional final.

Suspect Arrested in Killing of 15-Year-Old in Hartford
Suspect Arrested in Killing of 15-Year-Old in Hartford

An arrest has been made in the shooting death of a 15-year-old who was found in a Hartford apartment on St. Patrick's Day.

Now What? Options for Consumers as Health Law Drama Fades
Now What? Options for Consumers as Health Law Drama Fades

As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year. The Republican health plan designed to replace the Obama-era health law known as the Affordable Care Act would not have taken full effect for a few years anyway — and now it's dead. "We're going to be living with Obamacare for the foreseeable future," House Speaker Paul Ryan said Friday. That means millions of Americans will have to navigate a current federal health care system that, while not "imploding" as President Donald J. Trump has said, is at least in flux.

Arrests, Clashes at 'Make America Great Again' Rallies
Arrests, Clashes at 'Make America Great Again' Rallies

Thousands gathered Saturday in cities and towns across the U.S. for planned events in support of President Donald Trump. Most of the events also drew smaller crowds of anti-Trump demonstrators, which resulted in some arrests and altercations. An event in Orange County in Southern California drew around 2,000 people and resulted in 6 arrests, police said, and 3 more were arrested at a rally near Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In Philadelphia, police stopped marchers short of their intended destination to avoid potential clashes with anti-Trump demonstrators. Events in Boston and on the Jersey Shore also drew crowds in support of, and against, the president.