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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Police Responding to Barricaded Person Situation in Windsor

Police Responding to Barricaded Person Situation in Windsor

Police are responding to a barricaded person situation in Windsor, Hartford police said.

Vintage Plane Crashes in Hudson, Pilot Still Missing: PD

Vintage Plane Crashes in Hudson, Pilot Still Missing: PD

The NYPD says the pilot of the small World War II vintage plane that crashed into Hudson River off Manhattan is still missing and that a New Jersey State Police report of the pilot being rescued was incorrect.

Woman Found Dead on Stratford Beach Identified

Woman Found Dead on Stratford Beach Identified

Police have identified the woman whose body was found on a beach in Stratford this week.

World's Largest Hedge Fund Gets $22 Million Loan From Connecticut

World's Largest Hedge Fund Gets $22 Million Loan From Connecticut

A commission approved a $22 million loan and grant package on Friday to help the world's largest hedge fund upgrade and expand its offices despite questions about whether the deal makes financial sense for...

Memorial Day Air Travelers Get a Break From Long Lines

Memorial Day Air Travelers Get a Break From Long Lines

Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used...

Hartford Calls Bond on Ballpark Project

Hartford Calls Bond on Ballpark Project

The mayor of Hartford has called the $47 million bond for the ballpark being built in Hartford and said the DoNo baseball stadium developer, Centerplan Construction Company, has defaulted on its agreement...