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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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Trees Down, Schools Closed, Power Out After Nor'easter

Trees Down, Schools Closed, Power Out After Nor'easter

A nor'easter brought down trees and power lines in Connecticut and dumped some snow and sleet on the roads, which led to more than 400 schools and business closing or opening late Tuesday morning.

Linda McMahon Appears at Hearing for SBA Nomination

Linda McMahon Appears at Hearing for SBA Nomination

President Donald Trump has nominated Connecticut resident and former wrestling executive Linda McMahon to lead the Small Business Administration and she appeared Tuesday in Washington, D.C for a hearing on...

Vandal Turns American Flag Upside Down at Town Hall

Vandal Turns American Flag Upside Down at Town Hall

Someone tampered with the American flag flying in the courtyard of town hall in Mansfield over the weekend and turned it upside down, according to town officials.

Trump Signs Orders on Dakota Access, Keystone Pipelines

Trump Signs Orders on Dakota Access, Keystone Pipelines

President Donald Trump signed executive orders Tuesday advancing the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines. "If we're going to be building pipelines in the United States, we'll build...

Thousands of New Pipeline Jobs? Those Are Temporary

Thousands of New Pipeline Jobs? Those Are Temporary

The pipeline projects that President Donald Trump moved forward with executive actions on Tuesday will create thousands of construction jobs but only for a year or two but fewer than 100 permanent jobs...

Norwalk Police Seek Suspect in Counterfeit Check Case

Norwalk Police Seek Suspect in Counterfeit Check Case

Norwalk police are trying to identify a suspect accused of involvement in cashing counterfeit checks, police said.