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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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Family Identifies Man Killed in East Haven Plane Crash

Family Identifies Man Killed in East Haven Plane Crash

A 31-year-old East Haven man is dead and a person is in critical condition after a small airplane crashed in East Haven this morning and the plane is owned by a man who survived a plane crash in East Hartford four months ago, according to officials and public records.

Wethersfield Police Investigating Incident Involving 2 Off-Duty Troopers

Wethersfield Police Investigating Incident Involving 2 Off-Duty Troopers

Wethersfield Police said they are investigating an incident involving two off-duty officers.

Voters Trust Media, Courts More Than President: Polls

Voters Trust Media, Courts More Than President: Polls

As the president continues to attack the media, FactCheck.org and a Quinnipiac University poll shows where the peoples' trust lies.

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

The Trump administration on Wednesday ended federal protections for transgender students that instructed schools to allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities. Stepping into an emotional national debate, the administration came down on the side of states' rights, lifting federal guidelines that had been issued by the Obama administration and characterized by Republicans as a legal overreach.

'Move Over' Laws on Highways Could be Expanded

'Move Over' Laws on Highways Could be Expanded

After a series of crashes with disabled vehicles, including Connecticut State Police Cruisers on the side of the road, there’s a new effort in the Connecticut Capitol to expand and strengthen penalties for moving over on major roads.

Middletown Father Found Guilty of 7-Month-Old Son's Murder

Middletown Father Found Guilty of 7-Month-Old Son's Murder

Jurors have found a Middletown father guilty of murder in the death of his 7-month-old son, who prosecutors said he threw off the Arrigoni Bridge in 2015.