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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Track Santa: NORAD's Santa Tracker

Track Santa: NORAD's Santa Tracker

Santa entered North American airspace half an hour before Christmas Eve, at 04:30 Zulu time, according to the mission team in Canada charged with tracking his trip around the world this weekend. »

Best, Worst Stores for Gift Returns
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Best, Worst Stores for Gift Returns

Consumer Reports checks out the five best and the five worst major retailers for returns. Among the best are Nordstrom and L.L. Bean, which both allow returns with no receipts and no time limit. Sears and Barnes and Noble are listed as among the worst retailers to return items to for their more restrictive policies. »

Neighbors Honor Md. Man Unable to Make Legendary Christmas Display
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Neighbors Honor Md. Man Unable to Make Legendary Christmas Display

A Maryland man who has created an over-the-top Christmas light display for nearly 30 years is taking a break this year as he fights cancer, but his home won't be short on holiday cheer. Ted Adleman's neighbors... »

Grasshoppers a Tasty, Nutritious Holiday Treat in Uganda

Grasshoppers a Tasty, Nutritious Holiday Treat in Uganda

Children scamper in the bush, jumping here and there to catch grasshoppers before they fly away. On a good day, many will walk away with plastic bags filled with the insects to fry and eat as a snack. »

Here's How to Stay Safe While Online Shopping

Here's How to Stay Safe While Online Shopping

'Tis the season to be jolly — but it's also the season for identity theft, phishing and credit card fraud. With Christmas just days away, people are using their smartphones and other devices to get... »

An Ice Castle Rises in Wisconsin
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An Ice Castle Rises in Wisconsin

An ice castle winter wonderland is taking shape in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. What started as a small idea for Brent Christensen and his family has turned into a family activity for all. »

McCartney, Johansson and More Sing 'Wonderful Christmastime'
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McCartney, Johansson and More Sing 'Wonderful Christmastime'

Host Jimmy Fallon and The Roots join Paul McCartney, Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Seth MacFarlane and Tori Kelly for an a cappella rendition of "Wonderful Christmastime." »

Tens of Thousands Brave Cold to Lay Wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery

Tens of Thousands Brave Cold to Lay Wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery

The Wreaths Across America project has become an annual tradition at Arlington National Cemetery. It began in 1992 when a Maine wreath-maker donated 5,000 surplus wreaths to the cemetery. »

Cancer Patient, 4, Collects 3K Toys for Hospital Pals
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Cancer Patient, 4, Collects 3K Toys for Hospital Pals

A 4-year-old cancer patient from Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley who was sent home for the holidays wanted to get gifts for the friends she left behind at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Now, Jillian... »

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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

Transgender students on Wednesday lost federal protections that allowed them to use school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities, as the Trump administration stepped into a long-simmering national debate. The administration came down on the side of states' rights, lifting Obama-era federal guidelines that had been characterized by Republicans as an example of 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.