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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 »

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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Funeral Plans Announced for Aaron Hernandez
Funeral Plans Announced for Aaron Hernandez

The body of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez arrived at the O'Brien Funeral Home in Bristol Saturday, where a private funeral will be held on Monday.

Police Investigate Untimely Death of 3-Year-Old in Stafford
Police Investigate Untimely Death of 3-Year-Old in Stafford

Connecticut State Police are investigating the untimely death of a 3-year-old boy in Stafford, police confirmed Saturday.

One Dead After Head-On Crash on Route 44 in Canton
One Dead After Head-On Crash on Route 44 in Canton

One person is dead after a head-on crash on Route 44 in Canton Saturday, according to Canton police.

Watch Inspiring Woman Win Dream Wedding
Watch Inspiring Woman Win Dream Wedding

Shannon Casey won’t let breast cancer stop her from enjoying her ultimate wedding at Foxwoods Resort and Casino. Watch episode one of this inspiring story.

Scientists Hit the Streets to Demand Respect, Funding
Scientists Hit the Streets to Demand Respect, Funding

Scientists, students and research advocates rallied from the Brandenburg Gate to the Washington Monument on Earth Day, conveying a global message of scientific freedom without political interference and spending...

Police Investigating Suspicious Untimely Death in Torrington
Police Investigating Suspicious Untimely Death in Torrington

The Connecticut State Police Major Crime Unit is investigating the suspicious untimely death of a person at a house in Torrington.