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Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Texas Nativity Scene Yields $50K Check Under Jesus Figure
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Texas Nativity Scene Yields $50K Check Under Jesus Figure

A Texas nonprofit group benefiting children has received a surprise $50,000 donation left under a baby Jesus figure. Officials with The Children's Home in Amarillo, which happens to be located on 34th... »

Unseasonably Warm Weather Leaves Stores in the Cold

Unseasonably Warm Weather Leaves Stores in the Cold

The unseasonably warm weather has left some people feeling cold about holiday shopping. Rosemarie Nowicki, who lives in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, finally spent some of her holiday budget last weekend buying... »

San Jose Mom Accused of Waging 'War on Christmas'
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San Jose Mom Accused of Waging 'War on Christmas'

A San Jose kindergarten class’s field trip to visit Santa was abruptly canceled this week, launching a Christmas controversy that has left a slew of hurt feelings and a planned protest in which parents will take... »

Lamar Odom Tops Google's 2015 Search List

Lamar Odom Tops Google's 2015 Search List

Lamar Odom's bizarre downfall from a former Los Angeles Lakers star to a lost soul in a Nevada brothel had the world searching Google for answers more than any other topic this year. A four-day binge in October... »

Parents Plan 'Walkout' After School Cancels Trip to See Santa
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Parents Plan 'Walkout' After School Cancels Trip to See Santa

Parents in San Jose, California, plan to pull their kindergarteners out of school Friday after the principal canceled a decade-old tradition of writing letters to Santa and delivering them on a field trip to... »

Jetpacks, Virtual Reality: Tech to Watch for in 2016

Jetpacks, Virtual Reality: Tech to Watch for in 2016

The world of technology is rife with opportunity, but which good ideas will become great devices in 2016? Here’s a look at the gadgets that could shape our lives in the months ahead. »

Researchers Find Where Christmas Lights Up the Brain

Researchers Find Where Christmas Lights Up the Brain

Wondering where to find the Christmas spirit this holiday season? No need to act like Ebenezer Scrooge – now you know exactly where to look. Danish researchers say they've found the precise parts of the... »

How to Make a Gift Bag From Wrapping Paper
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How to Make a Gift Bag From Wrapping Paper

Learn how to make a gift bag from holiday wrapping paper with blogger Ana Cristina Enríquez (blog Mami Glammy), from Miami, Florida. »

Small Farmers Take Root In Competitive NYC Xmas Tree Market

Small Farmers Take Root In Competitive NYC Xmas Tree Market

Charles Hurd runs a small farm just an hour and 30 minute drive upstate from New York City that sells choose-and-cut Christmas trees. Among the farm's tactics to get people to drive out to the family-owned... »

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At Least 3 Dead, Up to 100 Hurt in NJ Train Crash

At Least 3 Dead, Up to 100 Hurt in NJ Train Crash

At least three people died and up to 100 were hurt, some of them critically, when an NJ Transit train crashed into the station in Hoboken at the height of Thursday's morning rush, leaving twisted piles of metal...

1 Dead, 1 Charged With DUI After Fiery Crash on I-95

1 Dead, 1 Charged With DUI After Fiery Crash on I-95

The driver of a tractor-trailer was killed in a fiery crash that closed Interstate 95 in Westport for nearly 11 hours and police have charged the driver of the other Mercedes involved in the crash with...

What We Know About Nathan Carman

What We Know About Nathan Carman

You've probably heard the name all week: Nathan Carman. The 22-year-old Vermont resident, originally from Middletown, has been on the tips of everyone's tongues since he was found safely on a life raft without...

Former Manager Accused of Embezzling $400,000 from Non-Profit

Former Manager Accused of Embezzling $400,000 from Non-Profit

A former manager for a Connecticut-based non-profit that helps the elderly, as well as people with developmental, intellectual and physical disabilities, is accused of embezzling more than $400,000 from...

1 Suspect in Armed Robbery at Norwalk Pawn Shop in Custody in North Carolina

1 Suspect in Armed Robbery at Norwalk Pawn Shop in Custody in North Carolina

U.S. marshals have detained a man in North Carolina who is suspected in an armed robbery at a Norwalk pawn shop earlier this month.

Showers Return Friday and Last Into the Weekend

Showers Return Friday and Last Into the Weekend

An upper-level low will bring showers to Connecticut Friday through the weekend.