Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Holiday Gift Guide 2015

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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

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... »

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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'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... »

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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

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

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... »

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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

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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Snow Showers This Afternoon and Especially Tomorrow

Snow Showers This Afternoon and Especially Tomorrow

After a fresh coating to 2 inches of snow today, another round of snow showers is expected tomorrow.

1 Dead in Crash on Route 74 in Tolland

1 Dead in Crash on Route 74 in Tolland

One person was killed when a car hit a tree on Route 74 in Tolland late Wednesday morning.

Police Warn of Hartford Traffic Congestion for Springsteen Concert

Police Warn of Hartford Traffic Congestion for Springsteen Concert

Bruce Springsteen fans are already camped out at the XL Center in Hartford for the concert tonight and police are warning that traffic will be a bit of a challenge as fans continue to come into the city.

Robbers Strike at Hamden Subway, Rob Customer at Gunpoint

Robbers Strike at Hamden Subway, Rob Customer at Gunpoint

Police are looking for the two people who robbed a Hamden Subway and held a female customer up at gunpoint on Tuesday night.

A Winner in NH, Trump Faces Fresh Test in SC

A Winner in NH, Trump Faces Fresh Test in SC

Now officially a winner after clinching New Hampshire, Donald Trump faced a fresh test for his once-improbable campaign as the Republican presidential race careened into more conservative territory in South...

Roosters and Hens Seized from Cockfighting Ring to Be Evaluated

Roosters and Hens Seized from Cockfighting Ring to Be Evaluated

The 26 roosters and two hens seized from a suspected cockfighting ring in the basement of a New Britain home are being tested for diseases to determine what happens to them next.