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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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Yard Goats Looking at Other Cities for 2017 Season: Sources

Yard Goats Looking at Other Cities for 2017 Season: Sources

The Hartford Yard Goats are threatening to find a new home for the 2017 season after a promise for a ball park still hasn't come to fruition, according to letters sent to the city.

Flash Flood Watch in Effect for Friday

Flash Flood Watch in Effect for Friday

The longest heat wave in 10 years will break with rain on Friday.

Tests Will Determine Safety of Water at West Haven Beaches

Tests Will Determine Safety of Water at West Haven Beaches

Swimming remains off limits as authorities try to determine what washed up on the beach in West Haven Wednesday afternoon.

Pet Adoption Won't Change Your Lifestyle

Pet Adoption Won't Change Your Lifestyle

Owning a pet is a big responsibility, but it can fit any lifestyle and budget by considering these simple facts

DNC Day 4: Clinton Makes History and Other Top Moments

DNC Day 4: Clinton Makes History and Other Top Moments

To President Barack Obama, she is a leader who will “blast through glass ceilings.” To former President Bill Clinton, she is the “best darn change agent” he has ever seen. To former New York City Mayor...

Hillary's Moment: 'We Are Not Afraid'

Hillary's Moment: 'We Are Not Afraid'

Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, steeled for a volatile world by decades in politics that have left some Americans skeptical of...