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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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4 Charged in Murder of Waterbury Chinese Delivery Woman

4 Charged in Murder of Waterbury Chinese Delivery Woman

A woman who delivers food for a Chinese restaurant was killed and a male coworker was injured during a robbery in Waterbury on Tuesday night and police have arrested a 19-year-old man and three teens, according...

I-95 South Closed at New Haven/West Haven Line

I-95 South Closed at New Haven/West Haven Line

Interstate 95 south is closed near the New Haven/West Haven line because of a crash involving a tractor-trailer.

Police Search for Teen Who’s Groping Women in Cheshire

Police Search for Teen Who’s Groping Women in Cheshire

Cheshire police are investigating several complaints about a teenage boy groping women in town and throwing them to the ground. Investigators have not yet identified a suspect and said the descriptions from all...

'Like Dante's Inferno': Italy Quake Death Toll Rises to 120

'Like Dante's Inferno': Italy Quake Death Toll Rises to 120

The death toll from the magnitude 6.2 earthquake that struck central Italy early Wednesday, has reached at least 120, as rescuers raced to pull residents buried beneath debris. The strong tremor hit at...

Chester Couple Arrested on Animal Cruelty Charges

Chester Couple Arrested on Animal Cruelty Charges

State police have arrested a couple on animal cruelty charges after police said two emaciated dogs were removed from their care in March.

Route 10 in Simsbury Reopens After Crash

Route 10 in Simsbury Reopens After Crash

Part of Route 10 in Simsbury was closed because of a crash, but it has reopened, according to police.