A nor'easter brought Connecticut its first snowfall of the season along with gusty, potentially damaging winds on Wednesday, only days after Superstorm Sandy knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of customers.
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Minnesota college student survives night on porch in subzero temperatures
A University of Minnesota Duluth student suffered severe hypothermia and could lose her hands after she passed out on a freezing porch in subzero temperatures with only a jacket and boots to protect her from the cold.
Santa's wish: Marry me
A Massachusetts firefighter surprised his girlfriend this week by suggesting they dress as Santa and Mrs. Claus for his fire department's annual children's Christmas party, then popped a stunning marriage proposal in full attire.
Editor stranded in ice storm experiences truest form of humanity
A foolish drive left me alone with my car stuck on a steep hill of a back road, covered in ice with temperatures falling into the low 20s. But as is the case with any horror story, heroes emerged to aid the helpless.
All I want for Christmas is a new Christmas song
Despite the gigabytes of Christmas music released each year — big stars making their first charge into the yule breach this year include Kelly Clarkson, Mary J. Blige, and, alarmingly, the cast of Duck Dynasty — they are, overwhelmingly, reiterating yuletide warhorses.
VIDEO: Napping man wakes alone, forgotten by airplane crew
A man flying from Louisiana to California fell asleep during his flight and awoke alone, locked on the airplane at the airport.
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VIDEO: Holiday travel costs down this year
Traveling this Thanksgiving? Prepare to be stuffed along the way. Forty-three million people are expected to make the annual pilgrimage to the dinner table. Travel experts say costs are down this year and volume is expected to be high.
Detective remembers Kennedy's assassin as unnaturally calm
Detective Elmer "Sonny" Boyd was doing a last security sweep through the Dallas Trade Mart, where President John F. Kennedy was scheduled to speak, when he and his partner got word of an incident involving the president's motorcade.
Former Speaker Wright recalls witnessing JFK's assassination
Nov. 22, 1963, the day of President Kennedy's assassination, Texas Congressman Jim Wright rode in a car only five vehicles behind the JFK's open convertible. Though now 90 years old, and 50 years later, Wright clearly recalls details of that fateful day.
A short course on the history of Thanksgiving foods
Ask the people around the table on Thursday about the history of Thanksgiving, and most will say something about the Pilgrims.
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