All Saints' Day News
Missing Jesus Statue Is Returned With a Fresh Coat of Paint
The Lord works in mysterious ways, and so, apparently, do some bandits. A Connecticut store owner was surprised to find that her Jesus statue, which she thought had been stolen, was returned four days later -- and with a fresh coat of paint, she said. Midge Saglimbene, one of the owners of
'Hocus Pocus' Cast Reveals Memories From the Set, 20 Years Later
It's safe to say that All Hallows' Eve wouldn't be the same without TV reruns of the 1993 classic "Hocus Pocus" -- the comedic fantasy film about a trio of witches, the Sanderson Sisters, who are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts, on Halloween night by a teenager, his younger sister, and his
10 US Hotels Hosting Awesome Halloween Events
Trick-or-treating may be reserved for kids, but that doesn't mean adults can't have some fun on Halloween, too. Haunted houses, elaborate costume contests, and masquerade balls are all fun ways to celebrate the spooky holiday. Many hotels are also fans of the ghoulish day (or at least know that
A big win followed by a big letdown
A dark figure watched the celebrations across the country last week with a wide if unwholesome-looking grin. From Eugene, Oregon, to Mississippi to Fort Worth, Texas, underdogs whooped and hollered and made quite a self-satisfied racket. On Sunday, Arizona jumped from unranked into the top 10, Ole
Simple DIY Halloween Nail Art
No costume, no problem. Capture the spirit of All Hallows Eve with these easy, do-it-yourself nails that literally scream drop-dead gorgeous. French Tips in Haunted Hues How-to: Apply a clear base coat to maintain the natural color of your nail. “I always recommend a base coat because it gives a
5 Strange U.S. Voting Traditions and Where They Came From
The United States is pretty old, and so are some of our voting traditions. Here's a list of some of our most unique practices and where they originated. 1. The Electoral College Think the president is the guy who gets the most votes? Think again. The citizenry does not directly choose candidates,
Halloween 2012: An $8 Billion Holiday
ABC's Dan Lieberman investigates the origin of Halloween in this edition of "Ever Wonder?"
Intrigued by Day of the Dead? What You Need to Know and Where to Celebrate
This Celebration Combines my 2 Favorite Holidays: Halloween and Christmas. Seriously.
Photos: Observing All Souls’ Day Around the World
All Souls’ Day is observed by Roman Catholics in remembrance of friends and loved ones who have died. The living pray on behalf of Christians who are in purgatory, the state in the afterlife where the faithful believe souls are purified before proceeding to heaven....
Today in Pictures: Nov. 1, 2011
A demonstrator points at riot police officers during a protest in Nice, southern France, Nov. 1, 2011. Thousands of protesters are converging on the French Riviera to urge the Group of 20 leading economies to focus on spreading global largesse more equitably instead of saving....