Halloween has its own collection of seasonal iconography, much like a Christmas tree or an Easter basket. Since the October holiday straddles the line between celebration and superstition, it's no surprise some of the day's symbols are of a darker origin. Here are five things that are intertwined with the history of Halloween.
10/31/2011 06:49 pm
Junk Food Day 2011 sees industry growing despite tough economy. But public isn't jumping for joy on Junk Food Day.
07/21/2011 05:20 pm
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been remanded to home confinement as he awaits trial on attempted rape charges. Here are five other headline-catching cases of house arrest.
05/20/2011 04:33 pm
How the new online media landscape is changing the way the public gets its news.
05/13/2011 03:05 pm
How is it that a little cup of brightly colored, flavored ice can cost $3?
05/02/2011 11:05 am
This panade could easily stand alone as a main course, needing nothing but a crunchy salad to complete the meal.
05/01/2011 11:00 am
Economic hardship has spurred much of the growth in congregations as Nairobi residents seek comfort for their struggles.
04/26/2011 03:00 pm
Stakes in Tuesday's state governors races are high, both for incumbents who want to hold onto their lucrative seats and for opposition challengers.
04/26/2011 09:32 am
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Netflix announces earnings after the market close. Also on the radar: Rajaratnam closing arguments wrapping up; March housing numbers.
04/25/2011 02:53 am