Holidays

Super Bowl Sunday: An Unofficial Holiday for Millions

Each year, on a Sunday at the end of January or beginning of February, tens of mil­lions of Americans declare their own unofficial holiday. Gathered in groups large and small, nearly half of all U.S. households participate vicariously in a televised spectacle that has far outgrown its origins as a [...]

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U.S. Children, Adults Celebrate Halloween

U.S. Children, Adults Celebrate Halloween

While not an official holiday, the traditional October 31 Halloween celebration is much beloved by children in the United States, for whom the day is a chance to don costumes — often depicting ghosts, goblins and other “supernatural” creatures — and to collect candy and other treats from adults. Plenty [...]

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