Most would never consider dressing up for Halloween as a victim of domestic violence but an emerging costume trend this holiday is drawing national attention for its bad taste.
Some adults are choosing to dress as former Ravens player Ray Rice and his wife Janay, mimicking the very public elevator attack that later led to Rice's suspension from the NFL.
On social media, some people are sharing photos of their domestic violence- inspired costume featuring painted-on bruises, while others are wearing Rice's jersey dragging a blow-up doll around behind them.
Perhaps the most disturbing, some are sharing photos of children dressed in jerseys carrying around dolls by their hair.Read more.
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It's October, which means it's time to focus on what your children are going to dress up as this Halloween -- and how much their costumes are going to cost you.
You don't necessarily have to spend a lot of money on costumes for your kids. Read on for seven ways to cut the cost of your children's costumes this Halloween.
A recent survey from National Confectioners Association found that those 60 and older and most likely to keep trick-or-treaters smiling.
Of all the demographics surveyed, those 60 and older are most likely to hand out candy with 84 percent of the group saying they pass out treats compared to 75 percent of the general population.
Also, the homes of the 60-plus generation will have a sizable stash, according to the survey. While 50 percent of the general population reported running out of candy, 37 percent in the 60-plus group reported emptying their candy collection.Read more on WTOP.com.
NEW YORK (AP) -- No holiday screams pop culture controversy quite like Halloween.
So what's the costume flap of the year? It might just be Ebola, as in Ebola zombies, bloody Ebola patients and faux protective gear.Read more on WTOP.com.