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Access Atlanta Holiday Guide - Celebrating

Access Atlanta Holiday Guide - Celebrating

Holiday entertaining, recipes, decorating and more

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When gifts come home ... for yourself

The National Retail Federation says six out of 10 people will end up buying something for themselves.

Know the rules for holiday returns

AJC Bargain Hunter Nedra Rhone has everything you need to know about returning gifts you don't want.

Tips for a healthy 2013

The list: If you want to start off the new year on a healthier note, this is the place to start.

New Year's Eve in Atlanta

Photos: As usual, metro Atlanta was a party from one end to the other, with the Peach Drop in the middle.

America celebrates the Fourth of July

Photos: America celebrates the Fourth of July

See the parades, concerts and other festivities taking place across the nation on the July the 4th holiday.


Photos: Vintage July 4th

Travel back in time to Fourth of July festivities of the past.

Homer Simpson (The Simpsons)

Memorable TV dads

Some were the dads we wished we had, others were deliciously despicable. See our list of memorable TV fathers.

(Flask) Tie

Photos: 10 Father's Day gifts 2014 edition

Father's Day is fast approaching. Do you have any idea what to get dad for his day? Here are some suggestions.

Milton residents mark Memorial Day

Photos: Memorial Day 2014

Americans take a moment out of their day to remember and honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

American Revolution (1775-1783) - 217,000 veterans

America's veterans: a look back at where they've served

There are more than 23-million living veterans who have served during both periods of war and peace.

Happy Mother's Day

Photos: Bad movie moms

Let's face it, not every mom is June Cleaver. The deranged mothers of Norman Bates and Jason Voorhees, for example, are likely to be wielding cleavers.

White House Easter egg roll

Photos: 2014 White House Easter egg roll

A tradition that started in 1814 by Dolley Madison is continuing today with the 136th White House Easter egg roll.

Annual Easter Sunrise Service at Stone Mountain

Photos: Easter services in metro Atlanta

Thousands of people braved the cold and wind to listen to preachers and pastors from local churches preach the word of the gospel and celebrate Easter April 20, 2014.

The Vatican

Photos: Easter services, celebrations around the world

Check out these images from Easter services and celebrations around the world in 2014.

Good Friday

Photos: Good Friday celebrations from around the world

Christian faithful mark the day that Jesus died on the cross. Some are kneeling down in prayer and reflection.

Israel readies for Passover, marking Egypt exodus

Photos: Israelis prepare for Passover

Jews prepare the traditional unleavened bread for the high holiday of Passover which begins Monday.

Top TV Moms

Top TV Moms

The may not have tucked you in to bed every night, but we all grew up with them. They're our favorite television moms.


Photos: St. Patrick's Day celebrations around the world

Check out these photos from 2014 St. Patrick's Day celebrations around the world.

Cupid's Undie Run Atlanta

Cupid's Undie Run Atlanta

Hundreds of runners, sporting just their underwear, sprinted through the streets of Atlanta over the weekend to celebrated Valentine's Day, to raise money for a good cause and to participate in Cupid's Undie Run.

2014 Cap Go Meh in Indonesia

Shocking Indonesian festival celebrates with epic piercings

The Cap Go Meh celebration, also known as Lantern Festival, in Indonesia features stunning visuals with many unusual body piercings.

15. Eli and Edythe Broad, $157 million

Photos: 15 most generous donors of 2013

Feb. 10, 2014: The Chronicle of Philanthropy ( has released its list of the most generous donors of 2013.

August: Greg Oden

Photos: Celebrity arrests 2014

Photos: Celebrity arrests 2014

August: Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald engaged

Photos: Celebrity engagements, weddings 2014

Photos: Celebrity engagements, marriages 2014

Zac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez

Photos: Celebrity breakups, divorces 2014

Photos: Celebrity breakups, divorces 2014

July 13: "Jersey Shore" star Jenni "JWOWW" Farley and her boyfriend Roger Mathews welcomed daughter Meilani Alexandra.

Photos: Celebrity babies, bumps, pregnancies 2014

Photos: Celebrity baby bumps, pregnancies 2014

10. Jennifer Hudson ($1 million, tie)

Photos: The top-earning 'American Idol' alums of 2013

Forbes has released its list of the 10 top-earning 'American Idol' alums of 2013. Keep clicking to see who made the list.

Weidenthal, Germany

Photos: Christmas Tree Throwing World Championships 2013

Photos: Christmas Tree Throwing World Championships 2013

Coney Island, New York

Photos: Icy New Year's plunges

Around the world, revelers greet the new year by jumping into icy waters.

Christmas and Holiday recipes

Share memories and fellowship with these tested recipes
Dragon Con Photo: Iron Man costume

Dragon Con will stay true to its roots in 2014

To the casual observer, it’s a lovable freak show. But for those who live by its creed — and spend the year preparing for Labor Day weekend, when painstakingly designed costumes can be displayed and new friendships formed among the faithful — it’s a religion.

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