Laws Allow Shoplifting Suspects To Be Held, Fined By Stores Without Police or Court InvolvementOutside the view of paying customers, people accused of shoplifting at Macy's huge flagship store are escorted by security guards to cells in "Room 140," where they can be held for hours, asked to sign an admission of guilt and pay hundreds in fines, sometimes without any conclusive proof they stole anything.
Study: Christmas Shopping Stirs Up Primal FearsChristmas shopping is so stressful that it will spark a primal fear, according to psychologist Dr. David Lewis.
Best Places To Start Your Holiday Decoration Shopping In DCFestive decorations have the ability to put even those with Grinch-like tendencies in the holiday spirit. A simple string of lights outside or a wreath on your front door will liven up any neighborhood. Make your home feel warm and welcoming this holiday season by decorating like never before. Whether you have family visiting, friends over for a delicious meal or just want decor to get in the cheery holiday mood, a few small accents go a long way. Reach far and high for those holiday boxes in the attic, and build on what you already have. Gather original ideas from magazines and Pinterest. It doesn't hurt to bring ideas with you when shopping to make it easier to bring your vision to life as you explore the best places to shop for holiday decorations in D.C.