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Swimmers jump into frigid waters at Coney Island beach, as they take part in the 111th Annual New Years Day Polar Bear Plunge. (APCraig Ruttle)
Swimmers jump into frigid waters at Coney Island beach, as they take part in the 111th Annual New Year's Day Polar Bear Plunge. (AP/Craig Ruttle)
People gather at daybreak on the top steps of the Lincoln Memorial looking toward the Washington Monument to watch the first sunrise of the New Year in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. (AP PhotoJ. David Ake)
People gather at daybreak on the top steps of the Lincoln Memorial looking toward the Washington Monument to watch the first sunrise of the New Year in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
Confetti and other debris are seen in New Yorks Times Square early New Years Day Wednesday Jan. 1, 2014. (AP PhotoTina Fineberg)
Confetti and other debris are seen in New York's Times Square early New Year's Day Wednesday Jan. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)
Joseph Kalamatia, of Brooklyn, N.Y., center, cheers during the New Years Eve celebrations in Times Square. (APJohn Minchillo)
Joseph Kalamatia, of Brooklyn, N.Y., center, cheers during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square. (AP/John Minchillo)
Reevelers cheers under falling confetti at the stroke of midnight during the New Years Eve celebrations in Times Square. (APJohn Minchillo)
Reevelers cheers under falling confetti at the stroke of midnight during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square. (AP/John Minchillo)
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Nicole Tacher, 11, of Miami, Fl., lays in confetti on a hotel balcony in Times Square in New York as the new year is celebrated. (APCraig Ruttle)
Nicole Tacher, 11, of Miami, Fl., lays in confetti on a hotel balcony in Times Square in New York as the new year is celebrated. (AP/Craig Ruttle)
Confetti flies over Tines Square in New York as the new year is celebrated. (APCraig Ruttle)
Confetti flies over Tines Square in New York as the new year is celebrated. (AP/Craig Ruttle)
Revelers cheer as they wait for midnight during the New Years Eve celebrations in Times Square. (APJohn Minchillo)
Revelers cheer as they wait for midnight during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square. (AP/John Minchillo)
People crowd into Times Square for New Years Eve celebrations in New York City. (APCraig Ruttle)
People crowd into Times Square for New Year's Eve celebrations in New York City. (AP/Craig Ruttle)
Debbie Harry of Blondie is engulfed in confetti as the band performs during the Times Square New Years Eve celebrations. (APCraig Ruttle)
Debbie Harry of Blondie is engulfed in confetti as the band performs during the Times Square New Year's Eve celebrations. (AP/Craig Ruttle)
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Seen from the Marriott Marquis, confetti flies over Times Square, released two hours before midnight, during New Years Eve celebrations. (APCraig Ruttle)
Seen from the Marriott Marquis, confetti flies over Times Square, released two hours before midnight, during New Year's Eve celebrations. (AP/Craig Ruttle)
Revelers cheer as they enjoy performances during the New Years Eve celebration in Yangon, Myanmar. (APKhin Maung Win)
Revelers cheer as they enjoy performances during the New Year's Eve celebration in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP/Khin Maung Win)
Fireworks light the sky over Copacabana beach during New Years Eve celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (APLeo Correa)
Fireworks light the sky over Copacabana beach during New Year's Eve celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP/Leo Correa)
Tourists from Japan, including Hiroko Baba, of Tokyo, bundled in a blanket, and her mother Motoko, far right, keep warm as they wait inside a barricaded pen for the celebration to begin in Times Square on New Years Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in New York. (AP PhotoKathy Willens)
Tourists from Japan, including Hiroko Baba, of Tokyo, bundled in a blanket, and her mother Motoko, far right, keep warm as they wait inside a barricaded pen for the celebration to begin in Times Square on New Year's Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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Carmen Glavan, of Monterrey, Mexico, wears 2014 glasses with an American theme as she and others wait in Times Square for the midnight ball drop on New Years Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in New York. The crowds will have to wait more than ten hours for the ball drop. (AP PhotoKathy Willens)
Carmen Glavan, of Monterrey, Mexico, wears 2014 glasses with an American theme as she and others wait in Times Square for the midnight ball drop on New Year's Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in New York. The crowds will have to wait more than ten hours for the ball drop. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Fireworks light the sky above the Quadriga at the Brandenburg Gate shortly after midnight in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. Hundred thousands of people celebrated New Years Eve welcoming the new year 2014 in Germanys capital. (AP PhotoMichael Sohn)
Fireworks light the sky above the Quadriga at the Brandenburg Gate shortly after midnight in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. Hundred thousands of people celebrated New Year's Eve welcoming the new year 2014 in Germany's capital. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Fireworks explode over the ancient Parthenon temple at the Acropolis Hill during the New Years Eve celebrations in Athens, on Wednesday ,Jan. 1, 2014. (AP PhotoPetros Giannakouris)
Fireworks explode over the ancient Parthenon temple at the Acropolis Hill during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Athens, on Wednesday ,Jan. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Revellers celebrate the New Years Eve on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, Wednesday Jan. 1, 2014. The Arc de Triomphe stand in the background.(AP PhotoRemy de la Mauviniere)
Revellers celebrate the New Year's Eve on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, Wednesday Jan. 1, 2014. The Arc de Triomphe stand in the background.(AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)
Fireworks explode over the Houses of Parliament, including Queen Elizabeth II tower which holds the bell known as Big Ben as London celebrates the arrival of New Years Day Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. The annual firework display is the culmination of the New Years Eve celebrations.(AP PhotoAlastair Grant)
Fireworks explode over the Houses of Parliament, including Queen Elizabeth II tower which holds the bell known as Big Ben as London celebrates the arrival of New Year's Day Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. The annual firework display is the culmination of the New Year's Eve celebrations.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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Laser lights shoot from a tower during a New Years Eve count down to 2014 held at the Great Wall of China in Beijing, China, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP PhotoNg Han Guan)
Laser lights shoot from a tower during a New Year's Eve count down to 2014 held at the Great Wall of China in Beijing, China, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Laser lights shoot from towers during a New Years Eve count down to 2014 held at the Great Wall of China in Beijing, China, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP PhotoNg Han Guan)
Laser lights shoot from towers during a New Year's Eve count down to 2014 held at the Great Wall of China in Beijing, China, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
A Buddhist woman holding a candle light prays ahead of the new year at Chogye Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP PhotoAhn Young-joon)
A Buddhist woman holding a candle light prays ahead of the new year at Chogye Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Fireworks explode over Juche Tower and the Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea to celebrate the New Year on Wednesday, Jan 1, 2014. (AP PhotoKim Kwang Hyon)
Fireworks explode over Juche Tower and the Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea to celebrate the New Year on Wednesday, Jan 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)
Fireworks explode over the financial district at midnight, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 in Singapore. Celebrations started on New Years Eve where concerts were held and thousands gathered on the streets to usher in the Year 2014. (AP PhotoWong Maye-E)
Fireworks explode over the financial district at midnight, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 in Singapore. Celebrations started on New Year's Eve where concerts were held and thousands gathered on the streets to usher in the Year 2014. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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Traders wear glasses celebrating 2014, while working on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP PhotoSeth Wenig)
Traders wear glasses celebrating 2014, while working on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
A trader wears glasses celebrating the new year while working on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP PhotoSeth Wenig)
A trader wears glasses celebrating the new year while working on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Fireworks explode over the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House during New Years Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. (AP PhotoRob Griffith)
Fireworks explode over the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House during New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)
A crystal designed in the form of a rose by Coraliz, a 12-year-old patient at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, is held up by Regan Iglesia, vice president of global marketing for Waterford, during a media event where several Waterford Crystal triangles were installed on the New Years Eve Ball Friday Dec. 27, 2013 at One Times Square in New York. Of the 2,688 newly designed Waterford Crystals being installed on the ball, only one will have the design by Coraliz. (AP PhotoTina Fineberg)
A crystal designed in the form of a rose by Coraliz, a 12-year-old patient at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, is held up by Regan Iglesia, vice president of global marketing for Waterford, during a media event where several Waterford Crystal triangles were installed on the New Year's Eve Ball Friday Dec. 27, 2013 at One Times Square in New York. Of the 2,688 newly designed Waterford Crystals being installed on the ball, only one will have the design by Coraliz. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)
The new design for the Waterford Crystal being installed on the New Years Eve Ball is held up by Regan Iglesia, vice president of global marketing for Waterford, during a media event where several of the Waterford Crystal triangles were installed on the ball Friday Dec. 27, 2013 at One Times Square in New York. (AP PhotoTina Fineberg)
The new design for the Waterford Crystal being installed on the New Year's Eve Ball is held up by Regan Iglesia, vice president of global marketing for Waterford, during a media event where several of the Waterford Crystal triangles were installed on the ball Friday Dec. 27, 2013 at One Times Square in New York. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)
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Landmark Signs Electric New Years Eve Ball Crew members Nick Bonavita, second from right, and Nick Russomanno, right, install a Waterford crystal triangle on the New Years Eve Ball during a media event Friday Dec. 27, 2013 on the roof of One Times Square in New York. (AP PhotoTina Fineberg)
Landmark Signs & Electric New Year's Eve Ball Crew members Nick Bonavita, second from right, and Nick Russomanno, right, install a Waterford crystal triangle on the New Year's Eve Ball during a media event Friday Dec. 27, 2013 on the roof of One Times Square in New York. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)
Landmark Signs Electric New Years Eve Ball Crew members Nick Bonavita, standing foreground left, and Nick Russomanno, standing foreground right, install a Waterford crystal triangle on the New Years Eve Ball during a media event Friday Dec. 27, 2013 on the roof of One Times Square in New York. (AP PhotoTina Fineberg)
Landmark Signs & Electric New Year's Eve Ball Crew members Nick Bonavita, standing foreground left, and Nick Russomanno, standing foreground right, install a Waterford crystal triangle on the New Year's Eve Ball during a media event Friday Dec. 27, 2013 on the roof of One Times Square in New York. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)
Santa surfing George Trosset Jr., dressed as a snowman, left, and his dad, event organizer George Trosset, high five each other out in the waves during the fourth annual surfing Santas event in Cocoa Beach, Fla. (AP PhotoFlorida Today, Malcolm Denemark)
Santa surfing? George Trosset Jr., dressed as a snowman, left, and his dad, event organizer George Trosset, high five each other out in the waves during the fourth annual "surfing Santas" event in Cocoa Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Florida Today, Malcolm Denemark)
Theres still time to see this (free) display at the Mormon Temple in Kensington, as reported by WTOPs Michelle Basch. Open from dusk until 10 p.m. through New Years Day. (WTOPLaurie Cantillo)
There's still time to see this (free) display at the Mormon Temple in Kensington, as reported by WTOP's Michelle Basch. Open from dusk until 10 p.m. through New Year's Day. (WTOP/Laurie Cantillo)
Theres still time to see this (free) display at the Mormon Temple in Kensington, as reported by WTOPs Michelle Basch. Open from dusk until 10 p.m. through New Years Day. (WTOPLaurie Cantillo)
There's still time to see this (free) display at the Mormon Temple in Kensington, as reported by WTOP's Michelle Basch. Open from dusk until 10 p.m. through New Year's Day. (WTOP/Laurie Cantillo)
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Theres still time to see this (free) display at the Mormon Temple in Kensington, as reported by WTOPs Michelle Basch. Open from dusk until 10 p.m. through New Years Day. (WTOPLaurie Cantillo)
There's still time to see this (free) display at the Mormon Temple in Kensington, as reported by WTOP's Michelle Basch. Open from dusk until 10 p.m. through New Year's Day. (WTOP/Laurie Cantillo)
A diver dressed as Santa Claus surfaces after swimming in the Coral Garden tank at a South East Asia Aquarium.(APWong Maye-E)
A diver dressed as Santa Claus surfaces after swimming in the Coral Garden tank at a South East Asia Aquarium.(AP/Wong Maye-E)
More than 1,000 volunteers clad in Santa Claus costumes throw their hats in the air as they gather to deliver gifts for the poor in downtown Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP PhotoLee Jin-man)
More than 1,000 volunteers clad in Santa Claus costumes throw their hats in the air as they gather to deliver gifts for the poor in downtown Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Korean War veteran Bill Leblander pays his respects to a fallen colleague at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial as a Christmas tree is carried to the apex of the memorial on the National Mall December 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. Messages and ornaments from schoolchildren across the U.S. were used to decorate the tree, which will be on display throughout the holiday season. (Photo by Win McNameeGetty Images)
Korean War veteran Bill Leblander pays his respects to a fallen colleague at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial as a Christmas tree is carried to the apex of the memorial on the National Mall December 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. Messages and ornaments from schoolchildren across the U.S. were used to decorate the tree, which will be on display throughout the holiday season. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Pope Francis holds a statue of baby Jesus as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peters Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. Pope Francis has begun celebrating his first Christmas Eve Mass as pontiff by placing a baby Jesus statue in a replica of a manger in St. Peters Basilica. Francis, who turned 77 a week ago, walked briskly up the main aisle of the basilica, which was packed with faithful and tourists at the start of Mass. (AP PhotoGregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis holds a statue of baby Jesus as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. Pope Francis has begun celebrating his first Christmas Eve Mass as pontiff by placing a baby Jesus statue in a replica of a manger in St. Peter's Basilica. Francis, who turned 77 a week ago, walked briskly up the main aisle of the basilica, which was packed with faithful and tourists at the start of Mass. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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Pope Francis celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peters Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. Pope Francis has begun celebrating his first Christmas Eve Mass as pontiff by placing a baby Jesus statue in a replica of a manger in St. Peters Basilica. Francis, who turned 77 a week ago, walked briskly up the main aisle of the basilica, which was packed with faithful and tourists at the start of Mass. (AP PhotoGregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. Pope Francis has begun celebrating his first Christmas Eve Mass as pontiff by placing a baby Jesus statue in a replica of a manger in St. Peter's Basilica. Francis, who turned 77 a week ago, walked briskly up the main aisle of the basilica, which was packed with faithful and tourists at the start of Mass. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peters Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. Pope Francis has begun celebrating his first Christmas Eve Mass as pontiff by placing a baby Jesus statue in a replica of a manger in St. Peters Basilica. (AP PhotoGregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. Pope Francis has begun celebrating his first Christmas Eve Mass as pontiff by placing a baby Jesus statue in a replica of a manger in St. Peter's Basilica. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Indian Christians hold candles ahead of Christmas in Ahmadabad, India, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. Though Hindus and Muslims comprise the majority of the population in India, Christmas is celebrated with much fanfare. (AP PhotoAjit Solanki)
Indian Christians hold candles ahead of Christmas in Ahmadabad, India, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. Though Hindus and Muslims comprise the majority of the population in India, Christmas is celebrated with much fanfare. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
US soldiers and service members with the NATO- led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) attend a religious ceremony on Christmas Eve at Bagram military base in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday Dec. 24, 2013. The commander of NATO forces in eastern Afghanistan spent Christmas Eve visiting U.S. troops at bases across the mountainous region to bring them holiday greetings and gifts for a few lucky soldiers. (AP PhotoRahmat Gul)
US soldiers and service members with the NATO- led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) attend a religious ceremony on Christmas Eve at Bagram military base in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday Dec. 24, 2013. The commander of NATO forces in eastern Afghanistan spent Christmas Eve visiting U.S. troops at bases across the mountainous region to bring them holiday greetings and gifts for a few lucky soldiers. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
The Rev. Susan W. Springer raises and halves a wafer representing the body of Christ as she presides over a special late night Christmas Mass at St. Johns Episcopal Church, just after midnight on Christmas morning, in Boulder, Colo., Wednesday Dec. 25, 2013. Assisting her are the Rev. Ted Howard, left, and the Rev. Jan Dewlen. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
The Rev. Susan W. Springer raises and halves a wafer representing the body of Christ as she presides over a special late night Christmas Mass at St. John's Episcopal Church, just after midnight on Christmas morning, in Boulder, Colo., Wednesday Dec. 25, 2013. Assisting her are the Rev. Ted Howard, left, and the Rev. Jan Dewlen. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
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A couple look at the illuminated decoration to celebrate the festival season during Christmas eve in Hong Kong,Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP PhotoKin Cheung)
A couple look at the illuminated decoration to celebrate the festival season during Christmas eve in Hong Kong,Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
A nun walks as worshipers attend a Christmas mass at the Mother Teresa Catholic Church in Basra, Iraqs second-largest city, 340 miles (550 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. Militants on Wednesday launched two separate attacks against Christians in Baghdad, killing more than a dozen people, officials said. (AP PhotoNabil al-Jurani))
A nun walks as worshipers attend a Christmas mass at the Mother Teresa Catholic Church in Basra, Iraq's second-largest city, 340 miles (550 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. Militants on Wednesday launched two separate attacks against Christians in Baghdad, killing more than a dozen people, officials said. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani))
An Iraqi Christian woman lights candles before a Christmas mass at the Mother Teresa Catholic Church in Basra, Iraqs second-largest city, 340 miles (550 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Dec 25, 2013. Militants on Wednesday launched two separate attacks against Christians in Baghdad, killing more than a dozen people, officials said. (AP PhotoNabil al-Jurani))
An Iraqi Christian woman lights candles before a Christmas mass at the Mother Teresa Catholic Church in Basra, Iraq's second-largest city, 340 miles (550 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Dec 25, 2013. Militants on Wednesday launched two separate attacks against Christians in Baghdad, killing more than a dozen people, officials said. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani))
Pope Francis delivers his Urbi et Orbi (to the City and to the World) message from the central balcony of St. Peters Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. Pope Francis on Christmas day is wishing for a better world, with peace for the land of Jesus birth, for Syria and Africa as well as for the dignity of migrants and refugees fleeing misery and conflict. Francis spoke from the central balcony of St. Peters Basilica Wednesday to tens of thousands of tourists, pilgrims and Romans in the square below. He said he was joining in the song of Christmas angels with all those hoping for a better world, and with those who care for others, humbly. (AP PhotoGregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis delivers his "Urbi et Orbi" (to the City and to the World) message from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. Pope Francis on Christmas day is wishing for a better world, with peace for the land of Jesus' birth, for Syria and Africa as well as for the dignity of migrants and refugees fleeing misery and conflict. Francis spoke from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica Wednesday to tens of thousands of tourists, pilgrims and Romans in the square below. He said he was joining in the song of Christmas angels with all those hoping "for a better world," and with those who "care for others, humbly." (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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U.S. troops hold gifts from the commander of NATO at a base in Laghman province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. The commander of NATO forces in eastern Afghanistan spent Christmas Eve visiting U.S. troops at bases across the mountainous region to bring them holiday greetings and gifts for a few lucky soldiers. (AP PhotoRahmat Gul)
U.S. troops hold gifts from the commander of NATO at a base in Laghman province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. The commander of NATO forces in eastern Afghanistan spent Christmas Eve visiting U.S. troops at bases across the mountainous region to bring them holiday greetings and gifts for a few lucky soldiers. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
A Christian pilgrim touches a column inside the Church of the Nativity, traditionally believed by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP PhotoMajdi Mohammed)
A Christian pilgrim touches a column inside the Church of the Nativity, traditionally believed by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
Christian worshippers from Nigeria visit the Church of Nativity, traditionally believed by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP PhotoMajdi Mohammed)
Christian worshippers from Nigeria visit the Church of Nativity, traditionally believed by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal, center, arrives to the Church of the Nativity, traditionally believed by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ on the Christmas Eve in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP PhotoMajdi Mohammed)
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal, center, arrives to the Church of the Nativity, traditionally believed by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ on the Christmas Eve in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
This Dec. 23, 2013 photo shows an illuminated Christmas tree hanging hundreds of feet in the air from a crane at Akron Childrens Hospital in Akron, Ohio. (AP PhotoAkron Beacon Journal, Michael Chritton)
This Dec. 23, 2013 photo shows an illuminated Christmas tree hanging hundreds of feet in the air from a crane at Akron Children's Hospital in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/Akron Beacon Journal, Michael Chritton)
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Christian worshippers visit the Church of Nativity, traditionally believed by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP PhotoMajdi Mohammed)
Christian worshippers visit the Church of Nativity, traditionally believed by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
Palestinian Christian nun Rosaria, prepares a Nativity scene at the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Church of Visitation, also known as St. Marys Visitation Church, in preparation for Christmas in the northern West Bank village of Zababdeh near Jenin, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. Arabic writing from the Bible, Mathew 183, reads, Unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no means enter the Kingdom of Heaven. (AP PhotoMohammed Ballas)
Palestinian Christian nun Rosaria, prepares a Nativity scene at the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Church of Visitation, also known as St. Mary's Visitation Church, in preparation for Christmas in the northern West Bank village of Zababdeh near Jenin, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. Arabic writing from the Bible, Mathew 18:3, reads, "Unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no means enter the Kingdom of Heaven." (AP Photo/Mohammed Ballas)
Christian pilgrim worshippers from Nigeria pray in the Grotto of the Church of Nativity, traditionally believed by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP PhotoMajdi Mohammed)
Christian pilgrim worshippers from Nigeria pray in the Grotto of the Church of Nativity, traditionally believed by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
Pope Francis kisses a statue of baby Jesus as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peters Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP PhotoGregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis kisses a statue of baby Jesus as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
This Dec. 23, 2013 photo shows John Weir, of Baker Concrete, supervising the raising of a Christmas Tree from the hospital expansion site at the Akron Childrens Hospital campus in Akron, Ohio. (Michael ChrittonAkron Beacon Journal)
This Dec. 23, 2013 photo shows John Weir, of Baker Concrete, supervising the raising of a Christmas Tree from the hospital expansion site at the Akron Children's Hospital campus in Akron, Ohio. (Michael Chritton/Akron Beacon Journal)
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WTOP met 13-year-old RyAnn Watson at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, where she is being treated for sickle cell disease. To help her get through her upcoming bone marrow transplant, WTOP staffers got her a Christmas Kindle. Her older brother Tre will be the donor. (WTOPPaula Wolfson)
WTOP met 13-year-old RyAnn Watson at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, where she is being treated for sickle cell disease. To help her get through her upcoming bone marrow transplant, WTOP staffers got her a Christmas Kindle. Her older brother Tre will be the donor. (WTOP/Paula Wolfson)
A diver dressed in a Santa Claus costume swims with sharks at Qingdao Underwater World on December 24, 2013 in Qingdao, China. (Getty ImagesChinaFotoPressChinaFotoPress)
A diver dressed in a Santa Claus costume swims with sharks at Qingdao Underwater World on December 24, 2013 in Qingdao, China. (Getty Images/ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress)
A small dog wearing a Christmas jumper is blown around on December 23, 2013 in Sidmouth, England. The Met Office has issued a number of severe weather warnings for heavy rain and high winds and is warning that it may lead to some travel disruption as people travel for Christmas. (Photo by Matt CardyGetty Images)
A small dog wearing a Christmas jumper is blown around on December 23, 2013 in Sidmouth, England. The Met Office has issued a number of severe weather warnings for heavy rain and high winds and is warning that it may lead to some travel disruption as people travel for Christmas. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
A general view of Christmas lights on December 23, 2013 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Pedro LoureiroGetty Images)
A general view of Christmas lights on December 23, 2013 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Pedro Loureiro/Getty Images)
Ornaments featuring pictures of Chicago residents who have died by gunfire hang on a Christmas tree outside Saint Sabina Church in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the citys Southside on December 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Nearly 1,000 people have been murdered in Chicago in the past two years, more than any other U.S. city. (Photo by Scott OlsonGetty Images)
Ornaments featuring pictures of Chicago residents who have died by gunfire hang on a Christmas tree outside Saint Sabina Church in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the city's Southside on December 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Nearly 1,000 people have been murdered in Chicago in the past two years, more than any other U.S. city. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
In this Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 photo, a large Christmas tree with fake snow around it, is showcased on a street in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Middle Easts brashest city is increasingly embracing the trappings of Christmas in a way that would be unthinkable in more conservative parts of the Muslim world. Christmas trees adorn shopping centers and residential neighborhoods, and high-end hotels try to outdo one another with extravagant and boozy holiday dinners. (AP PhotoKamran Jebreili)
In this Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 photo, a large Christmas tree with fake snow around it, is showcased on a street in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Middle Eastís brashest city is increasingly embracing the trappings of Christmas in a way that would be unthinkable in more conservative parts of the Muslim world. Christmas trees adorn shopping centers and residential neighborhoods, and high-end hotels try to outdo one another with extravagant and boozy holiday dinners. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
Heather Griffin, of Buffalo, N.Y., and her dog Sal walk beneath ice-covered trees on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, in Buffalo. As Americans and Canadians ushered in the first official day of winter, the weather provided many with a variety of surprises. Snow and ice hit Michigan, Canada, New England and upstate New York. Some other eastern regions were hit with temperatures in the 60s and 70s. Flooding in the South was blamed for at least four deaths while apparent tornadoes caused destruction in Arkansas. (AP PhotoMike Groll)
Heather Griffin, of Buffalo, N.Y., and her dog Sal walk beneath ice-covered trees on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, in Buffalo. As Americans and Canadians ushered in the first official day of winter, the weather provided many with a variety of surprises. Snow and ice hit Michigan, Canada, New England and upstate New York. Some other eastern regions were hit with temperatures in the 60s and 70s. Flooding in the South was blamed for at least four deaths while apparent tornadoes caused destruction in Arkansas. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
An American Robin searches for food on a frozen tree in Augusta, Maine, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. More than a quarter inch of ice coated tree branches and wires in the Augusta and Gardiner areas at noon. Eric Schwibs, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Gray, said those areas could end up with about a half inch of ice accumulating by storms end tomorrow. (AP PhotoKennebec Journal, Andy Molloy) MANDATORY CREDIT
An American Robin searches for food on a frozen tree in Augusta, Maine, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. More than a quarter inch of ice coated tree branches and wires in the Augusta and Gardiner areas at noon. Eric Schwibs, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Gray, said those areas could end up with about a half inch of ice accumulating by stormís end tomorrow. (AP Photo/Kennebec Journal, Andy Molloy) MANDATORY CREDIT
This Dec. 21, 2013 photo shows Christmas tree lights illuminating a yard as the snow falls late Saturday night Dec. 21, 2013, in Salina, Kan. A snow storm dropped almost a foot of snow Saturday night and Sunday morning in the Salina area. (AP PhotoSalina Journal, Tom Dorsey)
This Dec. 21, 2013 photo shows Christmas tree lights illuminating a yard as the snow falls late Saturday night Dec. 21, 2013, in Salina, Kan. A snow storm dropped almost a foot of snow Saturday night and Sunday morning in the Salina area. (AP Photo/Salina Journal, Tom Dorsey)
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Cookies cool on a table on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Enid, Okla. Thirteen different recipes were used as family and friends of the Crain and Olson families baked more than 1800 cookies in the annual Christmas baking tradition. (AP PhotoEnid News and Eagle, Bonnie Vculek)
Cookies cool on a table on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Enid, Okla. Thirteen different recipes were used as family and friends of the Crain and Olson families baked more than 1800 cookies in the annual Christmas baking tradition. (AP Photo/Enid News and Eagle, Bonnie Vculek)
Tammy Barley, left, takes a photo of her crying 21-month-old daughter Lucy as she poses with officer Deborah Coppola, dressed as Mrs. Claus and Cpl. Michael Abate, dressed as Santa Claus at a Christmas party sponsored by the Jacksonville Beach Police Department and Turner Ace Hardware in Jacksonville Beach, Fla., on Saturday Dec. 21, 2013. (AP PhotoThe Florida Times-Union, Bob Mack)
Tammy Barley, left, takes a photo of her crying 21-month-old daughter Lucy as she poses with officer Deborah Coppola, dressed as Mrs. Claus and Cpl. Michael Abate, dressed as Santa Claus at a Christmas party sponsored by the Jacksonville Beach Police Department and Turner Ace Hardware in Jacksonville Beach, Fla., on Saturday Dec. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/The Florida Times-Union, Bob Mack)
U.S. Army Spc. Ethan Harris, masquerading as Santa Claus, gives his mother, Kim Harris, a high school math teacher, quite the Christmas present Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in Brushy Prairie, Ind., by coming home early from a tour in Afghanistan. (AP PhotoThe News Sun, Patrick Redmond)
U.S. Army Spc. Ethan Harris, masquerading as Santa Claus, gives his mother, Kim Harris, a high school math teacher, quite the Christmas present Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in Brushy Prairie, Ind., by coming home early from a tour in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/The News Sun, Patrick Redmond)
U.S. Army Spc. Ethan Harris gives his mother, Kim Harris, a high school math teacher, quite the Christmas present Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in Brushy Prairie, Ind., by coming home early from a tour in Afghanistan. He had posed as Santa Claus earlier before revealing his true identity to his mother. (AP PhotoThe News Sun, Patrick Redmond)
U.S. Army Spc. Ethan Harris gives his mother, Kim Harris, a high school math teacher, quite the Christmas present Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in Brushy Prairie, Ind., by coming home early from a tour in Afghanistan. He had posed as Santa Claus earlier before revealing his true identity to his mother. (AP Photo/The News Sun, Patrick Redmond)
A ferret explores under a Christmas tree at the Oklahoma City Zoo in Oklahoma City, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. (AP PhotoSue Ogrocki)
A ferret explores under a Christmas tree at the Oklahoma City Zoo in Oklahoma City, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
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A couple poses under an illuminated tunnel to celebrate the upcoming Christmas and New Year at Garden of Morning Calm in Gapyeong, South Korea, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. Christmas is one of the biggest holidays in South Korea. (AP PhotoAhn Young-joon)
A couple poses under an illuminated tunnel to celebrate the upcoming Christmas and New Year at Garden of Morning Calm in Gapyeong, South Korea, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. Christmas is one of the biggest holidays in South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Visitors are silhouetted with decorated lights on trees, to celebrate the upcoming Christmas and New Year at Garden of Morning Calm in Gapyeong, South Korea, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. Christmas is one of the biggest holidays in South Korea, where over half of the population are Christians. (AP PhotoAhn Young-joon)
Visitors are silhouetted with decorated lights on trees, to celebrate the upcoming Christmas and New Year at Garden of Morning Calm in Gapyeong, South Korea, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. Christmas is one of the biggest holidays in South Korea, where over half of the population are Christians. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
A man dressed as Santa Claus on a bicycle passes outside of a school for an event on the last school day before the Christmas holidays, in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. (AP PhotoPetros Karadjias)
A man dressed as Santa Claus on a bicycle passes outside of a school for an event on the last school day before the Christmas holidays, in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
An Australian fur seal finds frozen treats with fish inside, at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. The zoo is celebrating Christmas with the animals. (AP PhotoRick Rycroft)
An Australian fur seal finds frozen treats with fish inside, at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. The zoo is celebrating Christmas with the animals. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
A meerkat named Bob inspects a present left near a makeshift Christmas tree at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. The zoo is celebrating Christmas with the animals. (AP PhotoRick Rycroft)
A meerkat named Bob inspects a present left near a makeshift Christmas tree at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. The zoo is celebrating Christmas with the animals. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
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A Tasmania devil named Nina pulls on a dead mouse left on a makeshift Christmas tree at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. The zoo is celebrating Christmas with the animals. (AP PhotoRick Rycroft)
A Tasmania devil named Nina pulls on a dead mouse left on a makeshift Christmas tree at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. The zoo is celebrating Christmas with the animals. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
A meerkat named Bob inspects a present left near a makeshift Christmas tree at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. The zoo is celebrating Christmas with the animals. (AP PhotoRick Rycroft)
A meerkat named Bob inspects a present left near a makeshift Christmas tree at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. The zoo is celebrating Christmas with the animals. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Australian fur seals find frozen treats with fish inside, at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. The zoo is celebrating Christmas with the animals. (AP PhotoRick Rycroft)
Australian fur seals find frozen treats with fish inside, at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. The zoo is celebrating Christmas with the animals. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Girl Scout troop 5064 and 2210 out of Charles County sang Christmas carols to seniors at the Genesis Nursing Home in Waldorf Thursday night. Members of the Boy Scout troop 1572 also played some instruments. (WTOPDarci Marchese)
Girl Scout troop 5064 and 2210 out of Charles County sang Christmas carols to seniors at the Genesis Nursing Home in Waldorf Thursday night. Members of the Boy Scout troop 1572 also played some instruments. (WTOP/Darci Marchese)
After the concert, Charles County Girl Scouts hugged and greeted the group, handed our Christmas cards and decorated cookies. (WTOPDarci Marchese)
After the concert, Charles County Girl Scouts hugged and greeted the group, handed our Christmas cards and decorated cookies. (WTOP/Darci Marchese)
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Members of the Genesis Nursing Home in Waldorf listen to music performed by boy and girl scouts. (WTOPDarci Marchese)
Members of the Genesis Nursing Home in Waldorf listen to music performed by boy and girl scouts. (WTOP/Darci Marchese)
Girl Scout troop 5064 and 2210 out of Charles County sang Christmas carols to seniors at the Genesis Nursing Home in Waldorf Thursday night. Members of the Boy Scout troop 1572 also played some instruments. (WTOPDarci Marchese)
Girl Scout troop 5064 and 2210 out of Charles County sang Christmas carols to seniors at the Genesis Nursing Home in Waldorf Thursday night. Members of the Boy Scout troop 1572 also played some instruments. (WTOP/Darci Marchese)
Girl Scout troop 5064 and 2210 out of Charles County sing Christmas carols to seniors at the Genesis Nursing Home in Waldorf Thursday night. (WTOPDarci Marchese)
Girl Scout troop 5064 and 2210 out of Charles County sing Christmas carols to seniors at the Genesis Nursing Home in Waldorf Thursday night. (WTOP/Darci Marchese)
Girl Scout troop 5064 and 2210 out of Charles County sing Christmas carols to seniors at the Genesis Nursing Home in Waldorf Thursday night. (WTOPDarci Marchese)
Girl Scout troop 5064 and 2210 out of Charles County sing Christmas carols to seniors at the Genesis Nursing Home in Waldorf Thursday night. (WTOP/Darci Marchese)
A man portraying Santa Claus talks to 6-month-old Aubree-Jane Halladay, of Scarborough, Maine, at a mall in South Portland, Maine on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Andrew Chesnut, the Bishop Walter F. Sullivan Chair in Catholic Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, said depictions of Santa Claus as a white man came about mainly because he was a European import, a blend of the Dutch Sinterklaas and British folklore character Father Christmas, with elements of Saint Nicholas, a 4th-century Greek bishop in modern-day Turkey. (AP PhotoRobert F. Bukaty)
A man portraying Santa Claus talks to 6-month-old Aubree-Jane Halladay, of Scarborough, Maine, at a mall in South Portland, Maine on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Andrew Chesnut, the Bishop Walter F. Sullivan Chair in Catholic Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, said depictions of Santa Claus as a white man came about mainly because he was a European import, a blend of the Dutch Sinterklaas and British folklore character Father Christmas, with elements of Saint Nicholas, a 4th-century Greek bishop in modern-day Turkey. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
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Wax figures of the Queen, Princess Catherine and Prince William are seen displayed around a Christmas tree at Madame Tussauds on December 19, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Getty Images)
Wax figures of the Queen, Princess Catherine and Prince William are seen displayed around a Christmas tree at Madame Tussauds on December 19, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Getty Images)
Santa smiles as Asher Powell, age 6, jumps down from his knee after a visit in which Asher told Santa his Christmas wishes, at the Wonderland House inside Flatirons Crossing Mall, in Broomfield, Colo., Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Santa smiles as Asher Powell, age 6, jumps down from his knee after a visit in which Asher told Santa his Christmas wishes, at the Wonderland House inside Flatirons Crossing Mall, in Broomfield, Colo., Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Prince Albert II of Monaco, center, with his wife Princess Charlene and a man dressed in a Santa Claus costume, pose for photographers as they welcome Monacos children for the traditional Christmas tree viewing and present receiving session at Monaco palace Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. This event takes place every year ahead of Christmas. (AP PhotoLionel Cironneau)
Prince Albert II of Monaco, center, with his wife Princess Charlene and a man dressed in a Santa Claus costume, pose for photographers as they welcome Monaco's children for the traditional Christmas tree viewing and present receiving session at Monaco palace Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. This event takes place every year ahead of Christmas. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
Bolivian squirrel monkeys gets a special treat from their keepers of sultanas and wax worms that were set out on a Christmas tree at London Zoo in London, Wednesday, Dec.18, 2013. London Zoo is the worlds oldest scientific zoo. It was opened in London on 27 April 1828, and was originally intended to be used as a collection for scientific study. It was eventually opened to the public in 1847. (AP PhotoAlastair Grant)
Bolivian squirrel monkeys gets a special treat from their keepers of sultanas and wax worms that were set out on a Christmas tree at London Zoo in London, Wednesday, Dec.18, 2013. London Zoo is the world's oldest scientific zoo. It was opened in London on 27 April 1828, and was originally intended to be used as a collection for scientific study. It was eventually opened to the public in 1847. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Bolivian squirrel monkeys get a special treat from their keepers of sultanas and wax worms that were set out on a Christmas tree at London Zoo in London, Wednesday, Dec.18, 2013. London Zoo is the worlds oldest scientific zoo. It was opened in London on 27 April 1828, and was originally intended to be used as a collection for scientific study. It was eventually opened to the public in 1847. (AP PhotoAlastair Grant)
Bolivian squirrel monkeys get a special treat from their keepers of sultanas and wax worms that were set out on a Christmas tree at London Zoo in London, Wednesday, Dec.18, 2013. London Zoo is the world's oldest scientific zoo. It was opened in London on 27 April 1828, and was originally intended to be used as a collection for scientific study. It was eventually opened to the public in 1847. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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Bolivian squirrel monkeys gets a special treat from their keepers of sultanas and wax worms that were set out on a Christmas tree at London Zoo in London, Wednesday, Dec.18, 2013. London Zoo is the worlds oldest scientific zoo. It was opened in London on 27 April 1828, and was originally intended to be used as a collection for scientific study. It was eventually opened to the public in 1847. (AP PhotoAlastair Grant)
Bolivian squirrel monkeys gets a special treat from their keepers of sultanas and wax worms that were set out on a Christmas tree at London Zoo in London, Wednesday, Dec.18, 2013. London Zoo is the world's oldest scientific zoo. It was opened in London on 27 April 1828, and was originally intended to be used as a collection for scientific study. It was eventually opened to the public in 1847. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Employee Won Jong-hwa wearing a Santa Claus costume poses with a fennec fox during a Christmas event at the Everland amusement park in Yongin, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. Christmas is one of the biggest holidays in South Korea as over half the population are Christians. (AP PhotoAhn Young-joon)
Employee Won Jong-hwa wearing a Santa Claus costume poses with a fennec fox during a Christmas event at the Everland amusement park in Yongin, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. Christmas is one of the biggest holidays in South Korea as over half the population are Christians. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Penguins dressed in Santa and Christmas tree costumes are paraded at Everland, South Koreas largest amusement park on Dec. 18, 2013. Many Christian and non-Christian Koreans celebrate the holiday by exchanging gifts, caroling and participating in church services. South Korea is the only east Asian nation that recognizes Christmas as a national holiday. (Photo by Chung Sung-JunGetty Images)
Penguins dressed in Santa and Christmas tree costumes are paraded at Everland, South Korea's largest amusement park on Dec. 18, 2013. Many Christian and non-Christian Koreans celebrate the holiday by exchanging gifts, caroling and participating in church services. South Korea is the only east Asian nation that recognizes Christmas as a national holiday. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
A young girl collects her Christmas tree to tak home on December 16, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael DodgeGetty Images)
A young girl collects her Christmas tree to tak home on December 16, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)
Holiday lights illuminate the Denver CityCounty Building in the annual display in downtown Denver on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. The lights will remain on through the holidays and then be turned on in January to mark the run of the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo, which is one of the largest livestock exhibitions staged in North America. (AP PhotoDavid Zalubowski)
Holiday lights illuminate the Denver City/County Building in the annual display in downtown Denver on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. The lights will remain on through the holidays and then be turned on in January to mark the run of the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo, which is one of the largest livestock exhibitions staged in North America. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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Friskies spokescat Grumpy Cat sits on Santas lap at the world premiere event to debut the first-ever holiday music video Hard to Be a Cat at Christmas supporting the cause of wet cat food for all cats this holiday season, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Capitol Records in Los Angeles. The video is available at www.friskies.comholiday. (Bret HartmanAP Images for Friskies)
Friskies "spokescat" Grumpy Cat sits on Santa's lap at the world premiere event to debut the first-ever holiday music video "Hard to Be a Cat at Christmas" supporting the cause of wet cat food for all cats this holiday season, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Capitol Records in Los Angeles. The video is available at www.friskies.com/holiday. (Bret Hartman/AP Images for Friskies)
Friskies spokescat Grumpy Cat and Colonel Meow sit on Santas lap at the world premiere event to debut the first-ever holiday music video Hard to Be a Cat at Christmas supporting the cause of wet cat food for all cats this holiday season, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Capitol Records in Los Angeles. The video is available at www.friskies.comholiday. (Bret HartmanAP Images for Friskies)
Friskies "spokescat" Grumpy Cat and Colonel Meow sit on Santa's lap at the world premiere event to debut the first-ever holiday music video "Hard to Be a Cat at Christmas" supporting the cause of wet cat food for all cats this holiday season, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Capitol Records in Los Angeles. The video is available at www.friskies.com/holiday. (Bret Hartman/AP Images for Friskies)
Zoo owner Manny Tangco places a Santa hat on a Grizzly Bear named Justin BieBear as Orangutan named Pacquiao looks on as they start their Christmas-themes at the Malabon Zoo in Malabon, north of Manila, Philippines on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Tangco said people from typhoon-ravaged Tacloban will get free entrance to the zoo from Dec. 16-18 upon presentation of any IDs. (AP PhotoAaron Favila)
Zoo owner Manny Tangco places a Santa hat on a Grizzly Bear named "Justin BieBear" as Orangutan named "Pacquiao" looks on as they start their Christmas-themes at the Malabon Zoo in Malabon, north of Manila, Philippines on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Tangco said people from typhoon-ravaged Tacloban will get free entrance to the zoo from Dec. 16-18 upon presentation of any ID's. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Bill Lafleur warms up before the 23rd Annual Tuba Christmas Concert. The heavy-metal sound of nearly 300 tuba and euphonium players filled Pioneer Courthouse Square with holiday cheer on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. (AP PhotoThe Oregonian, Faith Cathcart)
Bill Lafleur warms up before the 23rd Annual Tuba Christmas Concert. The heavy-metal sound of nearly 300 tuba and euphonium players filled Pioneer Courthouse Square with holiday cheer on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Faith Cathcart)
Santa Claus Snow Globes are displayed at the Christmas market along the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. (AP PhotoMichel Euler)
Santa Claus Snow Globes are displayed at the Christmas market along the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
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A reindeers stands in front of the sleigh of Santa Claus as they wait in a street in Warsaw, Poland on Friday, Dec.13, 2013. Santa and the reindeers are waiting for children and adults to have pictures taken with them as Christmas is nearing. (AP PhotoCzarek Sokolowski)
A reindeers stands in front of the sleigh of Santa Claus as they wait in a street in Warsaw, Poland on Friday, Dec.13, 2013. Santa and the reindeers are waiting for children and adults to have pictures taken with them as Christmas is nearing. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Santa Claus greets a boy in a street, in Warsaw, Poland on Friday, Dec.13, 2013. The Santa and reindeers are waiting for children and adults to have pictures taken with them as Christmas is nearing. (AP PhotoCzarek Sokolowski)
Santa Claus greets a boy in a street, in Warsaw, Poland on Friday, Dec.13, 2013. The Santa and reindeers are waiting for children and adults to have pictures taken with them as Christmas is nearing. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
An artist performs during a promotional event to celebrate Christmas at a shopping mall in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. (AP PhotoTatan Syuflana)
An artist performs during a promotional event to celebrate Christmas at a shopping mall in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
City of Brownsville employee Daniel Navarro, who works for the Parks and Recreation division, strung Christmas lights at the gazebo at Washington Park, Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013. (AP PhotoThe Brownsville Herald, Brad Doherty)
City of Brownsville employee Daniel Navarro, who works for the Parks and Recreation division, strung Christmas lights at the gazebo at Washington Park, Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013. (AP Photo/The Brownsville Herald, Brad Doherty)
Christmas trees are decorated in front of the Monte Carlo Casino for Christmas and New Year, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, in Monaco. Every years, christmas decorations adorn Monaco city. (AP PhotoLionel Cironneau)
Christmas trees are decorated in front of the Monte Carlo Casino for Christmas and New Year, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, in Monaco. Every years, christmas decorations adorn Monaco city. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
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Members of Unity Baptist Church choir sing from their seats in the living Christmas Tree during rehearsal Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013 of the Fraley Family Fruitcake drama in Ashland, Ky. (AP PhotoThe Independent, Kevin Goldy)
Members of Unity Baptist Church choir sing from their seats in the living Christmas Tree during rehearsal Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013 of the "Fraley Family Fruitcake" drama in Ashland, Ky. (AP Photo/The Independent, Kevin Goldy)
A giant Christmas ball is displayed in Nice, southeastern France, Tuesday, Dec. 10 2013. Several Christmas decorations are displayed in the centre of Nice city.(AP PhotoLionel Cironneau)
A giant Christmas ball is displayed in Nice, southeastern France, Tuesday, Dec. 10 2013. Several Christmas decorations are displayed in the centre of Nice city.(AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
The National Christmas Tree on display at Cathedral square in Vilnius, Lithuania, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. (AP PhotoMindaugas Kulbis)
The National Christmas Tree on display at Cathedral square in Vilnius, Lithuania, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)
In this photo taken Monday Dec. 9, 2013, a small Christmas tree bobs on its raft on San Pablo Bay in San Rafael, Calif., after its lights came on at dusk. The Richmond Bridge-San Rafael stands in the background. About a week ago, the tree appeared on the water prompting smiles and pullover photo-ops for passers-by. Its also drummed up a bit of mystery, leaving many local residents wondering, whodunit (AP PhotoMarin Independent Journal, Frankie Frost)
In this photo taken Monday Dec. 9, 2013, a small Christmas tree bobs on its raft on San Pablo Bay in San Rafael, Calif., after its lights came on at dusk. The Richmond Bridge-San Rafael stands in the background. About a week ago, the tree appeared on the water prompting smiles and pullover photo-ops for passers-by. It's also drummed up a bit of mystery, leaving many local residents wondering, whodunit? (AP Photo/Marin Independent Journal, Frankie Frost)
Reindeers are led into the street as guests gather next to a Christmas tree outside 10 Downing Street in central London, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, after the Christmas lights were turned on. (AP PhotoLefteris Pitarakis)
Reindeers are led into the street as guests gather next to a Christmas tree outside 10 Downing Street in central London, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, after the Christmas lights were turned on. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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Reagan Bohac, right, son of State Representative Dwayne Bohac, R-Houston, talks with Bill French, left, dressed as Santa Claus, following a news conference at the state capitol, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Austin , Texas. Rep. Bohac was trying to raise awareness for the Texas new Merry Christmas law that allows teachers, students, parents and school administrators to celebrate traditional winter holidays like Christmas and Hanukah in public schools without fear of censorship, persecution, or litigation. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
Reagan Bohac, right, son of State Representative Dwayne Bohac, R-Houston, talks with Bill French, left, dressed as Santa Claus, following a news conference at the state capitol, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Austin , Texas. Rep. Bohac was trying to raise awareness for the Texas' new Merry Christmas law that allows teachers, students, parents and school administrators to celebrate traditional winter holidays like Christmas and Hanukah in public schools without fear of censorship, persecution, or litigation. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Terry Finley writes on a card during the Christmas Lighting Celebration at the Knull House in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. This is the final year that the Joan Knull will be putting Christmas decorations on display. (AP PhotoThe Colorado Springs Gazette, Kent Nishimura)
Terry Finley writes on a card during the Christmas Lighting Celebration at the Knull House in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. This is the final year that the Joan Knull will be putting Christmas decorations on display. (AP Photo/The Colorado Springs Gazette, Kent Nishimura)
Corbin and Jane Hillam hold their granddaughter Beatrix Rim while looking at the Christmas decorations the Knull House in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. This is the final year that the Joan Knull will be putting Christmas decorations on display. (AP PhotoThe Colorado Springs Gazette, Kent Nishimura)
Corbin and Jane Hillam hold their granddaughter Beatrix Rim while looking at the Christmas decorations the Knull House in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. This is the final year that the Joan Knull will be putting Christmas decorations on display. (AP Photo/The Colorado Springs Gazette, Kent Nishimura)
A man dressed as Santa Claus poses for photographers as people bathe during the traditional Christmas bathe on the Mediterranean sea at at Nice, southeastern France, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Temperature of the water was 16 degrees Celcius (60 Fahrenheit). (AP PhotoLionel Cironneau)
A man dressed as Santa Claus poses for photographers as people bathe during the traditional Christmas bathe on the Mediterranean sea at at Nice, southeastern France, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Temperature of the water was 16 degrees Celcius (60 Fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
A man with a Santa Claus cap sails during the traditional Christmas bathe on the Mediterranean sea at at Nice, southeastern France, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Temperature of the water was 16 degrees Celsius (60 Fahrenheit). (AP PhotoLionel Cironneau)
A man with a Santa Claus cap sails during the traditional Christmas bathe on the Mediterranean sea at at Nice, southeastern France, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Temperature of the water was 16 degrees Celsius (60 Fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
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Santa waves from the mast of a decorated sailboat as decorated boats cruise out to Galveston Bay during the League City Chamber of Commerce Christmas Boat Lane Parade on Clear Lake in Kemah, Texas Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. (AP PhotoThe Courier, Kirk Sides)
Santa waves from the mast of a decorated sailboat as decorated boats cruise out to Galveston Bay during the League City Chamber of Commerce Christmas Boat Lane Parade on Clear Lake in Kemah, Texas Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/The Courier, Kirk Sides)
Decorated boats cruise under the Kemah, Texas bridge during the League City Chamber of Commerce Christmas Boat Lane Parade on Clear Lake in Kemah, Texas Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. (AP PhotoThe Courier, Kirk Sides)
Decorated boats cruise under the Kemah, Texas bridge during the League City Chamber of Commerce Christmas Boat Lane Parade on Clear Lake in Kemah, Texas Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/The Courier, Kirk Sides)
Festive characters wave to the crowd on board a decorated boat as they cruise during the League City Chamber of Commerce Christmas Boat Lane Parade on Clear Lake in Kemah, Texas Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. (AP PhotoThe Courier, Kirk Sides)
Festive characters wave to the crowd on board a decorated boat as they cruise during the League City Chamber of Commerce Christmas Boat Lane Parade on Clear Lake in Kemah, Texas Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/The Courier, Kirk Sides)
Volunteer tree cutters and 4-H Club members Riley Hanna,Keaton Meek and Kameron Alntor (right) tackle a tough Noble fir as Dan Bray along with his children Jacob,9, and Brooklyn,4, as they await deliver of their Christmas tree at the 10-acre Clyde n Dales Holiday Trees and Gifts farm in south Olympia,Wash. Sunday Dec 15. 2013 Along with hot cider and coffee visitors were treated to free carriage rides to the tree stands, Friends of Barb ONeils BBQ Truck, and photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus. (AP PhotoThe Olympian, Steve Bloom)
Volunteer tree cutters and 4-H Club members Riley Hanna,Keaton Meek and Kameron Alntor (right) tackle a tough Noble fir as Dan Bray along with his children Jacob,9, and Brooklyn,4, as they await deliver of their Christmas tree at the 10-acre Clyde 'n Dale's Holiday Trees and Gifts' farm in south Olympia,Wash. Sunday Dec 15. 2013 Along with hot cider and coffee visitors were treated to free carriage rides to the tree stands, Friends of Barb O'Neil's BBQ Truck, and photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus. (AP Photo/The Olympian, Steve Bloom)
David Ehrensperger of Nanticoke sings in the Barbershop Christmas Concert, Sunday Dec. 15, 2013, at St. Nichols Church in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (AP Photo Citizens VoiceAndrew Krech)
David Ehrensperger of Nanticoke sings in the Barbershop Christmas Concert, Sunday Dec. 15, 2013, at St. Nichols Church in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (AP Photo Citizens' Voice/Andrew Krech)
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A child greets a diver dressed as Santa Claus and waving at children at the Creta Aquarium in the city of Iraklio, on the Greek island of Crete, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. (AP PhotoBastian Parschau)
A child greets a diver dressed as Santa Claus and waving at children at the Creta Aquarium in the city of Iraklio, on the Greek island of Crete, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Bastian Parschau)
Runners, dressed as Santa Claus, and one in a mask, take part in the 37th Christmas Corrida Race in the streets of Issy Les Moulineaux, on the western outskirts of Paris, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. (AP PhotoFrancois Mori)
Runners, dressed as Santa Claus, and one in a mask, take part in the 37th "Christmas Corrida Race" in the streets of Issy Les Moulineaux, on the western outskirts of Paris, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Runners in costume, some dressed as Santa Claus, take part in the 37th Christmas Corrida Race in the streets of Issy Les Moulineaux, on the western outskirts of Paris, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. (AP PhotoFrancois Mori)
Runners in costume, some dressed as Santa Claus, take part in the 37th "Christmas Corrida Race" in the streets of Issy Les Moulineaux, on the western outskirts of Paris, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
A woman and child pose for pictures inside a large ball containing a Christmas tree in Bucharest, Romania, Sunday night, Dec. 15, 2013. A Christmas fare opened downtown the Romanian capital ahead of the winter holidays . (AP PhotoVadim Ghirda)
A woman and child pose for pictures inside a large ball containing a Christmas tree in Bucharest, Romania, Sunday night, Dec. 15, 2013. A Christmas fare opened downtown the Romanian capital ahead of the winter holidays . (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Christmas lights outline towers at the Country Club Plaza shopping center as the sun sets Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo. About 80 miles of lights with 280,000 multi-colored bulbs outline the buildings and towers in the shopping district. (AP PhotoCharlie Riedel)
Christmas lights outline towers at the Country Club Plaza shopping center as the sun sets Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo. About 80 miles of lights with 280,000 multi-colored bulbs outline the buildings and towers in the shopping district. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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The first family, from left, Malia Obama, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and Sasha Obama, pose with children dressed like elves at the National Building Museum in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. The first family is attending the taping of the annual 2013 Christmas in Washington, celebrating its 32nd year anniversary. (AP PhotoManuel Balce Ceneta)
The first family, from left, Malia Obama, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and Sasha Obama, pose with children dressed like elves at the National Building Museum in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. The first family is attending the taping of the annual 2013 Christmas in Washington, celebrating its 32nd year anniversary. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
President Barack Obama greets children dressed like elves at the National Building Museum in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. The first family is attending the taping of the annual 2013 Christmas in Washington, celebrating its 32nd year anniversary. (AP PhotoManuel Balce Ceneta)
President Barack Obama greets children dressed like elves at the National Building Museum in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. The first family is attending the taping of the annual 2013 Christmas in Washington, celebrating its 32nd year anniversary. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Shipley Smith, 7, left, is chased by his brother Slaton, 10, around a Christmas tree after posing for their family holiday card at Cobb Countys Cumberland Mall, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. For the Braves, abandoning downtown Atlanta for the suburbs means moving closer to the teams fan base and developing money-making restaurants and amenities. Team officials say its simply good business. But the decision also highlights long-standing disparities over wealth, where people live and even transportation, all facets of life connected to race and social class in Atlanta. The Braves will be moving from an area thats predominantly black and relatively poor compared to whiter Cobb County, where the team says more ticket-buyers live. Although it is long past segregation, the hometown of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King is far from integrated, and the citys politics, business and even sports teams reflect that gap. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
Shipley Smith, 7, left, is chased by his brother Slaton, 10, around a Christmas tree after posing for their family holiday card at Cobb County's Cumberland Mall, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. For the Braves, abandoning downtown Atlanta for the suburbs means moving closer to the team's fan base and developing money-making restaurants and amenities. Team officials say it's simply good business. But the decision also highlights long-standing disparities over wealth, where people live and even transportation, all facets of life connected to race and social class in Atlanta. The Braves will be moving from an area that's predominantly black and relatively poor compared to whiter Cobb County, where the team says more ticket-buyers live. Although it is long past segregation, the hometown of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King is far from integrated, and the city's politics, business and even sports teams reflect that gap. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Revelers dressed as Santa Claus run under fake snow, during a marathon in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. Around 6,000 people dressed as Santa Claus and his elves have run a mini-marathon through the streets of Madrid to promote festive cheer as the country tries to emerge from a two-year recession. While grown-ups dressed in red costumes with wispy white beards, children donned green elf outfits to run the 5.5 kilometer (3.4 miles) course through the city center. The race was organized Saturday by one of Spains leading department stores and it contributed 1 euro (1.34) for each entrant to a charity that buys Christmas presents for deprived children around the world. (AP PhotoAndres Kudacki)
Revelers dressed as Santa Claus run under fake snow, during a marathon in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. Around 6,000 people dressed as Santa Claus and his elves have run a "mini-marathon" through the streets of Madrid to promote festive cheer as the country tries to emerge from a two-year recession. While grown-ups dressed in red costumes with wispy white beards, children donned green elf outfits to run the 5.5 kilometer (3.4 miles) course through the city center. The race was organized Saturday by one of Spain's leading department stores and it contributed 1 euro ($1.34) for each entrant to a charity that buys Christmas presents for deprived children around the world. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Revelers dressed as Santa Claus run under fake snow during a mini-marathon in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. Around 6,000 people dressed as Santa Claus and his elves have run a mini-marathon through the streets of Madrid to promote festive cheer as the country tries to emerge from a two-year recession. While grown-ups dressed in red costumes with wispy white beards, children donned green elf outfits to run the 5.5 kilometer (3.4 miles) course through the city center. The race was organized Saturday by one of Spains leading department stores and it contributed 1 euro (1.34) for each entrant to a charity that buys Christmas presents for deprived children around the world. (AP PhotoAndres Kudacki)
Revelers dressed as Santa Claus run under fake snow during a "mini-marathon" in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. Around 6,000 people dressed as Santa Claus and his elves have run a "mini-marathon" through the streets of Madrid to promote festive cheer as the country tries to emerge from a two-year recession. While grown-ups dressed in red costumes with wispy white beards, children donned green elf outfits to run the 5.5 kilometer (3.4 miles) course through the city center. The race was organized Saturday by one of Spain's leading department stores and it contributed 1 euro ($1.34) for each entrant to a charity that buys Christmas presents for deprived children around the world. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
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Revelers dressed as Santa Claus take a picture during a Marathon in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. Around 6,000 people dressed as Santa Claus and his elves have run a mini-marathon through the streets of Madrid to promote festive cheer as the country tries to emerge from a two-year recession. While grown-ups dressed in red costumes with wispy white beards, children donned green elf outfits to run the 5.5 kilometer (3.4 miles) course through the city center. The race was organized Saturday by one of Spains leading department stores and it contributed 1 euro (1.34) for each entrant to a charity that buys Christmas presents for deprived children around the world. (AP PhotoAndres Kudacki)
Revelers dressed as Santa Claus take a picture during a Marathon in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. Around 6,000 people dressed as Santa Claus and his elves have run a "mini-marathon" through the streets of Madrid to promote festive cheer as the country tries to emerge from a two-year recession. While grown-ups dressed in red costumes with wispy white beards, children donned green elf outfits to run the 5.5 kilometer (3.4 miles) course through the city center. The race was organized Saturday by one of Spain's leading department stores and it contributed 1 euro ($1.34) for each entrant to a charity that buys Christmas presents for deprived children around the world. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Revelers dressed as Santa Claus run during a mini-marathon in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. Around 6,000 people dressed as Santa Claus and his elves have run a mini-marathon through the streets of Madrid to promote festive cheer as the country tries to emerge from a two-year recession. While grown-ups dressed in red costumes with wispy white beards, children donned green elf outfits to run the 5.5 kilometer (3.4 miles) course through the city center. The race was organized Saturday by one of Spains leading department stores and it contributed 1 euro (1.34) for each entrant to a charity that buys Christmas presents for deprived children around the world. (AP PhotoAndres Kudacki)
Revelers dressed as Santa Claus run during a "mini-marathon" in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. Around 6,000 people dressed as Santa Claus and his elves have run a ďmini-marathonĒ through the streets of Madrid to promote festive cheer as the country tries to emerge from a two-year recession. While grown-ups dressed in red costumes with wispy white beards, children donned green elf outfits to run the 5.5 kilometer (3.4 miles) course through the city center. The race was organized Saturday by one of Spainís leading department stores and it contributed 1 euro ($1.34) for each entrant to a charity that buys Christmas presents for deprived children around the world. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
A Christmas tree the was previously adorned with red sex toys is displayed in a street, in Milan, Italy, Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. The provocatively adorned Christmas tree was just too naughty for Milan city officials, who ordered it denuded of its racy red sex toys. The city said in an order dated Thursday that the Christmas season, qualifying as a holiday for children and families, requires sobriety in urban decorations, in particular when using traditional symbols that distinguish Christmas. Norma Rossetti, who launched an Italian sex toy e-commerce website this year, said Friday she complied immediately with the order. But she defended the so-called Tree of Pleasure saying the objects chosen were elegant and not obviously X-rated, and that her goal is to break down taboos by making sex toys completely normal everyday objects. She acknowledged some complaints, but said most passers-by during the one-day display were enthusiastic. (AP PhotoAntonio Calanni)
A Christmas tree the was previously adorned with red sex toys is displayed in a street, in Milan, Italy, Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. The provocatively adorned Christmas tree was just too naughty for Milan city officials, who ordered it denuded of its racy red sex toys. The city said in an order dated Thursday that the Christmas season, "qualifying as a holiday for children and families, requires sobriety in urban decorations," in particular when using "traditional symbols that distinguish Christmas." Norma Rossetti, who launched an Italian sex toy e-commerce website this year, said Friday she complied immediately with the order. But she defended the so-called "Tree of Pleasure" saying the objects chosen were "elegant" and not obviously X-rated, and that her goal is to break down taboos by making sex toys "completely normal everyday objects. " She acknowledged some complaints, but said most passers-by during the one-day display were enthusiastic. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
This undated image provided by New Mexico Tourism shows the historic plaza in Santa Fe, N.M., lit up for Christmas. A blend of Spanish, Anglo and Native traditions mark the holiday season in New Mexico. (AP PhotoNew Mexico Tourism , Richard Khanlian)
This undated image provided by New Mexico Tourism shows the historic plaza in Santa Fe, N.M., lit up for Christmas. A blend of Spanish, Anglo and Native traditions mark the holiday season in New Mexico. (AP Photo/New Mexico Tourism , Richard Khanlian)
In this Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013 photograph, a crucifix is seen in the St. Jeromes Cave underneath the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. To visitors arriving in Bethlehem for Christmas this year the Nativity Church will look different. Wrapped in scaffolding, the basilica is having a much-needed facelift after 600 years. Last year it has been included in UNESCOs list of endangered World Heritage sites. (AP PhotoNasser Nasser)
In this Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013 photograph, a crucifix is seen in the St. Jerome's Cave underneath the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. To visitors arriving in Bethlehem for Christmas this year the Nativity Church will look different. Wrapped in scaffolding, the basilica is having a much-needed facelift after 600 years. Last year it has been included in UNESCO's list of endangered World Heritage sites. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
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In this Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013 photograph, a restoration expert works on a mosaic inside the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. To visitors arriving in Bethlehem for Christmas this year the Nativity Church will look different. Wrapped in scaffolding, the basilica is having a much-needed facelift after 600 years. Last year it has been included in UNESCOs list of endangered World Heritage sites. (AP PhotoNasser Nasser)
In this Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013 photograph, a restoration expert works on a mosaic inside the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. To visitors arriving in Bethlehem for Christmas this year the Nativity Church will look different. Wrapped in scaffolding, the basilica is having a much-needed facelift after 600 years. Last year it has been included in UNESCO's list of endangered World Heritage sites. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
FILE - This Dec. 4, 2013 file photo shows the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree in New York. Its that time of year holiday music time. And with holiday music comes all the strange and twisted things we sometimes think were hearing. Mondegreens, the moniker for misheard words in song, arent restricted to holiday standards, of course, but the old-timey language of some seems to serve as a botched-lyric magnet. (AP PhotoKathy Willens, File)
FILE - This Dec. 4, 2013 file photo shows the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree in New York. It's that time of year: holiday music time. And with holiday music comes all the strange and twisted things we sometimes think we're hearing. Mondegreens, the moniker for misheard words in song, aren't restricted to holiday standards, of course, but the old-timey language of some seems to serve as a botched-lyric magnet. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
In Nov. 29, 2013 photo taken from video, siblings Maddie, 5, Mackenzie, 15, and Caleb Bunn, 18, from Rocky Mount, N.C., pose for a photo with Santa Cliff Snider at the Christmas Carousel show in Raleigh, N.C. Caleb is graduating from high school this year, and his mother says he agreed to pose for one last photo with Santa. (AP PhotoAllen G. Breed)
In Nov. 29, 2013 photo taken from video, siblings Maddie, 5, Mackenzie, 15, and Caleb Bunn, 18, from Rocky Mount, N.C., pose for a photo with "Santa" Cliff Snider at the Christmas Carousel show in Raleigh, N.C. Caleb is graduating from high school this year, and his mother says he agreed to pose for one last photo with Santa. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
In Nov. 29, 2013 photo taken from video, the Nice Book sits on a table as a little girl tells Santa Cliff Snider what she wants for Christmas in Raleigh, N.C. The High Point, N.C., man has been going to the C.W. Howard School since 1996 and is in the Santa Claus Hall of Fame. (AP PhotoAllen G. Breed)
In Nov. 29, 2013 photo taken from video, the "Nice Book" sits on a table as a little girl tells "Santa" Cliff Snider what she wants for Christmas in Raleigh, N.C. The High Point, N.C., man has been going to the C.W. Howard School since 1996 and is in the Santa Claus Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
Pope Francis, framed by the adorned branches of a Christmas tree, delivers his message during the Angelus noon prayer from his studio window overlooking St. Peters Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. The pontiff is scheduled to pray in front of the statue of the Virgin Mary in downtown Rome on the occasion of the Immaculate Conception feast later in the afternoon. (AP PhotoGregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis, framed by the adorned branches of a Christmas tree, delivers his message during the Angelus noon prayer from his studio window overlooking St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. The pontiff is scheduled to pray in front of the statue of the Virgin Mary in downtown Rome on the occasion of the Immaculate Conception feast later in the afternoon. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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Santa rides his motorcycle along the route of the Twilight Christmas Parade Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 in Maysville, Ky during a steady snowfall. Alan Henderson was portraying Santa Claus. (AP PhotoThe Ledger Independent, Terry Prather).
Santa rides his motorcycle along the route of the Twilight Christmas Parade Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 in Maysville, Ky during a steady snowfall. Alan Henderson was portraying Santa Claus. (AP Photo/The Ledger Independent, Terry Prather).
In this photo shot with a fisheye lens, Jim Cline removes the snow from Christmas trees for shoppers following a winter storm Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in Indianapolis. Several inches of snow fell on central and southern Indiana, making driving treacherous and leading to at least two fatal crashes. (AP PhotoDarron Cummings)
In this photo shot with a fisheye lens, Jim Cline removes the snow from Christmas trees for shoppers following a winter storm Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in Indianapolis. Several inches of snow fell on central and southern Indiana, making driving treacherous and leading to at least two fatal crashes. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
This undated photo provided by the Biltmore in Asheville, N.C., shows the National Historic Landmarks banquet hall decorated for Christmas. Holiday displays at the estate will be up through Jan. 12. (AP PhotoThe Biltmore Company)
This undated photo provided by the Biltmore in Asheville, N.C., shows the National Historic Landmark's banquet hall decorated for Christmas. Holiday displays at the estate will be up through Jan. 12. (AP Photo/The Biltmore Company)
This undated photo provided by the Biltmore in Asheville, N.C., shows the exterior of the National Historic Landmark decorated for Christmas. Holiday displays at the estate will be up through Jan. 12. (AP PhotoThe Biltmore Company)
This undated photo provided by the Biltmore in Asheville, N.C., shows the exterior of the National Historic Landmark decorated for Christmas. Holiday displays at the estate will be up through Jan. 12. (AP Photo/The Biltmore Company)
This undated photo provided by the Mission Inn Hotel in Riverside, Calif., shows the entrance archway at the historic landmark decorated for Christmas. Nearly 4 million lights illuminate the property through Jan. 5. (AP PhotoThe AAA Four Diamond Historic Mission Inn Hotel Spa)
This undated photo provided by the Mission Inn Hotel in Riverside, Calif., shows the entrance archway at the historic landmark decorated for Christmas. Nearly 4 million lights illuminate the property through Jan. 5. (AP Photo/The AAA Four Diamond Historic Mission Inn Hotel & Spa)
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In this Dec. 4, 2013 photo, Anna Ladner, left, and Vanja Ojes Dahlberg sip Champagne in front of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree after it was lit, in New York. Some 45,000 energy efficient LED lights adorn the 76-foot tree. (AP PhotoKathy Willens)
In this Dec. 4, 2013 photo, Anna Ladner, left, and Vanja Ojes Dahlberg sip Champagne in front of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree after it was lit, in New York. Some 45,000 energy efficient LED lights adorn the 76-foot tree. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Supermodel Irina Shayk and Baby, a dog who needs a home for the holidays, spread the holiday cheer at ASPCA Adoption Center on December 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven VlasicGetty Images)
Supermodel Irina Shayk and Baby, a dog who needs a home for the holidays, spread the holiday cheer at ASPCA Adoption Center on December 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
Supermodel Irina Shayk and Baby, a dog who needs a home for the holidays, spread the holiday cheer at ASPCA Adoption Center on December 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven VlasicGetty Images)
Supermodel Irina Shayk and Baby, a dog who needs a home for the holidays, spread the holiday cheer at ASPCA Adoption Center on December 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
A mother captures her baby with Santa Claus during a photo session on December 16, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael DodgeGetty Images)
A mother captures her baby with Santa Claus during a photo session on December 16, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)
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An unsupecting Santa Claus has his beard pulled off his face by a baby during a photo session on December 16, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael DodgeGetty Images)
An unsupecting Santa Claus has his beard pulled off his face by a baby during a photo session on December 16, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)
A crescent moon rises above a Christmas tree in St. Peters Square at the Vatican, Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. The 25-meter (82 feet) tall tree which arrived from Bavaria, Germany was lit Friday evening at the end of ceremony. Big crowds are expected to flock to the square during the holidays to admire the tree. (AP PhotoAndrew Medichini)
A crescent moon rises above a Christmas tree in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. The 25-meter (82 feet) tall tree which arrived from Bavaria, Germany was lit Friday evening at the end of ceremony. Big crowds are expected to flock to the square during the holidays to admire the tree. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
People stop to look at the Christmas tree next to St. Peters Basilica in St. Peters Square at the Vatican, Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. The 25-meter (82 feet) tall tree which arrived from Bavaria, Germany was lit Friday evening at the end of ceremony. Big crowds are expected to flock to the square during the holidays to admire the tree. (AP PhotoAndrew Medichini)
People stop to look at the Christmas tree next to St. Peter's Basilica in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. The 25-meter (82 feet) tall tree which arrived from Bavaria, Germany was lit Friday evening at the end of ceremony. Big crowds are expected to flock to the square during the holidays to admire the tree. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
This Nov. 27, 2013 image provided by the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel shows a gingerbread creation depicting the famous Opera House in Sydney, Australia on display in Honolulu, Hawaii . The gingerbread Opera House is part of a village of gingerbread depictions of famous landmarks around the world like the Eiffel Tower and the Washington Monument. The gingerbread replicas were created by the hotels chef, Ralf Bauer, and his team, for the Christmas holidays. (AP PhotoSheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel)
This Nov. 27, 2013 image provided by the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel shows a gingerbread creation depicting the famous Opera House in Sydney, Australia on display in Honolulu, Hawaii . The gingerbread Opera House is part of a village of gingerbread depictions of famous landmarks around the world like the Eiffel Tower and the Washington Monument. The gingerbread replicas were created by the hotel's chef, Ralf Bauer, and his team, for the Christmas holidays. (AP Photo/Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel)
A Christmas tree is decorated for the holidays in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. (AP PhotoJacquelyn Martin)
A Christmas tree is decorated for the holidays in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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As rain falls, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, their daughters Sasha, third from right, Malia, left, and Michelle Obamas mother Marian Robinson, second from right, call out as they light the National Christmas Tree during the 2013 National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. (AP PhotoCarolyn Kaster)
As rain falls, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, their daughters Sasha, third from right, Malia, left, and Michelle Obama's mother Marian Robinson, second from right, call out as they light the National Christmas Tree during the 2013 National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
From left, Santa, violinist and conductor Joshua Bell, soprano Renee Fleming, President Barack Obama, singer and musician Janelle MonŠe, and singer and songwriter Mariah Carey holding her daughter Monroe, dance with a young dancer and the end of the 2013 National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. (AP PhotoCarolyn Kaster)
From left, Santa, violinist and conductor Joshua Bell, soprano Renee Fleming, President Barack Obama, singer and musician Janelle MonŠe, and singer and songwriter Mariah Carey holding her daughter Monroe, dance with a young dancer and the end of the 2013 National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
President Barack Obama hugs Santa at the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony across from the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. (AP PhotoCharles Dharapak)
President Barack Obama hugs Santa at the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony across from the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Mariah Carey performs at the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony across from the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. (AP PhotoCharles Dharapak)
Mariah Carey performs at the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony across from the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Singer Aretha Franklin performs at the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony attended by President Barack Obama across from the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. (AP PhotoCharles Dharapak)
Singer Aretha Franklin performs at the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony attended by President Barack Obama across from the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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The National Christmas Tree with the White House in the background as seen from the Ellipse after President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia, and mother-in-law Marian Robinson lit the tree at the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony across from the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. (AP PhotoCharles Dharapak)
The National Christmas Tree with the White House in the background as seen from the Ellipse after President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia, and mother-in-law Marian Robinson lit the tree at the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony across from the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
A rain falls, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters Sasha, second from right, and Malia, left, react as they light the National Christmas Tree during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. (AP PhotoCarolyn Kaster)
A rain falls, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters Sasha, second from right, and Malia, left, react as they light the National Christmas Tree during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Chuck Weidner, manager at Toys R Us in York, Pa., center, gives a pep talk to employees before the store opens up for Black Friday shopping on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. (AP PhotoYork Daily Record, Jason Plotkin)
Chuck Weidner, manager at Toys R Us in York, Pa., center, gives a pep talk to employees before the store opens up for Black Friday shopping on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/York Daily Record, Jason Plotkin)
Cars and customers line up at Target in York, Pa. for Black Friday shopping on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013.(AP PhotoYork Daily Record, Jason Plotkin)
Cars and customers line up at Target in York, Pa. for Black Friday shopping on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013.(AP Photo/York Daily Record, Jason Plotkin)
As the sun begins to set, people wait for the opening of Toys R Us in York, Pa., for Black Friday shopping, on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. (AP PhotoYork Daily Record, Jason Plotkin)
As the sun begins to set, people wait for the opening of Toys R Us in York, Pa., for Black Friday shopping, on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/York Daily Record, Jason Plotkin)
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Eager shoppers crowd the entrance as they pour into the Macys Herald Square flagship store, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in New York. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the years biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major retailers are opening on Thanksgiving this year. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the years biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major retailers are opening on Thanksgiving this year. (AP PhotoJohn Minchillo)
Eager shoppers crowd the entrance as they pour into the Macy's Herald Square flagship store, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in New York. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the year's biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major retailers are opening on Thanksgiving this year. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the year's biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major retailers are opening on Thanksgiving this year. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
A crowd scrambled to find sizes of boots on sale soon after the doors opened at 8 P.M. for Black Friday shopping at Kohls on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 in Roseville, Minn. (AP PhotoThe Star Tribune, Renee Jones Schneider)
A crowd scrambled to find sizes of boots on sale soon after the doors opened at 8 P.M. for Black Friday shopping at Kohls on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 in Roseville, Minn. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Renee Jones Schneider)
A young boy waits in the shoe section as a customer tries on a pair of boots at the Macys Herald Square flagship store, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in New York. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the years biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major retailers are opening on Thanksgiving this year. (AP PhotoJohn Minchillo)
A young boy waits in the shoe section as a customer tries on a pair of boots at the Macy's Herald Square flagship store, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in New York. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the year's biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major retailers are opening on Thanksgiving this year. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
A customer uses her cell phone in the shoe section of the Macys Herald Square flagship store, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in New York. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the years biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major retailers are opening on Thanksgiving this year. (AP PhotoJohn Minchillo)
A customer uses her cell phone in the shoe section of the Macy's Herald Square flagship store, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in New York. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the year's biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major retailers are opening on Thanksgiving this year. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Employees handle bags filled with purchases behind a register at the Macys Herald Square flagship store, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in New York. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the years biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major retailers are opening on Thanksgiving this year. (AP PhotoJohn Minchillo)
Employees handle bags filled with purchases behind a register at the Macy's Herald Square flagship store, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in New York. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the year's biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major retailers are opening on Thanksgiving this year. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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Customers are reflected in a mirror in the shoe section of the Macys Herald Square flagship store, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in New York. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the years biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major retailers are opening on Thanksgiving this year. (AP PhotoJohn Minchillo)
Customers are reflected in a mirror in the shoe section of the Macy's Herald Square flagship store, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in New York. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the year's biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major retailers are opening on Thanksgiving this year. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
People stand in the rain during the annual National Hanukkah Menorah Lighting on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013. For the first time since the late 1800s - and for the last time until some 70,000 years from now - the first day of Hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving. (AP PhotoSusan Walsh)
People stand in the rain during the annual National Hanukkah Menorah Lighting on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013. For the first time since the late 1800s - and for the last time until some 70,000 years from now - the first day of Hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
From left, Rabbi Levi Shemtov, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, and Rabbi Abraham Shemtov participate in the annual National Menorah Lighting on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013. For the first time since the late 1800s - and for the last time until some 70,000 years from now - the first day of hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving. (AP PhotoSusan Walsh)
From left, Rabbi Levi Shemtov, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, and Rabbi Abraham Shemtov participate in the annual National Menorah Lighting on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013. For the first time since the late 1800s - and for the last time until some 70,000 years from now - the first day of hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
The National Menorah is lighted Wednesday evening on the Ellipse near the White House. The program was condensed due to the weather. (WTOPMegan Cloherty)
The National Menorah is lighted Wednesday evening on the Ellipse near the White House. The program was condensed due to the weather. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)
Cars waited in a short, but wet, line to get through the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore Wednesday afternoon. (WTOPJamie Forzato)
Cars waited in a short, but wet, line to get through the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore Wednesday afternoon. (WTOP/Jamie Forzato)
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Second-grader Rozie Aronov, 7, holds up a menurkey, a paper-and-paint mashup of a menorah and turkey she created at Hillel Day School in Farmington Hills, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. The recent class project reflects one way for Jews in the United States to deal with a rare quirk of the calendar that overlaps Thanksgiving with the start of Hanukkah. The last time it happened was 1888 and the next time is 79,043 years from now by one estimate thats widely repeated in Jewish circles. (AP PhotoPaul Sancya)
Second-grader Rozie Aronov, 7, holds up a menurkey, a paper-and-paint mashup of a menorah and turkey she created at Hillel Day School in Farmington Hills, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. The recent class project reflects one way for Jews in the United States to deal with a rare quirk of the calendar that overlaps Thanksgiving with the start of Hanukkah. The last time it happened was 1888 and the next time is 79,043 years from now _ by one estimate that's widely repeated in Jewish circles. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Colorful holiday lights glow from under the glass domes of the U.S. Botanic Garden with orange streaks from a passing city bus at left, on Capitol Hill in Washington, early Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013. The Conservatory holds displays of tropical plants, poinsettias, and decorated holiday trees. (AP PhotoJ. Scott Applewhite)
Colorful holiday lights glow from under the glass domes of the U.S. Botanic Garden with orange streaks from a passing city bus at left, on Capitol Hill in Washington, early Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013. The Conservatory holds displays of tropical plants, poinsettias, and decorated holiday trees. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
This Nov. 20, 2013 photo shows a goose pulling the ribbon on a gift-wrapped package in a holiday window display at Louis Vuitton in New York. Forget window shopping, some of Manhattans biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by. (AP PhotoMark Lennihan)
This Nov. 20, 2013 photo shows a goose pulling the ribbon on a gift-wrapped package in a holiday window display at Louis Vuitton in New York. Forget window shopping, some of Manhattan's biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
This Nov. 18, 2013 photo shows a woman walking her dog past a vintage Santa Claus holiday window display at Lord Taylor department store in New York. Forget window shopping, some of Manhattans biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by. (AP PhotoMark Lennihan)
This Nov. 18, 2013 photo shows a woman walking her dog past a vintage Santa Claus holiday window display at Lord & Taylor department store in New York. Forget window shopping, some of Manhattan's biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
This Nov. 18, 2013 photo shows a vintage holiday shopping window display featured at Lord Taylor department store, in New York. Forget window shopping, some of Manhattans biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by. (AP PhotoMark Lennihan)
This Nov. 18, 2013 photo shows a vintage holiday shopping window display featured at Lord & Taylor department store, in New York. Forget window shopping, some of Manhattan's biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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This Nov. 20, 2013 photo shows fashion celebrating Mardi Gras is displayed in a holiday window at Bergdorf Goodman in New York. Forget window shopping, some of Manhattans biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by. (AP PhotoMark Lennihan)
This Nov. 20, 2013 photo shows fashion celebrating Mardi Gras is displayed in a holiday window at Bergdorf Goodman in New York. Forget window shopping, some of Manhattan's biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
This Nov. 20, 2013 photo shows a display celebrating the Fourth of July in a holiday window at Bergdorf Goodman in New York. Forget window shopping, some of Manhattans biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by. (AP PhotoMark Lennihan)
This Nov. 20, 2013 photo shows a display celebrating the Fourth of July in a holiday window at Bergdorf Goodman in New York. Forget window shopping, some of Manhattan's biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
This Nov. 20, 2013 photo shows a holiday window display at Louis Vuitton, in New York. Forget window shopping, some of Manhattans biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by. (AP PhotoMark Lennihan)
This Nov. 20, 2013 photo shows a holiday window display at Louis Vuitton, in New York. Forget window shopping, some of Manhattan's biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
This Nov. 20, 2013 photo shows a sleigh filled with gift-wrapped jewelry boxes is displayed in a holiday window at Tiffany Co., in New York. Forget window shopping, some of Manhattans biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by. Reimagining every major holiday covered in a slick coating of ice, recreating cozy Christmas-morning scenes and paying homage to a local legend can be an annual labor of love. (AP PhotoMark Lennihan)
This Nov. 20, 2013 photo shows a sleigh filled with gift-wrapped jewelry boxes is displayed in a holiday window at Tiffany & Co., in New York. Forget window shopping, some of Manhattan's biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by. Reimagining every major holiday covered in a slick coating of ice, recreating cozy Christmas-morning scenes and paying homage to a local legend can be an annual labor of love. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
A reindeer sculpture carries a load of gift-wrapped presents in a holiday window display at Macys, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 in New York. Forget window shopping, some of Manhattans biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by. Reimagining every major holiday covered in a slick coating of ice, recreating cozy Christmas-morning scenes and paying homage to a local legend can be an annual labor of love. (AP PhotoMark Lennihan)
A reindeer sculpture carries a load of gift-wrapped presents in a holiday window display at Macy's, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 in New York. Forget window shopping, some of Manhattan's biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by. Reimagining every major holiday covered in a slick coating of ice, recreating cozy Christmas-morning scenes and paying homage to a local legend can be an annual labor of love. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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Skaters enjoy the opening day skating at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink, Nov. 15, 2013 in D.C. The rink is open seven days a week through mid March. Learn more here. (WTOPBrennan Haselton)
Skaters enjoy the opening day skating at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink, Nov. 15, 2013 in D.C. The rink is open seven days a week through mid March. Learn more here. (WTOP/Brennan Haselton)
This Nov. 2, 2009 file photo shows a Thanksgiving turkey. The average Turkey Day dinner will cost 49.04, or just 44 cents less in 2013 than it did in 2012. (AP PhotoLarry Crowe)
This Nov. 2, 2009 file photo shows a Thanksgiving turkey. The average Turkey Day dinner will cost $49.04, or just 44 cents less in 2013 than it did in 2012. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)
Reflected in the driver side mirror, motorists drive in the rain on Montrose Road in Rockville, Md., towards Interstate 270 out of Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, two days before the Thanksgiving holiday. (AP PhotoCharles Dharapak)
Reflected in the driver side mirror, motorists drive in the rain on Montrose Road in Rockville, Md., towards Interstate 270 out of Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, two days before the Thanksgiving holiday. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Travelers walk under a sign reading Happy Thanksgiving at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013. A winter storm system that hit parts of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas swept toward the densely populated East Coast on Tuesday, threatening to disrupt the plans of travelers ahead of the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend. (AP PhotoSeth Wenig)
Travelers walk under a sign reading "Happy Thanksgiving" at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013. A winter storm system that hit parts of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas swept toward the densely populated East Coast on Tuesday, threatening to disrupt the plans of travelers ahead of the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Popcorn, the National Thanksgiving Turkey, from Badger, Minn., stands on the North Portico at the White House in Washington, before being pardoned by President Barack Obama, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013. This is the 66th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation by the President. (AP PhotoCharles Dharapak)
Popcorn, the National Thanksgiving Turkey, from Badger, Minn., stands on the North Portico at the White House in Washington, before being pardoned by President Barack Obama, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013. This is the 66th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation by the President. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell checks the weight of a large deer and a wild turkey presented to him by the Mattaponi and Pamunkey Tribes on the 336th tax tribute ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at the Patrick Henry Building in Richmond, Va. (AP PhotoRichmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell checks the weight of a large deer and a wild turkey presented to him by the Mattaponi and Pamunkey Tribes on the 336th tax tribute ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at the Patrick Henry Building in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)
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