December 15, 2011 RSS feed / Living

Groups increase efforts to stop sales of pet store puppies

LOS ANGELES ( AP) — More puppies are sold at pet stores during the holiday season than any other time of year. More...

Michigan gives Wis. mitten campaign the thumbs down

LANSING, Mich. Michigan and Wisconsin have thrown off the gloves and are engaged in hand-to-hand combat in a debate over which of them looks more like a mitten. More...

Charleston fire; first execution of Union deserter

THIS WEEK IN THE CIVIL WAR

In April 1861, the Civil War’s first shots were fired in Charleston, S.C. More...