On the eve of the federal shutdown, a group bringing 91 veterans of World War II to Washington, D.C., was fretting about what they would do if closures meant they were unable to see the National World War II Memorial Tuesday.
Quacking duck ringtone helps firefighter rescue ducklings
SLIDELL, La. (AP) — Quack! Quack! A duck call ringtone helped a Louisiana firefighter rescue six ducklings from a storm drain. Full Story
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From Scratch: Single-bottle beer sales a boon for home cooks
I cheered last month when Pennsylvania changed its beer sales laws to allow customers to buy a 12-pack rather than a case. Full Story
Prosecutor describes Colorado gunman's path to carnage
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A prosecutor declared Monday that two psychiatric exams found Colorado theater gunman James Holmes to be sane as he meticulously plotted a mass murder, considering a bomb or biological warfare before settling on a shooting so that he could inflict more "collateral damage. Full Story