February 2, 2012 RSS feed / Features

Proposal Would Make Cairn Terrier State Dog

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The dog breed that played Toto in “The Wizard of Oz” might become a state symbol. At the request of a constituent, State Rep. More...

New Orleans Celebrates Anniversary Of Steamboat

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (AP) – Two hundred years ago, the first steamboat meandered down the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, taking more than four months to reach New Orleans. More...

Weapons For Future Include Key Relics Of Past

WASHINGTON (AP) – The lineup of weapons the Pentagon has picked to fit President Barack Obama’s new forward-looking defense strategy, called “Priorities for 21st Century Defense,” features relics of the past. More...

Romney Would Rank Among Richest Presidents Ever

WASHINGTON (AP) – Just how rich is Mitt Romney? Add up the wealth of the last eight presidents, from Richard Nixon to Barack Obama. Then double that number. Now you’re in Romney territory. More...