As a collectible, barbed wire has everything it needs - a wire guru, annual conventions and a special kind of wire that is the crown jewel of every
collection, the coveted Dodge Star. But recent wildfires in Texas have threatened the supply of collectible antique wire.
Some Pacific Northwest Christians are giving up their Starbucks - and their sodas and energy drinks too - in a novel Lent observance that has its roots in
ancient custom and is making a difference in developing countries.
The backing of communists may be a bit of election help that Barack Obama would rather do without but the Young Communist League are vowing to stay visible through November for
whoever wins the Democratic party nomination.
In its heyday, the Prohibition Party influenced national politics. In 2000, its presidential candidate won only 208 votes, but the few remaining
members of America’s oldest third party are as dedicated as ever.