From the NY Times Lively Morgue blog:
The original caption to this picture from December 21, 1933: Americans visiting Paris celebrated the end of Prohibition in the United States in a “real two-fisted manner”.
- President Obama on Monday declared a major disaster in South Carolina, where floods have killed at least 12 people and left tens of thousands stranded. ›
- California has become the fifth U.S. state to legalize physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients. ›
- The U.S., Japan, and 10 other Pacific Rim nations have agreed to a historic trade deal encompassing 40% of the world's economy. ›