| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:06 AM
At the White House correspondents' dinner a couple of years ago, Seth Meyers mocked the inability of Congress to work together by saying, "Do you know what the rest of America calls sitting next to someone with wildly different political...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 10:04 PM
SAN DIEGO (KTLA) -- A killer whale at SeaWorld in San Diego is recovering from an injury that is the subject of dispute between the park and animal rights activists.
The whale, an 11-year-old male named Nakai, was found with a gaping injury to the...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 3:54 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A group of animal rights activists says SeaWorld is lying about how a killer whale was injured and plans a protest Wednesday at the marine park.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals submitted a formal complaint to the U.S....
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:57 AM
SAN DIEGO -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals plans to stage a demonstration at SeaWorld San Diego Wednesday to protest the park's whale- management policies following an incident that left an 11-year-old killer whale with a gaping lower-jaw...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 7:22 PM
SAN DIEGO -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals staged a demonstration at SeaWorld San Diego Wednesday to protest the park's whale-management policies in the wake of an incident that left an 11-year-old killer whale with a gaping lower-jaw...
| Feb 17, 2013
Gail Vacca can pinpoint exactly when her love for horses began.
She was 4, on a family vacation in New Jersey, and her horse-loving grandfather asked her if she wanted a pony ride.
"I still remember it," says Vacca, founder and president of the...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Some University of Connecticut folks are all whipped up over their chances to be picked as one of PETA's "Most Vegan-Friendly Colleges" this year.
"There are vegan meals galore at UConn, including vegan ravioli caprese, vegan chicken pot pie, sweet-and-...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 1:50 PM
For the second time in five years, the University of Connecticut Health Center has been hit with more federal fines for violating animal welfare laws in laboratories. This time around the health center paid $12,429 for being cruel to rabbits.
In 2007, ...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:05 PM
The University of Connecticut has what you might call a really ugly history when it comes to animal cruelty in research studies.
In 2002, the university paid $129,500 to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for repeated animal welfare violations on its...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:15 PM
At the urging of a nationwide animal rights group, the Newport-Mesa Unified School District will end in-classroom cat dissections at its high schools.
Only Corona del Mar and Newport Harbor High School were still using cat corpses in its anatomy lessons,...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:15 PM
I'm usually reading four or five books at a time. At the moment, I'm in the middle of Husain Haddawy's enchanting translation of “The Arabian Nights” (forget Cervantes and Sterne — this is where postmodernism begins); Jean-Luc Marion's...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Nickelodeon star Daniella Monet is coming to Sublime (1431 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 954-615-1431, SublimeRestaurant.com) vegan restaurant.
She’s in town on Sunday to reveal her new “Try to Relate to Who's on Your Plate”...