By The Associated Press / The Bulletin
December 18, 2008
Today is Thursday, Dec. 18, the 353rd day of 2008. There are 13 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History
On Dec. 18, 1865, the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery, was declared in effect by Secretary of State William H. Seward.
On this date
In 1787, New....