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In Brief for Sept. 19, 2007

In Brief for Sept. 19, 2007

Halloween scene Characters from the entertainment industry will rule Halloween costumes this year, including the stars of movies and TV shows "Saw," "Ugly Betty," "Dancing With the Stars" and "Blades of Glory," according to the Halloween Costume and Party Show ...

Hotels fight to go green The hotel industry is grappling with an avalanche of products claiming to be environmentally friendly, but no one standard helps differentiate what is kind to the environment and what is not. "This is uncharted territory for us," a Marriott spokesman told the Wall Street Journal ...

Venezuela in the soup Venezuelan officials said Sunday that they had topped Mexico by setting a world record for the largest pot of soup--3,960 gallons of sancocho stew.

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