Business News Archive - September 11, 2010

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Sept. General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), today launched the U.S. Navy's newest supply ship, USNS Washington Chambers (T-AKE 11), during a christening ceremony at the shipyard on the city's working waterfront.

LEMONT, Ill., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Sean O'Hair scored a hole-in-one today during the third round of the BMW Championship, the third leg in the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup.

PORTO CERVO, Italy, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A week of spectacular races at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in Sardinia brought a new triumph for Esimit Europa 2 and crowned it as the best Maxi class yacht in the world.

Represents WTC Bldg 7's still-officially-unexplained free fall collapse and explosive implications NEW YORK, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At 9:11 p.m.

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.