General News Archive - December 27, 2006
WASHINGTON - In the fall of 1975, Gerald Ford's presidency was rocked by two assassination attempts within less than three weeks. The first took place on Sept. 5, 1975, in Sacramento, Calif., where Ford had spent the night at the Senator Hotel.
Word of the Day
- A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'