General News Archive - October 19, 2008

Austin, TX (Sports Network) - Colt McCoy threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores, as the top-ranked Texas Longhorns bested the 11th- ranked Missouri Tigers, 56-31.

Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell Sunday endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama on national TV. Powell, appearing on NBC's "Meet the Press," said Obama, a U.S.

U.S. presidential nominee John McCain said he still respects fellow Republican Colin Powell despite his endorsement Sunday of Democrat Barack Obama. In an appearance on "Fox News Sunday," McCain said the former secretary of state's endorsement of Obama for president did not blindside him.

St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) - Steven Jackson gashed the Dallas defense for 160 yards and three touchdowns as the St. Louis Rams put a 34-14 whipping on the suddenly reeling Cowboys.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.