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International News Archive - April 16, 2010

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European air travel was in a state of chaos early Friday morning, as the continued eruption of ash from a volcano in Iceland has forced airports across the continent and in the UK to close.

Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.