International News Archive - January 11, 2012

NASA Sees Tropical Storm Heidi Approaching Australia's Pilbara Coast

Tropical Storm Heidi is forecast to make landfall today along the Pilbara coast of Western Australia as warnings pepper the coast.

Iranian Nuclear Scientist Assassinated With Bomb

Mostafa Ahmadi-Roshan, one of Iran’s leading nuclear scientists and a beloved university lecturer, was killed Wednesday in a bomb-attack while riding in a car in the nation’s capital city.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.