Latest Abrams Stories

2012-08-09 23:01:05

Guest blogger Dan Abrams, legal analyst for ABC News, writes on Lawyers.com that teachers are struggling to maintain school order as students bully other kids and flout school rules on social media. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 Over the years, the courts have cut back on the authority of school officials. Federal appeals courts have ruled that a school's right to discipline is limited to actions taking place on its physical grounds. "Today, social media has changed everything,"...

2009-08-07 16:14:58

U.S. studio Paramount Pictures and producers Tom Cruise and J.J. Abrams have announced the writing team for Mission: Impossible IV. Josh Applebaum and Andre Nemec were named to write the screenplay, joining the list of writers who moved from Abrams' television series to write features he directs and produces, Variety reported Friday. Applebaum and Nemec spent four seasons with Abrams as co-executive producers of Alias. Variety said the Mission: Impossible IV script is based on a story Abrams...

2009-05-19 06:20:00

"Apollo: Through the Eyes of the Astronauts" is a new book produced by NASA and Abrams that provides a unique perspective of the historic program that took people to the moon nearly four decades ago. The publication chronicles Apollo missions 7 through 17 using photographs of the flights selected by each of the surviving Apollo astronauts. Between 1967 and 1972, 29 astronauts left Earth to explore the nearest celestial body, our moon. To celebrate that achievement, NASA and Abrams will...

2009-05-05 12:00:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a $37 million contract by the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command for Abrams Tank System Technical Support (STS). The award will fund engineering studies on Abrams main battle tanks to identify improvements and replace obsolete parts to maintain the tanks at high operational readiness rates. The work will be performed by existing...

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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.