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Latest Adam Nagourney Stories

2008-08-25 09:00:46

By Brian Knowlton, Adam Nagourney and Jeff Zeleny John M. Broder contributed from Springfield, Illinois; Carl Hulse contributed from Washington; and Dalia Sussman from New York.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.