Latest Andrea Mitchell Stories

2011-06-01 15:11:00

Beginning June 5th, NBC News brings an education "power week" to Philadelphia with a series of education-focused events and programming NBC News' Ann Curry and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo join NBC 10 in engaging Philadelphia in the national conversation about the future of America's education system Mayor Michael Nutter to participate in ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, June 6th to open the "Education Nation Experience" at the National Constitution Center NEW YORK, June 1, 2011...

2008-07-03 18:00:00

By Chris Robinson ADVENTUROUS pupils are hoping to go on more school outings to boost their learning if they win a share of the pounds 15,000 in The Journal's Tokens for Schools competitions. Clover Hill Community Primary School in Whickham, Gateshead, is always looking at ways to encourage children's enthusiasm for education. And if the school wins a cash prize in the token-collecting race, staff will allow time for more visits so that pupils get the most of their time at school....

2008-06-17 21:00:00

By JESSICA HESLAM During a touching tribute on yesterday's "Today" show, Luke Russert was asked about his late father Tim's role as a journalist and broadcaster. "I honestly believe that he saw himself as the questioner for the American people," the young Russert said of his father, the longtime host of NBC's "Meet the Press." Now the network faces the sensitive yet critical task of figuring out not who can replace the legendary newsman who died suddenly of a heart attack at age 58 on...

2006-01-16 13:42:07

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Alan Greenspan will join the jet-set speakers' circuit when he steps down as chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve later this month, the Financial Times reported on Monday. Greenspan will be represented by the Alexandria, Virginia-based Washington Speakers Bureau, the newspaper said, citing "sources in the U.S. event management industry." The Washington Speakers Bureau, which handles bookings for high-profile figures like former Secretary of State Colin Powell,...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).