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2009-07-21 01:03:06

Jason Schmidt went five innings and got the win Monday in his first big-league start in more than two years when the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Cincinnati 7-5. Schmidt (1-0) -- whose persistent shoulder ailments and numerous rehab assignments had kept him out of a starting role since June 16, 2007 --

2009-04-13 13:00:00

The AJC announces changes to its Op-Ed pages ATLANTA, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) announced today that Cynthia Tucker, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and the newspaper's editorial page editor, will take a new role as political columnist based in Washington, D.C., beginning this summer.

2008-10-10 18:00:04

Obama buying prime time ad Barack Obama is buying a half-hour slot on television networks in prime time on Oct. 29, the anniversary of Black Tuesday of 1929, when panic in the stock markets set in ahead of the Great Depression.

2008-06-30 09:02:30

By Brian Knowlton Jeff Zeleny contributed reporting from Washington.

2005-07-21 21:51:07

By Alan Elsner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives, ignoring protests from civil liberties groups, renewed the USA Patriot Act on Thursday mostly along party lines, to make permanent the government's unprecedented powers to investigate suspected terrorists.

2005-07-21 11:57:47

By Alan Elsner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives, ignoring protests from civil liberties groups and some conservatives, moved on Thursday to renew the USA Patriot Act giving the government unprecedented powers to investigate suspected terrorists.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.