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2009-10-28 10:42:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year Glamour celebrates Women of the Year by paying tribute to courageous and inspiring women who are changing the world.

2009-10-23 15:14:00

Dia de la Mujer Latina(TM) Founder and CEO Venus Gines Provides Testimony on Her Own Experiences with Coverage Denials Due to a Pre-Existing Condition, Shares PAF 2008 Patient Data Access Report Findings Highlighting Nationwide Access to Care Issues WASHINGTON, Oct.

2009-07-13 17:38:00

DENVER, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Local nonprofit Project C.U.R.E. announced today its third-annual First Ladies' Luncheon will be held in Denver July 23 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center.

2009-07-07 15:00:00

CAIRO, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- After an intense competition among finalists chosen from a pool of more than 300,000 students from more than 100 countries and regions, Microsoft Corp. announced the winners of Imagine Cup 2009.

2009-06-22 08:00:00

Shriver to Present First Annual Governor & First Lady's Medals for Service, Join CaliforniaVolunteers to Build First Fully Intergenerational Playground in the Country, and Participate in Conference's Opening General Session SAN FRANCISCO, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- California First Lady Maria Shriver will continue her dedication to encouraging all Californians to serve their communities today by presenting the first annual Governor and First Lady's Medals for Service, joining 500 volunteers...

2009-06-16 13:15:00

KATE & LAURA MULLEAVY FOR RODARTE WIN TOP PRIZE EVENING GENEROUSLY UNDERWRITTEN BY SWAROVSKI Awards held at new venue at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) paid tribute to the winners and honorees of the 2009 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center.

2009-05-18 10:29:00

Sonic Foundry's webcasting services link University of California Merced's milestone event to the world MADISON, Wis., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama delivered her first commencement address to the founding classmen from the UC system's newest campus on Saturday, and through services by Sonic Foundry, Inc.

2009-04-23 17:06:59

The governing party of South Africa said Jacob Zuma, expected to become president, will make the decision about which of his wives will be first lady. The African National Congress said the first lady question is a private matter for Zuma -- the party leader and likely the next president, after his party won a majority in the recent elections -- and his wives, The Guardian (Britain) reported Thursday. Zuma has not made the number of his wives clear, but he has spoken openly about his...

2009-04-07 07:26:00

SPECIAL MAY COVER STORY FEATURES FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA AND HER MOTHER NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ESSENCE's May issue celebrates Mother's Day in a special way -- with two of the most popular mothers in the world! In their first interview together, First Lady Michelle Obama and her mother, Marian Robinson, 71, did a sit down interview in the White House during their first photo shoot together to speak to ESSENCE editor-in-chief Angela Burt-Murray about retaining their family values,...

2009-04-06 15:02:00

Two-Volume Box Set Highlights First Family in Hundreds of Photographs and More Than 90 Commemorative Souvenirs ATLANTA, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- From the creators of the best-selling Barack Obama Collector's Vault comes a new, two-volume box set celebrating the inauguration of President Barack Obama, and featuring First Lady Michelle Obama and her family in hundreds of photographs and more than 90 commemorative souvenirs. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090406/CL95212 ) "The...

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.