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2010-01-29 08:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michelle Obama may be the first African-American first lady, but in other respects she's not that different from her predecessors, says Wake Forest University Professor of Political Science Kathy Smith, who studies first ladies.

2009-11-09 08:37:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Glamour magazine announces its annual Women of the Year tribute with 11 extraordinary and inspirational winners and one special-recognition honoree.

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...


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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