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2015-02-11 23:09:09

Congressional gridlock over the looming insolvency of the Social Security disability insurance program would put the benefits of about 11 million disabled Social Security beneficiaries at risk.

2015-02-11 12:29:28

Seven Cities Win City Hall AmeriCorps VISTA "Love Your Block" Award of $30,000 and Human Capital; Additional Cities to Join New Cohort of "Love Your Block" Cities Using Impact Volunteering NEW

2015-02-11 12:21:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit - United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), the research and innovation arm of United Technologies Corp.

2015-02-10 23:10:03

Tax Reform, Workforce Development, Cybersecurity, Broadband Communications, Global Trade and Government Procurement and Acquisition among Top Priorities ATLANTA,

2015-02-10 23:06:35

Moderated out-of-pocket costs due to Medicare support have meant that the ageing population has driven demand growth without patients being greatly hindered by price.

2015-02-10 23:03:45

Legal Analytics® creator Lex Machina announced today the integration of Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) data into its platform, enabling attorneys to get a complete picture of patent

2015-02-10 23:02:27

In support of the upcoming Engineers Week, Envision Experience personnel were on-hand with NASA this week at the Goddard Space Flight Center, sharing the State of NASA event via social media.

2015-02-10 20:20:26

Credit Union is on course, and on speed, to meet or exceed 2014 effort. ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.