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2005-08-18 18:48:00

Today's in-flight movie is "Red Eye," with horror-meister Wes Craven departing from the garish gore of his "A Nightmare on Elm Street" days yet essentially sticking to the formula of his "Scream" flicks, minus the laughs.

2005-08-12 08:10:00

American children miss 22 million days of school each year due to colds, flu and other infections, experts say. But that statistic should come as no surprise to the nation's teachers: In a new survey, seven out of 10 say their classrooms aren't regularly disinfected by custodians, and more than half say they spend their own money and time ridding their classrooms of germs.

2004-11-29 06:00:00

At first, Julia DeCredico pushed her triplets in a stroller to help calm them down when fussy. Now she takes 22-month-old Claudia, Joseph and Davis on morning strolls regardless of their moods. That's because it's mom's time to exercise.

Word of the Day
  • 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'.