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2010-07-23 13:54:00

Report highlights processing of nearly 8 million pages of material WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Archives National Declassification Center (NDC) has issued its first status report, covering the reporting period of January 1 - June 30, 2010. During this time, nearly 8 million pages of material were processed and made available to the public. The report is online at: www.archives.gov/declassification/reports/. (Logo:...

2006-02-20 22:58:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence agencies have been secretly removing from public access at the National Archives thousands of historical documents that were available for years, The New York Times reported on Monday. The restoration of classified status to more than 55,000 previously declassified pages began in 1999, when the CIA and five other agencies objected to what they saw as a hasty release of sensitive information after a 1995 declassification order signed by...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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