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2013-09-26 23:36:13

September is National Preparedness Month.

2006-06-19 13:42:20

Corrects year of Oklahoma City bombing to 1995 from 1985 in story from June 16.

2006-06-16 16:24:19

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly five years after the September 11 attacks, most cities and states in the United States are still unprepared for a major catastrophe, a Department of Homeland Security report showed on Friday.


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'.