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2008-08-18 12:00:56

Tributes poured into the National Public Radio Web site Monday for Leroy Sievers, the veteran journalist who reported on his own losing battle with cancer.

2006-01-12 15:48:08

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - One week after signing up to make news documentaries for the Discovery Channel, former "Nightline" anchor Ted Koppel has struck additional deals to contribute commentaries to National Public Radio and The New York Times.


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'.