Latest MATEA GOLD Stories

2008-10-08 09:00:29

By MATEA GOLD By Matea Gold Los Angeles Times NEW YORK Tonight's episode of "Project Runway" begins the drawn-out reveal of who will be the next winner of the popular fashion design competition: Jerell, Kenley, Korto or Leanne.

2008-09-01 09:00:17

By MATEA GOLD By Matea Gold and James Rainey Los Angeles Times ST. PAUL, Minn. The television networks and national cable news outlets Sunday shifted their top talent and reporters from the Republican National Convention here to the Gulf region to prepare for Hurricane Gustav's landfall.

2008-06-21 09:00:30

By MATEA GOLD By Matea Gold Los Angeles Times NEW YORk Every weekday evening, Katie Couric is the picture of sobriety on the "CBS Evening News." Viewers who miss the impish humor the anchor exhibited on "Today" probably don't know that it's still possible to catch glimpses of Couric, unplugged - and in a medium that's light-years away from the staid environs of broadcast news.

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'.