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2006-02-26 10:46:25

By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When U.S. President George W. Bush heads to India on Tuesday, few people in the United States will be paying closer attention to the trip than the nearly 2 million Americans of Indian origin.

2005-09-13 16:52:07

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. court backed the sovereignty of Indian tribes on Tuesday ruling that four siblings whose father is a member of a tribe with a successful casino may not use the federal government to secure membership of the tribe.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.