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2005-08-08 15:38:04

Please read in paragraph 18 "Dan Rather ended his 24-year career as CBS lead anchor in March" instead of "Dan Rather ended his 24-year career as CBS lead anchor last month." By Cal Mankowski NEW YORK (Reuters) - Peter Jennings, prime-time anchorman for ABC News for more than two decades, has died of lung cancer at his home, the network said. He was 67. The Canadian-born Jennings, host of ABC's "World News Tonight" since 1983, died on Sunday, five months after he announced that he had...

2005-08-01 03:57:34

By Mimi Turner LONDON (Hollywood Reporter) - Britain's top police officer has lashed out at ABC News' decision to televise leaked photographs of key evidence as part of its news coverage of the terror attacks in London. Wednesday's edition of "World News Tonight" aired photos of unexploded devices found in the trunk of a car at the Luton train station north of London. The photos were widely picked up by newspapers around the world and even aired on the BBC the next day. The pictures,...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'