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2011-02-11 06:20:00

President Barack Obama unveiled plans on Thursday to expand high-speed wireless Internet access to nearly all Americans while pledging to cut the deficit by over $9 billion over the next decade.

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2009-07-28 08:00:00

Two thirds of all different species of freshwater crabs are at risk of becoming extinct, says a new survey.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.