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2011-04-25 09:49:00

Children's Actions Result in Escape From 83 Percent of Attempted Abductions Actor Tim Kang From CBS "The Mentalist" Urges Parents to Take 25 Minutes to Talk to Children About Safety ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This May, thousands of communities across the country will hold events as a part of the fifth annual Take 25 national child safety campaign. The effort was created by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) to encourage...

2010-11-16 09:13:00

"The Mentalist" Actor Tim Kang Tells Parents What To Do and What Not To Do ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents need to be careful not to let their guard down or become distracted while traveling or attending public functions during the 2010 holiday season. Tim Kang, actor from the hit CBS show The Mentalist has partnered with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) to help educate parents about what they should be telling their...

2010-08-18 09:13:00

Actor Tim Kang from CBS' 'The Mentalist' Heads Campaign to Help Parents Keep Their Children Safe ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As parents prepare for the start of a new school year, teaching children how to be safe needs to be at the top of their list of things to do. An analysis by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) of attempted abductions during the past five years found that children are at most risk when going to and from school or...

2009-07-10 08:43:35

Terry Kinney has signed on to join the cast of the U.S. television drama The Mentalist, CBS announced. Starting this fall, the former Oz and The Unusuals star will play the recurring role of Agent Sam Bosco, a seemingly flat-footed policeman with a deceptively sharp intelligence, the network said in a news release. He leads the CBI Serial Crimes Unit and is brought in to oversee the Red John case. His by-the-book approach serves as a constant irritation to Patrick Jane, CBS said. In turn,...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.