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2014-09-30 08:22:31

U.S. News Best Cars Website Offers Car Shoppers Access to New and Used Car Inventory from Over 9,000 TrueCar Dealers SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, and U.S. News & World Report, a multimedia publisher of consumer advice, rankings and news, today announced a two-year extension of the U.S. News new car buying program. The program, which has been powered by TrueCar since 2011,...

2014-09-23 08:28:17

- One Student From Every State Plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico Receives $10,000 or $25,000 One-Time Scholarship - NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report and the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA, announce the offering of the AXA Achievement(SM) Scholarship, awarding $670,000 in annual scholarships to students nationwide for the 13(th) consecutive year. Through AXA Achievement(SM), AXA awards more than $1.4 million to students...

2014-09-18 12:25:49

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Hospitals for 25 years, will convene the country's top health care leaders for the second annual Hospital of Tomorrow Leadership Forum, taking place October 6-8, 2014 in Washington, D.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100603/PH13717LOGO The forum will spotlight leaders who are improving the quality and delivery of health care. More than 80 speakers, including 19 hospital presidents and CEOs,...

2014-09-11 12:23:54

THE 5 MONEY CONVERSATIONS TO HAVE WITH YOUR KIDS AT EVERY AGE AND STAGE LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Featured in Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, Money Magazine, Women's Health, Good Morning America and Fox News, bestselling authors and money relationship experts, Scott & Bethany Palmer, known as The Money Couple®, now share their expert advice on the 5 must have Money Conversations for parents and their kids. Whether they are 5 or 25, The 5 Money Conversations to...

2014-09-10 12:28:14

Top-tier performance for U-M Health System residency programs in all 20 specialties rated in Doximity/U.S. News poll ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doctors nationwide rate the University of Michigan Health System as one of the best places for young doctors to train in their chosen field, across 20 medical specialties, according to a new ranking released today. U-M residency programs earned a top spot in the country in all ranked specialties, from...

2014-09-09 00:22:34

Princeton and Williams Continue Reign at Top; Harvard and Amherst are No. 1 for Value WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report today released the 30(th) edition of its flagship Best Colleges rankings, which measure academic excellence. For the second year in a row, Princeton University claims sole possession of the No. 1 spot in the Best National Universities category. Williams College tops the list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges, making it No. 1...

2014-08-26 12:24:02

DESTIN, FL, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, voted the #1 Resort on Florida's Emerald Coast, announced it has been ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News & World Report ranked Sandestin the #1 Hotel in Destin in its 2014 rankings. "We've ranked the top hotels in Destin based on an unbiased analysis of awards, expert recommendations and user ratings," U.S. News & World Report stated. "Out of 144 hotels, one property -- Sandestin...

2014-08-05 16:21:09

DALLAS, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines' (NYSE: LUV) frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards, has been named one of the top airline rewards programs in U.S. News & World Report's 2014 rankings of the Best Airline Rewards Programs. This is Southwest's second consecutive award from U.S. News & World Report. "It's exciting that U.S. News & World Report has recognized our frequent flier program for its unique combination of Customer Service, reward...

2014-08-05 08:22:53

JetBlue TrueBlue and Marriott Rewards Claim Top Spots WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help travelers make the most of airline and hotel rewards, U.S. News & World Report today released the 2014-15 Best Travel Rewards Programs. This year's rankings feature information on 27 airline and hotel programs. New this year, JetBlue's TrueBlue frequent flier plan is the No. 1 Best Airline Rewards Program. Marriott Rewards once again topped the Best Hotel Rewards category....

2014-07-23 23:11:36

NWH Recognized as a Top Hospital for Gynecology, Geriatrics, Urology, Orthopedics, and Neurosurgery for 2nd Year in a Row Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that it has been ranked as one of the best hospitals in New York for 2014 - 2015 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. In addition to being...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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