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2005-08-22 10:49:43

MIAMI (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard searched on Monday for 31 Cubans reported missing at sea after their boat capsized between Florida and Cuba.

2005-07-21 19:25:42

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Coast Guard's $24 billion plan to modernize its fleet in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks is wasteful and poorly executed, U.S. lawmakers said on Thursday.


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.