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2011-04-19 13:00:00

DALLAS, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Tonight's "Dan Rather Reports" investigates the soaring price at the pump. According to the latest estimates, gas is up a dollar per gallon from last year, meaning that an average family could end up paying hundreds of dollars more to fill-up this summer than last. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Why the big jump? Some analysts believe the blame lies not on supply and demand, nor tensions in the Middle East - there is...

2011-04-14 15:00:00

DALLAS, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Inside MMA" is locked and loaded this week with an all-star line-up including four current and former world champions and a special guest host. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) The program will feature complete coverage of last weekend's Strikeforce(TM) event including an interview with Strikeforce(TM) Welterweight Champion Nick Diaz - fresh off his TKO victory over Paul Daley. "[Strikeforce(TM)] doesn't have anybody...

2011-04-12 10:50:00

DALLAS, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight's "Dan Rather Reports" presents an in-depth interview with Ken Feinberg, Administrator of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility, for a closer look at the current state of compensation for Gulf Coast victims who claim damages from the giant BP well blowout. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Feinberg was asked by the Obama Administration and British Petroleum to design, implement, and administer a process to pay eligible...

2011-04-11 12:40:00

DALLAS, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuesday's "Dan Rather Reports" focuses on the world's second largest untapped copper deposit, located in Afghanistan's volatile Logar Province, in a town called Mes Aynak, 20 miles outside of Kabul. The mine was recently offered up for bid to international mining companies. A Chinese company won the contest for the mine, which is said to be worth 88 billion dollars. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) According to the...

2011-04-07 10:03:00

DALLAS, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HDNet Concerts present Sting: Live in Berlin this Sunday, April 10 at 8:00 p.m. ET. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Filmed during the critically-acclaimed Symphonicity world tour, Live in Berlin features Sting, accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, conducted by Steven Mercurio, performing many of his greatest hits, including "Roxanne," "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic," "King Of Pain," "Fields Of...

2011-04-04 14:55:00

DALLAS, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Tomorrow night's "Dan Rather Reports," will air what has now become the last U.S. television interview with Chinese activist Ai Weiwei. On Sunday, Ai was arrested at the Beijing airport by authorities and he hasn't been seen or heard from since. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) A producer and crew from "Dan Rather Reports" have been in China for the past several weeks and they spoke at length with Ai Weiwei at his...

2011-03-28 10:15:00

DALLAS, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Four years after reporting from the front lines of Mexico's bloody war against drug traffickers, Dan Rather returns to Mexico to speak to some of the country's top experts and observers about the rising death toll. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) More than 34,000 Mexicans have been killed since Mexican President Felipe Calderon took office in 2006, and declared war on drug trafficking. Critics say this rising death toll...

2011-03-24 10:40:00

DALLAS, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At first glance, Bobby Lashley (5-1) and Phil Baroni (13-13) don't have much in common. Lashley is a highly touted heavyweight prospect, fast tracked for stardom as a former WWE superstar and only 27 months into his MMA journey. Baroni is a flamboyant veteran who has enjoyed a ten-year run as one of the most entertaining fighters in the sport. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Despite their differences, the two men have at...

2011-03-24 08:15:00

DALLAS, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At first glance, Bobby Lashley (5-1) and Phil Baroni (13-13) don't have much in common. Lashley is a highly touted heavyweight prospect, fast tracked for stardom as a former WWE superstar and only 27 months into his MMA journey. Baroni is a flamboyant veteran who has enjoyed a ten-year run as one of the most entertaining fighters in the sport. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Despite their differences, the two men...

2011-03-21 12:41:00

DALLAS, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, HDNet announced a long-term agreement with "The Voice" Michael Schiavello. In times of great change in the mixed martial arts world, Schiavello's long-term commitment signals a dedication to quality and consistency in HDNet's unmatched MMA coverage. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) In less than two years, Schiavello has established himself as the signature voice of the network's MMA programming and is regarded...


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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