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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Friday, August 17

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actor Robert De Niro (69) Word of the Day Convoluted KAHN-vuh-loo-tud (adjective) Having many twists and curves; involved, intricate — www.merriam-webster.com Websit...
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  • Word of the Day
    Convoluted KAHN-vuh-loo-tud (adjective) Having many twists and curves; involved, intricate — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    The Guide DB
    theguidedb.com
    We’ve all been there: Searching through piles of paperwork or messy drawers for an instruction manual that we know exists somewhere. This site makes it easy: Just search for the manual you need and then download the document.
    Number to Know
    6: Number of years Davy Crockett served in the U.S. House of Representatives. Crockett was born on this date in 1786.
    This Day in History
    Aug. 17, 1998: President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony that he had an “improper physical relationship” with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. On the same day he admits before the nation that he “misled people” about his relationship.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Robert De Niro (69)
    Daily Quote
    “Let your tongue speak what your heart thinks.” — Davy Crockett

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