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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Saturday, December 1

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Singer/actress Bette Midler (67) Word of the Day Contrite kun-TRYTE (adjective) Feeling or showing sorrow and remorse for a sin or shortcoming — www.merriam-webster.com ...
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  • Word of the Day
    Contrite kun-TRYTE (adjective) Feeling or showing sorrow and remorse for a sin or shortcoming — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    World AIDS Day
    www.worldaidsday.org
    Take some time today to learn more information about AIDS and how it affects the world. Find facts about research efforts, ways to donate and how to help stop the spread of HIV.
    Number to Know
    34 million: Number of people in the world who have HIV/AIDS, according to www.avert.org. Today is World AIDS Day.
    This Day in History
    Dec. 1, 1955: In Montgomery, Ala., seamstress Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat to a white man and is arrested for violating the city’s racial segregation laws, an incident which leads to the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Singer/actress Bette Midler (67)
    Daily Quote
    “Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” — Norman Vincent Peale

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