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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Sunday, October 21

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actress/novelist Carrie Fisher (56) Word of the Day Caravansary kair-uh-VAN-suh-ree (noun) An inn surrounding a court in eastern countries where caravans rest at night; hotel, inn — www.merriam-web...
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  • Word of the Day
    Caravansary kair-uh-VAN-suh-ree (noun) An inn surrounding a court in eastern countries where caravans rest at night; hotel, inn — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Ask a Biologist
    askabiologist.asu.edu
    Ask a Biologist is designed as an educational resource for students from kindergarten through high school. If a biology topic is puzzling you, submit your question through an online form and a biologist will try to answer within 72 hours.
    Number to Know
    92: Percentage of households with residents who consider their neighborhood safe. In addition, 78 percent said there was no place within a mile of their homes where they would be afraid to walk alone at night. — Census.gov
    This Day in History
    Oct. 21, 1967: Vietnam War: More than 100,000 war protesters gather in Washington, D.C. A peaceful rally at the Lincoln Memorial is followed by a march to The Pentagon and clashes with soldiers and U.S. marshals protecting the facility.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actress/novelist Carrie Fisher (56)
    Daily Quote
    “They that are born on Halloween shall see more than other folk.” — Author unknown

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