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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Sunday, October 14

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Singer Usher (33) Word of the Day Countermand KOUNT-er-mand (verb) To revoke (a command) by a contrary order; to recall or order back by a superseding contrary order — www.merriam-webster.com...
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  • Word of the Day
    Countermand KOUNT-er-mand (verb) To revoke (a command) by a contrary order; to recall or order back by a superseding contrary order — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum (www.eisenhower.archives.gov)
    President Dwight D. Eisenhower was born on this date in 1890, so today head to the site of his presidential library to learn more about the military leader and politician. The site has just about everything you’d want to know about Ike, and if you want to visit the actual museum in Abilene, Kan., you’ll find visitors’ information as well.
    Number to Know
    34: Number president that Dwight D. Eisenhower was.
    This Day in History
    Oct. 14, 1982: President Ronald Reagan proclaims a war on drugs.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Singer Usher (33)
    Daily Quote
    “One need not be a chamber to be haunted;
    One need not be a house;
    The brain has corridors surpassing
    Material place.” — Emily Dickinson

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