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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Wednesday, November 14

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (58) Word of the Day Zeroth ZEE-rohth (adjective) Being numbered zero in a series; of, relating to or being a zero — www.merriam-webster.com ...
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  • Word of the Day
    Zeroth ZEE-rohth (adjective) Being numbered zero in a series; of, relating to or being a zero — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Claude Monet
    www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/monet
    Today is the birthday of Claude Monet, and if you’re interested in learning more about the painter or his paintings, head to this WebMuseum site. Here you can view Monet’s paintings, get biographical information, find out where Monet’s paintings are displayed and more.
    Number to Know
    23.6 million: People in the United States who have diabetes. Today is World Diabetes Day. — www.diabetes.org
    This Day in History
    Nov. 14, 1991: In Royal Oak, Mich., a fired United States Postal Service employee goes on a shooting rampage, killing four and wounding five before committing suicide.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (58)
    Daily Quote
    “Thanksgiving Day is a jewel, to set in the hearts of honest men; but be careful that you do not take the day, and leave out the gratitude.” — E.P. Powell

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