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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Monday, January 7

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actor Nicolas Cage (49) Word of the Day Momentous mo-men-tous (adjective) Important, consequential. — www.merriam-webster.com Website of the Day...
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  • Word of the Day
    Momentous mo-men-tous (adjective) Important, consequential. — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Can I Vote?
    http://www.canivote.org
    Run by the National Association of Secretaries of State, this nonpartisan site allows eligible voters to look up when and how they can vote.
    Number to Know
    93 million: Number of eligible Americans who did not vote in the 2012 presidential election.
    This Day in History
    January 7, 1789: The United States of America holds its first presidential election; George Washington wins.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Nicolas Cage (49)
    Daily Quote
    “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” — Thomas A. Edison
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