NEWS

Morning Minutes: Nov. 12

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Natant NAY-tunt (adj.) Swimming or floating in water -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

Picsearch

www.picsearch.com

Picsearch uses its own technology to create a searchable index of images on the Web. Designed to be simple, fast and accurate, the results of your search are presented as thumbnail images. The filtering system makes sure everything is family-friendly.

Number to Know

1902: Year when Auguste Rodin completed his most famous sculpture, “The Thinker.” Rodin was born on this date in 1840.

This Day in History

Nov. 12, 2001: In New York City, American Airlines Flight 587, an Airbus A300 en route to the Dominican Republic, crashes minutes after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport, killing all 260 on board and five on the ground.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Musician Neil Young (64)

Daily Quote

“The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.” - H.U. Westermayer