Morning Minutes: June 8
Word of the Day
Gravamen gruh-VAY-mun (noun) The material or significant part of a grievance or complaint -- www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
The Ocean Project
Take some time to celebrate the seas, which make up a crucial part of the world’s ecosystem but are often neglected. Learn about ocean creatures and habitats, how our daily actions affect them, and how everything is interconnected.
Number to Know
21: Age of Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg, who will make his MLB debut today. Strasburg is one of the most heralded pitching prospects of all time and was the No. 1 pick in last year’s draft.
This Day in History
June 8, 1968: James Earl Ray is arrested for the murder of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Rapper Kanye West (33)
“An idea is salvation by imagination.” - Frank Lloyd Wright, who was born on this date in 1867.