Morning Minutes: Sept. 23

Word of the Day

Palliate PAL-ee-ayt (verb) To reduce the violence of (a disease); to ease (symptoms) without curing the underlying disease; to cover by excuses and apologies; to moderate the intensity of -

Website of the Day

Bruce Springsteen

If you’re a fan of Bruce Springsteen – whose birthday is today – head to the official website, which has all the information you need about The Boss and his work.

Number to Know

20: Number of Grammy Awards that Bruce Springsteen has won.

This Day in History

Sept. 23, 1909: “The Phantom of the Opera,” a novel by French writer Gaston Leroux, is first published as a serialization in Le Gaulois.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Musician Bruce Springsteen (63)

Daily Quote

“Blind faith in your leaders, or in anything, will get you killed.” - Bruce Springsteen