Week In Words

A field guide to unusual words in this week's Wall Street Journal includes derecho, Kubb, mandals and prêt-à-couture.

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  • Fantasy Football Week 14 Waiver Wire: Last-Minute Adds, Drops For Your Lineup
    The fantasy football playoffs are here, meaning every move you make carries extra importance. By now, you know which players are worth keeping or dropping, but there still are plenty of variables that can come into play, such as injuries and suspensions.
    12/8/2017 - 4:57 pm | View Link
  • Top VC deals: Baidu invests in electric vehicles, Gilead buys cancer-fighting start-up
    A Tesla and Toyota competitor in China, WM Motor, has raised $1.8 billion from investors including Baidu Capital to make smart electric vehicles. Gilead Sciences acquired Cell Design Labs in a deal valued at $567 million. The company is developing cell ...
    12/8/2017 - 4:22 pm | View Link
  • The NBA Trades That Need to Happen
    Good news: We’re one week away from Trade Machine Day, a.k.a. The Real NBA Christmas, a.k.a. “I Hope Amir Johnson Is Only Renting” Day! On December 15, NBA teams can officially trade almost anyone signed from last summer. Any type of player ranging ...
    12/8/2017 - 4:08 pm | View Link
  • Southern California fires live updates: Ventura fire causes havoc as winds push flames toward Ojai, Santa Barbara coastal communities
    Individually, none of this fall’s fires in Northern California came close to the acreage of the 132,000-acre Thomas fire in Ventura County, though combined, the blazes up north scorched more than 240,000 acres. The deadliest fire in Northern California ...
    12/8/2017 - 3:43 pm | View Link
  • Supreme Court Widens Review of Gerrymandering
    WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court expanded its review of partisan redistricting on Friday, adding to its calendar a second case asserting a constitutional basis to curb the drawing of political maps to favor the party in power. The new case involves a ...
    12/8/2017 - 3:08 pm | View Link
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  • The Week
    Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip ...
    12/4/2017 - 7:14 pm | View Website
  • Lucknow
    Etymology "Lucknow" is the anglicised spelling of the local pronunciation "Lakhnau". According to one legend, the city is named after Lakshmana, a hero of the ancient ...
    12/4/2017 - 2:28 pm | View Website
  • Week | Definition of Week by Merriam-Webster
    Define week: any of a series of 7-day cycles used in various calendars; especially : a 7-day cycle beginning on Sunday and… — week in a sentence
    12/4/2017 - 12:26 pm | View Website
  • Home
    On Saturday, Illinois military families got an early Christmas present, with their loved ones returning home from deployment. Members of the 182nd Airlift Wing ...
    12/4/2017 - 5:59 am | View Website
  • What week of the year is it?
    What week of the year is it? This single serving app calculates the week of the year and day of the year for the current day and for any day which you specify.
    12/4/2017 - 2:46 am | View Website
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