Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Morning Minutes: March 30

Word of the Day

Pugnacious puhg-NAY-shuhs (adjective) Inclined to quarrel or fight readily; combative - diciotnary.com

Website of the Day

Alaska Guide


Planning to visit Alaska? National Geographic's guide shows the best spots to visit. Even if you don't have a big trip planned, see pictures of Alaskan attractions like Denali National Park.

Number to Know

$7 million: Amount Secretary of State William H. Seward paid Russia for Alaska on this date in 1867.

This Day in History

March 30, 1981: John Hinckley, Jr. tries to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in a deranged attempt to capture the attention of actress Jodie Foster.

Today's Featured Birthday

Guitarist Eric Clapton (68)

Daily Quote

"Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born." - Anais Nin