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( fā'bēəs ), ancient Roman gens. The family was most distinguished from the 5th cent. B.C. onward. However, little is known of the early members.

Open Facebook (Electronic resource)
Facebook (Electronic resource)

In the first decade of the 2000s, social network sites (SNS) emerged as one of the dominant means for accessing information and communication online.

Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a U.S. federal law first enacted in 1938 to protect American workers from being forced to work excessive hours

Open Fair trade
Fair trade

The demand that producers from poorer countries should not be denied the legitimate maximum rewards from their sales by the actions of richer

Open Fair use (Copyright)
Fair use (Copyright)

The cornerstone of the Copyright Act is the concept of fair use, a practice that is common on college and university campuses, particularly in their


( fäkēr', fā'kər ), [Arab.,=poverty], in Islam, usually an initiate in a Sufi order. The title fakir is borne with the understanding that poverty is


( fälä'shəs ) [Amharic,=exiles], Jews of Ethiopia who refer to themselves as Beta Israel (House of Israel). Long isolated from mainstream Judaism,

Open Falkland Islands War
Falkland Islands War

The world awoke on April 3, 1982 to the shocking news that an Argentine invasion force had landed on the desolate Falkland Islands in the far South

Open Families

The term family is used to refer to a wide range of relationships, varying historically and culturally. Despite this diversity, family is still

Open Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993
Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was enacted by the U.S. government in 1993. The FMLA guarantees eligible employees who work for covered employers