• Where are the communications that stop us dead in our tracks and, above all, make us think?

    FORBES: Think More, Think Local

  • It is the goal of the counterterrorism community to stay several steps ahead of our terrorist adversaries so that we can stop terrorists dead in their tracks before they are able to carry out either small-scale or potentially devastating attacks.

    WHITEHOUSE: Press Briefing

  • Hard drives spin up from a dead stop to thousands of rotations a minute.

    FORBES: Magazine Article

  • In about six and a half minutes the spacecraft had to go from more than 10, 000 miles an hour to a dead stop.

    NPR: Mars Rover Marks Second Anniversary of Landing

  • It guarantees rolling back what is left to be spent in the Recovery Act will stop important projects dead in their tracks, like clean energy projects.

    WHITEHOUSE: Press Briefing

  • Why not take this literally--or pretend to--and stop group tastings dead to grill the winery owner on the mineral composition of the vineyards represented in every wine?

    FORBES: Faking It

  • The truth is rather different though, and a July report from the Progressive Policy Institute explains that capital investment, a critical means of growth for the economy, is hardly at a dead stop.

    FORBES: The Big Companies Betting On America: AT&T And Verizon Lead The Way

  • Scientists recently slowed photons to a dead stop.

    FORBES: Advice for Bush

  • The young Polish director Jolanta Dylewska has fashioned some of this archival footage into what feels like a concentrated act of mourning: as figures move through the streets or walk toward the trains that will transport them to the camps, portions of the frame are blown up so that individual faces can be scrutinized, and the film slows, often to a dead stop.

    NEWYORKER: (director: Jolanta Dylewska; 1995)

  • After walking a block from the bus stop, she entered the dead weather of the mall.

    NEWYORKER: Temporary

  • When U.S. President Barack Obama arrives in Israel on March 20th for an official state visit to the richly historic country, his itinerary will include a visit to the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, a stop at the Israel Museum to see the Dead Sea Scrolls, and a close-up look at a missile defense battery.

    FORBES: Obama's Israel Checklist: Dead Sea Scrolls, Birthplace Of Jesus, Missile Defense System

  • One more thing I should point out here, the four characters are dead, although that doesn't stop them from fighting again.

    NPR: Play Challenges Lebanese to Face Past, Present

  • For 14 hours the sub was dead in the water while Higgins and his crew worked to stop the leaks and bring the reactor back online.

    FORBES: Lighting Las Vegas

  • Israel is trying to stop rocket attacks from there, but the Israeli offensive has left more than 120 Palestinians dead.

    NPR: Rice Meets Israelis, Palestinians

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