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Archive: April 25, 2010 - May 1, 2010

Should the U.S. continue offshore drilling?

In the aftermath of the Gulf coast oil spill, should the U.S. invest in more offshore drilling?

By Cameron Smith | April 30, 2010; 4:16 PM ET | Comments (14)

Will move help or hurt Charlie Crist?

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (R) will announce his future political plans today, a decision widely reported -- by the Fix among many others -- to be a stepping-away from the Republican party to run for the Senate this fall as...

By Jodi Westrick | April 29, 2010; 11:39 AM ET | Comments (6)

Was Obama wrong to only check his race as 'black' on his census form?

Elizabeth Chang writes in today's Post that she believes that President Obama was wrong to only check his race as "black" when he filled out his census earlier this month. Read her full piece....

By Jodi Westrick | April 29, 2010; 10:53 AM ET | Comments (20)

Is Virginia license plate racist?

Douglas Story, a Chantilly dump truck driver for the Virginia Department of Transportation, says he wanted to grab people's attention when he paid $224.90 to have a mural of the burning World Trade Center detailed onto the tailgate of his...

By Jodi Westrick | April 29, 2010; 9:59 AM ET | Comments (8)

Should SEC employees be fired?

None of the Securities and Exchange Commission employees caught using government computers to view pornographic images has been fired, according to the agency.Read the full Federal Eye post....

By Jodi Westrick | April 28, 2010; 2:54 PM ET | Comments (7)

Can men be pole dancers too?

Once upon a time, when men went out for a night of pole dancing, it was their eyes that got a workout. But in the past few years for some, it's been their entire bodies. Like women, guys are discovering...

By Jodi Westrick | April 28, 2010; 10:01 AM ET | Comments (2)

Will you be more optimistic about the Wizards with Ted Leonsis as owner?

The Abe Pollin family has reached a deal with Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis to sell him the family's share of the Washington Wizards and Verizon Center, concluding four months of negotiations for ownership of the mid-Atlantic sports empire. Read...

By Jodi Westrick | April 27, 2010; 3:22 PM ET | Comments (2)

Is Facebook going too far?

Last week, changes at Facebook made data from its users available to third parties unless a user opted out. That means the default for most users is for private information to be available to advertisers and other third parties. Read...

By Jodi Westrick | April 27, 2010; 10:51 AM ET | Comments (4)

Does Arizona's new immigration law go too far?

Does the new Arizona law go too far, or are these measures needed to combat illegal immigration in border states?

By Cameron Smith | April 26, 2010; 4:01 PM ET | Comments (172)

How long could you last without access to social media?

Here was the challenge given to 200 University of Maryland students from a variety of majors: Abstain from social media for 24 hours. That meant no iPhone or text messaging. No laptops or netbooks. No Gchatting or Twittering. No e-mail...

By Jodi Westrick | April 26, 2010; 12:57 PM ET | Comments (0)

Do you think aliens exist?

According to British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, aliens do exist but interacting with them could be too dangerous for humans. Read the full article....

By Jodi Westrick | April 26, 2010; 10:56 AM ET | Comments (15)

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