Archive: July 4, 2010 - July 10, 2010
Alarmed by the growing use of synthetic marijuana and questions about its safety, lawmakers in a number of states have begun taking action. Should states step in to regulate 'spice'? Let us know below.
By Cameron Smith | July 9, 2010; 7:34 PM ET | Comments (7)
Should the military even be asking soldiers questions about fellow soldiers' sexuality? Are the questions themselves a violation of privacy? Weigh in below.
By Cameron Smith | July 9, 2010; 7:19 PM ET | Comments (55)
The catastrophic economic downturn that began two years ago was supposed to shake up the global economy, ending an era in which Americans consumed too much and saved and exported too little. But the recovery is being driven by a...
By Jodi Westrick | July 9, 2010; 8:00 AM ET | Comments (47)
The most highly anticipated and celebrated free agent decision in NBA history finally was resolved Thursday when LeBron James ended nearly two years of speculation by choosing to sign with the Miami Heat. Seated in a chair and flanked by...
By Jodi Westrick | July 9, 2010; 7:01 AM ET | Comments (6)
IS the tan tax actually racist? Since patrons of tanning salons are almost exclusively white, the tax will be almost entirely paid by white people and, therefore, is racist, right? Maybe not. You tell us.
By Cameron Smith | July 8, 2010; 5:12 PM ET | Comments (22)
CNN has fired editor Octavia Nasr, who was responsible for Middle Eastern coverage, after posting her admiration for a late Lebanese cleric considered an inspiration for the Hezbollah movement on the social media platform Twitter. Read the full article....
By Jodi Westrick | July 8, 2010; 2:39 PM ET | Comments (10)
Mike Wise wrote about LeBron James and "The Decision" airing tonight at 9 p.m., and had this to say of the NBA star: "Many people have asked me recently, 'Mike, you used to cover the NBA regularly -- do you...
By Jodi Westrick | July 8, 2010; 10:40 AM ET | Comments (45)
Should the U.S. really trade spy suspects back to Russia for the release of an American held captive? Let us know below.
By Cameron Smith | July 7, 2010; 7:33 PM ET | Comments (32)
Lebron James's free agency will end this evening when he announces his NBA plans on ESPN. He is reported to have met with six teams, but it is uncertain which one he will pick. Read the full article for more...
By Abha Bhattarai | July 7, 2010; 8:29 AM ET | Comments (16)
A handful of federal lawmakers are seeking to vastly expand the number of long-distance flights at Reagan National Airport, easing long-standing restrictions designed to protect neighboring communities from noise and air pollution. The move resurrects a campaign by western lawmakers...
By Jodi Westrick | July 7, 2010; 7:21 AM ET | Comments (5)
Will Obama start Mideast peace talks before the end of his first term?
By Cameron Smith | July 6, 2010; 8:09 PM ET | Comments (1)
Will the new 'tanning tax' keep you out of the tanning booth?
By Cameron Smith | July 6, 2010; 8:04 PM ET | Comments (1)
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele's most recent gaffe -- this one about the war in Afghanistan -- has effectively eliminated any chance he might have had to return to his post after the 2010 election, according to a number...
By Jodi Westrick | July 6, 2010; 8:35 AM ET | Comments (16)
Forecasts call for high temperatures in the high 90s through Thursday. But were last winter's snow storms and extended cold any better? You decide.
By Hal Straus | July 5, 2010; 7:36 PM ET | Comments (52)