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Archive: August 8, 2010 - August 14, 2010

Did your home flood?

By Jodi Westrick | August 13, 2010; 11:11 AM ET | Comments (0)

Do we need fewer military generals and admirals?

Of all the spending cuts and budget battles the Pentagon is confronting, none is causing more angst than Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates's vow to start getting rid of generals and admirals. Read the full article....

By Jodi Westrick | August 13, 2010; 8:14 AM ET | Comments (54)

Do you think Elizabeth Warren is the best choice?

Somewhere along the line, Elizabeth Warren became a symbol. She's either the plain-spoken, supremely smart crusader for middle-class families that her supporters adore, or she's the power-hungry headline seeker her critics loathe, a fiery zealot disguised in professorial glasses and...

By Jodi Westrick | August 13, 2010; 7:44 AM ET | Comments (2)

Should Sen. Frank Lautenberg be campaigning at Lady Gaga concert?

Hurry! It's an event absolutely not to be missed. And, according to an e-mail invite we received Wednesday afternoon, there are "ONLY 3 Tickets Left!" Yes, it's almost surely a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend "Senator Frank R. Lautenberg & Lady...

By Jodi Westrick | August 12, 2010; 4:19 PM ET | Comments (12)

Do you agree with universal broadband expansion?

More than half of Americans generally disagree with federal government efforts to expand broadband connections around the nation, saying those projects are not important, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Pew Center. Read the full article....

By Jodi Westrick | August 12, 2010; 7:07 AM ET | Comments (1)

Famous authors and their pseudonyms

How well do you know famous authors and their works? Take our quiz and see if you can match author pseudonyms with their real names....

By Jodi Westrick | August 12, 2010; 12:01 AM ET | Comments (0)

Will Tiger Woods ever regain his golf mastery?

It has been more than two years since Tiger Woods has won a major golf championship. He has never gone this deep into a season without winning a tournament of some kind. Just last week he finished a tournament tied...

By Jodi Westrick | August 11, 2010; 8:08 AM ET | Comments (28)

Would you vote for Levi Johnston?

As As part of a reality TV show, Levi Johnston will be running for office in his hometown of Wasilla, Alaska. Johnston's manager says he is serious about running for either city council or mayor, following in Sarah Palin's footsteps....

By Jodi Westrick | August 10, 2010; 11:05 AM ET | Comments (15)

Were flight attendant Steven Slater's alleged actions justifiable?

After getting into an argument with a passenger, JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater cursed the passengers via the intercom system, grabbed a beer, then activated the emergency slide and left the plane, authorities say. Were his actions uncalled for? Read...

By Jodi Westrick | August 10, 2010; 8:09 AM ET | Comments (82)

Do you believe Naomi Campbell or Mia Farrow?

Mia Farrow testified Monday that model Naomi Campbell told her she had been sent a "huge diamond" by former Liberian President Charles Taylor, directly contradicting Campbell's evidence last week at Taylor's war crimes trial. Campbell had testified that she was...

By Andrea Caumont | August 9, 2010; 7:30 AM ET | Comments (4)

Should a retired justice have a vote?

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.) is considering legislation that would allow a retired member of the Supreme Court to replace a justice who has recused himself -- or herself -- in a particular case. This would avoid...

By Andrea Caumont | August 9, 2010; 7:08 AM ET | Comments (10)

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