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BlogPost: January 23, 2011 - January 29, 2011

Egypt news: protests continue for fifth day

Egypt protests move into a fifth day.

By Melissa Bell and TJ Ortenzi  | January 29, 2011; 8:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Egypt Friday protests #Jan 25

Egypt protests told through social media.

By Melissa Bell and Sam Sanders  | January 28, 2011; 3:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
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Is Google getting less reliable?

It's hard to dispute Google's status as one of the darlings of the technology industry. Its search engine and other products are practically ubiquitous, and the company's moves -- from its product launches to its latest Doodles -- are closely...

By Sarah Halzack  | January 28, 2011; 1:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
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Mandela home, Emanuel home, and Egypt protests

Morning links.

By Melissa Bell  | January 28, 2011; 9:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Challenger 25th anniversary: Memories of the day

Share your memories of the Challenger explosion.

By Melissa Bell  | January 28, 2011; 7:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (37)
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Japan's 'James Bond' volcano erupts; prompts evacuation (Photos)

Japan volcano erupts.

By Melissa Bell  | January 27, 2011; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Missing nerve agent shuts down Utah Army post

Dugway Proving Ground was shut down because they lost some nerve gas.

By Melissa Bell  | January 27, 2011; 1:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Biden tackles questions on Yahoo! Answers; Obama takes to YouTube

President Biden visits Yahoo! Answers.

By Melissa Bell  | January 27, 2011; 1:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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2 cabs explode in New York (Video)

A yellow taxi exploded in New York last night.

By Melissa Bell  | January 27, 2011; 12:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Soldier proposes marriage, but dials the wrong number (Video)

A solider proposes, but called the wrong number.

By Melissa Bell  | January 27, 2011; 12:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Nelson Mandela hospitalized, global well-wishes flood the web

World wishes Nelson Mandela well after he's hospitalized.

By Melissa Bell  | January 27, 2011; 11:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Egypt enters third day of protests, prepares for large march Friday (#Jan28)

Egypt protests.

By Melissa Bell  | January 27, 2011; 10:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Galaxy discovered, Yemenis protest, Uganda rights activist slain

Morning links.

By Melissa Bell  | January 27, 2011; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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♪♫ Snow day sustenance

Snow day music.

By Melissa Bell  | January 27, 2011; 9:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Piano on a sandbar; Dubai islands; dating for sea captains: our ocean roundup

An oceanic news roundup.

By Melissa Bell  | January 26, 2011; 4:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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SPLAT! You just got hit by a #DCSnowBall

You might be able to avoid the flying snow in Dupont Circle, but you can't escape the virtual snowball battle brewing @washingtonpost. TweetJoin the fun by taking aim at your Facebook friends (hint: post this page on their wall)...

By Amanda Zamora  | January 26, 2011; 1:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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'Win the future' wins the headlines

"Winning the future" wins the slogan contest.

By Mark Luckie  | January 26, 2011; 12:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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State of the Union video; day of protests; Giffords tweets

Morning links

By Melissa Bell  | January 26, 2011; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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The Davos Primer: How to follow it, and why you should (Live Video and #Davos)

Davos on Twitter.

By Melissa Bell  | January 26, 2011; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Jerry the Great: 'Seinfeld' the movie version

Jerry the Great: the Seinfeld movie.

By Melissa Bell  | January 25, 2011; 2:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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'Winter's Bone,' 'The Fighter': Which Oscar movies to catch before the show? (#1tweetreview)

What are the movies not to miss this year?

By Katie Rogers  | January 25, 2011; 2:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Taco Bell meat not actually meat, law firm says (and if you've ever eaten it, you already knew that)

Taco Bell meat isn't -- wait for it -- meat!

By Melissa Bell  | January 25, 2011; 12:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
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Twitter blocked in Egypt as protests turn violent (Video)

Protests break out in Egypt.

By Melissa Bell  | January 25, 2011; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Moscow airport explosion caught on tape (Video)

CCTV video footage caught the Moscow explosion on tape.

By Melissa Bell  | January 25, 2011; 10:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Egypt protests, presidential news and Jared Loughner's trial

Morning links.

By Melissa Bell  | January 25, 2011; 9:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Oscar nominations: Who's got a chance at the golden statue and who should have one

Reactions to Oscar nominations.

By Melissa Bell and Katie Rogers  | January 25, 2011; 9:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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♪♫ Etta James turns 73

Etta James turns 73 today.

By Melissa Bell  | January 25, 2011; 8:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Sarkozy's Facebook hacked; intruder wrote French president would resign in 2012

Sarkozy's Facebook page was hacked this weekend.

By Melissa Bell  | January 24, 2011; 2:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Oprah's secret revealed; readers offer better revelations

Oprah's big secret fails to impress, so let's come up with some new ones.

By Melissa Bell  | January 24, 2011; 1:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Loughner arraignment: Live from the courthouse

Jared Loughner is scheduled to appear in federal court Monday.

By Melissa Bell  | January 24, 2011; 1:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Kathie Lee does a keg stand, Betty White downs vodka (Video)

Kathie Lee Gifford does a keg stand. Period.

By Melissa Bell  | January 24, 2011; 12:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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The Pope and social media: A tentative affair

The pope blesses social media.

By Melissa Bell  | January 24, 2011; 12:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Moscow airport explosion videos: Onlookers capture the scene

Videos emerge of the Moscow airport explosion.

By Melissa Bell  | January 24, 2011; 11:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Moscow airport explosion kills dozens (Live updates)

An explosion in the Moscow airport may have been a suicide bomber.

By Melissa Bell and Amanda Zamora  | January 24, 2011; 10:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Brazil's most faithful dog, Palestinian compromises and Super Bowl fervor

Morning links.

By Melissa Bell  | January 24, 2011; 7:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Jack Lalanne offers up fitness advice (Videos)

Jack Lalanne, the godfather of fitness, dies at 96.

By Melissa Bell  | January 24, 2011; 7:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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♪♫ Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Indian singer, dies at 89

Bhimsen Joshi died at the age of 89.

By Melissa Bell  | January 24, 2011; 7:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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