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BlogPost: January 30, 2011 - February 5, 2011

Egypt protests: Reports and audio from the ground, Days 12 and 13

Protesters in Tahrir Square have lain down in front of military tanks.

By Elizabeth Flock  | February 5, 2011; 9:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Egypt protests "Day of Departure" day eleven

Egypt protests: day eleven.

By Melissa Bell  | February 4, 2011; 6:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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William Shatner releases metal album; Shatner's greatest hits

Most of us appreciate William Shatner for his cult acting roles as Captain T. Kirk on "Star Trek", Denny Crane on the "Practice", and now the dad on "$#*! My Dad Says". Even if he doesn't always like us back. (He once famously advised a room full of trekkies: 'Get a life').

By Elizabeth Flock  | February 4, 2011; 5:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Ronald Reagan: What do you think is his legacy?

Former president Ronald Reagan would turn 100 on Feb. 6 if he were alive today. The two-term president unquestionably had great influence on America both while in office and after his terms were over.

By Elizabeth Flock  | February 4, 2011; 1:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
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Selected reader dispatches from Egypt

Earlier this week, we asked readers to send The Post their dispatches from the ground in Egypt. Three of the first-person stories we've received so far provide varied perspectives on how events have unfolded in recent days.

By Ryan Kellett  | February 4, 2011; 11:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Malcolm Gladwell and the Twitter backlash

Twitter fights back against Malcom Gladwell.

By David Nakamura  | February 4, 2011; 10:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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"Demand Al-Jazeera in the USA" campaign

During the Egyptian protests of the last 11 days, major U.S. cable news networks repeatedly began their breaking news reports with the words "Al-Jazeera reports."

By Elizabeth Flock  | February 4, 2011; 10:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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'The Facebook literally took me a week to make': Looking at the early days of the social network

Facebook turns seven. So we look back at its infancy.

By Eric Athas  | February 4, 2011; 10:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Kenneth Cole's Egypt tweet: The uproar ... and the inevitable fake Twitter account

An open letter to Kenneth Cole

By Katie Rogers  | February 3, 2011; 6:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Egypt news day 10: Army steps in; journalists arrested and more live updates

Egypt protests day ten.

By Melissa Bell and David Nakamura  | February 3, 2011; 3:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Journalists in Egypt arrested and attacked

Journalists detained in Cairo.

By David Nakamura  | February 3, 2011; 11:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (48)
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♪♫ The day the music died: Don McLean ode to Buddy Holly and co.

The Day the Music Died.

By Justin Bank  | February 3, 2011; 10:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Packer vs. Steeler speak: How to talk Super Bowl

If you run into a transplanted Pittsburgher or Wisconsonian in a bar this weekend, speaking the language of football isn't going to be enough. Not with these two heartland powerhouses, who just might present the most confounding Super Bowl matchup ever, linguistically speaking.

By Jane Elizabeth and Ana Upton  | February 3, 2011; 8:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Blizzaster 2011: This is what's happening up above

Blizzaster hits a broad swath of the United States.

By Melissa Bell  | February 2, 2011; 5:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Cyclone hits northeast coast of Australia (photos)

Australia cyclone

By Melissa Bell  | February 2, 2011; 2:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Groundhog Day 2011: Is Punxsutawney Phil the wrong species? (Oh, no!)

We've been celebrating the wrong animal for all 125 years of Groundhog Day.

By Melissa Bell  | February 2, 2011; 12:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Obama and Egypt: has he handled it well?

How has Obama handled the situation?

By Sam Sanders  | February 2, 2011; 11:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (104)
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Egypt update: Foreign media attacked

Reporters attacked in Egypt.

By Melissa Bell and Sam Sanders  | February 2, 2011; 9:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Egypt Live Protests: Audio From The Ground, Violent clashes in Tahrir Square

Egypt updates.

By Melissa Bell and Sam Sanders  | February 2, 2011; 8:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Black History Month: How has Obama changed it?

Black History Month is upon us. Does the presidency of Barack Obama change the way we celebrate it?

By Sam Sanders  | February 1, 2011; 4:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Egypt protests: Major protests mark day eight (Live updates)

Egypt protests day eight.

By Melissa Bell  | February 1, 2011; 4:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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New dietary guidelines: Is anyone listening?

Draw us a food pyramid.

By Katie Rogers  | February 1, 2011; 1:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Egypt crowd reports -- send your audio by phone

If you are in Cairo or another region where protesting is taking place and would like to share what you are seeing and hearing in the streets, call our Google Voice number at 202-709-POST and leave a message with details....

By Cory Haik  | February 1, 2011; 8:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Egypt protests: Day seven (Live updates)

Egypt protests day seven.

By Melissa Bell and Cory Haik  | January 31, 2011; 2:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Is Internet access a basic human right?

Is the Internet a human right?

By T.J. Ortenzi  | January 31, 2011; 1:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Do nothing for two minutes and other digital tricks to tame an Internet addiction

How to break the shackles of an Internet addiction.

By Melissa Bell  | January 31, 2011; 10:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Julian Assange on '60 Minutes'; man arrested for Detroit terrorist threat; bath salts as drugs

Julian Assange visited 60 minutes.

By Melissa Bell  | January 31, 2011; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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♪♫ Justin Timberlake exceeds expectations

Justin Timberlake turns 30.

By Melissa Bell  | January 31, 2011; 8:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Egypt news live updates: Sixth day of unrest

Unrest in Egypt spills into 6th day of reporting.

By Melissa Bell, Amanda Zamora, James Buck and Ian Saleh  | January 30, 2011; 7:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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