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September 2nd, 2009
02:10 PM ET

Swine Flu Web Sites

As fears increase about the H1N1 virus also known as swine flu, the Internet is playing an important role. Here are some key Web sites to follow:

http://www.healthmap.org/

http://www.google.org/flutrends/

http://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/

http://flu.gov/


Filed under: Josh Levs • Kyra Phillips
September 2nd, 2009
09:59 AM ET

S.C. School Wants Student Passwords

The Victory Christian School in North Augusta, S.C., wants access to student’s social networking pages, like Facebook and MySpace, when they suspect behavior that does not comply with the school’s code. Check out this piece from Fraendy Clervaud at our affiliate WJBF: 

With the influx in cyber bullying cases and underage drinking rates, does a school have the right to access to your child's Facebook or MySpace account?  Is this an invasion of kid’s privacy, or a prudent safety measure?


Filed under: Tony Harris
September 2nd, 2009
09:10 AM ET

A Nation Divided?

By Matt Gannon
Video Journalist

A new CNN/Opinion Research Corporation Poll shows President Obama’s overall approval rating has slid to 53 percent, and he’s starting to lose the support of independent voters.

Among Democrats, 90 percent now approve of how he is handling his job as President, while 85 percent of Republicans disapprove.

These numbers suggest a growing partisan divide. While the current health care debate has been argued mainly along party lines, the President’s overall ratings for his handling of the deficit and taxes have dropped significantly.

As a candidate, he promised to bridge the partisan divide by reaching across the aisle. But since the election, Democrats and Republicans seem to be moving farther and farther apart. Do you feel like the country is more divided than ever? Tell us why.


Filed under: Heidi Collins