Both sides used the Internet to rally supporters and shape public opinion.
Critics say the 1965 law is outdated when an African-American can be elected president.
Hundreds of landfills and slurry ponds – like the one that failed in Tennessee – are dotted across the US, endangering communities and water supplies.
The National Garden Bureau has named 2009 the Year of Greens.
Czech President Vaclav Klaus, an economist and self-proclaimed 'Euro-dissident,' is critical of much of the governing body's efforts.