Other interesting stories in The Washington Post:

Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in Fort Worth, Tex., last fall. (Randy Holt/AP)

Newly single Danica Patrick is dating fellow racecar driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and sports columnist Norman Chad disapproves: “Lawyers shouldn’t date lawyers. . . NASCAR drivers shouldn’t date NASCAR drivers.” He goes on to enumerate the reasons why and yet ends up making a case why this relationship is good for society: “Man, the first race after that breakup, who doesn’t want to see that baby?”

Ernest Moniz (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

In other news: If his nomination is approved, will new Energy Secretary-designate Ernest Moniz have the most iconoclastic hair in Cabinet history?

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