Early Start co-anchor Zoraida Sambolin had a double mastectomy last week after discovering she had breast cancer.
She was inspired to share her diagnosis and incredibly brave decision to get the surgery after reading Angelina Jolie's New York Times op-ed revealing that she had undergone the surgery for preventative reasons.
This morning Zoraida joins “Starting Point” via Skype to share the latest on her recovery.
CNN is reporting a disturbing case in Ohio today. Three people are charged with allegedly holding a mentally-challenged woman and her daughter captive in "subhuman" conditions for more than a year.
CNN's Pamela Brown is following the story Ashland, Ohio.
This morning President Obama is in Germany, where he'll make a speech at the Brandenburg Gate.
The president spent the last two days involved in high-level diplomacy with world leaders at the G-8 Summit in Ireland.
Brianna Keilar is in Berlin with details.
In just a few hours federal agents will be digging again in a field in Oakland Township, Michigan in search of the remains of Jimmy Hoffa. And they're going on the word of an aging mobster who claims the former teamsters boss was buried there shortly after he vanished in 1975.
Hoffa's disappearance nearly forty years ago has been one of the most enduring mysteries of our time.
CNN'S Mary Snow takes a closer look at our fascination with that.
“Jimmy Hoffa's disappearance has confounded authorities for nearly four decades,” Snow reports. “And despite his death the speculation remains alive, about what happened to him.”
There have been theories ranging from the concept that he wasn't killed to tips about the whereabouts of his remains ever since he was last seen outside a restaurant in suburban Detroit on July 30th, 1975. “None of the leads panned out.”
Imagine being stuck atop a cliff, thousands of feet in the air, and the dramatic rescue mission fit for a movie.
Two boys were stuck on the rocky spine of a ridge 8,600 feet up in the air and only a few feet wide on Saturday before California Highway Patrol plucked the boys to safety with the precision of a surgeon.
Miguel Marquez has the story.
“Bad decisions 16-year-old Austin Dreschler and a friend on a family camping trip will never forget in gorgeous but unforgiving nature,” Marquez says.
With high winds up to 30 miles per hour, Marquez explains the challenge for the patrol was lowering harnesses the boys themselves had to put on, then coming back around to have them hook up to be safely carried to a landing zone miles away. It took four passes before they were successful.
In Afghanistan today, a deadly bombing is marring what's supposed to be a major milestone.
Afghan forces are officially taking over the lead for security nationwide. But it comes the same day as a suicide attack in the capital, apparently targeting a member of parliament.
Three people were killed, 21 injured. The politician escaped unhurt.
CNN's Reza Sayah is in Kabul with the latest.
Did Russian President Vladimir Putin steal a Super Bowl ring from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft?
Kraft says yes, but an aide to Putin says he witnessed Kraft give the ring as a gift. Alina Cho has more on the story.
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In a bizarre case involving alleged defamation and filing false reports a self-proclaimed psychic is ordered to pay millions in a court settlement.
The most destructive wildfire in Colorado’s history has now turned deadly.
Desperate firefighters say the Black Forest Wildfire in Colorado Springs cannot be contained – not as long as 30-40 mile an hour winds keep whipping the flames.
Hundreds of homes have already been lost and hundreds more are in harm's way.
- CNN's Martin Savidge reports
Music fans know Ringo Starr's really paid his dues when it comes to being a big part of rock history. Now a new exhibition in Los Angeles puts it all on display.
CNN's Tory Dunnan took a look, and received a personal drumming lesson from the star himself.