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March 23rd, 2012
07:39 AM ET

Pastor Houston: Trayvon Martin shooting affects everyone

Allen Chapel AME Church Pastor Valerie Houston, who led a prayer at a rally for Trayvon Martin, talks about the shooting.


Filed under: Trayvon Martin
March 23rd, 2012
07:32 AM ET

Elizabeth Cohen explains why heart disease and drug use would lead to Whitney Houston's death

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen explains the details of the toxicology results for Whitney Houston's death.


Filed under: Whitney Houston
March 22nd, 2012
03:21 PM ET

'Tebowmania' hits the Big Apple

New York Daily News sports writer Kevin Armstrong talks about the excitement around Tim Tebow's trade to the NY Jets.


Filed under: Trending
March 22nd, 2012
03:17 PM ET

MYB: Is it time to buy or rent a home?

Christine Romans on new signs that the housing market in the U.S. is improving.


Filed under: Minding Your Business
March 22nd, 2012
03:15 PM ET

Will the Keystone pipeline extension create jobs? Ohio Rep. Bill Johnson weighs in

Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH), Member of the Natural Resources Committee, on President Obama's Keystone pipeline decision and whether it will create jobs.


Filed under: Uncategorized
March 22nd, 2012
06:48 AM ET

Early Reads: Convicted Rutgers student says he's sorry & Jeb Bush says it's time to support Romney

This morning, Ashleigh and Zoraida have an Early Read on the local news that's making national headlines. This morning, they're looking at stories from the New Jersey's "Star-Ledger" and the "Pittsburgh Tribune-Review."

* The "Star Ledger" has an exlucsive interview with Dharun Ravi, where he says he's 'very sorry about Tyler.'

* The "Pittsburgh Tribune-Review" has a report on Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush saying it's time to support Mitt Romney for the GOP nomination.

Tune in 5am Eastern weekdays for an "Early Start" on your news for the day.


Filed under: Early Reads
March 21st, 2012
02:51 PM ET

After Illinois loss, will Gingrich drop?

Shira Toeplitz, Tim Punke and Boris Epshteyn discuss if Newt Gingric should drop out of the GOP presidential race.


Filed under: 2012 • Politics
March 21st, 2012
11:58 AM ET

Photo could be key to searching for and recovering Amelia Earhart's long-lost plane

It's one of the enduring mysteries of the 20th century: What happened to Amelia Earhart?

About 75 years ago, Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan vanished over the Pacific ocean trying to circumnavigate the Earth. Now there's a new clue: A photo that may show a portion of the famed pilot's downed plane.

Based on this photo, there are plans for a high-tech deep-sea expedition. The quest for answers even has the backing of the federal government. Even Secretary of State Hilary Clinton is voicing her support, explaining why Earhart resonates for so many Americans.

"She embodied the spirit of an America coming of age and increasingly confident, ready to lead in a quite uncertain and dangerous world," Secretary Clinton says.

Richard Gillespie, executive director of "TIGHER" which is short for the International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, is spearheading this expedition and tells Ashleigh why the decision was made to search for Earhart's plane now.

In this video below, Gillespie explains why researchers believe this photo is key in aiding their search for the plane.


Filed under: Trending
March 21st, 2012
07:40 AM ET

What's that sound? Mysterious booms puzzle Wisconsin residents

There's a mystery this morning in Clintonville, Wisconsin, a small town not too far from Green Bay.

Residents have been awakened three nights in a row by underground rumblings, and what some describe as a "boom" that is rattling windows and nerves. Residents are flooding 9-1-1 with calls trying to figure out what's going on. So far, scientists have no explanation. A town meeting is scheduled for this evening to talk about it.

City administrator Lisa Kuss trying to get someone to figure it out. She talks with Zoraida by phone this morning on "Early Start" to explain what residents are hearing and how the town is trying to solve this mystery.


Filed under: Mystery sounds • Trending
March 21st, 2012
06:11 AM ET
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