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April 24th, 2012
11:23 AM ET

MYB: What to expect from Apple earnings report

Christine Romans explains the high expectations for the Apple earnings report, scheduled to release today.


Filed under: Minding Your Business
April 24th, 2012
11:20 AM ET

Will Sanford politics affect the criminal and civil rights case in the Trayvon Martin shooting? Attorney Midwin Charles explains

Criminal defense attorney Midwin Charles on how Sanford politics could affect the George Zimmerman case.


Filed under: George Zimmerman • Trayvon Martin
April 24th, 2012
11:17 AM ET

Rep. Bob Brady (D-Penn) on taking the Food Stamp Challenge, living on $35 a week for food

Could you feed yourself with just $5 a day? Philadelphia community members and elected officials will find out this week as part of the greater Philadelphia Food Stamp Challenge.

Food stamps provided by "SNAP" – short for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – could be scaled back both in Pennsylvania and on the federal level, and the food stamp challenge is meant to send a message to Republican lawmakers not to make cuts to the program.

Representative Bob Brady, a Democrat from Pennsylvania, is taking part in the $5-dollar-a-day food stamp program – he's currently on day two, and he talks with Ashleigh Banfield this morning on "Early Start" about why he's taking the challenge.

In the video below, he explains that an asset test for food stamp recipients would hurt the poor in the U.S.


Filed under: Food stamps
April 24th, 2012
11:00 AM ET

EXCLUSIVE: Alina Cho talks with Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones on "The Best Man" on Broadway

Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones on their performances in a revival of "The Best Man" on Broadway.


Filed under: Entertainment
April 24th, 2012
10:34 AM ET

'Shark boy' in viral video explains his love for sharks

He may only be nine years old, but the self-proclaimed 'shark boy' Hunter Stevens has already reeled in a 7-foot shark.

A video of Hunter with his dad Kevin on Sunday catching a Blacktip shark off the coast of Galveston, TX has gone viral. The young shark fan tells Zoraida Sambolin that he finds sharks fascinating.

"I like sharks because I know that they're nice, and they're very, very beautiful," Hunter says. "They are amazing creatures to watch. They're almost like dinosaurs when they eat and mate are very cool because you can learn more information about them every day."

His dad says he and his son are pretty used to shark fishing, but cautions others against jumping in the ocean to try to reel in their own great white.

"You don't go out and buy a kayak and go off the beachfront and fish for sharks, I'll tell you that," Kevin says.

Zoraida asks him about an even bigger shark that he helped catch with his dad – a 7 footer – and says he was nervous but excited.

"I was nervous, scared and happy, combined in," Hunter says.


Filed under: Trending
April 24th, 2012
07:20 AM ET

What's trending for Tuesday, Apr. 24th

Ashleigh and Zoraida look at what's trending on the web today, including Capt. Kirk's message to space station, Borat boosts Kazakhstan tourism and the world's largest plate of nachos.


Filed under: Trending
April 24th, 2012
06:07 AM ET

MYB: Facebook readies for IPO despite slowing growth

Christine Romans looks at how Facebook is gearing up for an IPO despite slowing growth.


Filed under: Minding Your Business
April 24th, 2012
06:04 AM ET

Were the New Orleans Saints eavesdropping on opposition? CBSSports.com's Larry Holder explains

CBSSports.com's Larry Holder on a report that New Orleans Saints GM Mickey Loomis listened in on opposing teams.


Filed under: Uncategorized
April 24th, 2012
05:42 AM ET

WEB EXTRA: Angela Lansbury agreed to work on "The Best Man" if James Earl Jones agreed as well

Alina Cho finds out that Angela Lansbury agreed to work on "The Best Man" if she could work alongside James Earl Jones.


Filed under: Entertainment
April 23rd, 2012
01:12 PM ET

PREVIEW: Alina Cho's exclusive interview with actors Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones on the Broadway show "The Best Man"

Imagine this: It's time for a U.S. presidential election. One candidate is a man with ethics, and the other candidate is a man who could best be described as unscrupulous. Is this 2012? Nope, it's 1960.

The Broadway show "The Best Man" was written by Gore Vidal and made it's original run in March 1960. More than five decades later and it seems the essentials in politics may not have changed that much.

In the latest Broadway run, the show features the legendary actors Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones. In an exclusive joint interview, CNN's Alina Cho talks with the actors about the show revival and their legacy.

See a preview of this exclusive interview above, and tune in for the full interview on "Early Start with Ashleigh Banfield and Zoraida Sambolin" Tuesday, April 24th at 5am Eastern.


Filed under: Entertainment • Politics
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