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May 2nd, 2009
05:32 PM ET

Impact of Souter's Retirement

Supreme Court Justice David Souter is leaving the bench in June. The possibility of replacing a justice was a hot campaign topic. And one President Barack Obama often spoke of.

Now that campaign promise is a political reality. So how will this play out? Fredricka Whitfield spoke with a law professor at Pepperdine University on how this will play out.


Filed under: Fredricka Whitfield
May 2nd, 2009
04:36 PM ET

Selling Chryslers during Bankruptcy

Chrysler Dealers across the country are tyring to figure out what the auto-maker's bankruptcy will mean on showroom floors.

Geoffrey Pohanka owns 18 dealerships in the Washington area. He spoke with Fredricka Whitfield on selling Chryslers during bankruptcy.

Join Fredricka every weekend on CNN!


Filed under: Fredricka Whitfield
May 2nd, 2009
04:28 PM ET

Breaking barriers for job seekers: Latinos, language & the search for work

Communication is key in any job hunt. But for some Latinos looking for work, the language barrier can be deafening. CNN's Josh Levs found a rather unique job fair trying to bridge the gap.


Filed under: Jobless Not Hopeless • Josh Levs
May 2nd, 2009
02:41 PM ET

Jobless Audition for work

With new waves of layoffs seemingly every week, landing a job is getting tougher no matter what your skill set.  But one state is offering an incentive to both employers and jobless workers.  And it doesn't cost either a dime.  Here's Fredricka Whitfield.

Join Fredricka this weekend to learn more.

May 2nd, 2009
01:50 PM ET

U.S. Troops rebuild Ethiopia’s education

Every week, we will take a closer work at the people and organizations working to make a positive change in the world, and how you can make a difference. We are doing this in partnership with CNN’s Impact Your World.

Today we visited one of Ethiopia’s poorest Arab neighborhoods, where the US military is rolling out new efforts to eradicate extremism.   As CNN's Barbara Starr reported, instead of going into battle with guns or artillery, they're providing the children with new classrooms and opportunities.

Here are a few of the Charities that are making a difference for Children in Ethiopia:

 Children of Ethiopia Education Fund

Ethiopia Reads

To find out more ways to help children around the world and how you can make a difference, visit CNN’s – Impact Your World


Filed under: Fredricka Whitfield
May 2nd, 2009
10:45 AM ET

Flu Forces Sports Cancellations

How has the swine flu outbreak affected the sports world?


Join TJ Holmes and Betty Nguyen weekend mornings in the CNN Newsroom.


Filed under: CNN Newsroom
May 2nd, 2009
10:31 AM ET

The Tools of Homeland Security

In our Technofile today: The tools of Homeland Security.

The U.S. Military has access to all kinds of "high-tech toys." But where do they find them? Our Brooke Baldwin explains.

See a new Technofile story every Saturday with Fredricka Whitfield.


Filed under: Fredricka Whitfield
May 2nd, 2009
09:22 AM ET

Greensburg, Kansas Goes Green

When a catastrophic tornado ripped through a Kansas town, it caused almost complete devastation. Now Greensburg, Kansas has reinvented itself, in quite a unique way.

Join Betty Nguyen and TJ Holmes weekend mornings in the CNN Newsroom.


Filed under: CNN Newsroom
May 2nd, 2009
03:56 AM ET

Good Morning!

The show team is in place, the coffee's being brewed... we're hard at work in the CNN Newsroom!

Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa talks to Betty Nguyen about Swine Flu in California and what his city is prepared to do if cases are found there.

Justice David Souter told the White House on Friday he'll retire from the Supreme Court. The field of candidates to replace him is wide open.

TJ Holmes sits poolside with Olympic Swimmer Dara Torres. They'll talk about her new book “Age is just a Number” and the prospect of competing in the 2012 games at age 45.

Two years after being destroyed by an F-5 tornado, Betty Nguyen visits the resilent community of Greensburg, Kansas. Talk about making the best of a bad situation...

And TJ Holmes talks with prominent members of the 100 Black Men of America organization about race, President Obama's first 100 days in office and much more.

Join Betty Nguyen and TJ Holmes in the CNN Newsroom, beginning 6am ET, 3 Pacific.


Filed under: CNN Newsroom