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May 24th, 2009
09:55 PM ET

Alternative Cancer Treatments

Daniel Hauser, 13, has a malignant tumor that needs immediate medical attention. But his family has refused, choosing instead herbs and other natural remedies. When a court ordered the boy get chemotherapy, he and his mother disappeared. Now everyone wants to know, where in the world is Daniel?

Dr. Francisco Contreras is a recognized cancer expert who advocates using both traditional and alternative medicine to treat cancer at his Oasis of Hope Hospital in Tijuana, Mexico. CNN's Randi Kaye spoke with him about whether Daniel's cancer can be treated by unconventional means, as his family apparently believes.


Filed under: Don Lemon
May 24th, 2009
02:34 PM ET

Jobless Veterans

According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate among Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan is 11.2 percent.
During the same time period, the jobless rate for non-veterans of the same age group was 8.8 percent.

Fredricka Whitfield spoke to with Rick Jones of RecruitMilitary.com about helping Veterans find work.


Filed under: Fredricka Whitfield
May 24th, 2009
12:18 PM ET

Is the internet today's wild west?

We all remember bullies in school and what it meant to be bullied or witness it.

Nasty notes slipped in nap-sacks, whispering, books knocked out of
hands, perhaps a mean threatening scowl. Well like everything, stuff has changed. We’re seeing new examples underscoring it’s far more complicated being a kid these days. Some of the inventions that universally have made all our lives a bit easier to communicate, sadly being used in a big way to ridicule, demean, scare and worse. Which brings us to this topic and question.

Cyber-space is often compared to the wild west. Lawless, rule-less and wide open for anything. Here's a question for you:

Is it time to draw a line on what gets posted on the internet? And if there is a line, how does it get regulated?

Here's the KING story that made us want to tackle this subject:

We’d love to share your responses with everyone on this blog and on the air.


Filed under: Fredricka Whitfield
May 24th, 2009
08:34 AM ET

Texas Church Pays It Forward

Being more like Jesus. That's what most church leaders preach. But one church in Argyle, Texas is truly trying to live out that promise.

In our Faces of Faith sement this Memorial Day Sunday, the story of Cross Timbers Church from Shana Franklin of CNN affiliate KDAF.


Join Betty Nguyen and TJ Holmes weekend mornings in the CNN Newsroom, 6am ET, 3am PT

May 24th, 2009
08:26 AM ET

Michael Vick's Next Move

Can former Atlanta Falcon Michael Vick transform his image? CNN's Alina Cho sits down with sports and entertainment attorney Marshawn Evans in the CNN Newsroom.

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

May 24th, 2009
04:48 AM ET

Ahead in the CNN Newsroom

An accident at the Columbus Motor Speedway injures several spectators.

A British tabloid accuses Buckingham Palace of failing to protect Queen Elizabeth.

It appears Pres. Obama is getting closer to picking a replacement for Supreme Court Justice David Souter.

Shuttle Atlantis will try to land after bad weather forced astronauts to cool their jets for a day.

And TI's farewell pre-prison tour ends tonight in Atlanta. TJ Holmes interviews the multi-platinum rapper.

Alina Cho is in for Betty Nguyen. Join us in the CNN Newsroom, 6am ET/3am PT.


Filed under: In the Newsroom
May 24th, 2009
03:23 AM ET

I Love a Man in Uniform

"Operation Bombshell" is the world's only burlesque school for military wives. Started by Lily Burana, herself an Army wife, Bombshell aims to provide much-needed entertainment for women whose husbands are deployed.

Burana says you can be sexy in a sweat suit. I wonder what else she'll say this morning in the CNN Newsroom, beginning 6am ET, 3am PT.


Filed under: CNN Newsroom