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July 6th, 2009
10:31 AM ET

Out of Bounds?

Rep. Peter King says he’s appealing to real people when he says the media should focus more on the men and women of the U.S. military than on Michael Jackson. He calls Jackson a child molester and pedophile. It’s easy to argue the media coverage of Michael Jackson has been excessive, but is it fair to attack a dead man who can’t defend himself? Share your thoughts: do you agree with Rep. Peter King? Or are his remarks out of line?


Filed under: Tony Harris
July 6th, 2009
08:53 AM ET

What’s Next for Sarah Palin?

Sarah Palin shocked a lot of people when she announced her resignation as Governor of Alaska last Friday. Rumors are running rampant across the blogosphere, as people speculate about her motivation for this move. Some are labeling her a quitter and saying her political future doesn't look good. Others think it's a risky - but carefully crafted - move to further her career.

What do you think Governor Palin's plans are? Is this it for her - or is this just part of the long-term plan?


Filed under: Heidi Collins
July 6th, 2009
08:51 AM ET

General Motors Bankruptcy

A federal judge has approved General Motors’ plan to emerge from bankruptcy. Under the restructuring plan, the Detroit-based automaker creates a new company and sheds crushing debt and expensive contracts. We want to hear from you. What kind of chance do you give the new GM? Will it ever be back on top?


Filed under: Tony Harris
July 6th, 2009
06:59 AM ET

Musical Message to the People of Iran: "We are One"

This man has one of YouTube's most popular videos. He's as big a star and John Legend and Beyonce – in Iran.

In case you missed it this weekend in the CNN Newsroom, you can find out now why Andy Madadian is so hot, Jon Bon Jovi wanted to record an R&B classic with him.

Madadian has called Bon Jovi's accent in Farsi "cute," comparing it to when Sophia Loren speaks English. He's also said Iranians just want to hear Americans say the words; they don't care about the accent.

Join TJ Holmes and Betty Nguyen weekend mornings in the CNN Newsroom, 6am ET/3am PT. Many thanks to Brooke Baldwin getting up so early for us this past weekend!

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