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September 20th, 2010
01:07 PM ET

"No Child Born with HIV by 2015"

Looking for more info on today's Mission Possible segment? Check out ONE's campaign home page.


Filed under: Ali Velshi • Mission Possible
September 20th, 2010
10:13 AM ET

THE BIG I: The Future of Stadiums

Millions of people around the country watched football this weekend and in honor of the gridiron, today's Big I is all about the stadiums of the future.

Let's start with these designs submitted by Albert Speer and Partner as part of Qatar's bid for World Cup 2022.  The Middle Eastern country can get well above 100 degrees in the summer.  That kind of heat challenged the designers to come up with a cooling plan.  The stadiums will be cooled using solar energy in order to guarantee optimal match conditions.  All stadiums are easily accessible via public or personal transportation.  Qatar is just one of the countries trying to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.  The final decision is coming in December.

To see more pictures of the stadiums pitched by Qatar for The FIFA World Cup, click here.

Next, lets go to Barcelona, Spain.  Camp Nou Stadium is currently the largest in Europe and it's getting a facelift.  These pictures are from Foster and Partners.  They plan to expand the seating to allow for 106,000 fans.  Right now the Camp Nou seats just under 100,000.  The brightly-colored mosaic outer skin will be wrapped around the building and extend to the new roof.  The stadium is getting new facilities including hospitality and public areas.  And on match nights, the stadium will glow.

To see pictures of the re-design for Camp Nou Stadium, click here.

And finally let's go to China.  This new sports park was designed by the architecture studio Populous.  It will be located in the historic city of Datong near Beijing.  The park is made up of a series of titanium shells and will include a 30,000 seat stadium, an 8,000 seat arena, along with some other multi-use buildings.  The designers at Populous told the magazine "eVolo" that the inspiration for the design came from nearby caves that are symbolic of the rich cultural heritage of the region.

To see pictures of the Datong sports park design, click here.


Filed under: Ali Velshi • Anchors • The Big I
September 20th, 2010
09:30 AM ET

Pesky Bedbugs close down NYC Niketown

Add sporting goods retailer Niketown to the list of Manhattan businesses that have been bitten by bedbugs.

Nike tells CNN it has closed its East 57th Street store due to the presence of bedbugs.

It's not clear when the store will reopen.

To find out about government efforts to combat the pesky creatures click here.

We want to hear from you. Have you encountered bedbugs anywhere? What did you experience? What did you to get get rid of them? Leave your comments here and we'll feature some of them on CNN NewsRoom with Tony Harris in our noon eastern hour.


Filed under: Josh Levs • Tony Harris
September 20th, 2010
08:04 AM ET

Genetically Engineered Salmon: Sound Fishy?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will decide if the consumption of genetically engineered salmon for humans is safe as early as today. The fish injected with growth hormones are able to reach store shelves in 16 to 18 months versus the industry average 30 months. However critics do have some unidentified health concerns.

Would the use of genetically engineered salmon in everyday restaurants and kitchens cause you to cut back on your intake and purchase of salmon? Tell us what you think. Email us your comments and Kyra Phillips will read some of them during the 10am hour of CNN Newsroom.


Filed under: CNN Newsroom • Kyra Phillips