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November 23rd, 2010
03:42 PM ET

CNN iReporter Johnny Colt


In today's Globe Trekking segment, we spoke to CNN iReporter Johnny Colt.  You may recognize him as the former bassist of The Black Crowes and Train.

To check out his many iReports from all over the world, click here.

Also to check out his production website, click here.

Also to check out Johnny Colt TV, click here.


Filed under: Ali Velshi • Anchors • iReport
November 23rd, 2010
03:30 PM ET

THE BIG I: Soldier Helmets Fortified

On today's Big I, we talked to the folks at MIT about new researcher to help keep US troops safe from IED explosions.  They have developed a face shield for helmets.

To check out their research, click here.


Filed under: Ali Velshi • Anchors • The Big I
November 23rd, 2010
03:27 PM ET

Global AIDS Report

The United Nations is out with its annual global AIDS report.  And the news is looking good!  The UN says the AIDS epidemic is slowing down and actually beginning to reverse.  New HIV infections have also decreased worldwide.  HIV infections are down by almost 20% in the last decade.

To read the entire UNAIDS Global Report 2010, click here.


Filed under: Ali Velshi • Anchors
November 23rd, 2010
03:22 PM ET

MISSION POSSIBLE: Fighting Hunger in America

Last year, nearly 30% of US families were classified as "food insecure" meaning they lived on little or no food.  That's more than 50,000,000 people!  17,000,000 are children.  Today we highlighted a program called Why Hunger.

To check out the organization, click here.


Filed under: Ali Velshi • Anchors • Mission Possible
November 23rd, 2010
08:20 AM ET

24 Hours Till Opt Out Day

We are less than 24 hours away from what has been deemed national opt out day. With a daunting travel forecast across the country tomorrow tempers could flare as patience will be short and lines will be long. Those who are participating in opt out day could cause long lines and delays in security lines causing some to miss flights. People who are flying Delta might be able to avoid the long lines and lengthy delays.Delta will be giving refunds to those who wish not to deal with the TSA and the new security procedures on an individual basis.

Have you encountered long security lines and been subject to a pat down or additional screening procedures during your travels this week? Have you changed your travel plans because of the TSA?

We want to hear from you! Kyra Phillips will read some of your responses during the 10 o’clock hour.


Filed under: Kyra Phillips
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