From CNN Writer/Producer Karen Waygood: Are you looking for an inexpensive vacation - one the kids will never forget? Head to Crystal River, Florida and swim with the manatees! A special shout-out to Michael Lusk of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for all the "dos and don'ts" of hanging out with these gentle giants.
The holidays have come and gone. Maybe you spent a boat-load of money on presents. Now, here come the credit card bills! Terry Savage is the author of the book, "The Savage Truth on Money," and a personal finance columnist with the Chicago Sun-Times. She shares some tips with Don Lemon on how to handle post-holiday debt.
Republican Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich drew fire during last week's CNN Republican National Security Debate when he said he was “prepared to take the heat” for arguing that the GOP should take a “humane” position on longtime illegal immigrants by finding another way to “legality” that avoids breaking up families. Political rivals immediately called him "liberal" on illegal immigration. Gingrich fired back, saying his opponents are twisting his words.
Several states have passed laws requiring voters to show photo identification in order to vote. Critics say it's an effort to keep minorities from voting. T.J. Holmes talks with a woman who has serious concerns about whether she'll be able to vote under this new law.