Part two of Brooke's interview with legend Regis Philbin. Brooke gets Regis to sing-along with his hero, Bing Crosby.
After 50 years in show business, Regis Philbin retired last Friday. Regis opens up to Brooke about his legendary career, being inspired by Bing Crosby, and partying in Italy with George Clooney. And of course they discuss his new book too!
You've heard the saying: "The rich get richer?" Perhaps nowhere in America is that better illustrated than the U.S. Congress. Capitol Hill's newspaper, Roll Call, crunched the numbers and found that the net worth of all members of Congress rose an astounding 25% over the past couple of years. Roll Call found that 40% of Congress – 219 members- are millionares. That's an average net worth of 3.8 million dollars per lawmaker. Here's Brooke's interview with Roll Call's investigative editor Paul Singer, who crunched the numbers for the article.
Some people are so desperate to have a baby, they're risking their health and possibly breaking the law, to receive – and get – free sperm donations at unusual locations. This non-traditional method that bypasses sperm banks saves people hundreds, even thousands of dollars in artificial insemination costs. But the trend is raising all sorts of ethical and medical red flags. Brooke spoke with Tony Dokoupil, staff writer for Newsweek magazine and The Daily Beast who broke this story for Newsweek.
In New York, an investigation is being launched into a high ranking police officer's use of pepper spray during protests on Wall Street last Saturday. The protests began almost two weeks ago, under the name "Occupy Wall Street." But over the course of all the demonstrations, no clear goal or message has yet to surface from the protests. Dr. Cornel West, famous professor at Princeton University and a supporter of the "Occupy Wall Street" movement," explains to Brooke what the protests are all about.
9/11 first responders, who risked their lives to save others, are not being invited to New York's 10th anniversary memorial service due to space restraints. Brooke spoke to retired NYPD officer James Ryder, who is extremely angry that first responders are being "betrayed." He says Mayor Bloomberg could figure out how to get elected three times, but can't figure out how to find first responders a seat?
Free Speech VS. Safety. First Amendment Attorney Lawrence Walters answers the burning question: Is San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit System (BART) within its rights to shut off cell service? Or are they overreaching?
Ever wonder about everything that goes into covering the President? CNN's White House Coorespondent Brianna Keilar takes us behind the scenes of President Obama's midwest bus tour.
The FBI and local authorities in a small Missouri town are looking for the body of Breeann Rodriguez. The town is in shock, trying to understand how and why one among them would allegedly murder a toddler. 43-year-old Shawn Morgan has been charged with 1st degree murder, but has not entered a plea. Brooke gets some answers from Sheriff Bob Holder in Kennett, Missouri – who has been out searching for Breeann's body.
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