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September 2nd, 2011
05:04 PM ET

Comedian apologizes for rant on Mexicans

Comedian Katt Williams is apologizing now for some jokes he made about Mexicans that many in the audience thought went way too far. He joked about them being landscapers and how they should go back to Mexico. An audience member got riled up over it and was eventually escorted out of the show. Luis J. Rodriguez is an author who focuses on Latino issues and he tells CNN's Brooke Baldwin how he feels about Williams' rant.

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September 2nd, 2011
04:30 PM ET

American doctor thought he'd die in Libyan prison

An American surgeon from West Virginia was locked up in the Libyan prison, Abu Salim for five months as he fought in the revolution to oust Gadhafi. Human rights activists have been watching that prison for years because they say hundreds of people die there. As the rebels closed in on Tripoli, they also liberated the prison, sending all the prisoners out into the streets. Dr. Rida Mazagri is one of those prisoners who is now safe on American soil. He grew up in Libya but had only recently returned to the country to support the rebels. He tells CNN's Brooke Baldwin about the horrifying ordeal he endured.

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August 19th, 2011
07:07 PM ET

"West Memphis Three" out but not exonerated

The "West Memphis Three" were released today after serving 18 years in prison. Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley Junior, and Jason Baldwin were convicted of brutally killing three young boy scouts, during a satanic ritual in the woods but today the court released them after some legal maneuvering in which the three agreed to plead guilty and then got credit for time served. They were released, but not exonerated. Brooke Baldwin chats with director Joe Berlinjer and producer Bruce Sinofsky, from the award-winning HBO documentary series "Paradise Lost". They've been following the case since 1993.

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August 19th, 2011
06:18 PM ET

What to do about Syria

Right about the time Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was calling for the departure of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a man described as a Syrian activist witnessed a shooting in Syria's capital, Damascus. He tells CNN it was carried out by Syrian security forces and he does not know if anyone was wounded. The violence continues each day. So what would happen if al-Assad were to step down? State Department Deputy Spokesperson, Mark Toner paints the picture for our Brooke Baldwin.

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