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July 12th, 2009
12:30 PM ET

Would You Buy Back Your Garbage?

Would you buy your garbage back? Recycling waste is not only good for the environment, it also provides jobs.

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That's the motive behind one woman's effort to combat her community's growing trash problem.

To learn more about her project and learn about other groups working for a cleaner, safer world, please visit our Impact Your World page.

Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield • Impact Your World
July 12th, 2009
08:43 AM ET

Will She Make History?

Tomorrow morning Sonia Sotomayor, a federal appeals judge in New York, faces the Senate committee that could make her this country's first Latino U.S. Supreme Court justice.

CNN's Betty Nguyen and Deputy Political Director Paul Steinhauser have a preview of Sotomayor's confirmation hearings.

You can watch the hearings live on CNN and Monday, 10am ET/7am PT.

And join Betty Nguyen and TJ Holmes weekend mornings in the CNN Newsroom, 6am ET/3am PT.

July 12th, 2009
04:57 AM ET

Coming Up in the CNN Newsroom...

President Obama is back in the United States after a historic visit to Ghana. The First Family arrived at Andrews AFB last night.

Coming up in the CNN Newsroom, CNN's Ed Henry looks back on a powerful and emotional day for the President on his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa.

Also ahead, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama met with Pope Benedict XVI Friday at the Vatican. We'll explain why this meeting was so significant between these two powerful leaders. Even the gift the Pope gave to President Obama was meant to underscore his views on what the Vatican considers prime ethical issues.

Join us in the CNN Newsroom with Betty Nguyen and TJ Holmes, beginning 6am ET/3am PT.

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