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July 21st, 2009
08:18 PM ET

"I'd probably do this for nothing"

There's a quotation that goes something like this: "Do what you love, and you'll never work a day in your life."

CNN meteorologist Reynolds Wolf caught up with a Yellowstone National Park ranger who hasn't worked a single day for the past 43 years.

Join Reynolds Wolf, Betty Nguyen and TJ Holmes weekend mornings in the CNN Newsoom, beginning 6am ET/3am PT.

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July 21st, 2009
06:50 PM ET

Health care reform: how do we pay for it?

In closed door bipartisan meetings, senators hash out how to pay for healthcare reform.

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July 21st, 2009
06:41 PM ET

Who’s holding the knife?

When you’re under anesthesia, do you know who’s actually doing the surgery? CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen tells you how to be an empowered patient and find out who’s cutting you before you get wheeled into the OR.

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July 21st, 2009
04:19 PM ET

RNC Chairman on Health Care (& His Own Insurance!)

Coming into our first hour today, President Obama spoke again about the need for health care reform. If you missed it, have a listen:



A few minutes later, Kyra got some reaction from Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele, and some context from our Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen.


July 21st, 2009
02:04 PM ET

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Takes Your Questions

Do the health reform headlines leave you with more questions than answers? Dr. Gupta is your insider and he wants to hear from you!

Start the conversation here. Then tune in next week to hear Dr. Gupta answer your health care bill questions LIVE on CNN Newsroom with Heidi Collins.

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July 21st, 2009
09:00 AM ET

What are You Willing to Give Up?

Nearly 46 million people in America are uninsured, and millions are underinsured. But reforming the current system will require changes. So what are you willing to give up to help? Pay higher taxes? Switch to a government-sponsored plan? Have less generous coverage?

We want to hear from you. Leave us a comment. Let us know your name and the city where you live.
We’ll read some of them on air in the CNN Newsroom, 11am—1pm ET

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July 21st, 2009
08:26 AM ET

What is "Rich"?

The original House Democrats' plan to reform health care is funded in part by a "tax surcharge" on American families making more than $350,000 a year. Now, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she wants to change this threshhold to $500,000 for individuals and $1 million for couples.

This has prompted a lot of discussion on whether "the rich" should pay for health care reform. We got a ton of responses when we asked you that question here on the blog Friday.

Today - we want to take the discussion a step further and ask what "rich" is? How would you define the term?

Post your comments here.

Filed under: Heidi Collins
July 21st, 2009
04:50 AM ET

Louder than Words

For 30 years, former NBA guard Mike Glenn has organized a free basketball camp for deaf children.

Our TJ Holmes reports on the one week this summer these kids will remember for a lifetime. And when you hear their story, you'll understand why.

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

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