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August 31st, 2009
10:33 AM ET

Watching the Fire on the Web

UCLA is streaming a live look at Mount Wilson- it houses major antennas and transmitters for the region.  It is also home to a historic solar observatory.


Filed under: Nicole Lapin • Tony Harris
August 31st, 2009
09:11 AM ET

Bus Tours for and against health care reform

Tony Harris speaks to activists on both sides of the health care debate as they hit the road to drive home their points. Check out the videos below:

Filed under: Tony Harris
August 31st, 2009
08:39 AM ET

Should the legal drinking age be lowered to 18?

As you know, the legal drinking age is currently 21. But some public officials are now supporting a movement to drop the age to 18. They say underage students tend to drink more, in off-campus settings – because of the law. What do you think? Should the drinking age be lowered to 18? Send Heidi your comments and she might read them on the air during the 9am and 10am ET hours of CNN Newsroom.

Filed under: Heidi Collins
August 31st, 2009
08:37 AM ET

Rescued at sea: Survivor shares his story

An amazing story of survival.

Three boaters lost at sea for more than a week have been rescued in the Gulf of Mexico.

The crew of a good samaritan vessel discovered the men late Saturday, perched on top of their capsized, 23-foot boat.

Tressel Hawkins spoke with CNN's Fredricka Whitfield about his rescue.

Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield
August 30th, 2009
10:22 PM ET

Does Your Boss Have Swine Flu?

Swine flu PLANS, that is!

The nation's schools started learning about swine flu/H1N1 in the spring, with all those outbreaks. The nation's employers, well, they might be a little behind the curve.

Kyra talked to a corporate attorney who works with big companies' H.R. departments, about what our bosses should do to get a jump on it - and what we employees should do to help.



August 30th, 2009
04:22 PM ET

'Disposable' Income

Fredricka Whitfield reports on one city's disposable income: Fargo North Dakota generates tax-saving revenue from rubbish.

Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield
August 30th, 2009
03:40 PM ET

Ted Kennedy remembered

Bob Mann once worked for Senator Kennedy as his press secretary. He last saw the Senator a year ago when he endorsed President Barack Obama.

He shared many memorable moments with Kennedy and shared afew of them with CNN's Fredricka Whitfield.

Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield
August 30th, 2009
03:36 PM ET

Kennedy's impact on Civil Rights

Roger Wilkins, journalist, lawyer, social activist, author of the 1982 autobiography "A man's life" and the publisher of the NAACP's magazine, "The Crisis."

He spoke with CNN's Fredricka Whitfield on Senator Kennedy's impact on the civil rights movement.

Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield
August 30th, 2009
02:51 PM ET

Ted Kennedy's Legacy: Losing and finding focus in Washington

Ted Kennedy:

Failed presidential hopeful.
Political icon.

Thomas Whalen is a historian at Boston University. He's the author of "a higher purpose: Profiles in presidential courage."

Professor Whalen joins CNN's Fredricka Whitfield to look at the failed presidential hopeful part of this and answer: What's the legacy of his bid against his own party's President, Jimmy Carter?

Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield
August 30th, 2009
12:08 PM ET

Going Batty in Central Texas

The sun goes down and the sky fills up... with a cloud of bats! Reynolds Wolf invites you to take a peek inside Brecken Cave... if you dare!

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

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Filed under: Clips from CNN Newsroom • Reynolds Wolf
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