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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