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October 14th, 2009
03:30 PM ET

From Shark Victim to Advocate

From CNN Meteorologist Reynolds Wolf:

You’d think that after being ravaged by one of nature’s most feared creatures, you’d shield yourself from all reminders of that experience.

That isn’t the case with Rodney Fox - a guy nearly shredded apart by a Great White Shark in 1963. This survivor is now a protector of these apex predators of the seas - and is doing all he can to prevent their extinction.

Here’s his story:

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

October 14th, 2009
03:00 PM ET

Sharks: Predator or Prey?

From CNN Meteorologist Reynolds Wolf:

We can see them rising from the depths and into our nightmares - sharks!!! These oceanic predators are one of the creatures most feared by man - and sadly, one of the most horribly misunderstood. Many are endangered and are teetering on the brink of extinction.

A new exhibit at the Georgia Aquarium is trying to help save them by tossing myths overboard and hooking us into the truth: the survival of the shark is crucial to the Earth’s ecosystem!

I recently had a chance to see the exhibit and meet a few of the sharks face to face. Check it out!

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

October 14th, 2009
11:09 AM ET

Cops: Teen Suspects Laughed About Setting Boy Ablaze

Some new details about that horrific attack in Florida, where a 15-year-old boy was doused with rubbing alcohol and set on fire.

Police now have five juvenile suspects in custody. All are charged with aggravated battery; one of them's charged with 2nd degree attempted murder, as well.

Witnesses say the teens yelled "he's a snitch, he's a snitch!" and "pour it on him!". After their arrest, an officer heard a couple of them laughing about the attack. The motive here, police say: payback over money the victim owed for a video game, and his reporting one boy's attempted theft of his father's bike.

We told you what we knew about the story in Tuesday's second hour. Then Kyra talked to a clinical psychologist about the cruelty and violence of this attack.



October 14th, 2009
09:36 AM ET

End of the Email Era?

The Wall Street Journal says it is the "The End of the Email Era" and that social networking sites are taking over the way we communicate.

Do you think the email reign is over? Let us know what you think.

Filed under: Heidi Collins • Josh Levs