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November 1st, 2009
10:29 PM ET

Pres. Obama Expands Federal Hate Crime Law

Fredricka Whitfield talks to GLAAD President Jarrett Barrios about the new legislation signed by President Obama that expands the federal hate crime law.

Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield
November 1st, 2009
10:19 PM ET

A White House Halloween

Fredricka Whitfield and Jacqui Jeras discuss yesterday's Halloween party at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield
November 1st, 2009
09:07 PM ET

Experts Weigh in on Gang Rape

There's still so much outrage over the apathy of onlookers during an alleged gang rape of a 15-year-old girl outside her high school's homecoming dance.

We brought together a panel of experts to weigh in.

Here's an excerpt.

Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield • Josh Levs
November 1st, 2009
03:35 PM ET

Healing After Battle

Tammy Duckworth was flying high as a combat helicopter pilot in Iraq - until her aircraft took at direct hit from a rocket-propelled grenade. She survived, but lost both of her legs. Today she is an assistant secretary at Veterans Affairs, where she works to aid other wounded vets. She spoke to CNN's Don Lemon about her experience, and what the VA is now doing to help heal the wounds of battle - both physical and mental. A special Web site aims to reach vets even if they live far away from a VA facility.

Filed under: Don Lemon
November 1st, 2009
03:08 PM ET

"Brother West"

CNN's Don Lemon interviews Princeton University's Dr. Cornel West about his new memoir, "Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud."

Filed under: Don Lemon
November 1st, 2009
03:06 PM ET

Maine's Troop Greeters

Seniors dealing with health problems, loneliness and chronic pain still go to the airport most days, sometimes in the middle of the night, to greet U.S. troops and say "thank you" on behalf of the nation. Their story is now told in a new documentary film, "The Way We Get By."

Filed under: Don Lemon
November 1st, 2009
05:48 AM ET

Coming up in the CNN Newsroom...

Crisis in Kabul: Afghan President Hamid Karzai's challenger pulls out of this week's disputed runoff election. We'll have a live report.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in the Middle East, trying to get the Israelis and Palestinians back to peace talks.

A senior Iranian lawmaker is opposing a U.N.-backed draft plan to enrich the nation's uranium abroad.

As the H1N1 flu virus keeps spreading, the U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary says more vaccine is becoming available to fight it.

The first week in November is always a hot one in the world of politics. We'll have a preview with CNN Deputy Political Director Paul Steinhauser.

Join TJ Holmes and Reynolds Wolf in the CNN Newsroom - Brooke Baldwin's in for Betty Nguyen, 6am ET/3am PT.

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