Russell Simmons is perhaps best known as co-founder of Def Jam Recordings. He's gone on to become a multi-million dollar success through fashion and philanthropy. We're going to seeing a lot more of the hip-hop mogul in a new reality television show which gives the public an inside look into his personal and professional life. CNN's Fredricka Whitfield recently sat down with Russell Simmons for an extended interview.
The new Congress and your money. There will soon be a new normal in Washington. Republicans will run the House and have more members in the Senate. And they're promising changes that could affect your finances. CNN's Fredricka Whitfield and Josh Levs put some of your questions to personal finance experts Ken and Daria Dolan.
Elizabeth Smart testified this week against the man accused of subjecting her to "9 months in hell." She was snatched from her bed at knifepoint in 2002 by a man she described as "crude, vulgar, self-serving." CNN's Fredricka Whitfield talked about this and other cases of interest with our legal experts, civil rights attorney Avery Friedman and criminal defense attorney Richard Herman.