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November 30th, 2011
05:05 PM ET

Circus fined a record $270,000

A circus is fined $270,000 for allegedly mistreating elephants but admits no wrongdoing.  Brooke talks with Robert Atkinson, who runs The Elephant Sanctuary in Nashville, about what changes the circus should make.

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November 30th, 2011
01:48 PM ET

David Gergen describes Reagan attack

David Gergen describes the White House events on the day Reagan was shot. Shooter John Hinckley Jr. is seeking freedom.

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November 29th, 2011
04:02 PM ET

Lipitor goes generic Wednesday

With Lipitor going generic on Wednesday, Brooke and Allison Kosik discuss the popular name-brand prescription drugs that are losing their patent protections in 2011, opening the market for generics.  While cheaper drugs may be good for your bottom line, what does it mean for the pharmaceutical industry and the future of other disease-fighting drugs?

Filed under: Anchors • Brooke Baldwin
November 28th, 2011
06:39 PM ET

Kansas teen's "mean" tweet at the Governor goes viral

Brooke talks to Kansas teen Emma Sullivan, who tweeted "mean comments at gov. brownback", about the power of social media, the viral online reaction and the initial demands for an apology.

Filed under: Anchors • Brooke Baldwin
November 28th, 2011
05:00 PM ET

#MusicMonday: Cyndi Lauper

On today's #MusicMonday, Brooke talks to Cyndi Lauper, who reveals a different side of her on her new album  'Memphis Blues'.

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November 27th, 2011
06:38 PM ET

Tape apparently reveals Fine's wife knew of alleged abuse

It’s a shocking audiotaped conversation between an alleged child sex abuse victim and the wife of accused offender Syracuse University Associate Head Basketball Coach Bernie Fine. ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” aired the audiotape some 8 years after first receiving it.
In the conversation, ESPN reports, Laurie Fine admits she knew about her husband's alleged activities, even on one occasion witnessing him allegedly abuse a boy. CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield talks to ESPN’s Mark Schwarz, who broke the story.

November 27th, 2011
04:59 AM ET

Getting Kids Excited about Science

NASA Astronaut Leland Melvin and of the Black Eyed Peas tell T.J. Holmes how they're working together to encourage kids to study math, science and engineering.

November 27th, 2011
04:44 AM ET

Gingrich: I Am Not For Amnesty

Republican Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich drew fire during last week's CNN Republican National Security Debate when he said he was “prepared to take the heat” for arguing that the GOP should take a “humane” position on longtime illegal immigrants by finding another way to “legality” that avoids breaking up families. Political rivals immediately called him "liberal" on illegal immigration. Gingrich fired back, saying his opponents are twisting his words.

T.J. Holmes discusses it with Matt Towery, syndicated columnist and former campaign adviser to Newt Gingrich, and Lee May, Democratic County Commissioner in suburban Atlanta's Dekalb County.

November 27th, 2011
04:25 AM ET

Toilet Isn't Ickiest Thing

T.J. Holmes goes over the things you should avoid touching in a shopping mall.

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November 26th, 2011
10:47 AM ET

Cyber Monday: Real Deal?

It's expected to be huge this year, with sales of more than a billion dollars.
But is Cyber Monday the best day to find shopping deals online?
Today in the Newsroom, I'll tell you about a new Consumer Reports study that has answers.
If you're among the massive number of people who plan to do some shopping online, be sure to follow these critical safety tips to avoid scams.
On, we have this piece to help you find the "deals and duds."
And while you might be focused more on gadgets and gifts, Monday might be a great day for you to book travel. Be sure to read this about "don't miss deals" from our folks at
Which sites are you using to find the best Cyber Monday deals? What are your plans?
Weigh in here or join our discussions at Facebook and Twitter.
Good luck and happy shopping!

Filed under: CNN Newsroom • Josh Levs
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