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November 25th, 2011
04:14 PM ET

Regis Sings Along with Bing Crosby!

Part two of Brooke's interview with legend Regis Philbin.     Brooke gets Regis to sing-along with his hero, Bing Crosby.

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November 25th, 2011
03:34 PM ET

Regis: A Morning Legend

After 50 years in show business, Regis Philbin retired last Friday.   Regis opens up to Brooke about his legendary career, being inspired by Bing Crosby, and partying in Italy with George Clooney.   And of course they discuss his new book too!

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November 23rd, 2011
10:55 PM ET

As you raise that fork, remember those with less on their plates

Dave Schechter
Senior National Editor

As we sit down at tables laden with food, hold off a moment before putting that forkful in your mouth to give thanks for the bounty before you and remember that for millions of Americans it is just one more day of challenge.

The good folks who run the nation’s food banks know that the Thanksgiving holiday brings greater attention to what the government calls “food insecurity,” a clinical term for what the rest of us call hunger. The anecdotes in this piece come from Ken Kupchick, marketing director for the River Valley Regional Food Bank in Fort Smith, Arkansas, but are typical of what can be heard around the country.

There was the “very nice young mother” who walked into the food bank and said, “I used to volunteer at a food pantry. Now I need to use one.” Medical bills for their three children, including one with a genetic heart defect, had pushed her and her husband to the brink. Facing another $1,000 bill, the woman figured they would need to use a pantry for about six months until they got back on their feet financially.

Too many people needing help. Not enough food. Demand outstripping supply. This equation continues to worsen, even as the nation’s economy shows the most tentative signs of recovery.

Madelyn was described “as a very proper, eloquent and elegant Southern lady,” who was more than making ends meet until her husband passed away. Now she lives on $665 a month from Social Security and $16 a month in food stamps. “She was discovered sorting through the dumpster garbage at the local grocery store” and “would have been totally lost in society” had a store employee not spotted her. “She says she goes to the dumpster three times a week, recovering tomatoes, eggs, cottage cheese and yogurt to live on.”

According to the government, in 2010 14.5 percent of the nation’s households (just about one in seven) met the definition for “food insecurity,” including 5.4 percent living with “very low food security,” defined as “meaning that the food intake of one or more household members was reduced and their eating patterns were disrupted at times during the year because the household lacked money and other resources for food.”


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November 23rd, 2011
04:58 PM ET

"Turkey time-out" from your gadgets

Brooke talks to family dynamic expert Stacey DeBroff about bridging the technology gap at the Thanksgiving dinner table.

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November 22nd, 2011
05:58 PM ET

Huntsman Debate Prep

Brooke talks to Republican Presidential Candidate Jon Huntsman about foreign policy and previews Tuesday night's debate.

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November 21st, 2011
05:01 PM ET

#MusicMonday: Alexi Murdoch

Today's #MusicMonday features Brooke's interview with British singer-songwriter Alexi Murdoch

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November 21st, 2011
01:28 PM ET

No Talking Points: Obama's 'Lazy' Remark

CNN's Don Lemon restores the context around President Barack Obama's "lazy" remark at the APEC summit, after Republican presidential hopefuls began using it as a talking point on the campaign trail.

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November 20th, 2011
10:21 PM ET

Sex Abuse Survivor Greg LeMond: Penn State Scandal "Disturbing"

An incredible statistic to think about, as the child rape scandal unfolds at Penn State. One in every six boys, according to researchers, is sexually abused before age 18. So often, victims lock the pain away and never get the help they need. That's why the group "" exists, to let men know they're not alone, that it's not their fault, and that it can happen to practically anyone—including a three-time winner of the Tour de France.

Greg LeMond was the first American to ever win the Tour back in 1986. But he carried with him a secret, sexual abuse that he says he suffered at the hands of a family friend when he was just 12-years-old. Now, LeMond is on the board of "," committed to helping others like him. He described what he went through to CNN's Don Lemon.

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November 20th, 2011
08:13 PM ET

Don Lemon: No matter the gender, rape is rape

By Don Lemon, CNN

(CNN) – I don’t remember exactly when it started for me.

It was before the first grade. I must have been 5 years old, maybe 4. My mother was divorced and worked during the day. My grandmother was my sitter. She watched over my sisters and me as much as she could, but even her watchful eye wasn’t enough to keep me out of the hands of my abuser.

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November 18th, 2011
07:23 PM ET

Changing the Dialogue on Date Rape

Brooke Baldwin talks to Bergen Baucom about her documentary and her efforts to educate people on some misconceptions regarding date rape. Baucom, who says she was raped by a friend in college, relates that women are trained to be aware of strangers and that she never suspected that someone close to her would sexually assault her.

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