It's a cause and effect we see every election season. Candidates under pressure running over-the-top political ads. But some critics say one tactic used by democrats crosses the line. Political activists are using the police shooting death of unarmed black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Brooke Baldwin talks to a panel to weigh in. Is this fair politics, or race baiting?
2012 is a fresh start and you may be inspired to get more out of work. But how do you get that promotion, improve work relationships, or just do better overall on the job? Dr. Aubrey Daniels, psychologist, has studied the science of business performance for more than 30 years and he spoke with CNN's Natalie Allen about how to overcome challenges at work, including the dread of many jobs – the toxic boss.
CNN's Don Lemon finds out what happened to the "Cornbread Millionaire." That's the goal a Georgia woman set for herself in her quest to buy back her foreclosed home. Like millions of Americans, she's faced more hard times. But she hasn't given up, hoping one day she'll live up to the name she gave herself more than a year and a half ago.
Florida A&M University has reprimanded its school president for dismissing band director Doctor Julian White before the university trustees could give their input. The school has re-instated White, putting him on paid administrative leave as well as rescinded the dismissal of four students. The moves were in reaction to the death of 19-year-old student Robert Champion, who may have died from band members of the university's Marching 100 hazing him.
Meanwhile, two mothers of present members tell CNN's Don Lemon that they feared this would happen after notifying the university that certain members of the Marching 100 were mistreating their sons.
Political analyst Goldie Taylor is a regular guest on CNN Newsroom with Don Lemon. But recently Don and she had a much more personal conversation. A journalist much of her life, Taylor has covered many stories. But she says the "culture of collusion" alleged at Penn State compelled her to reveal her own story of childhood sex abuse.
This week CNN.com revealed a compelling interview with Darrell Hammond, formerly on "Saturday Night Live." Many of us know watching his talent will make us laugh. The secret he's about to tell all in a new memoir? Hearing about his childhood will make you cry. CNN's Don Lemon spoke with the producer who interviewed Hammond, revealing new clips not aired before.
Ever send a text saying one thing but intending another – when "hilarious" comes out as "halitosis"? The smartphone feature known as autocorrect has burned many a user. And a website celebrating its first anniversary is dedicated to all that autocorrect comedy. Hear the website founder respond to accusations the gaffes can't be real.
A story out of Virginia conveys the power of the saying "the little things mean so much." The widow of a Navy SEAL killed serving his country is desperately trying to find her husband's wedding band. CNN's Don Lemon talked to Kimberly Vaughn, the mother of two.
One week from Sunday, the country will officially dedicate the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial in Washington. The 30-foot statue honors the civil rights icon we know. But a Broadway play – officially opening Thursday – will show the King we don't know – what the man could have been like behind closed doors. And two heavyweights of the stage and screen are bringing the story to life - Kenny Leon and Samuel L. Jackson. CNN's Don Lemon interviewed the men about "The Mountaintop."