September 30th, 2011
08:24 PM ET

Panetta: "If you're a terrorist, you're a terrorist."

Secy. of Defense Leon Panetta talks to CNN’s Erin Burnett about the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki and more. This highlight ran during the 6 p.m. ET hour of The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer and the full interview will run on Erin Burnett OutFront when the program debuts on Monday, October 3rd at 7 p.m. ET – Tune in to CNN. A highlight from the exclusive interview is below. Please visit the CNN Press Room for additional information.

Please credit all usage of the interview to CNN’s Erin Burnett OutFront FULL POST

September 30th, 2011
04:23 PM ET

CNN, Republican Party of Florida to Produce Key Primary Debate

As Florida plans to move their primary up to Jan. 31, 2012, speeding up the GOP presidential nomination process, CNN and the Republican Party of Florida announced today they will co-host a debate. It will take place at the end of January in Jacksonville, Fla. among the 2012 Republican presidential candidates in the pivotal early voting state.

“With the Florida Republican primary now scheduled for Jan. 31, that state’s central role in helping Republicans choose a nominee is now secure,” said Sam Feist, CNN Washington bureau chief and senior vice president. “CNN is proud to present voters in Florida an opportunity to hear from the candidates one final time before they head to the polls.” FULL POST

September 30th, 2011
12:11 PM ET

Buffett: There has been class warfare for 20 yrs and my class has won

CNN's Alison Kosik interviewed Warren Buffett about the economy, Bank of America fee increase and The Buffett Rule.


Topics: CNN • CNN Newsroom
Anwar al-Awlaki Killed in Yemen
September 30th, 2011
11:20 AM ET

Anwar al-Awlaki Killed in Yemen

American-born Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki was killed in an airstrike Friday in Sanaa, Yemeni officials said.

CNN reporters covering this story include: Nic Robertson (@nicrobertsoncnn) in London, Mohammed Jamjoom (@jamjoomcnn) in Istanbul and Dan Lothian (@danlothiancnn) at the White House.

Watch Nic Robertson discuss al-Awlaki's death and his role in al Qaeda.

Find out more about Anwar al-Awlaki here.


Topics: Breaking News • CNN
September 30th, 2011
10:06 AM ET

On HLN: How Jackson's kids viewed his last hours

HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell talks to Raymone Bain about the testimony details involving Michael Jackson's children.


Topics: HLN • Issues • Jane Velez-Mitchell
September 30th, 2011
10:01 AM ET

Towfigh: Murray defense team will fail

HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell talks to former L.A. Deputy DA Hamid Towfigh about the Conrad Murray defense team strategy.

Topics: HLN • Issues • Jane Velez-Mitchell
September 29th, 2011
05:34 PM ET

CNN, Arizona Republican Party to Present Presidential Primary Debate

As the race for the Republican nomination intensifies, CNN and the Arizona Republican Party announced today they will co-host a debate among the 2012 Republican presidential candidates in this key Western state on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011.
“Arizona is a key state that will play a pivotal role in helping Republicans choose their presidential nominee,” said Sam Feist, CNN Washington bureau chief and senior vice president. “CNN is honored to provide voters in Arizona and around the country an opportunity to hear the GOP candidates present their vision for the future.”
“I’ve been in politics a long time, but I can’t remember a more critical election than this,” said Arizona Governor Jan Brewer. “When it comes to some of the hallmark issues facing our country – whether illegal immigration, the housing crisis or the ongoing power struggle between the states and federal government – Arizona is at the forefront. These are national issues, certainly. But Arizonans live and breathe them. So, I’m thrilled that the Arizona Republican Party and CNN have reached agreement on a debate, and optimistic that when the candidates come to Arizona, they’ll meet our voters and offer meaningful solutions to the problems facing our state and nation.”
As previously announced, CNN and the Western Republican Leadership Conference will present a debate on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. These presidential debates are in addition to two separate Republican primary debates hosted by CNN earlier this year, with Hearst Television’s WMUR and the New Hampshire Union Leader in June 2011 and the Tea Party Express in September 2011.
CNN Worldwide, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner Company, is the most trusted source for news and information. Its reach extends to nine cable and satellite television networks; one private place-based network; two radio networks; wireless devices around the world; CNN Digital Network, the No. 1 network of news Web sites in the United States; CNN Newsource, the world’s most extensively syndicated news service; and strategic international partnerships within both television and the digital media.

September 29th, 2011
04:29 PM ET

President Obama's back to school speech

In Thursday's program,  CNN Student News report on President Obama's speech to students.


Topics: CNN • CNN Student News
September 29th, 2011
02:59 PM ET

Sen. McCain in Libya with GOP delegation

Sen. John McCain part of the GOP delegation in Libya tells CNN's Kyra Phillips that Libyans want Gadhafi captured alive.


Topics: CNN • CNN Newsroom
September 29th, 2011
01:36 PM ET

Piers Morgan Tonight: West Memphis Three, Damien Echols, describes life in jail and what its been like since his recent release

Damien Echols of the West Memphis Three talks to Piers Morgan tonight about his experience in jail, and what life has been like since his release. "I hadn't seen daylight in almost a decade," says Echols. And after his recent release he told Piers he couldnt wait to see the sunset,  "I couldn't wait for the nightfall, just to see the sun go down, because I had never seen that, not in almost 20 years," he said.

TUNE IN for the full emotional interview tonight at 9pm EST


Topics: CNN • Piers Morgan
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