Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed spoke with CNN’s Carol Costello about the city’s response to the storm that paralyzed the city of Atlanta. Mayor Reed highlighted the city's response to the storm with preventative measure up to what is being done to make city roads passable. Mayor Reed believes the mistake made was not staggering release times for businesses and schools. He said doing so contributed to the massive gridlock that stranded motorists.
CNN today announced changes to its weekday programming lineup. Starting Monday, February 10, 2014, John Berman and Michaela Pereira will co-anchor CNN’s 11 a.m. (ET) hour of dayside programming. Berman and Pereira will continue to anchor “Early Start” and “New Day,” respectively. Pereira joined the network last year with the launch of “New Day,” while Berman joined in 2012, and has covered several national news stories including the Boston Marathon Bombing and the deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma. FULL POST
In a CNN Exclusive, Carol Costello sat down with Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel to discuss Obamacare and the economy. This conversation comes as Target reveals it will be hiring fewer employees this Holiday season.
Medea Benjamin, Activist, Code Pink told CNN's Carol Costello that she did not heckle the President. She did not hear the policy changes that had been predicted, so she waited until he was finished to voice her objections.
CNN's Carol Costello talked to a Newtown parent about "Glee's" controversial episode regarding a school shooting.
CNN's Carol Costello talks with Roma Downey, actress and producer of 'The Bible," Downey's 10-hour miniseries that shows the Bible's best stories.
The blockbuster series that has drawn huge audiences concludes on Easter Sunday, March 31.
New York Mayoral Candidate Christine Quinn spoke to CNN's Carol Costello about running for mayor and gay marriage.
On CNN Newsroom with Carol Costello, Baltimore Ravens’ Brendon Ayanbadejo spoke about his support of marriage equality. He spoke about the amicus brief he and other athletes wrote to repeal Proposition 8 in California.
In light of Pope Benedict XVI announcing his resignation on February 28th, CNN Anchors Chris Cuomo and Carol Costello talk about the future of the church.
Cuomo says, “When you make this decision about how do we move forward, well it assumes that these are almost political questions. But they’re not; they’re religious. And there’s so much adherence to the code. That the religion is what it is. And you live by those rules because that’s what the faith is about. And it gets very deep and confusing. Well, what is faith? What is the church? What should be the right rules? And maybe the expedience of the moment, if we just adjust to the times, you lose some sense of what the faith is at its core. Now that’s certainly the Orthodox position. On the other hand, you’ve got lots of Catholics from my generation who want to see it be more inclusive and inviting and would hope for that in the new pope –”
“Especially when it comes to women and contraception,” Costello said. She added, “That is very important to Catholic women. Almost 98% of Catholic women have taken birth control at some point in their lives.” FULL POST
Jason Wu tells CNN’s Alina Cho that designing Michelle Obama’s inaugural gown was an honor and details what went into creating it.
Wu says, “Right now, we're working on the fall collection and we were all still working, we had been working until like 10:00, 10:30, and we had to watch. And when the second she came out and everyone just let out the biggest scream. I mean, the whole entire studio, it was amazing. The energy was amazing.”
He adds, “Well, I chose ruby red, and, you know, it was a custom weave fabric. I wanted it to look festive, but I had also wanted - wanted it to be soft and - so that combination of velvet and chiffon was really important so we wove, it was all hand loomed, the fabric, and it's little bets of velvet woven to a floral pattern within a chiffon fabric. It's a two-process.”
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