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October 17th, 2011
08:35 PM ET

David Stern: 'You Can't Share Revenue...If You're Losing Money'

Will the NBA have a season this year? NBA commissioner David Stern sounds firm about the differences between owners and players in an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett. "We would not lose a season over any one little thing," Stern said. "But we have some very large issues that separate us."

We need to reset our business model which not only gives our teams an opportunity to be profitable, not mandated but an opportunity, and– and allows them to revenue share, because as the union has made, I think, clear and I agree with them, we need a more robust revenue sharing plan. So you can't share revenue or it makes no sense to share revenue, if you're losing money."


Filed under: Economic Strike Team
October 17th, 2011
07:52 PM ET

Border Fence: The 'Most Expensive... Least Effective' Way to Fight Illegal Immigration?

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain says he was just joking when he said the U.S. should have an "electrified" fence to stop illegal immigration. On CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront, panelists took up the debate over a border fence–would it work, or not?

David Frum says getting serious about immigration's clearly important, but calls the idea of a fence "the most expensive, slowest and least effective" way of going about it.


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October 17th, 2011
01:18 PM ET

OutFront: China's Tiger Cubs

CNN's Erin Burnett traveled to China to visit the Shanghai School in Huinan Town, where kids under 12 spend their summers learning English. Fascinated with American culture–and Americans–many of these kids have parents who read the hotly debated book "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," which is as popular in China as it is in the U.S.


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King’s Return to the National Mall
The 'Stone of Hope' sculpture is seen during the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial October 16, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Getty Images)
October 17th, 2011
12:40 PM ET

King’s Return to the National Mall

Erin Burnett OutFront producer Leinz Vales caught up with attendees at the Martin Luther King memorial dedication.

A moment in history was relived by thousands October 16 at the formal dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall. The ceremony was postponed from its original date, August 28, the anniversary date of Martin Luther King’s, “I Have a Dream” speech.

“An earthquake and a hurricane may have delayed this day, but this is a day that would not be denied, for this day we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s return to the National Mall,” said President Barack Obama.
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