A new study suggests rap music–to the ears of some–sounds a lot more like advertising than entertainment. It seems artists are writing lyrics that mention lots of product names, including booze. Now that got us thinking. Who else seems to find it hard to resist the urge to celebrate alcohol?
It's a story we can't resist.
CNN's Erin Burnett talked to former Secretary of Defense William Cohen about the future of Iraq now that President Obama has announced all U.S. troops will leave the country by the end of 2011–effectively ending nine years of war. Cohen says he believes Iraq has the potential to be a democracy.