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January 13th, 2012
07:28 PM ET

Gingrich defends 'viral' ad mocking Mitt Romney for speaking French

On CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said a web ad that's "gone viral" was only intended to "be funny" by mocking Mitt Romney for speaking French, just as his fellow Massachusetts politician John Kerry does.


Filed under: Politics
January 13th, 2012
06:22 PM ET

Burnett challenges Gingrich on jobs claim

In an interview set to air on CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront, Burnett challenges Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on a claim he helped create 1.3 million jobs in just one month. The entire interview airs tonight at 7 p.m. on CNN.


Filed under: Economy • Politics
January 13th, 2012
03:05 PM ET

BREAKING: John Edwards has life-threatening heart condition, judge reveals

A federal judge has disclosed that former presidential candidate John Edwards has a life-threatening heart condition, a court source told CNN.

Edwards had sought a delay in his criminal corruption trial, scheduled to begin later this month.

Developing.


Filed under: Politics
January 13th, 2012
01:12 PM ET

I.D.E.A.: could electricity from soccer balls solve the world's energy crisis?

It's a bold idea in a very small package–the size, in fact, of a soccer ball. Balls like these are kicked for 90 minutes or more in massive stadiums across Europe, as well as dirt fields in almost every country on Earth. Some big thinkers saw something in the soccer ball few had ever thought of: a way to generate electricity in places where there's nothing to light a book at night.

The women behind the idea sat down with CNN's Erin Burnett to explain.


Filed under: I.D.E.A.