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An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board dropped off radar after taking off in Burkina Faso. It is thought to have gone down in Mali. Erin Burnett has more tonight.
January 10th, 2013
09:26 PM ET

Biden talks ammo clips and background checks, NRA 'disappointed'

Erin Burnett discusses Vice President Joe Biden's gun control task force meeting with the National Rifle Association.

NRA Statement:

"We were disappointed with how little this meeting had to do with keeping our children safe and how much it had to do with an agenda to attack the Second Amendment."

OutFront tonight:  Former White House deputy press secretary Bill Burton and co-founder of Priorities USA, a pro-Obama Super Pac and Tim Carney, senior political columnist for the Washington Examiner.


Filed under: Gun Control
January 10th, 2013
09:20 PM ET

Taft school shooter 'had a hit list' targeting two classmates

Officials say a 16-year-old student armed with a shotgun entered a high school classroom in rural California Thursday and opened fire.

They say one student he shot is in critical condition tonight. He shot at a second student, but missed. The 16 year-old shooter is in police custody at this hour.

CNN's Kyung Lah has the story.

 


Filed under: Crime • Gun Control • News
January 10th, 2013
09:10 PM ET

NIH: Flu at epidemic levels spreading across America

The National Institutes of Health tells CNN that the flu is now at epidemic levels. The epidemic is already spreading across 41 states.

This year's flu season came sooner than expected, and already, the case are more severe. The CDC says flu has left 2,257 hospitalized with 18 deaths - among them children. FULL POST


Filed under: Health • News
January 10th, 2013
09:00 PM ET

"More lipstick..." doesn't mean "less gridlock," says Daily Beast writer

Here at OutFront we've reported on President Obama's second term cabinet lacking in diversity.

The President Obama officially announced his Jack Lew, his current chief of staff for Treasury Secretary. His latest addition is on top of his recent picks - former Senator Chuck Hagel for Defense Secretary, John Brennan for CIA director, Sen. John Kerry for Secretary of State.

Binders closed: Rangel says mostly-male Obama picks 'embarrassing'

And New York Congressman Charlie Rangel say "it's embarrassing as hell." The Democratic representative expressed Thursday his frustration with the Obama administration for not picking women and minorities for top cabinet positions.

"The questions I've heard are fair," he said on MSNBC. "The record does speak for itself."

With a record high 98 women in the new Congress, we'll have less gridlock, right?

OutFront tonight: Salem Radio's Michael Medved and Tara Maller with the New America Foundation.


Filed under: Politics
January 10th, 2013
08:41 PM ET

Oscar snubs Bigelow, Affleck for best director

No best director nod for 'zero dark thirty's' Kathryn Bigelow. Her thriller about the hunt for Osama bin Laden was considered a shoe-in among critics.

Surprising snubs

But the movie has been a target of criticism - mostly from Washington lawmakers. Did politics doom her Oscar chances?

Outfront tonight: Sharon Waxman, editor of the Wrap.com, which covers the entertainment industry, and a former New York times Movie critic. FULL POST


Filed under: Entertainment
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