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December 31st, 2013
08:34 PM ET

Melissa Harris-Perry apologizes to Romney family

Was it a heartfelt apology or just another tweet?

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry apologized to Mitt Romney's family for poking fun at the Romney family photo of the former presidential candidate holding his adopted African-American grandson.

Does her apology go far enough?

OutFront: Joe Concha, TV critic for Mediaite, CNN Political Commentator Marc Lamont Hill and Michael Medved, a conservative radio show host.


Filed under: News • Politics
December 31st, 2013
08:18 PM ET

PETA to protest SeaWorld at Rose Parade

The backlash against SeaWorld continues on the heels of the documentary film "Blackfish." PETA is now planning a protest during Wednesday's Rose Parade in Pasadena.

The design for SeaWorld's float in the parade will feature a family of killer whales swimming freely in the ocean, a far cry from the way "Blackfish" portrays the park's treatment of killer whales in captivity.

Stephanie Elam reports.


Filed under: 'BlackFish' • Animals • News
December 31st, 2013
08:12 PM ET

Marijuana legal in Colorado, but not in all areas of the state

The countdown to legal pot is on in Colorado. But not everyone in the state will be looking to light up.

Some towns in Colorado are fighting back and outlawing recreational marijuana sales within their boundaries.

So who is rejecting the budding pot business?

CNN's Miguel Marquez has the story.


Filed under: Marijuana • News
December 30th, 2013
10:01 PM ET

Is "coming out" still a big deal?

"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts revealed she was gay, expressing gratitude for her long-time girlfriend, Amber, in a Facebook post.

Don Lemon gives his take on the reveal and explains why it's still important for people to come out.


Filed under: LGBT • Television
December 30th, 2013
09:56 PM ET

"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts reveals she's gay

In a surprise Facebook post Sunday, "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts publicly acknowledged that she's gay.

In the post, Roberts expressed gratitude for her long-time girlfriend, Amber, which was met with an outpouring of support from her fans.

Nischelle Turner reports on how the announcement has also opened a broader discussion about how celebrities speak about their sexual orientation.

CNN Contributor and ESPN columnist LZ Granderson, actor and GLAAD Spokesperson Omar Sharif Junior and radio host Stephanie Miller share their thoughts on Roberts' reveal.


Filed under: LGBT • Television
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