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August 12th, 2014
09:02 PM ET

Erin Burnett remembers Robin Williams' unforgettable role in "Dead Poets Society"

CNN's Erin Burnett recalls her favorite Robin Williams movie - "Dead Poets Society". The dramatic film was filmed at her high school. Burnett says Williams was unforgettable in his role as an inspiring teacher.


Filed under: News • Robin Williams
August 12th, 2014
08:48 PM ET

Officials: 130 additional U.S. personnel heading to Iraq

Approximately 130 additional military advisers are being sent to northern Iraq to aid the country's fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

The advisers are headed to the area where tens of thousands from a minority group called the Yazidis are stranded as they flee religious persecution by ISIS.

The U.S. military also conducted new strikes against ISIS positions near Mount Sinjar on Tuesday in an effort to stop them from firing at Yazidis fleeing the area.

Juan Zarate, a former Deputy National Security Adviser for Combating Terrorism is OutFront.


Filed under: International • Iraq • ISIS • News
August 12th, 2014
08:40 PM ET

In his own words: Robin Williams' battle with depression

Police revealed Tuesday that Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt inside his California home. There were also cuts around the actor's left wrist.

It was no secret Williams battled depression for some time. But what ultimately drove him to take his own life?

Deborah Feyerick is OutFront with Williams' own words on his personal struggles.


Filed under: Entertainment • News • Robin Williams
August 12th, 2014
08:33 PM ET

Friends, comedians remember Robin Williams

Comedians are mourning one of their own as they remember Robin Williams. In an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, actor Andy Dick and legendary talk show host Dick Cavett share their memories of the man who made so many people laugh.

Dick recalled the first time he met the iconic comedian.

Cavett was one of the first people to showcase Williams' talents back in 1979 on his late-night PBS show and he shared what Williams told him after a successful performance.


Filed under: News • Robin Williams
August 12th, 2014
08:18 PM ET

Officials: Robin Williams apparently hanged himself

Authorities believe Robin Williams, 63, used a belt to hang himself from a bedroom door sometime between late Sunday night and Monday morning, when his personal assistant found him.

Ted Rowlands has more on what's known about Williams death and the tributes pouring in to honor his life.


Filed under: Entertainment • News • Robin Williams
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