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September 25th, 2014
10:22 PM ET

Clinton: "I actually think we are less racist"

The unrest in Ferguson and what it says about race relations in America were part of the discussion at the "CNN Special Town Hall with President Bill Clinton" moderated by CNN's Erin Burnett and it definitely caught your attention.

Bing Pulse helped us track our viewers' reactions to the town hall. The graph breaks out responses to what was being said minute by minute by Republicans, Democrats and Independents. One of the moments that viewers all agreed on was President Clinton's response to Burnett's question: has racism gotten worse in America over the past few years?

"I actually think we're less racist, less sexist, less homophobic than we used to be," Clinton said.

Burnett breaks down the viewers' reaction.


Filed under: Clinton Town Hall • News
September 25th, 2014
09:54 PM ET

People line up to buy iPhones just to resell them in China

Apple says that it has received nine complaints about the iPhone 6 Plus bending after it had been in people's pockets for too long.

They say the phones undergo "rigorous tests" and that "with normal use a bend in iPhone is extremely rare." But the problem is not stopping people from buying the devices.

Chinese smugglers make big bucks on iPhone 6

In the United States, you may have noticed a lot of people in line of the iPhone are Chinese. The reason? The iPhone 6 is not yet sold in China, which is the world's largest smartphone market. That means big money for Chinese buyers who come to the U.S. and play the line well.

CNN's Kyung Lah has the story.


Filed under: Apple • News • Tech
September 25th, 2014
09:44 PM ET

Sources: UVA suspect investigated for rape in 2002

Virginia police say Jesse Matthew, the suspect in the case of the missing University of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, was investigated for an alleged rape in 2002, but was never charged due to a lack of evidence.

The revelation comes as Matthew is being brought back to Charlottesville, Virginia after the 32-year-old was arrested Wednesday night 1,300 miles away outside of Galveston, Texas.

Graham disappeared September 13th and police say Matthew was the last person to be seen with her.

CNN's Ed Lavandera reports from the Bolivar Peninsula just outside Galveston where Matthew was arrested.


Filed under: Missing student • News
September 25th, 2014
09:33 PM ET

Pentagon: ISIS still controls a wide swath of Iraq and they want more

FBI director James Comey says he is "not confident at all" that airstrikes in Syria disrupted an imminent plot to attack America. The administration said stopping that plot was the reason for its first major strikes on Syria.
Comey went on to say an attack in the U.S. could happen at any time, as soon as "tomorrow."

OutFront, Pentagon Spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby.


Filed under: International • Iraq • ISIS • News • Syria
September 25th, 2014
04:43 PM ET

Bill Clinton: America has 'bought the NRA's theory' we would all be safer with a gun

New York (CNN) - Bill Clinton addressed a number of crime and justice issues during a sweeping talk with CNN on Wednesday, including taking on the National Rifle Association and its pro-gun policy.

The former president, in a conversation with CNN's Erin Burnett at the Clinton Global Initiative meeting in New York, lumped together the NRA, stand your ground laws, and people surrounding themselves only with those who agree with them as problems that lead to a more violent climate in the United States.

Clinton, however, rejected the idea that several high-profile cases with apparent racial undertones mean the U.S. is more racist than it was in the past.

"I think we have enhanced the risks by changing the environment, basically, because it seems we bought the NRA's theory that we would all be safer if everybody in this audience had a gun that was a concealed weapon," Clinton said. "Then if one of them felt threatened by another, they could stand up right here and stand their ground. And we could watch the whole saga unfold. That is what happens."

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