On CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront, Rep. Kristi Noem said she's willing to consider a deal that results in taxpayers paying more–if it means cutting debt. The Congressional super committee has just a week left to reach an agreement on debt or face a series of across-the-board cuts.
As President Obama works to tighten the bonds between Australia and the U.S.–including a new force of Marines stationed Down Under–there's reason to watch the rise in influence of China in the Pacific. America's longstanding dominance in the region is threatened by China's intense military spending and its new position as Australia's top trading partner.
Peter Navarro, author of Death by China, says failure of the Congressional super committee could accelerate China's rise.
Tonight on CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront, Erin talks to Dr. Andrew Weil about his latest book, Spontaneous Happiness. Dr. Weil, who's written a dozen previous books on health and diet, takes on our emotions and mental health–and finds many of us are a lot more stressed and depressed than during even tougher times in the past, like the Great Depression. What explains that, and what can we do to feel better?
Answers in a revealing interview tonight on CNN at 7pm ET.
PSU's Mike McQueary breaks his silence as one lawmaker pushes to make it a felony to not report child abuse. On CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront, Erin breaks down the latest in the unfolding scandal.