March 30th, 2012
07:27 PM ET

Are lotteries a fair way for states to raise money?

As Americans line up to buy tickets for a $640 million Mega Millions drawing, Erin Burnett asks, is this a fair way for states to raise money?

Filed under: Economy • News
March 30th, 2012
01:06 PM ET

Budget superfail in Congress, yet again

Erin Burnett breaks down another budget superfail in Congress.

Filed under: Economy • Politics
March 30th, 2012
01:00 PM ET

John Avlon: Congress' superfail on budget 'disgusting'

John Avlon says for all the talk about the budget, Congress couldn't manage to do what the people expect: get something done. "It's disgusting."

Filed under: Economy • Politics
March 30th, 2012
12:55 PM ET

Welcome aboard: Airlines, mental health and stigma

Editor's Note: Bob Carolla is the director of media relations for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation's largest nonprofit, grassroots mental health education, advocacy and support organization.

By Bob Carolla, special to Erin Burnett OutFront

Let’s first overlook headlines like “insane on a plane” and news anchors who refer to pilots and flight attendants as “crazy” or “nuts.” We’ll comeback to them at the end.

Instead, let’s consider issues that emerged this week when on March 27, a JetBlue airline pilot experienced a medical emergency in flight. FULL POST

Filed under: Opinion
March 29th, 2012
08:02 PM ET

Could drugs be a key to Robert Bales' defense?

As lawyers begin assembling a defense case for accused soldier Robert Bales, the role of medications taken by the military may become a critical factor. Dr. Elspeth Ritchie, a forensic psychologist, has investigated the connections between drugs and violence among members of the military. She spoke to CNN's Erin Burnett.

Filed under: Crime
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