April 30th, 2012
07:33 PM ET

Could Chesapeake be the next Enron?

Billionaire Aubrey McClendon. He's the outspoken, charismatic scion of one of America's wealthiest families–and the founder of energy giant Chesapeake.

Some analysts, like Phil Weiss of Argus Research, tell OutFront Chesapeake could be the next Enron or Worldcom.

Filed under: Economy
April 30th, 2012
04:32 PM ET

Documents reveal al Qaeda's plans to sieze cruise ships, unleash carnage across Europe

In an exclusive story based on internal al Qaeda documents, details of which were obtained by CNN. Hundreds of documents were discovered by German cryptologists embedded inside a pornographic movie on a memory card belonging to a suspected al Qaeda operative arrested last year in Berlin. The German newspaper Die Zeit first reported on the documents.

Tonight, CNN's Nic Robertson explains what's inside the documents, and what al Qaeda had hoped to do:

Future plots include the idea of seizing cruise ships and carrying out attacks in Europe similar to the gun attacks by Pakistani militants that paralyzed the Indian city of Mumbai in November 2008. Ten gunmen killed 164 people in that three-day rampage.

The complete story airs tonight at 7 p.m. on Erin Burnett OutFront.

Filed under: National Security
April 30th, 2012
03:06 PM ET

Zimmerman's attorney says $200,000 raised online–but not mentioned in court–was 'oversight'

In an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, Mark O'Mara, lawyer for George Zimmerman, said his client raised $200,000 in donations–largely from a website that has since been brought down–but failed to mention it during his bond hearing in 'an oversight.'

Filed under: Crime
April 30th, 2012
02:33 PM ET

Does America really need a cable channel for dogs?

Americans pamper their pets, but do they need a national cable channel filled with nothing but bouncing balls and wagging tails? As Erin Burnett discovered, what was once merely a joke has become a reality.

Filed under: Seriously?!