June 8th, 2012
08:31 PM ET

Arizona town fights federal government for water access

CNN's Martin Savidge reports on a fight between the tiny town of Tombstone, Arizona, and the federal government over the town's right to repair their crucial water pipes.

Filed under: News
June 8th, 2012
08:10 PM ET

Single brand of "bath salts" could be linked to zombie-like attacks

Federal drug enforcement officials are zeroing in on a single brand of the psychoactive drugs known as "bath salts" that may be connected to the recent rash of violent, "zombie"-like attacks.

Erin Burnett talks to a toxicologist about the dangers of the drug.

Filed under: Crime
June 8th, 2012
08:07 PM ET

Government + stimulus = more jobs. Does it add up?

In a surprise news conference today, President Barack Obama blamed Congress for keeping Americans out of work and the overall slow pace of the economic recovery.

The President claims that by failing to pass the entirety of his jobs bill last fall Congress is letting the fragile economic recovery sputter to a halt. He told reporters today that in light of the "headwinds" the country is facing from the European debt crisis, the only thing Congress can do to help the economy is pass the remaining $297 billion in government assistance in his tabled bill.

But will more spending help the economy? We break it down.

Filed under: Economy • Politics
June 8th, 2012
08:07 PM ET

Mitt Romney's "Veepstakes:" When will he choose a running mate?

If the Republican primary was like Survivor, then the selection of Mitt Romney's running mate is like the Miss America pageant.

A new straw poll just out from the Conservative Political Action Conference that took place in Illinois today shows Florida Senator Marco Rubio as the favored pick with 30% of the vote. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was second with 14%, followed by Kentucky Senator Rand Paul with 9%.

Other notables such as Minnesota Governor (and former primary opponent) Tim Pawlenty and Ohio Senator Rob Portman. The big question, though, is not just who will be crowned winner of the "veepstakes," but when?

Filed under: Politics
June 8th, 2012
08:05 PM ET

I'll Have Another owner: This came out of nowhere

A day before the Belmont Stakes, a day before he was poised to capture the first Triple Crown in over 30 years, the career of I'll Have Another is suddenly over.

Trainer Doug O'Neill said the 3-year-old colt began developing tendonitis in his left foreleg. He called the development "freakish."

Erin Burnett talks to I'll Have Another owner Paul Reddam about the surprising retirement of his prized horse and potential champion from racing. FULL POST

Filed under: News
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