June 25th, 2012
08:21 PM ET

Why women still can't have it all: Author of controversial article comes OutFront

Facebook named a woman to its board for the first time today – Sheryl Sandberg, who has been second-in-command to Mark Zuckerberg at the company for the past four years.

She's been very vocal on the issue of why there aren't many women in most of the high-paying, high-power jobs in this country. She believes that women often fail to reach the top because they don't always outwardly demonstrate the career ambition they feel inside.

She also believes that while it isn't easy, women can certainly succeed in their careers and find a wonderful husband if they work extremely hard in their twenties.

But another woman, a former State Department official, has the exact opposite opinion. She believes that women still can't have it all, and her article, bearing that title, is bouncing around the internet and has quickly become the most popular ever to appear on The Atlantic magazine's website. Erin sits down with Anne-Marie Slaughter to discuss her views and the future of women in the workplace.

Filed under: News
June 25th, 2012
08:03 PM ET

Report: FBI has investigated 100+ suspected Islamic extremists in U.S. military

NPR is reporting that the FBI has conducted over 100 investigations into suspected Islamic extremists in the ranks of our nation's military.

About a dozen of those cases were considered serious enough to warrant full investigations. Though the military regularly screens for all kinds of extremists, including neo-Nazis and other white supremacists, the FBI and Department of Defense set up special procedures for catching Islamic extremists in the wake of the Fort Hood shooting in November 2009.

OutFront tonight is Dina Temple Raston, the NPR reporter who first broke the story.

Filed under: Crime
June 25th, 2012
07:57 PM ET

Chicago gang violence decimating city's urban youth

The numbers say it all – at least 31 people shot, four of them fatally wounded – in just two days.

But this isn't a tally of casualties from some far-flung war zone. This is a weekend in Chicago.

Since January, there have been more people murdered on the streets of Chicago than U.S. soldiers killed in combat in Afghanistan.

Gang violence is blamed for many of the 244 deaths in the Windy City so far this year, and as our Ted Rowlands found out, many of the victims aren't even old enough to join the military.

Filed under: Tech
June 25th, 2012
07:50 PM ET

Former ESPN anchor Dana Jacobson comes forward with story of abuse

The only silver lining to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse trial is that these types of high-profile cases can prompt other victims of abuse to come forward with their stories.

Even if it was decades ago, speaking openly and honestly about what happened to them can inspire more victims to come forward and show everyone that there is a life after the abuse, that it does not have to define a person forever.

OutFront tonight – Dana Jacobson, a former anchor at ESPN, talks exclusively to Erin about her abuse at the hands of a male babysitter more than 30 years ago.

Filed under: Crime
June 25th, 2012
07:49 PM ET

Sheriff Joe Arpaio says SCOTUS ruling will not lead to racial profiling

Though Supreme Court rulings usually act as the final word on complicated cases, today's mixed ruling on the Arizona immigration law led to both sides claiming moral and legal victory.

The Court struck down several of the law's more controversial parts, including requiring people to carry a form of identification and criminalizing illegal immigrants looking for work, but upheld the ability of police officers to check people's immigration status if they're stopped for another reason.

Erin talks to Sheriff Joe Arpaio, one of the law's most vocal proponents, about the potential effect of this ruling.

Filed under: Crime • Immigration • Law
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