December 10th, 2012
08:17 PM ET

U.S. Postal Service in trouble, losing $25 million daily

The United States Postal Service is losing $25 million dollars every single day and is expected to run out of cash sometime next year if nothing is done.

The Senate passed a bipartisan bill to save the post office solvency in April this year. Since then, the post office has defaulted not once, but twice to the tune of $5 billion dollars. Now Congress has just days to pass a postal reform bill.

OutFront tonight: CNN Contributor John Avlon explains how we got here and how there might still be hope for the more than 200-year-old government agency.

Filed under: News • Politics
Erin Burnett OutFront in Afghanistan
December 10th, 2012
07:46 PM ET

Erin Burnett OutFront in Afghanistan

More than 20,000 American troops are set to leave Afghanistan by 2013. The Afghan war has left more than 2,000 Americans dead and 18,000 wounded. Was the mission accomplished? Was the sacrifice worth it?

McKeon: It's tough to work with Karzai

CNN's Erin Burnett reports from Afghanistan on the future of the war-torn country. Burnett will be talking to American leaders, soldiers, Afghan civilians and leadership.

Erin Burnett will be LIVE from Afghanistan on Thursday, December 13th.

Programming Note: U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta sits down with Erin Burnett for an exclusive interview on the future of Afghanistan.

Tune to Erin Burnett OutFront at 7p and 11p ET on CNN.

Filed under: Afghanistan • OutFront Exclusive
December 10th, 2012
01:16 PM ET

Obama's pot problem: As states celebrate legalized pot, Obama administration signaling enforcement of Fed drug laws

Recent celebrations over legalized marijuana in Colorado and Washington may prove to be short-lived. The Obama administration is signaling it may step in and actively enforce federal drug laws which still outlaw smoking marijuana.

And that could create a very a tricky political balancing act for President Obama.
CNN Contributor John Avlon is OutFront on this story.

Filed under: Marijuana • News • Politics
December 10th, 2012
01:04 PM ET

U.S. eyes North Korean missile launch

In Seoul, where the U.S. Navy is getting destroyers in position to react to an expected missile launch by North Korea this month.

Paula Hancocks is following this story. We asked her what more we know about North Korea's plans. FULL POST

Filed under: International • OuterCircle
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