January 23rd, 2013
09:42 PM ET

Pentagon to lift ban on women on the front lines

On Thursday, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will announce a phased-in lifting of the ban on women serving in combat positions in all branches of the armed forces.

That move could open up 230,000 front line jobs to women in the military.

Outfront tonight: Rosa Brooks, columnist for Foreign Policy and has worked in the Pentagon under the Obama Administration. And CNN contributor David Frum, former speech writer for President George W. Bush.


Filed under: Military
January 23rd, 2013
09:34 PM ET

Boehner: Pres. Obama wants to "annihilate" the GOP

Talk of taking down the Republican Party.

After listening to the President's inaugural address, House Speaker John Boehner told a group of Republicans Tuesday that he's convinced the President has just one goal: to "annihilate the Republican Party."

Is that a fair assessment?

OutFront Tonight: CNN Contributors Roland Martin and Reihan Salam.

Filed under: Congress • Politics
January 23rd, 2013
09:20 PM ET

Apple misses expectations, stock drops

Update: Apple stock plunges 12% Shares of Apple (AAPL, Fortune 500) plunged more than 12%, as investors grew skeptical about the iPhone maker's growth prospects. Despite reporting a record quarterly profit, Apple's forecasts showed signs of slowing consumer demand for its products, particularly its iPhones

Apple reported quarterly earnings Wednesday of $13.1 billion, but sales of its  iPhone came in slightly lower than expected, generating $54.5 billion in revenue.

Since the debut of the highly anticipated iPhone 5 in September, the company has lost an estimated $178 billion but it still remains the most valuable company in the world.

Shares were down as much as 10 percent in after hours trading leading many to question whether the company can continue its upward trajectory without its pioneering leader, Steve Jobs?

Robert Cringely is a tech blogger who worked for Steve Jobs during Apple's earliest days and he is Outfront.

Filed under: Business • Tech
January 23rd, 2013
09:10 PM ET

Obama vows action on climate change, but is Washington ready to act?

President Barack Obama used his second inaugural address to highlight his stance on climate change.

"We will respond to the threat of climate change," Obama said.

The president warned in his Monday address that failure to respond to climate change "would betray our children and future generations. Some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science, but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires, and crippling drought, and more powerful storms."

OutFront tonight: Erick Erickson, CNN contributor and editor of the conservative blog redstate.com and John Avlon.

Filed under: News • Politics
January 23rd, 2013
08:46 PM ET

Clinton, Johnson in testy exchange over Benghazi: "I was surprised by the secretary's reaction"

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified in front of both chambers of Congress Wednesday - facing questions  over the September 11th terror attack in Libya that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens.

Republican Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee had a heated exchange with Clinton during the hearing and is OutFront exclusively with Erin Burnettt. FULL POST

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