February 11th, 2013
09:30 PM ET

Pope Benedict calls it quits 'because of advanced age'

Pope Benedict XVI shocked the world Monday by saying he will resign at the end of the month "because of advanced age." Forbes says he is the fifth most powerful man in the world - mostly because he leads nearly 1.2 billion followers worldwide.

OutFront tonight: Sister Simone Campbell, executive director, Network, a National Catholic Social Justice Lobby and Brian Finnerty, U.S. communications director for Opus Dei. FULL POST

Filed under: News • Religion
February 11th, 2013
09:28 PM ET

Paterno family fights back against Penn State report, saying it's 'fundamentally flawed'

A new report commissioned by the Paterno family calls an investigation into the Penn State sex scandal "factually wrong, speculative, and fundamentally flawed".

Paterno's family hired three experts to rebutt the Penn State report, which concluded in July that Joe Paterno and three other university officials failed to protect innocent children from being sexually abused by former assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky.

Outfront tonight: Jay Paterno, Joe Paterno's son, and former Attorney General and former Pennsylvania governor Dick Thornburgh, one of the three experts hired by the Paterno family. FULL POST

Filed under: Crime
February 11th, 2013
09:09 PM ET

Tattoo artist creates 3D nipples for breast cancer survivors

For more than 20 years, Vinnie Myers produced more than 10,000 traditional tattoos. And now he spends most of his time helping breast cancer survivors. Erin Burnett reports.

Filed under: Health • I.D.E.A.
February 11th, 2013
09:04 PM ET

Civil war in the GOP: "We'll be a stronger Republican party going forward," says McDonnell

Between Donald Trump calling Karl Rove a "total loser" and the dueling Republican responses to the President's State of the Union address tomorrow night, what's really going on in the GOP?

Senator Rand Paul, who's giving tomorrow's tea party response, told CNN's State of the Union Host Candy Crowley why the Tea Party is offering an additional GOP rebuttal to Obama's State of the Union address.

"There is a lot of energy that still comes from the Tea Party, and while they consider themselves mostly to be Republican, they will occasionally chastise even the Republican establishment. So they want an independent voice," Paul said.

OutFront Tonight: Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell.

Filed under: Politics
February 11th, 2013
08:47 PM ET

Brazilian carnival contest attracts unorthodox dancer: "My parents are going to kill me"

In Brazil, where Carnival is in full swing, Samba is a centerpiece of the revelry, complete with thumping music and sweaty, sequined bodies.

Our Shasta Darlington follows an American dancer who's breaking tradition to be part of the celebration in Rio.

Filed under: International • OuterCircle
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