February 26th, 2013
09:46 PM ET

High profile Republicans sign letter in support of gay marriage

Today, more than 80 high-profile Republicans signed a brief before the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage.

Among those who signed the document:

  • Former presidential candidate Jon Huntsman
  • Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman
  • And Mary Cheney, the daughter of former vice president Dick Cheney

So is this a sign the GOP's opposition to same-sex marriage is crumbling?

OutFront tonight: CNN Contributor & Republican Strategist Ana Navarro, who signed the brief, and Tim Carney, Senior Political Columnist, Washington Examiner.

Filed under: Gay Marriage • Politics
February 26th, 2013
09:24 PM ET

New study shows younger women at greater risk of breast cancer

A study released Tuesday shows the number of women between the age 25 and 39 getting diagnosed with advanced breast cancer is going up.

The Susan G. Koman foundation says:

"In the U.S one woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every three minutes and every thirteen minutes one of them dies."

Outfront tonight: Doctor Marisa Wiess who specializes in breast cancer treatment.

Filed under: Health
February 26th, 2013
09:16 PM ET

Pope Benedict XVI gets new shoes and new title on the way out

For the first time in 600 years, the pope will resign voluntarily and he will soon have a new title and a new look.

The Vatican announced today that Pope Benedict XVI will keep his name, but will be called "Pope Emeritus" or the "Roman pontiff emeritus" after he steps down as leader of the Roman Catholic Church on Thursday.

Benedict will also be changing his wardrobe slightly as he will no longer wear the traditional red shoes, opting for brown instead, and he will dress in a simple white cassock.

What do these changes mean? Raymond Arroyo is the anchor and news director of Global Catholic TV and he is Outfront tonight.

Filed under: Religion
February 26th, 2013
09:03 PM ET

Pistorius plea deal in the works? Jeffrey Toobin says it's possible

In South Africa today, Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius gave tribute to Reeva Steenkamp, the late girlfriend he is accused of murdering, with a private memorial service.

The Olympic star has been charged with premeditated murder after shooting Steenkamp in his home on Valentine's day. Pistorius says it was a tragic accident and he shot Steenkamp because he thought she was an intruder.

Pistorius is free on bail but the question tonight is will this case ever make it to trial?


CNN Legal Analyst, Jeffrey Toobin says there is a strong likelihood it could end in a plea deal and he is Outfront tonight with criminal defense attorney, Anne Bremner.

Filed under: News • Pistorius Case
February 26th, 2013
08:45 PM ET

One year since Trayvon Martin's death: Where is George Zimmerman?

One year after 17 year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in Florida by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman, the case is still waiting to be heard in court.

Trayvon's parents are in New York City tonight where they attended a vigil in Union Square a short time ago and joined hundreds of people observing a moment of silence.

Zimmerman, who says he shot Trayvon Martin in self-defense remains in Florida and that's where our David Mattingly is tonight with the latest.

Filed under: Trayvon Martin • Zimmerman Case
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