March 4th, 2013
11:16 PM ET

Who will be the next pope? Thousands of gamblers place bets on papal conclave

Erin Burnett reports on gamblers who are betting on who will be the next leader of the Catholic church.

Filed under: Religion • The Number
March 4th, 2013
11:07 PM ET

Is the "One-Eye" Dead or Alive? Al Qaeda leader reportedly killed in Mali

U.S. officials say Monday they're not entirely sure whether a key leader of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb is dead or alive, two days after the Chad military reported that they had killed Mokhtar Belmokhtar in Mali.

U.S.: No proof al Qaeda leader dead

Belmokhtar had claimed responsibility for the January attack on Algerian gas facility that left at least 37 foreign hostages dead.

OutFront tonight: CNN's Pentagon Correspondent Barbara StarrSeth Jones, Author of Hunting in the Shadows: The Pursuit of al Qa'ida after 9/11. He's also with the International Security and Defense Policy Center at the RAND Corporation. And Peter Brookes, Former Deputy assistant secretary of Defense Under President George W. Bush.

Filed under: al Qaeda • International • Mali
March 4th, 2013
10:56 PM ET

First female kicker comes up short at NFL tryout

This weekend, the New York-area media was all abuzz about 28-year-old Lauren Silberman being the first female to tryout as a kicker for the NFL.

Her tryout lasted two kickoffs.

Did all the media hype add up? Erin Burnett reports.

Filed under: Sports
March 4th, 2013
10:43 PM ET

Obama warns of coming 'pain' from budget cuts, but was his claims fact or hype?

President Obama warned us about when the forced spending cuts took effect that many Americans would feel the pain. One thing the administration said we would be facing right now were long lines at the airport.

Does Obama's claim add up?

OutFront tonight: CNN Jim Acosta has the story.

Filed under: Economy • News • Sequestration
March 4th, 2013
10:29 PM ET

Author of "I Am Adam Lanza's Mother" to testify on son's mental illness

The woman behind the blog post "I am Adam Lanza's mother" - referring to the gunman in the Newtown massacre will be on Capitol Hill tomorrow.

As you may recall, Erin Burnett spoke to blogger Liza Long in December, shortly after the shooting, because her blog about her 13-year-old son Michael had set off a national debate on mental health.

Long wrote, "I live with a son who is mentally ill," she wrote. "I love my son. But he terrifies me."

Her blog went viral, with people loathing her and cheering her.

Liza Long comes OutFront as she prepares to testify about violence and severe mental illness.

Filed under: Health • News
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