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March 4th, 2013
10:19 PM ET

Authorities: Sinkhole victim's body unreachable

Authorities in Seffner, Florida, are on the scene of second sinkhole - just about three miles from the spot where 36-year-old Jeff Bush died last week after being swallowed up by the earth while he was sleeping.

Rescue crews demolished Bush's family home. They will fill the deadly gap with gravel to stabilize the area, but they say as of now, there's no hope of recovering Bush's body. And that's only adding to his family's anguish.

George Howell has the story.


Filed under: News
March 4th, 2013
10:00 PM ET

Cardinal acknowledges sexual misconduct: Is it time to do away with the celibacy vow?

More than 140 Catholic cardinals gather today in the Vatican as they decide when the conclave to select Pope Benedict XVI's successor will start.

Cardinals meet Monday; could set date to elect new pope

At the same time, the Catholic church is not saying whether disciplinary action will be taken against Cardinal Keith O'Brien of Scotland.

In a statement he has apologized for sexual failings:

"I wish to take this opportunity to admit that there have been times that my sexual conduct has fallen below the standards expected of me as a priest, archbishop and cardinal," O'Brien said.

O'Brien resigned last week after being accused of abusing four men while they were studying to be priests in the 1980s.

OutFront tonight: Father Albert Cutie, he left the Catholic church after his relationship with a woman became public and Father Edward Beck, a celibate priest and host of "The Sunday Mass." FULL POST


Filed under: International • Religion
March 4th, 2013
02:19 PM ET

Dennis Rodman returns to U.S. amid criticism over his new BFF Kim Jong Un

NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman is back in the United States amid much criticism after his trip to North Korea to meet leader Kim Jung Un.

Rodman came under fire after declaring that the leader of a country notorious for its prison camps is a 'great guy.'

"I'm not apologizing for him. He was a great guy to me. He was my friend. I don't condone what he does. But as a person to person, he's my friend," Rodman said on ABC News "This Week."

Rodman and his companions are the only Americans known to have met the North Korean leader.

The Obama administration responded to Rodman's trip by saying North Korea should be focused on the well-being of its citizens rather than 'celebrity sporting events.'

"North Korea ought to be focusing on its own citizens and opportunities to improve their lives and the United States has channels of communication directly to the DPRK and those are the channels we choose to employ," White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Monday during the White House press briefing.

How is it that an eccentric basketball star making more headway than the U.S. Government? Is the  criticism against Rodman valid?

OutFront tonight: Olympic medalist Ato Boldon, Politico's Ben Smith and CNN Contributor Reihan Salam.

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


Filed under: International • News
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