June 6th, 2013
10:05 PM ET

New robot hands capable of doing household chores

Tired of doing housework?

An IDEA that's currently being developed for war may also be capable of doing your household chores.

CNN's Barbara Starr has the story.

Filed under: I.D.E.A. • News • Tech
June 6th, 2013
09:40 PM ET

A day of setbacks for Zimmerman: Judge rules witnesses cannot testify confidentially

In a pivotal pretrial hearing today, a Florida judge denied a request by George Zimmerman's defense team to allow certain witnesses to testify confidentially.

Zimmerman is facing second degree murder charges in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last February.

His trial is set to start next week.

But before it does the judge still has to make other crucial decisions, including whether or not the prosecution withheld evidence.

Martin Savidge is Outfront with that story.

Filed under: Crime • Justice • News • Zimmerman Case
June 6th, 2013
08:49 PM ET

Pope Francis: Wasting food 'Like Stealing' from the poor

Is it sinful to waste food?

Today, Pope Francis addressed what he called a "culture of waste" during an address in St. Peter's Square.

"Throwing away food is like stealing from the table of the poor and the hungry," Pope Frances said.

Pope Francis says wasting food is like stealing from the poor

He went on to say our grandparents used to make a point of not throwing away leftover food

OutFront tonight: CNN Contributor Father Beck.

Filed under: Religion
June 6th, 2013
08:29 PM ET

OutFront Investigation: Where money for Gulf Coast restoration is really being spent

Oil giant BP is giving states millions of dollars on projects to spend on projects to restore the ecosystem along the Gulf Coast.

The money is part of a $1 billion fund set up after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Some, though, are questioning how the money is being spent. David Mattingly takes a closer look in an OutFront Investigation.

Filed under: BP • Business • Environment • OutFront Investigation
June 6th, 2013
08:24 PM ET

Reports: U.S. spy agencies seized phone records and mined internet data

Is Uncle Sam spying on you?

Are your rights being violated by the Obama administration? Or are they just trying to keep you safe?

A top-secret court order uncovered today shows communications giant Verizon is required to turn over millions of customers phone records to the FBI and the NSA - on a daily basis.

Reports: U.S. spy agencies mined Internet data

The Washington Post is also reporting U.S. intelligence agencies mined Internet data, including emails and photos from companies that include Microsoft, Apple, Google, Yahoo and Facebook.

Outfront tonight: CNN National Political Correspondent Jim Acosta, and James Bamford, Author of "The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA From 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America"

Filed under: National Security • News • Tech
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