June 20th, 2013
10:05 PM ET

Nobel Prize winner brings affordable health care to U.S.

Nobel peace prize winner Muhammad Yunus is no stranger to innovative ideas.

He's the founder of the Grameen bank, a bank in Bangladesh that won the 2006 Peace Prize for helping to reduce poverty.

He joins Erin Burnett OutFront with a new idea and he says it will fix the American health care system.

Filed under: I.D.E.A. • International
June 20th, 2013
09:49 PM ET

Paula Deen's N-word controversy: Isolated incident or part of a bigger problem?

The celebrity chef - famous for her southern cooking is in hot water after admitting to using racial slurs in a court deposition last month.

Deen is currently being sued by the former general manager of her Savannah, Georgia restaurant.

According to the lawsuit Lisa Jackson claims Deen not only used the N-word on several occasions but also wanted to have a "true Southern wedding" with an all-black waitstaff at her brother's 2007 ceremony.

This all has one of Deen's biggest backers starting to distance itself from chef.

In a statement the Food Network, which airs three of Deen's shows says it:

"does not tolerate any form of discrimination and is a strong proponent of diversity and inclusion. We will continue to monitor the situation."

Should the network cut ties with Paula Deen?

OutFront tonight: Radio show host and comedian Stephanie Miller, Comedian Dean Obeidallah and CNN Contributor Reihan Salam.

Filed under: News
June 20th, 2013
09:35 PM ET

All-women jury for zimmerman murder trial

An all-female jury was chosen Thursday to hear the case of George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer accused of murder in the 2012 killing of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.

Five of the women are white, one is black and Hispanic. Of the four alternatives, all are white - two are men and two are women.

Opening arguments are scheduled for Monday.

OutFront tonight: A panel of CNN Legal Analysts, Paul Callan and Sunny Hostin.

Filed under: News • Trayvon Martin • Zimmerman Case
June 20th, 2013
09:28 PM ET

Alleged victim of "Whitey" Bulger brings jury to tears

Friends and relatives of ex-mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger's alleged victims spoke out for the first time Thursday. The witnesses included one woman who says she survived a harrowing machine gun assault in 1973.

The attack took the life of the driver of the Mercedes she was riding in, and multiple gunshot wounds left her boyfriend hospitalized until his death in 2001.

The infamous Boston mobster is on trial for 19 murders, which were described in chilling detail this week by John Martorano, a confessed mob hitman and former Bulger associate.

OutFront tonight: Boston Globe Reporter Milton Valencia. He was in the courtroom during today's testimony.

Filed under: Crime • James "Whitey" Bulger • News
June 20th, 2013
09:15 PM ET

Gandolfini's death underscores heart risks

As we wait for the autopsy results on the 51-year old actor, it's believed James Gandolfini died of a heart attack while vacationing in Rome.

It's still not known whether Gandolfini had a history of heart problems.

Heart attack killed 'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini, friend says

What we do know is:

  • 42% of women who have had a heart attack never had chest pain
  • 31% of men didn't experience chest pain

That's leaving many to wonder whether they too could possibly be at risk for having a heart attack.

OutFront Tonight: Dr. Wayne Isom. He's performed heart surgery on Larry King, Regis Philbin, and David Letterman.
He's also chairs the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Filed under: Health
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