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June 28th, 2013
08:32 PM ET

Alec Baldwin engages in Twitter rant against reporter

Alec Baldwin, in yet another social media skirmish.

The Emmy winner's latest Twitter battle exploded after a somber event - the funeral of actor James Gandolfini.

Alec Baldwin launches Twitter rant against journalist

Our Marc Istook has more.


Filed under: Entertainment • Social Media
June 28th, 2013
08:23 PM ET

Obama's "favorite general" under investigation for leaking classified information

The man once described as "Obama's favorite general," Retired Gen. James "Hoss" Cartwright is under investigation.

Now, he's under investigation regarding top-secret material that appeared in a book by New York Times reporter David Sanger.

According to NBC News, Cartwright may have leaked classified information about a virus called Stuxnet that attacked Iran's nuclear program.

That very successful virus made some Iran's centrifuges to spin out of control. In fact, when news of Stuxnet virus broke, Republicans accused the White House of leaking the information itself - in order to boost the president's national security cred before the election.

So did the President's favorite general go rogue?

OutFront tonight: Bob Baer, CNN National Security Analyst and Former CIA operative; and Phil Mudd, a former CIA Deputy Director of Counterterrorism and former FBI Senior Intelligence Adviser.

June 27th, 2013
09:28 PM ET

Lemon: You can't take the "N" word back

The visceral reaction to the "N" word.

It played a pivotal role in two of the biggest headlines this week - the George Zimmerman murder trial, and the allegations surrounding celebrity chef Paula Deen.

But what is it about the dreaded "N" word that sets it apart from other offensive racial slurs?

Erin Burnett and Don lemon tackles the race words used in the two biggest stories of the week.
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Filed under: News
June 27th, 2013
09:13 PM ET

NSA leakers' online life revealed: Snowden criticized leakers

Ars Technica says NSA leaker Edward Snowden posted comments in its forum while he was living in Switzerland.

According to the website, Snowden criticized The New York Times for publishing leaked secret information in 2009.

Chris Lawrence has the story.

June 27th, 2013
09:02 PM ET

Boston bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsnaraev indicted on 30 counts

A federal grand jury has handed down a 30-count indictment for Dzokhar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing.

The 56-page document charges Tsarnaev with a litany of crimes, including the killing of four people - three spectators that died in the bombings, and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer ambushed in his cruiser a few days later.


Filed under: Boston Marathon Explosion • News
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