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July 8th, 2013
09:37 PM ET

Weiss: "There was a loss of situational awareness" on Asiana Flight 214

Erin Burnett talks to Captain Mark Weiss, who flew a 777 for a year with American Airlines about the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214.


Filed under: Aviation Industry
July 8th, 2013
09:08 PM ET

Spitzer returns to politics after prostitution scandal

New York's disgraced governor, Eliot Spitzer, who resigned five years ago after the feds caught him soliciting high-end prostitutes - has announced he's running New York City comptroller.

Spitzer says his campaign is personal and not just about redemption.

And that he hopes voters will forgive him and focus on his record rather than the prostitution scandal.

Spitzer to run against madam

"I sinned, I owned up to it, I looked them in the eye, I resigned, I held myself accountable – I think that was the only right thing to do, It's now five years later. I hope they (voters) look back at what I did as attorney general, as governor, as a prosecutor and say, 'Hey, this guy was ahead of the curve on Wall Street issues, he protected low wage workers on the environment, there's a record there that I hope they'll look to," Spitzer said on CBS This Morning.

OutFront tonight: Comedian Dean Obeidallah, Radio Show Host and Comedian Stephanie Miller and CNN Contributor Reihan Salam.


Filed under: News • Politics
July 8th, 2013
08:56 PM ET

Trayvon Martin's father takes the stand; judge allows evidence of Martin's pot use

Two bombshell moments in the George Zimmerman murder trial:

  1. The judge ruled that the jury can hear evidence that Trayvon Martin had marijuana in his system when he was shot and killed by George Zimmerman.
  2. Trayvon Martin's father testified today

Two police officers testified that Tracey Martin said to them that the voice crying for help on that 911 call the night Martin was shot was not his voice.

Zimmerman's attorney's called Tracey to the stand and Martin differ with the police officers accounts.

"My response was, I didn't tell him that I didn't know, I didn't tell him no, that wasn't Travyon, " Martin said.

OutFront tonight: Natalie Jackson, attorney for Trayvon Martin's family.


Filed under: Justice • News • Trayvon Martin • Zimmerman Case
July 8th, 2013
08:47 PM ET

Friends testify Zimmerman screamed for help: "I have no doubt in my mind"

Who screamed for help on the 911 call the night 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed?

A parade of witnesses, all friends of George Zimmerman testified today that it was Zimmermanm, not Trayvon, yelling  for help on the 911 tape.

A Vietnam veteran and friend of George Zimmerman's told the court today that it was his friend crying for help the night Trayvon Martin was shot and killed.

David Mattingly reports.


Filed under: News • Trayvon Martin • Zimmerman Case