October 7th, 2013
09:12 PM ET

Obama to Redskins: Change name

President Obama told the Associated press this weekend, If I were the owner of the team and I knew that there was a name of my team – even if it had a storied history – that was offending a sizeable group of people, I'd think about changing it.

Obama might change Redskins name if he were owner

Former Clinton adviser and Washington Redskins attorney Lanny Davis responded on behalf of the team, saying president Obama, "has better things to worry about".

Is he right?

Paul Begala is a former adviser to president Bill Clinton and Marc Lamont Hill is an Associate Professor at Columbia University.

Filed under: News • Sports
October 7th, 2013
08:49 PM ET

U.S. captures high-level Al Qaeda operative in Libya

The U.S. launched two high-stakes raids this weekend on major terror suspects in Africa.

The first took place in Somalia, where the Navy's SEAL Team Six was forced to abandon its mission after becoming involved in a fire fight while trying to capture the leader of al Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab.

Official: Navy SEAL team pulled out when it couldn't capture suspect alive

The second – executed in Libya, where an Army Delta force ambushed and captured an al Qaeda operative wanted in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people.
National Security Correspondent Jim Sciutto is Outfront with the story of his capture.

Filed under: al Qaeda • Libya • News
October 7th, 2013
08:31 PM ET

9-year-old boy sneaks onto plane to Vegas

The Transportation Security Administration is considering changes at one of the Midwest's busiest airports after a 9-year-old boy was able to sneak past several layers of security and board a flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas without a ticket.

And that trip is now raising serious questions about security at America's airports.

George Howell has an OutFront investigation.

Filed under: News • TSA
October 7th, 2013
08:25 PM ET

NYPD questioning officers in SUV driver attack

A new arrest in that confrontation between a group of bikers and an SUV.

Police tell CNN one of the men who chased down the SUV and assaulted the driver last weekend has now been charged with gang assault, among other charges.

NYPD arrest motorcyclist, say he kicked SUV driver

This development comes as we're learning new information about just how many undercover officers took part in that motorcycle ride.

Susan Candiotti is OutFront.

Filed under: Biker vs. SUV • Justice • News
October 7th, 2013
08:20 PM ET

Obama to Boehner: Hold a vote

Democrats are challenging House Speaker John Boehner to just call a vote. End the shutdown without any other conditions attached.

Boehner says a bill like that simply won't pass. So today, president Obama said "prove it."

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So who's right?

By CNN's calculations, Obama is at least 3 votes short.

Dana Bash is on capitol Hill.

Filed under: Government Shutdown • News • Politics