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December 18th, 2013
08:14 PM ET

Diplomatic incident puts spotlight on treatment of domestic workers

New details are emerging about the housekeeper at the center of the arrest of an Indian diplomat.

The housekeeper's lawyer tells CNN the diplomat paid her just $3 per day and that she was constantly overworked and exhausted. Shockingly, this is a serious problem in this country.

As CNN has reported in the past, the U.S. State Department has been taking steps to more aggressively police the practice of foreign diplomats essentially treating their employees like indentured servants on American soil.


Filed under: Crime • Diplomacy • International • News
December 18th, 2013
08:09 PM ET

"Duck Dynasty" star compares homosexuality to bestiality

The patriarch of the "Duck Dynasty" is taking on what he says is one of society's greatest sins – homosexuality.

In an interview with GQ, Phil Robertson put gay people in the same category as "drunks," "terrorists" and "prostitutes" and compared homosexuality to bestiality.

But will his words hurt one of the most popular TV shows in America?

Tom Foreman has the story.

UPDATE 8:00PM: Phil Robertson has been indefinitely suspended by A&E for his comments.


Filed under: News • Television
December 18th, 2013
08:05 PM ET

Are changes to NSA spying tactics too little too late?

A report on NSA tactics commissioned by President Obama himself recommends changes to some, but not all, of the agency's controversial spying tactics. But will the changes do anything to regain the public's trust, or has the political damage already been done?

Democratic strategist Maria Cardona and former spokesman for Speaker John Boehner Terry Holt are OutFront to discuss the implications.


Filed under: National Security • NSA • Politics
December 18th, 2013
08:04 PM ET

Report recommends changes to NSA spying tactics

Changes may be coming to the NSA's controversial surveillance programs.

An outside panel, requested by President Obama, suggests ending the government's mass storage of Americans' phone records.

But the panel doesn't recommend ending the controversial tactics altogether.

CNN's Chief National Security Correspondent Jim Sciutto is OutFront with the details.


Filed under: National Security • NSA
December 18th, 2013
08:03 PM ET

President Obama not attending 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, sending delegation including openly gay athletes

In a clear jab at Russia's anti-gay laws, the U.S. delegation to the winter Olympic games will feature two prominent, openly gay athletes and will not include President Obama or anyone from his family or administration.

The delegation will include tennis legend Billie Jean King and Olympic ice hockey player Caitlin Cahow, who are both openly gay.

OutFront: Two-time gold medalist and openly gay Olympic diver Greg Louganis, former Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns and John Avlon, Executive Editor of the Daily Beast.


Filed under: International • Olympics • Russia
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