May 16th, 2014
10:56 PM ET

China crushes dissent as Tiananmen Square anniversary approaches

As China gets ready to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square, the communist government is enforcing a relentless grip on its citizens.

Any signs of dissent are being met with lengthy prison sentences, and censorship is running high. The government has even blocked residents from searching the internet about a subway price increase.

David McKenzie has more on China's alarming crackdown.


Filed under: China • International • News
May 16th, 2014
09:34 PM ET

Police commissioner defends calling Obama the 'N-word'

OutFront Update: The New Hampshire police commissioner who called President Obama the "n-word" has resigned, a local official confirms to CNN. Our David Mattingly is in New Hampshire with the latest at 7pm ET.

A racist remark, overheard in a restaurant has some residents of a small New England town calling for their police commissioner to resign.

According to complaint filed with the town of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, 82-year-old Commissioner Robert Copeland was heard calling President Obama the "N-word" during a private conversation.

Police commissioner refuses to apologize for Obama slur

Once word got out, many of the town's residents were outraged.

Copeland was silent until he was cornered by a group of residents out on the street.

He admitted what he said, saying "I made no bones about it."

Outfront is Jane O'Toole, the Wolfeboro resident who filed the complaint after hearing the commissioner's comments.

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Filed under: News • Racism
May 16th, 2014
09:20 PM ET

Air traffic control to blame for near-collision between two passenger jets

We’re getting new details about a scary close call in mid-air between two jets that came dangerously close to one another.

Federal investigators are looking into what caused two 757s full of passengers to nearly collide over Hawaii on April 25th.

Both planes were at their assigned altitudes and could have cost hundreds of lives.

CNN's Rene Marsh is OutFront with what caused the near-miss.

Filed under: Aviation Industry • News
May 16th, 2014
08:55 PM ET

Is gluten-free food a joke?

The big business of Gluten-free food.

A recent study shows that a lot of people who believe they are sensitive to gluten actually aren't.

Gluten: 5 things you need to know

In fact, many people on a gluten-free diet don't even know what diet they're on.

The gluten-free food industry is a $10 billion business and it's expected to grow 50% by 2016.

But is it all a big joke?

OutFront, Dr. Mark Hyman is the medical director and founder of The UltraWellness Center. He helped President Clinton find a healthy lifestyle after a 2004 quadruple bypass surgery.

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Filed under: Food • Health • News
May 16th, 2014
08:48 PM ET

Morgan Spurlock goes on the hunt for UFOs

One of America's largest UFO festivals is under way.

The McMenamins UFO Festival - which honors a supposed 1950 UFO siting in McMinnville, Oregon - is celebrating its 15th year.

For hundreds of years, people have been trying to answer the question of whether there is intelligent life out there.

For more on the modern hunt for aliens we turn to CNN's Inside Man Morgan Spurlock.

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