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October 14th, 2011
06:18 PM ET

McCain to Perry: Get some rest

(CNN) – Sen. John McCain has some words of wisdom for Gov. Rick Perry ahead of Tuesday’s CNN Republican debate: Get some rest.

“Every time I made a serious mistake politically and I’ve made them, it’s been when I’m tired,” McCain said in an interview Friday on CNN’s “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.”

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Filed under: 2012 election • Interviews • John McCain • Rick Perry
October 14th, 2011
12:09 PM ET

Why Iran may have wanted ambassador dead

CNN's Brian Todd reports on possible motivations Iran might have had for an alleged plot against a Saudi ambassador.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Iran • Saudi Arabia • Terror
October 14th, 2011
12:06 PM ET

Tough new law forcing Hispanics to flee

Hispanic families in Alabama now live in fear of deportation as CNN's David Mattingly reports.


Filed under: David Mattingly • Immigration
October 14th, 2011
11:36 AM ET

Family stuck in corn maze calls 911

CNN's Jeanne Moos looks at one family who needed 911 to help them out of a Massachusetts corn maze.

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Filed under: Jeanne Moos