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February 27th, 2012
08:34 PM ET

'Overexposed' ashes, legs at Oscars

CNN's Jeanne Moos follows up on Sacha Baron Cohen's red carpet caper and other exposure seeking ploys at the Oscars.

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BLITZER'S BLOG: Is it wise to keep spending billions in Afghanistan?
February 27th, 2012
03:16 PM ET

BLITZER'S BLOG: Is it wise to keep spending billions in Afghanistan?

By Wolf Blitzer, CNN

It’s hard to believe, but American taxpayers are still shelling out $2 billion a week in Afghanistan. That adds up to more than $100 billion a year.

Maintaining a U.S. military presence in Afghanistan of nearly 100,000 U.S. troops is certainly not cheap.

U.S. taxpayers are spending billions trying to build up the Afghan military and police force.
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February 27th, 2012
11:00 AM ET

Hollywood & politics

CNN's Lisa Sylvester takes a look at the intersection of Hollywood and politics in the realm of campaigning.


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