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June 12th, 2012
07:41 PM ET

Coast Guard offers reward after apparent hoax

CNN's Lizzie O'Leary reports on the Coast Guard offering a reward about a distress call that appears to have been a hoax.

RELATED STORY: Coast Guard offers reward after apparent hoax


Filed under: Lizzie O'Leary • Transportation
June 12th, 2012
07:32 PM ET

Net worth drop due to housing market

CNN's Lisa Sylvester talks to a retired paramedic who struggles to make ends meet as family net worth drops.

RELATED STORY: Family net worth plummets nearly 40%

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Filed under: Economy • Lisa Sylvester
June 12th, 2012
07:10 PM ET

Jordanian foreign minister on Syria bloodshed

CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh about the ongoing violence in Syria.

RELATED STORY: U.N. report: Syrian children tortured, used as human shields


Filed under: Interviews • Syria
June 12th, 2012
06:53 PM ET

'Welcome to the 'Out of Context' campaign

Washington (CNN) – The latest ad from President Barack Obama's re-election campaign accuses Mitt Romney of being "number one in state debt" during his time as governor of Massachusetts.

"Eighteen billion dollars in debt. More debt per person than any other state in the country," the spot states.

But the ad leaves out some important context. The state was already $16 billion in debt at the end of Romney's first year in office. Under Romney's watch, that debt load rose by $2.5 billion to $18.5 billion, a 16% increase. However, that smaller, less sexy 16% figure is left out of the spot.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Barack Obama • Jim Acosta • Mitt Romney
June 12th, 2012
06:49 PM ET

Holder at center of GOP fireworks

Calls for Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation heat up while Congress debates how to investigate classified leaks. CNN's Dana Bash reports.

RELATED: Holder rejects resignation call at heated Senate hearing


Filed under: Congress • Dana Bash • Eric Holder • Situation Room