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August 15th, 2012
05:25 PM ET

Former Obama campaign co-chair: Biden's remarks 'racial viciousness'

(CNN) – Artur Davis, the former four-term Democratic congressman from Alabama, said Wednesday that Vice President Joe Biden was propagating "racial viciousness" when he said Mitt Romney's regulatory policies would "put y'all back in chains."

Biden made the comments Tuesday to a predominantly black crowd in Danville, Virginia, a city with a long history of racial tension. In May Davis announced he was switching to the GOP, leaving the door open to a future political bid as a Republican.

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Filed under: Artur Davis • Interviews • Joe Biden
August 15th, 2012
10:08 AM ET

Cameras watch every move you make

CNN's Suzanne Kelly reports on the controversial use of omnipresent camera systems in major U.S. cities.


Filed under: cameras • Security • Suzanne Kelly
August 15th, 2012
09:58 AM ET

Air Force missile could reach mach 6

Paris to Tokyo in 2.5 hours? Air Force tests new "Waverider" missile that flies 4,500 mph. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports.

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Filed under: Air Force • Air travel • Chris Lawrence • Paris • Tokyo