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July 3rd, 2013
07:39 PM ET

Dempsey on relationship with Egyptian military

CNN's Candy Crowley talks with Joint Chiefs chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey about the U.S. relationship with Egyptian military.

Candy's full interview with Gen. Dempsey airs this Sunday at 9 a.m. ET.

Watch more here: Gen. Dempsey: World needs a stable Egypt


Filed under: Situation Room
July 3rd, 2013
07:23 PM ET

U.S. Embassy in Egypt evacuated

The U.S. Embassy in Egypt has been given a mandatory order for all non-essential personnel to evacuate. CNN's Jill Dougherty reports.

RELATED STORY: U.S. 'deeply concerned' by Morsy's ouster


Filed under: Egypt • Jill Dougherty • Mohamed Morsy
July 3rd, 2013
07:14 PM ET

Should the U.S. call it a military coup?

Former U.S. Amb. to Egypt Edward Walker, Fareed Zakaria and Fouad Ajami discuss whether the U.S. should call the situation in Egypt a military coup.

RELATED STORY: Morsy out in Egypt coup


Filed under: Egypt • Fareed Zakaria • Interviews • Mohamed Morsy
July 3rd, 2013
07:06 PM ET

How will Obama respond to Morsy ouster?

CNN's Dan Lothian reports on how the ouster of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy affects U.S.-Egypt relations.

RELATED STORY: U.S. 'deeply concerned' by Morsy's ouster


Filed under: Barack Obama • Dan Lothian • Egypt • Mohamed Morsy
July 3rd, 2013
11:38 AM ET

See what pot lover left as a tip

Lotto winner leaves $10,000 tip for burgers. CNN's Jeanne Moos says the tip was as high as the guy who left it.

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Filed under: Jeanne Moos
July 3rd, 2013
11:32 AM ET

Widow of firefighter: He was full of life

Brian Todd speaks to the relatives of fallen firefighter Andrew Ashcraft, who leaves behind a wife and four children.

RELATED STORY: Remembering the firefighters killed in the Arizona blaze

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Filed under: Arizona • Brian Todd • firefighter
July 3rd, 2013
11:26 AM ET

First lady: White House a nice prison

In a rare joint appearance, first lady Michelle Obama and Former first lady Laura Bush were on stage, laughing about shared experiences and giving advice to fellow first ladies–even talking about Michelle's 'bang backlash' that swept the nation.

The two women spoke at the First Ladies Summit in Africa on Tuesday, as President Barack Obama and the first family wrapped up their week-long trip to the fast-developing continent.

FULL STORY

Filed under: Barack Obama • First Lady • George W. Bush
July 3rd, 2013
11:16 AM ET

Where could Snowden go?

CNN's Tom Foreman looks at the possibilities for NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

RELATED STORY: Snowden rumors temporarily ground Bolivian president's plane in Europe


Filed under: Edward Snowden • NSA leaks • Tom Foreman