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August 19th, 2013
11:29 AM ET

Face-to-face with a great white shark

CNN's Brian Todd updates us on the story of a research vessel off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, after the group captured, tagged, and released a 12-foot great white shark they named Betsy.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Environment • ocean • shark
August 19th, 2013
11:22 AM ET

First lady opens up about parenting

In an interview with Parade magazine, Michelle Obama opens up about her family and priorities. CNN's Athena Jones reports.


Filed under: Athena Jones • First Lady • Michelle Obama
August 19th, 2013
11:17 AM ET

U.S. athlete blasts Russia's anti-gay law

American track athlete Nick Symmonds speaks out against Russia's anti-gay law after he saw video of anti-gay violence in Russia on CNN.


Filed under: gay rights • Olympics • Russia