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January 7th, 2014
07:11 PM ET

"Blinded by the payday": David Stern on Rodman's trip to North Korea

In an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer and Rachel Nichols, NBA Commissioner David Stern says the ex-NBA players participating in Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea were "blinded by the payday" - and makes it clear that they do not represent the league.

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Filed under: David Stern • Dennis Rodman • Interviews • North Korea
January 7th, 2014
07:02 PM ET

Dennis Rodman erupts in CNN interview

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman angrily defends his trip to North Korea in a contentious interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo. Our own Brian Todd has the highlights - as well as the details of Rodman's itinerary in Pyongyang.


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January 7th, 2014
06:54 PM ET

Gates slams Obama, Biden in new memoir

In his new book "Duty," former Defense Secretary Robert Gates criticizes President Obama's handling of Afghanistan and says Vice President Biden has been wrong on every major foreign policy issue of the last 40 years. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.


Filed under: Afghanistan • foreign policy • Jim Sciutto • Joe Biden • President Obama • Robert Gates