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January 27th, 2014
08:08 PM ET

Fifty years later, War on Poverty rages on

Despite the efforts of a 50-year-old "War on Poverty," income inequality has grown across America in recent years. CNN's Poppy Harlow tracks the story of one woman, stuck in poverty for years.


Filed under: Poppy Harlow • Poverty
January 27th, 2014
08:06 PM ET

Pres. Obama promises "year of action"

CNN Senior White House Correspondent Jim Acosta previews the President's State of the Union speech and the initiatives he plans on pursuing in the year ahead - one the administration has billed as a "year of action."


Filed under: Jim Acosta • President Obama • State of the Union
January 27th, 2014
08:05 PM ET

Bachmann, Sanders spar over inequality

In an interview with Wolf Blitzer, Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minnesota, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, debate the topic of income inequality in the United States and what role the government should play in fighting it.

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Filed under: Bernie Sanders • Income inequality • Interviews • Michele Bachmann
January 27th, 2014
08:02 PM ET

Terrorists get their hands on surface-to-air missiles

CNN's Brian Todd reports on a terror cell that downed an Egyptian helicopter with surface-to-air missiles and how the weapons obtained in Libya are threatening U.S. soldiers.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Terror • weapons
January 27th, 2014
11:03 AM ET

Ringo Starr's shout-out to Wolf Blitzer

On the red carpet at the Grammy Awards, the Beatles' very own Ringo Starr gives a shout-out to our Wolf Blitzer.

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Filed under: Music • Ringo Starr