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Senate Democrats took a historic step this afternoon, voting with a simple majority to implement the "nuclear option" - changing Senate rules so that only 51 votes are needed to approve some presidential nominees. In an interview with Wolf Blitzer, Sen. John McCain decries the move, accusing many Democrats of "outright hypocrisy."
Watch "Ted Turner: The Maverick Man" on Tuesday, November 19 - Ted's 75th birthday - at 10 p.m. and 2 a.m. ET.
It was only after I joined CNN on May 8, 1990, that I got to know Ted Turner and learn TV news and life lessons from him. In recent weeks and months, I've been thinking of those lessons as I worked on our new CNN one-hour documentary: "Ted Turner: The Maverick Man." Here - in no particular order - are five things I learned from the CNN founder:FULL STORY
Dr. David King had finished running the Boston Marathon when the bombs went off, and he rushed to the hospital to help.
CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to Anthony Bourdain about his new CNN show, "Anthony Bourdain, Parts Unknown," in which he travels around the world to places including Congo, Libya and Myanmar.
"I'll continue to travel the world on my stomach," Bordain says, but adds that he can now go to areas that "would have been impossible with another network."
On whether he will travel to North Korea, Bordain tells Blitzer he thinks it is inevitable and he'd love to go.
The two also discussed a potential barbecue in the Situation Room.
"Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” starts Sunday at 9pm ET and PT on CNN.
Former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman and CNN's Wolf Blitzer discuss China's weakening influence in North Korea.
Ted Turner talks to CNN's Wolf Blitzer about his life and new book.