Editor's Note: On Tax Day Thursday, many of American Morning viewers were aghast at the Tea Party protests, remarking that Tea Party leaders were interested only in “lining their pockets” and ignoring global importance of such issues as universal health care. Some were frustrated that this group continued to garner so much media attention, noting that organizations with opposing viewpoints were ignored by the mainstream media.
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Editor's Note: This week, in the American Morning original series "China Rising," we're assessing China's economic impact on the United States. Today, John Vause shows us a different side to China's growing economy.
(CNN) – When you think of China, you may think of their economic force: bustling cities, manufacturing mecca.
But in more remote locations, like the Sichuan Province, people there can only hope to live like Americans some day. As John Vause shows us, China is rising, but not without growing pains.
(CNN) – Spirit Airlines' decision to charge a fee for stowing bags in the overhead compartment may have been the last straw. New York Sen. Chuck Schumer says such charges are "a slap in the face" to travelers.
He has introduced a bill to rein in airlines and block fees for carry-on bags. Sen. Schumer joined us on Thursday's American Morning to discuss the bill.
(CNN) – It was supposed to be a routine surgery, but a recent operation at Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan was anything but. Air Force doctors were removing shrapnel from a soldier's skull when they realized they had found a round of explosive ammunition.
Our Dr. Sanjay Gupta joined us on Thursday's American Morning to discuss how the doctors were able to successfully remove the active round.