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June 17th, 2010
09:30 PM ET

The Teaser

"The Teaser” is a preview of the guests we have lined up for the next day – so you know when to tune in (and when to set your alarm!). Guests and times are always subject to change.

6:40AM Wayne Pacelle, President & CEO, Humane Society of the U.S., on his trip to the Gulf Coast and the impact of the oil spill on wildlife.

7:40AM Dean Blanchard, Pres of Dean Blanchard Seafood, Inc., on his reaction to the oil spill hearings on Capitol Hill.

8:05AM Candy Crowley, CNN Chief Political Correspondent & Host, State of the Union, on the latest political headlines.

8:10AM David Michaels, Assistant Secretary, OSHA, on the health and safety of the oil spill clean-up workers.

8:30AM Daniel Radcliff, Actor and star of the Harry Potter films, on the new Harry Potter theme park in Orlando Florida.

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Filed under: The Teaser
June 17th, 2010
03:00 PM ET

FIFA says no to deafening horn ban at World Cup

(CNN) – It has been described as the sound of a swarm of "giant, angry hornets." But despite complaints from players, fans and TV networks, FIFA has decided not to ban vuvuzela horns at the World Cup. Our Richard Roth talks to fans for their reactions.


Filed under: Sports • World
June 17th, 2010
02:00 PM ET

A Soldier's Story: Advanced training for Army recruit Will McLain

Editor's Note: From the home front to the front lines, we're following one recruit's journey in our American Morning original series "A Soldier's Story."

(CNN) – When we last saw Will he had completed his basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. But in order to become a combat engineer, he's moved on to more advanced training at Fort Stewart, Georgia. Our Jason Carroll caught up with him for part eight of our ongoing original series, "A Soldier's Story."


Filed under: A Soldier's Story • Military
June 17th, 2010
01:00 PM ET

Remarkable smoke, flames during Gulf oil burns

(CNN) – In an effort to contain the massive oil spill, authorities are using controlled burns in the Gulf of Mexico. Our Ali Velshi is embedded with the U.S. Coast Guard and witnessed the efforts firsthand.

Read more of Ali's reporting


Filed under: Gulf Oil Spill
June 17th, 2010
12:00 PM ET

Moms demand Iran free jailed hikers

(CNN) – The mothers of three US hikers who remain jailed in Iran are demanding their children be released or tried. It's the first time the families have criticized the Iranians since their children were arrested near the Iraq-Iran border and charged with espionage last year. Laura Fattal, mother of imprisoned American hiker Josh Fattal, joined us via phone on Thursday's American Morning.

Read more: Mothers of detained U.S. hikers urge Iran to prosecute or free them


Filed under: Iran • World
June 17th, 2010
11:00 AM ET

Gates, Buffett to billionaires: Give away your wealth

(CNN) – For the past year, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates have been secretly trying to convince America's billionaires to share their wealth by donating half their personal net worth to charity. Fortune magazine's Carole Loomis broke the story yesterday. She joined us on Thursday's American Morning to explain.


Filed under: Business
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