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August 3rd, 2010
10:40 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.

6:20AM Maggie Reardon, Senior Writer, CNET.com, on the new Blackberry Torch, and why some Blackberry service is being banned from certain countries.

6:40AM Peter Morici, Professor of International Business, and Chuck Marr, Dir. of Federal Tax Policy at the Ctr. on Budget and Policy Priorities, on what to do with Bush's tax cuts – extend or let expire?

7:05AM Carol Browner, Assist. to the Pres. on Energy & Climate Change, on the latest in the BP oil spill.

7:40AM Jonathan Turley, Law Professor at George Washington University, and Leslie Sanchez, Republican Strategist, on the 14th amendment debate – is it pure politics, or a real movement?

8:10AM Abraham Foxman, Nat'l Dir., Anti-Defamation League, on the league's opposition to the proposed Islamic center to be built 2 blocks from Ground Zero.

8:40AM Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia Attorney General, on why he authorized law enforcement to check the immigration status of anyone stopped by police officers for any reason.

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Filed under: The Teaser
August 3rd, 2010
03:00 PM ET
August 3rd, 2010
02:00 PM ET

Counting Down Cady: Crew trains for space emergencies

(CNN) – NASA is scrambling to deal with a rare emergency on board the International Space Station. Two spacewalks are scheduled to fix one of the station's two cooling systems that failed over the weekend. NASA officials say crew members are in no immediate danger, but the malfunction leaves the space station with just one critical cooling system in operation

Right now, a future space station crew here on Earth is training for worst-case scenarios when they're 220 miles up in space. One member of that crew is our very own astronaut Cady Coleman, who we've been following ahead of her mission to the International Space Station later this year. John Zarrella caught up with her to see that emergency training firsthand for our ongoing series, "Counting Down Cady." Watch Video

NASA: Spacewalks may be used to fix space station cooling problem


Filed under: Counting Down Cady • NASA
August 3rd, 2010
01:00 PM ET
August 3rd, 2010
12:00 PM ET

Tracking fugitive American cleric Anwar al-Awlaki

(CNN) – CNN has been investigating radical fugitive cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who is wanted by the feds and believed to be hiding out in Yemen. He's issued threats against the United States and has been linked to several terror plots. What makes al-Awlaki different is that he is an American. Yesterday, we told you about his early years in New Mexico and his college years in Colorado. Today, our Deb Feyerick tracks the rise of the man terror experts call, "the next bin Laden." Watch Video


Filed under: Terrorism
August 3rd, 2010
11:00 AM ET
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