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April 1st, 2011
02:48 PM ET

Blind fan's remarkable trek to Yankee Stadium

Jane Lang is a hard-core Yankees fan.

For more than 200 games, she has made the 3-hour trek from home to Yankee Stadium by herself.

Jane has also been blind since birth.

CNN's Rob Marciano profiles a Yankees fan who won't let anything get in the way of seeing her favorite team.


Filed under: American Morning
April 1st, 2011
02:40 PM ET

Freed New York Times journalist: 'We were in survival mode'

Lynsey Addario was one of four New York Times journalists captured by Gadhafi's forces in Libya on March 15.

Addario was beaten and sexually assaulted before ultimately being released on March 21. A photographer, Addario has worked in the Muslim world for 11 years. Lynsey Addario and her husband Paul de Bendern, India Bureau Chief for Reuters, talk to Ali Velshi about what they went through.


Filed under: Libya • U.S. • World
April 1st, 2011
02:05 PM ET

MLB contest winner to live in 'Fan Cave,' watch over 2,400 baseball games

Mike O'Hara's new job is the envy of most baseball fans. O'Hara is the winner of an MLB contest to live in the MLB "Fan Cave" and watch every single baseball game of the 2011 season– more than 2,400 games in total. O'Hara talks to American Morning about his new gig.

Follow Mike O'Hara on Twitter at @mikeyoh21 and second place winner Ryan Wagner at @rwags614. You can also follow MLB for the latest from the Fan Cave at @MLBFanCave and at Mlbfancave.com.


Filed under: Sports
April 1st, 2011
12:34 PM ET

Food Columnist Mark Bittman protests budget cuts by fasting for four days

Mark Bittman, New York Times Food and Opinion Columnist, has just concluded a four-day fast.

Bittman stopped eating Monday as part of a national campaign to call attention to proposed budget cuts that would slash food assistance for America's poor. Bittman talks to Kiran Chetry and Christine Romans about his participation in the fast.


Filed under: Budget • Food • Politics • U.S.
April 1st, 2011
08:59 AM ET

Missing Bronx Zoo cobra found in Reptile House

New York City residents can breathe a deep sigh of relief knowing the Bronx Zoo's missing cobra has been found.

The Egyptian Cobra, which had been missing for seven days, caused a media frenzy; the cobra immediately shot to superstardom on Twitter, garnering more than 200,000 followers. But the mystery of the missing cobra came to an end Thursday when Bronx Zoo workers found the elusive reptile in the zoo's Reptile House.

Jim Breheny is the Director of the Bronx Zoo and Senior VP of Living Institutions, Wildlife Conservation Society. Breheny talks to American Morning about the zoo's quest to find the missing cobra.


Filed under: Animals • U.S.