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May 16th, 2011
09:57 AM ET

Head of IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, charged with sex abuse

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), was charged early Sunday with sexual abuse. The 62-year-old Strauss-Kahn was accused of chasing a housekeeper and trying to sexually assault her while in a New York hotel room. He is expected to be arraigned Monday.

CNN Legal Contributor Sunny Hostin talks to Ali Velshi and Christine Romans about the legal issues surrounding the incident.


Filed under: Economy • Law • U.S. • World
May 16th, 2011
09:54 AM ET

St. Martin Parish, Louisiana braces for flooding

Towns in the south are preparing for the arrival of floodwaters, two days after the opening of the Morganza spillway.

Guy Cormier, President of St. Martin Parish, LA, talks to Christine Romans about how the flooding is affecting local residetns.


Filed under: U.S. • Weather
May 16th, 2011
09:48 AM ET

Huckabee decides not to run in 2012

Fmr. Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee announced on Saturday he would not be entering the 2012 race for the presidency.

So, who will Huckabee's deicision benefit and who will it hurt? CNN Republican Analyst Ed Rollins talks to Christine Romans and Ali Velshi about how Huckabee's decision will affect the 2012 race.


Filed under: Politics • U.S.
May 16th, 2011
06:17 AM ET

Is college worth it?

American Morning's Question of the Day: Is college worth it?

According to a study by The Pew Research Center, a majority of college graduates say getting their college diploma was a good investment and report they earn about $20,000 more a year because of their college degree.

However, the study also found that 75 percent of Americans think college is no longer affordable.

We are asking you to weigh in this morning and tell us what you think. Do you think college is worth it?


Filed under: AM Asks