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November 9th, 2011
11:35 AM ET

Where should you invest your money? Some tips from Ali and Christine

All this week, Ali and Christine are teaching you how to 'speak money.'

Today, they talked about the markets. To achieve your financial goals, you can't hoard your money in a mattress. You have to play the investment game. But where do you start and how do you make sure you're making sound investments?

Ali Velshi and Christine Romans have authored a new book called "How to Speak Money" and in this video, they explain exactly what you can invest in to reach your financial goals.

Filed under: Investing
November 9th, 2011
11:27 AM ET

Cain scandal leaves presidential campaign stalled – our panel weighs in on where it goes from here

Four women are now claiming that they were sexually harassed by Herman Cain; two of them have come out in public. But Cain vehemently denies the allegations – and says he's even willing to take a lie detector test to prove it. Moreover, the GOP frontrunner says that this will not end his bid for the presidency.

Ali Velshi speaks with David Frum, editor of, and Will Cain, columnist for "The Blaze," to discuss where the Cain campaign is headed from here.

Filed under: 2012 • Controversy • GOP • Politics
November 9th, 2011
11:24 AM ET

Is the Cain harassment scandal distracting the public from the GOP presidential primary race? RNC chair Priebus weighs in

The Herman Cain sexual harassment scandal has dominated the headlines and the airwaves recently – thereby pushing the Republican primary race of our nation's collective radar screen. This could potentially pose some real challenges for the GOP as the party seeks to find one candidate that everyone can rally around to defeat President Obama.

Carol Costello speaks with Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, to discus how his party can move past the Cain distraction.

Filed under: 2012 • Controversy • GOP • Politics
November 9th, 2011
11:21 AM ET

Young Americans press for youth-oriented job creation

Young Americans have been hit particularly hard by the recent recession. Many are drowning in student loan debt and struggling to find work in one of the toughest job markets in modern history. But some of the young are starting to make their frustrations heard, with groups heading to Washington today to urge lawmakers to do more to support youth job creation.

Christine Romans speaks with Aaron Smith, co-founder and executive director of Young Invincibles, to talk about why young Americans are struggling – and what they can do to bring their plight to the attention of lawmakers.

Filed under: Economy • Politics • Unemployment • Youth
November 9th, 2011
11:04 AM ET

New study shows children with autism have more neurons – could help unlock the mystery of autism

About 1 in 110 children have Autism Spexctrum Disorder, according to the CDC. But researchers are still unsure what exactly causes the disorder. But a new study may shed some needed light on this medical mystery. According to the study, published in the Nov. 9th issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, autistic children have heavier brains and 67% more neurons.

CNN's Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen has the findings – and some advice for parents who suspect their children have autism.

Filed under: Autism • Health
November 9th, 2011
10:59 AM ET

Former Penn State cheerleader joins growing chorus calls for Paterno to resign

Legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno may soon be out of a job because of a child sexual abuse scandal involving a former assistant. But "JoePa" still has plenty of support on campus and in the local community. Hundreds of students and community members showed their support for the coach by holding an impromptu rally outside Paterno's home last night. But many others are outraged and believe that Joe has just got to go.

Roxanne Jones, a former Penn State Cheerleader and founding editor of ESPN the magazine, explains to Christine Romans why she can no longer support the coach – or willingly cover up Happy Valley's dark secrets.

Filed under: Controversy • Penn State • Sexual abuse • Sports
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