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May 17th, 2010
08:31 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  Anti-incumbent? Anti-Obama? Anti-Washington? CNN Contributor John Avlon and Politico Reporter Jonathan Martin on voter sentiment in Tuesday's races.

7:40AM  What to watch for on Tuesday: we'll look at the emerging political trends with Democratic Strategist Kiki McLean and Republican Strategist Ed Rollins.

8:40AM  Homeless, jobless and living off of his reward points – until now. James Kennedy on his new job – and how he got it.

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Filed under: American Morning • The Teaser
May 17th, 2010
02:00 PM ET

Building Up America: Newsman heads home to start over

(CNN) – With the sluggish economy and more people turning to TV and the Internet to get their news, times are tough for the newspaper business. After losing his job, one news hound set his sights on a small-town paper that needed a lot of TLC. Our Tom Foreman has today's Building Up America report.

Filed under: Building Up America • Business
May 17th, 2010
01:00 PM ET

Schillings on having son with Asperger's

(CNN) – Love him or hate him, Curt Schilling made an impression on fans during his baseball career. Schilling, who's now retired, is sharing the story of his family's life since their son was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome in 2007.

Schilling's wife, Shonda, has written a book about their experiences. It's titled, "The Best Kind of Different." Max Kellerman, our newly-minted CNN contributor, sat down with the Schillings for American Morning.

Related: Asperger’s Association of New England

Filed under: Health • Living • Sports
May 17th, 2010
12:00 PM ET

Daredevil wants to jump from 23 miles

(CNN) – How's this for a free-fall: Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner is planning to jump from a balloon, 23 miles up. That would shatter a nearly 50 year world record.

This guy is no stranger to stunts and if he makes the jump, he'd break the sound barrier, falling at 690 miles per hour. So why does he want to do this? He joined us on Monday's American Morning to tell us why.

Filed under: You Have to See This
May 17th, 2010
11:00 AM ET

BP puts tube into Gulf Coast gusher

(CNN) – The crisis in the Gulf of Mexico is now entering its 28th day, but this morning there is some promising news. Some of the oil that was spewing into the Gulf is now being siphoned into a rig on the surface.

However, a permanent solution of stopping every drop may still be weeks or even months away. BP's chief operating officer, Doug Suttles, joined us on Monday's American Morning with the latest development.

Read more: BP reports progress in fight to contain oil leak

Filed under: Business • Environment • Gulf Oil Spill
May 17th, 2010
10:00 AM ET

Study: Pesticide exposure linked to ADHD in children

(CNN) – It's a common behavioral disorder in children, but what causes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? New research suggests a strong link to a pesticide often used on fruits and vegetables. Our senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen has the details.

Filed under: Health
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