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May 17th, 2010
09:00 AM ET

Miami Beach hotel offers tanning butler

(CNN) – Here's a dream job for some of you out there – imagine getting paid to rub lotion on bikini-clad women. A luxury hotel in Miami Beach actually has somebody on the payroll whose sole responsibility is to help you get lathered up. Our John Zarrella hit the beach to find out what it takes to be a tanning butler.


Filed under: Living
May 17th, 2010
08:00 AM ET

Are Shahzad's rights being violated?

(CNN) – Federal authorities are saying Times Square bombing suspect Faisal Shahzad has been doing a lot of talking since he was arrested, willingly giving all kinds of information to investigators.

It's already been 14 days since he was taken into custody and he still hasn't seen the inside of a courtroom. Our Allan Chernoff has the report.


Filed under: Terrorism • U.S.
May 17th, 2010
07:00 AM ET

Pakistani community lends eyes & ears to find possible threats

(CNN) – It could be like gold in the fight against homegrown terror – community watch, in a Pakistani- American community. The neighbors involved say they're embarrassed by the attempted Times Square plot and tired of getting a bad rap because of a few bad apples. Our Susan Candiotti has a closer look at their efforts.


Filed under: Terrorism
May 17th, 2010
05:45 AM ET

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BP says its latest attempt at capping the gushing crude is working, but the Obama administration vows it won't rest until the company cleans up the spill and addresses its impact.

BP says its latest attempt at capping the gushing crude is working, but the Obama administration vows it won't rest until the company cleans up the spill and addresses its impact.

Oil spill response to be assessed on Capitol Hill

(CNN) – Almost a month after an oil well ruptured in the Gulf of Mexico, BP says its latest attempt at capping the gushing crude is working while the Obama administration vows it won't rest until the company cleans up the spill and addresses its impact.

On Monday, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and BP America Chairman Lamar McKay will appear before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs to assess the response to what lawmakers are calling a "catastrophe."

"We will not rest until BP permanently seals the wellhead, the spill is cleaned up, and the communities and natural resources of the Gulf Coast are restored and made whole," Napolitano and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar said in a statement Sunday. Read more

Sound off: We want to hear from you this morning. Add your comments to the LIVE Blog below and we'll read some of them on the show.


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