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May 31st, 2010
09:00 AM ET

Project honors those lost on WWII battlefield

(CNN) – This Memorial Day, we have a look at one World War II veteran's life-long mission. Leon Cooper says that mission is to pay tribute to Americans who gave their lives in service to their country. Our John Roberts sat down with Cooper to discuss his wartime experience and his project, "A Return to Tarawa."

Filed under: Military
May 31st, 2010
08:00 AM ET

Exclusive: CNN talks with NYPD's elite bomb squad

(CNN) – New York City's police force is made of about 34,500 men and women, all putting their lives on the line to protect one of the busiest cities in the world. A select few make up the city's bomb squad and our Susan Candiotti has been given unprecedented access to talk with them, including those who were called in on May 1st during the Times Square bomb scare.

Filed under: AM Original • Crime
May 31st, 2010
07:00 AM ET

Gulf Coast residents torn over spill

(CNN) – Many people along the Gulf are now looking to a higher power as they lose faith in the federal government. But not all of them are praying for BP to go away. Ironically, the company may be the only thing they have left when this is over. Our Carol Costello has the report.

Filed under: Gulf Oil Spill