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June 1st, 2010
09:00 AM ET

New grads face tough job market

(CNN) – This one is just for the class of 2010, new college grads who have their education and now a diploma to prove it. But here's the hard part: Landing a decent job. With unemployment nationwide still teetering around double digits, finding your first job is harder than ever. Our Christine Romans has some tips you can use.

Filed under: Education
June 1st, 2010
08:00 AM ET

Exclusive: Riding with NYPD's elite bomb squad

(CNN) – Ever since the botched Times Square plot, the NYPD's bomb squad has been busier than ever. Our Susan Candiotti got exclusive access to the elite unit and in part two of her AM original report she takes us along for a ride with the bomb squad, where every call is a matter of life and death.

Filed under: AM Original
June 1st, 2010
07:00 AM ET

Is the Gulf oil cleanup working?

By Carol Costello, CNN

(CNN) – I was intrigued by BP CEO Tony Hayward's talk of "containment in the offshore." He said "there has been no black tide," and while there have been "breaches" in the system, BP says it has done a good job maintaining the vast majority of shoreline. But is that true? We took a ride to see for ourselves.

Filed under: Gulf Oil Spill
June 1st, 2010
05:45 AM ET

LIVE Blog: Chat with us during the show

Editor's Note: Welcome to American Morning's LIVE Blog where you can discuss the "most news in the morning" with us each week day. Join the live chat during the show by adding your comments below. It's your chance to share your thoughts on the day's headlines. You have a better chance of having your comment get past our moderators if you follow our rules: 1) Keep it brief 2) No writing in ALL CAPS 3) Use your real name (first name only is fine) 4) No links 5) Watch your language (that includes $#&*).

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption="The United Nations Security Council early Tuesday condemned the actions that led to deaths on a flotilla bound for Gaza, and called for a "transparent" investigation."]

U.N. condemns fatal raid on flotilla, calls for prompt inquiry

(CNN) – The United Nations Security Council said early Tuesday that it deeply regretted the loss of lives on the humanitarian flotilla bound for Gaza and condemned the actions that led to the deaths.

"The Security Council deeply regrets the loss of life and injuries resulting from the use of force during the Israeli military operation in international waters against the convoy sailing to Gaza," the council said in a statement. "The council in this context condemns those acts which resulted in the loss of at least 10 civilians and expresses condolences to the families."

Israel has placed the number of deaths at nine, while organizers of the flotilla said the number was higher. Read more

BP plots next move; Obama, panel meet

President Obama will meet Tuesday with the heads of a new commission created to investigate how to prevent future oil spills like the devastating leak from BP's Gulf of Mexico well.

White House aides said Obama will make public comments after meeting with former Sen. Bob Graham of Florida and former Environmental Protection Agency administrator William Reilly. The two are leading a commission that has six months to issue a report with recommendations on how to prevent future spills resulting from offshore drilling. Read more

Program Note: BP Managing Director Bob Dudley will join us live this morning. We'll ask him about the cut and cap operation and the back up plan should that fail. Also, the Gulf oil spill is not only taking a toll on livelihoods and wildlife, but also on BP. We'll tell you why some experts predict the oil giant may not be able to survive this disaster.

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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