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June 3rd, 2010
01:00 PM ET

Tips to detox your house & keep your family safe

(CNN) – This week, our Dr. Sanjay Gupta is bringing you a special CNN investigation: "Toxic America." You may not know it, but everyday items in your home could be making you and your family sick. Today, Dr. Gupta has a list of things you can do right now to give your house a detox.

Read more: 5 toxics that are everywhere: Protect yourself

Program Note: Be sure to join Dr. Gupta for part two of our CNN special investigation: "Toxic America." That's tonight at 8 p.m. ET, only on CNN.

Filed under: Health
June 3rd, 2010
12:00 PM ET

Group helps women become trades-women

(CNN) – This week, we're taking a special look at how women are making it "in a man's world." Construction may be largely a male domain, but women are making their mark in the building and construction trades – their hard hats breaking through the glass ceiling. Our Deb Feyerick reports for part three of our AM original series, "Making it in a Man's World."

June 3rd, 2010
11:00 AM ET

Senator asks for bigger federal response to oil spill

(CNN) – Oil from BP's blown-out well is staining beaches all along the Gulf Coast. With the slick closing in on his state, Florida Sen. Bill Nelson wants a stronger military response to fight the spill. He joined us on Thursday's American Morning to talk about why the U.S. needs more help to prevent oil from hitting the shores.

Filed under: Gulf Oil Spill • Politics
June 3rd, 2010
10:00 AM ET

What's next for BP?

(CNN) – BP's latest effort to slow down the oil spilling into the Gulf has hit another snag. The company says it's getting ready once again to try and slice a leaking oil riser in half so they can try to cap it after the saw got stuck on the first try.

As they continue to try to figure things out, oil has now washed ashore in three states and is moving closer to Florida. The Coast Guard's national incident commander, Adm. Thad Allen, joined us on Thursday's American Morning to explain the next steps in capping the Gulf Coast oil riser.

Read more: BP seeks yet another way to stop oil leak as protests loom

Filed under: Gulf Oil Spill
June 3rd, 2010
09:00 AM ET

Oil spill closes oyster beds in Louisiana & Alabama

(CNN) – People in New Orleans are getting ready for the first-ever oyster festival this weekend in the French Quarter. But with the oil spill shutting down five of the 16 oyster beds in Louisiana, and all the oyster beds in Alabama, a lot of people in the seafood industry are really worried about their future. Our Carol Costello has the report.

Filed under: Business • Environment • Gulf Oil Spill
June 3rd, 2010
08:00 AM ET

Home and Away: Remembering Cpl. Gregory Nolan Millard

(CNN) – A new initiative from, "Home and Away," honors U.S. and coalition troops who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan by tracking the lives of these brave men and women up to their untimely deaths.

Today, we're remembering Cpl. Gregory Nolan Millard – one of three soldiers killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq in the spring of 2007. This is his story, told by his mother and brother.

Don't Miss: From all parts of the world and spanning all ages, more than 6,000 U.S. and coalition troops have died in Iraq and Afghanistan. Explore the names, ages and faces of the fallen

Filed under: Home and Away • Military
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