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June 7th, 2010
10:21 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 A.B. Stoddard, Associate Editor & Columnist, The Hill & Alex Burns: Deputy Political Editor, POLITICO on the oil spill's affect on Tuesday's primaries.

7:40AM Frank Sesno, Fmr. CNN White House Correspondent, on Helen Thomas' resignation.

8:10AM Mayor Tony Kennon, Mayor of Orange Beach, Alabama, on his confrontation with a BP executive at a press conference Saturday.

8:40AM Doris Buffett, sister of Warren Buffett & Founder, The Sunshine Lady Foundation, on why she's giving away every last penny she has (and it's a lot of pennies).

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Filed under: The Teaser
June 7th, 2010
02:00 PM ET

How serious was NY terrorist threat?

(CNN) – Today, two Americans will be in court to face terrorism charges after being arrested over the weekend at New York's JFK airport. Authorities had the two men under surveillance for years, and say they were headed for terror training in Somalia. CNN national security analyst Peter Bergen joined us on Monday's American Morning to discuss the seriousness of the threat.

Filed under: Terrorism
June 7th, 2010
01:00 PM ET

Kalamazoo earns Obama visit, federal $$

(CNN) – President Obama is heading to Michigan today to give the commencement speech at Kalamazoo Central High School. The school won the president's "Race to the Top" challenge, and it's the start of a major education push by the administration this week. Education Secretary Arne Duncan joined us on Monday's American Morning.

Filed under: Education
June 7th, 2010
12:00 PM ET

Arizona's Latinos divided over immigration law

(CNN) – Nearly one thousand people rallied in Phoenix this weekend over Arizona's new controversial immigration law. Here's the twist, they were coming out in support of it. The legislation has reignited the immigration debate across the nation and as our Thelma Gutierrez shows us, it's even dividing Arizona's Latino population.

Filed under: Controversy • Immigration
June 7th, 2010
11:00 AM ET

Growing terror threat within Somalia

(CNN) – The two New Jersey men arrested at a New York airport Saturday planned to travel to Somalia to "wage violent jihad," authorities say. It's a specific case that reflects a bigger picture of the growing concern U.S. officials have about Somalia's role as a training ground for extremists.

CNN has learned the United States now estimates as many as 200 foreign fighters may be in Somalia – fighters posing a possible threat to the United States after joining the Somali-based al Qaeda group known as al Shabab. Our Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr has the report.

Filed under: Terrorism • World
June 7th, 2010
10:00 AM ET

21-year-old's oil leak idea caught BP's eye

(CNN) – She started her engineering Ph.D when she was 14-years-old, was the youngest-ever college professor at 18-years-old, and has received fellowships from NASA and the Department of Defense. Her name is Alia Sabur and she has an idea to fix the oil gusher at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. She joined us on Monday's American Morning to discuss her idea, which has got the attention of BP and the Coast Guard.

Filed under: Gulf Oil Spill
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