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June 18th, 2010
12:00 PM ET

FDA panel to vote on 'female Viagra'

(CNN) – For years, the search has been on for a drug that could help women frustrated with their sex lives. The FDA has been checking out a pill that many hoped could be the ever-elusive "female Viagra." But after two studies, officials say the results are "not compelling." Today, an FDA panel is set to vote on the little pink pill. Our senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen has the report.

Filed under: Health
June 18th, 2010
11:00 AM ET

Radcliffe talks 'Wizarding World of Harry Potter'

(CNN) – It used to be the only way to take a trip to Hogwarts was to close your eyes and imagine yourself on Platform 9 3/4 at King's Cross Station in London. Now, you just need to take a flight to Orlando. Today, Universal Studios theme park is opening its "Wizarding World of Harry Potter." Daniel Radcliffe, star of the Harry Potter films, joined us on Friday's American Morning to tell us all about it. Watch Video

iReport: Sneak peak at 'Harry Potter' theme park

Filed under: Entertainment
June 18th, 2010
10:00 AM ET

Exclusive tour of van der Sloot's cell

(CNN) – Aruban authorities want Natalee Holloway's father to put the ongoing search for his daughter on-hold while police in Peru try to learn more about Holloway's disappearance. Joran van der Sloot – arrested twice in Holloway's disappearance – is being held in Lima. Investigators say he confessed to killing 21-year-old Stephany Flores. In Session's Jean Casarez from the Tru TV network gets a firsthand look inside the jail cell van der Sloot calls home these days. Watch Video

Read more: Arubans urge Holloway's father to delay search during Peruvian probe

Filed under: Crime
June 18th, 2010
09:00 AM ET
June 18th, 2010
08:00 AM ET

New Orleans spends $5 million of BP cash on tourism ads

(CNN) – Even with the oil coming ashore in waves, New Orleans wants you to know it is open for business. The city is fighting back with $5 million – money it got from BP. Our Chris Lawrence has the story. Watch Video

Filed under: Gulf Oil Spill
June 18th, 2010
07:00 AM ET

Town builds iron curtain to keep oil out of river

(CNN) – One town along the Alabama coast is running out of time. They say the river that runs through their town like an artery is their lifeblood. If the oil gets in it will literally be in people's backyards, so the community decided not to wait. Our Mary Snow has their story.

Filed under: Gulf Oil Spill
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