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June 22nd, 2010
01:00 PM ET
June 22nd, 2010
12:00 PM ET

Are working dads stressed out?

(CNN) – Juggling work and family has been a woman's issue for decades, but now several new studies show fathers are just as stressed as mothers trying to balance both. Tara Parker-Pope wrote about the topic for her "Well" blog with the New York Times and is the author of the book "For Better." She joined us on Tuesday's American Morning to discuss why 59% of working fathers feel conflicted juggling home and office responsibilities. Watch Video

Filed under: Living
June 22nd, 2010
11:00 AM ET

Building Up America: Florida's tourism industry fights oil

(CNN) – Although the oil in the Gulf hasn't reached many of Florida's famous beaches, businesses still feel the threat of it is scaring tourists away. Now, the state is spending a lot of money to make sure that doesn't happen. Our Tom Foreman joined us from Panama City Beach, Florida on Tuesday's American Morning with this "Building Up America" report. Watch Video

Filed under: Building Up America • Gulf Oil Spill
June 22nd, 2010
10:00 AM ET

Oiled pelicans are washed, released

(CNN) – Much help is needed in the Gulf, especially for the most helpless victims of this unprecedented disaster. Pictures of oil-soaked birds, choking on crude and gasping for air, break you heart. But there have been some hopeful and heartwarming moments in the midst of all the despair. Our Rob Marciano tagged along with one team as they released some newly-cleaned pelicans back into the wild. Watch Video

Filed under: Environment • Gulf Oil Spill
June 22nd, 2010
09:00 AM ET

Reporter shares horrifying tale as Taliban prisoner

(CNN) – Jere Van Dyk has been inside the mind of the Taliban fighter. Why he wasn't killed and why he was set free are both still a mystery. Van Dyk is an American reporter who went deep into the lawless and dangerous tribal region between Afghanistan and Pakistan, and ended up a prisoner. He was forced to convert to Islam and learn the language since he couldn't trust his translator. His book about the experience, "Captive: My Time as a Prisoner of the Taliban," is out today. He joined us on Tuesday's American Morning to discuss his 45 days of captivity. Watch Video

Filed under: Afghanistan • World
June 22nd, 2010
08:00 AM ET

General recalled to Washington after Rolling Stone remarks

(CNN) – Gen. Stanley McChrystal, America's top military commander in Afghanistan, has been recalled to Washington amid his controversial remarks about colleagues in a Rolling Stone article, officials said. McChrystal was summoned to attend a meeting on Afghanistan and Pakistan in person rather than by video conference, a senior administration official said Tuesday. Our Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr has the latest. Watch Video

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Filed under: Military • White House
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