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July 1st, 2010
09:58 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.

6:20AM Max Kellerman on where Lebron James will end up – will it be Chicago, New York or will he stay in Cleveland?

6:40AM Joey Chestnut on his strategy for this year’s Nathan's Hot Dog eating contest, and whether his competitor, Japan's Takeru Kobayashi, will show up.

7:40AM Richard Land, of the Southern Baptist Convention, on his warning to Republicans: don’t derail immigration reform this time around.

8:05AM Candy Crowley, Host, State of the Union, gives us a roundup of this week's political headlines and a preview of her show Sunday.

8:30AM Lakshman Achuthan & Christine Romans will be ready to break down the latest jobs report.

8:50AM Tom Colicchio, Chef and Owner of Craft Restaurants and Head judge of "Top Chef" on why he's pledging to serve Louisiana seafood in his restaurants despite the oil spill.

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Filed under: The Teaser
July 1st, 2010
12:00 PM ET

Harvard reaction mixed on Kagan military controversy

(CNN) – Elena Kagan yesterday defended her decision to briefly bar military recruiters from Harvard's career office because of the Pentagon's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. Her handling of the controversy has drawn mixed reaction from leaders on campus. Our Jim Acosta has the report.

Filed under: Politics • Supreme Court
July 1st, 2010
11:00 AM ET

AZ rancher murder may have been turning point

(CNN) – President Obama will deliver a speech today making his case for comprehensive immigration reform. The federal government is feeling the heat now that states like Arizona are acting on their own to deal with illegal immigration. The murder of an Arizona rancher earlier this year by a suspected illegal immigrant may have been a turning point in the debate. Our Casey Wian has the report.

Read more: Obama makes immigration reform push

Filed under: Immigration
July 1st, 2010
10:00 AM ET

Dr. Gupta's Mailbag: Do 'toning' shoes really work?

(CNN) – Every Thursday, our chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta joins us live to answer your health questions.

Send in your question for Dr. Gupta

Filed under: Dr. Gupta's Mailbag • Health
July 1st, 2010
09:00 AM ET

Team USA coach: 'We were on the verge of something big'

(CNN) – It was a triumphant return for Team USA at the World Cup before losing to Ghana. The American team captivated sport fans across the country with come-from-behind wins and a flair for the dramatic. Could their performance help soccer finally join the ranks of "major sports" here in the United States? The coach of Team USA, Bob Bradley, joined us on Thursday's American Morning. Watch Video

Filed under: Sports
July 1st, 2010
08:00 AM ET

Vets exposed to HIV & hepatitis from dental tools

(CNN) – Over 1,800 veterans who went to a Missouri VA hospital are now facing possible exposure to HIV and hepatitis. And we now know why: improperly cleaned dental tools. But hospital officials say laziness wasn't a factor. Missouri Democrat Rep. Russ Carnahan is calling for a full investigation and he joined us on Thursday's American Morning to explain.

Read more: VA hospital may have infected vets

Filed under: Health • Military
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