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September 29th, 2010
11:27 PM ET

The Teaser for Thursday, September 30, 2010

"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.

6:10AM Paul Callan, Attorney and Professor of Media Law, Seton Hall University and Jeff Gardere, Clinical Psychologist , on the suicide of a Rutgers University. student and the arrests of two students accused of  posting his sexual encounter live on the internet.  What kind of charges are they facing?

6:24AM John Roberts, on his backstage interview with legendary band Rush.

7:40AM Annie Murphy Paul,  Contributor, TIME Magazine and author of  "Origins", on a controversial new program that tries to protect students from violence and bullying.

8:10AM Meghan McCain, Author," Dirty Sexy Politics", on her new book, the midterm elections and the influence of the Tea Party.

8:40AM Eliot Spitzer, Host of CNN's "Parker Spitzer" and former Governor of New York, on the midterm elections, the influence of social media in political races and preview of his new show.

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Filed under: Bullying • Politics
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Finding home in a war zone

As part of an ongoing series “A Soldiers Story,” CNN's Jason Carroll follows Sgt. Randy Shorter and his unit as they head into Afghanistan. Catch their stories on our AMfix blog, and CNN's American Morning this month.

Filed under: A Soldier's Story
September 29th, 2010
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LIVE Blog: Chat with us during the show

Editor's Note: Welcome to American Morning's LIVE Blog where you can discuss the "most news in the morning" with us each week day. Join the live chat during the show by adding your comments below. It's your chance to share your thoughts on the day's headlines. You have a better chance of having your comment get past our moderators if you follow our rules: 1) Keep it brief 2) No writing in ALL CAPS 3) Use your real name (first name only is fine) 4) No links 5) Watch your language (that includes $#&*) 6) Stay relevant to the topic.

Europe warned of Mumbai-style terror attacks

(CNN) – A German citizen of Afghan descent was the source of much of the information on a potential "Mumbai-style" terror plot in Europe, a German counterterrorism official said Wednesday.

The man, Ahmed Sidiqi, was detained in Kabul in July and transferred to U.S. custody where he has "revealed details about the terror plot," said the official, who did not want to be named because he is not authorized to talk to the media.

The man and several other Germans traveled from Hamburg to the Afghan-Pakistan border area in 2009, where he joined the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, an extremist group allied with al Qaeda, German intelligence officials said. FULL STORY

Obama takes economic road show to Iowa, Virginia

(CNN) – President Obama will meet with families in Des Moines, Iowa, and Richmond, Virginia, Wednesday as he continues a multi-state tour to talk about economic issues.

The president also will answer questions from small groups of people in each city, according to the White House.

In a similar event in New Mexico on Tuesday, Obama talked about immigration and his views on his faith in addition to his plans for jump-starting the economy. There was also an emotional exchange with a young man about veterans' benefits.

The visit to Iowa comes as a Des Moines Register Iowa Poll shows 59 percent of Iowans are dissatisfied with how the president is handling the economy, up 5 points from February. FULL STORY

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