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December 28th, 2010
10:50 AM ET

NYC Councilwoman: Mayor Bloomberg is "out of touch"

Critics have been fuming over New York City's handling of yesterday's blizzard in the five boroughs. Unplowed streets remained dominant in the morning after the storm and Brooklyn state senator Carl Kruger has called the city's response a "colossal failure."

New York City councilmember and Sanitation Committee chair Letitia Davis tells Jim Acosta and Kiran Chetry that Mayor Michael Bloomberg is "out of touch" with cleanup efforts in the city.

Filed under: American Morning • Weather
December 28th, 2010
10:48 AM ET

This years biggest comebacks & buzzwords

2010 was a big year for comebacks. From comebacks in the sports world and the regained dominance of Michael Vick to the resurgence of entertainment luminaries such as Betty White. It was also a big year for new buzzwords. Had anybody ever heard of "anchor babies" at the beginning of the year?

American Morning's Kiran Chetry discusses this years biggest comebacks and hottest buzzwords with Time Magazine editor Belinda Luscombe. Does your pick make the list?

Filed under: American Morning
December 28th, 2010
10:25 AM ET

Seven hours stuck on the NYC subway

"Suddenly the train stops, the conductor told us that snow on the third rail caused the train to lose power, they were going to try to fix that, but were unable to do. They were going to send a rescue train, but that got stuck, so we ended up stuck for about seven hours in a train with no power and unable to move and unable to get off."

Erin Durkin, a passenger on a New York City "A"-line subway train explains why she was stuck on the her train for seven hours and why it took so long to be rescued.

Filed under: American Morning • Transportation