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June 6th, 2011
11:03 AM ET

Larry King Live...from the Improv! CNN legend talks his book, comedy tour

His interviews made us laugh, cry and think. But these days, Larry King is more about the laughs.

The CNN legend is launching a new stand-up comedy tour and he's got a new book out, called Truth Be Told: Off the Record about Favorite Guests, Memorable Moments, Funniest Jokes, and a Half Century of Asking Questions.

Larry joins the American Morning team this morning to talk about his book and about some of his history-making interviews.

Filed under: Entertainment
June 6th, 2011
10:52 AM ET

In Depth: Listening Tour – why Americans see jobs and the economy as the biggest issue

On American Morning this morning we're launching the first segment in this week's In Depth: Listening Tour series. This week, we're looking at the issues that are going to be driving, motivating and impacting voters when Americans go to the polls to elect a President in seventeen months.

Two nationally syndicated radio talk show hosts with very different points of view join Christine Romans to talk about the issues that may be the deciding factors in the 2012 presidential election: jobs and the economy.

Ben Ferguson, conservative commentator and host of the Ben Ferguson Show, and Thom Hartmann, host of the left-leaning Thom Hartmann Radio Program, debate the polarizing issues that concern each of their audiences.

Filed under: Economy • In Depth • Jobs
June 6th, 2011
10:42 AM ET

Breakthrough drugs in melanoma treatment can extend life of cancer patients

Two new treatments for patients with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, are being touted as the biggest advancements in treating the disease since the 1970s.

Dr. George Sledge, the President of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, discusses this exciting development this morning with Kiran Chetry.

Filed under: Cancer • Melanoma
June 6th, 2011
10:37 AM ET

Yemen: President Saleh's departure and the country's future

Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh left the country for Saudi Arabia on Saturday for medical treatment from the wounds he sustained during an attack on the Presidential compound.

James Rubin, Former US Assistant Secretary of State and Executive Editor of The Bloomberg View, joins the AM anchors this morning to talk about what Saleh's departure means for Yemen and if he'll be able to return to power.

Filed under: Al Qaeda • Yemen
June 6th, 2011
05:52 AM ET

Question of the Day: What is the single most important issue facing America today?

The 2012 political season is underway and politicians are vying for your votes by proposing their answers to the important issues facing America today. All week long we’re going in depth, taking the pulse of the people.

American Morning wants to know: What is the single most important issue facing America today?

Post your response here. We could read your answer on American Morning.

Filed under: AM Asks