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August 18th, 2011
10:03 AM ET

Resume red flags: How to increase your odds of getting hired

CNN's Christine Romans details some critical mistakes on your resume that you should avoid.


Filed under: Jobs
August 18th, 2011
10:00 AM ET

What can the social network Foursquare do for politicians?

It's the social network that is suddenly everywhere with 10 million users and counting. It's called Foursquare, and President Obama is the latest user to "check-in" and join the network.

If you're sitting at home wondering what it is and what it can do for you, you're not alone.

This morning on American Morning, CNN's Ali Velshi talks with Dennis Crowley, co-founder and CEO of Foursquare, to chat about what the program does, why it's getting so popular and why politicians are drawn to it.


Filed under: Politics • Social Media
August 18th, 2011
09:44 AM ET

The new 'greatest generation': How new veterans are bringing their leadership lessons home

More often than not, we hear the dark side of life after war: The high unemployment rate and high suicide rates.

There never seems to be enough good news about the men and women who serve this country.

But Joe Klein writes in this week's TIME magazine that this new generation of veterans is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with. They're infiltrating companies, politics and non-profits, bringing a sharper skillset than veterans of past wars.

This morning on American Morning, CNN's Christine Romans talks with Klein and Paul Rieckhoff, executive director and founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), a non-partisan, non-profit organization supporting war veterans. We asked them what makes this generation's veterans different from the past generations.

Click here to read TIME's cover story on "The New Greatest Generation."


Filed under: Afghanistan • Iraq • Veterans
August 18th, 2011
05:33 AM ET

Talk Back: Are Rick Perry's treason accusations against the Fed out of line?

Rick Perry has come under fire this week by critics on both side of the political aisle who have called his remark that it would be "treasonous" for Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to continue "printing money to play politics" both inappropriate and unpresidential.

Despite criticism, Perry stood by his comment yesterday, asserting that many politicians have questioned the transparency of the Federal Reserve. He stated that until the Fed "opens its books ... there will continue to be questions about their activity and what their true goal is for the United States.”

Talk Back: Are Rick Perry's treason accusations against the Fed out of line?

Let us know what you think. Your answer may be read on this morning's broadcast.


Filed under: AM Talk Back
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