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November 25th, 2011
01:16 PM ET

Macy's opens early, pursues younger shoppers for holidays

Macy’s Department store kept true to their promise of never missing a Black Friday. In fact, they revamped their operation a bit by opening at midnight as opposed to the usual 4am.

Consumers flooded the Macy's in New York City's Herald Square — the world’s largest. American Morning’s Alina Cho caught up with Macy's President and CEO of Macy’s Terry Lundgren who explained what the store had to offer for Black Friday and his outlook on the holiday shopping season.

Filed under: Black Friday
November 25th, 2011
01:13 PM ET

CNNMoney's Laurie Segall on five essential apps for Black Friday

CNN Money Reporter, Laurie Segall breaks down the different mobile phone apps that you can download for exclusive for Black Friday deals.

To read more about the apps, check out Laurie's article on Black Friday apps here.

Filed under: Black Friday
November 25th, 2011
01:09 PM ET

Mona Eltahawy on being detained: 'At first I refused to go...but they insisted'

“This is the brutality Egyptians face everyday,” Egyptian-American Journalist Mona Eltahawy said of her recent detention by Egyptian security forces. She was recently caught in the violent cross fire during a protest in Egypt.

In addition to being assaulted, groped, and knocked to the ground, Elthahawy explains that she was also blindfolded for 12 hours, groped, thrown to the ground, held for 12 hours. She now has two broken arms and bruises all over her body.

Eltahawy feels that it is important as a journalist to remain in Egypt and be the voice for Egyptians who face this abuse daily, but do not have a voice to bring attention to it.

This morning on American Morning, Mona Listen to what else she had to tell American Morning’s Carol Costello.

Filed under: Egypt
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