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September 7th, 2011
12:10 PM ET

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September 5th, 2011
09:58 AM ET

'Phantom of the Opera' actor George Lee Andrews discusses his 9,382 performances with the show

After 23 years playing the role of Monsieur André in "Phantom of the Opera" on Broadway, actor George Lee Andrews gave his final performance as a member of the cast on Saturday night .

Andrews holds the Guinnes World Record for being the actor to spend the longest time performing in a single Broadway show – 9,382 performances to be exact.

Today on American Morning, Andrews discusses his experiences with the show and explains what's next for his career.

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July 29th, 2011
11:05 AM ET
June 28th, 2011
10:07 AM ET

Woman fired from Abercrombie & Fitch claims she was fired for not removing head scarf

Abercrombie & Fitch is being sued by Hani Khan, a young woman in California who claims she was fired after refusing to remove her head scarf.

Abercrombie & Fitch released a statement, saying they are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, religion or ethnicity.

This morning, AM's Kiran Chetry spoke with Hani Khan and her attorney Araceli Martínez-Olguín to discuss her claim against the clothing store.

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June 22nd, 2011
08:18 AM ET

Actor Kevin Kline advocates for diabetes research

Kevin Kline is not only an Oscar winning actor, he's also a co chair of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's Advocacy Program and a parent to a child diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Aaron Kowalski, Ph.D. is a researcher with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and suffers from type 1 diabetes himself. Both join Kiran Chetry and Carol Costello this morning to discuss the importance of increasing funding for research on juvenile diabetes.

Kline shares how he and his family are personally affected by the gravity of the disease. Kowalski offers his thoughts about a potential cure in the future from great strides made today. Both will testify before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs today to urge federal officials to advance the testing of artificial pancreas systems, which could dramatically change the day-to-day management of type 1 diabetes.

June 20th, 2011
08:52 AM ET

Could the Casey Anthony trial rest on the use of duct tape?

The Casey Anthony murder trial is now entering its fifth week. Today, a defense witness is expected to get another chance to testify after being thrown off the stand Saturday. Plus, Anthony's attorney was threatened with contempt of court after the witness gave undisclosed forensic testimony.

Meantime, another defense expert is blasting claims that duct tape could have been used to kill Caylee. He says the tape found on Caylee's skull was placed there long after her death.

This morning, In Session's Sunny Hostin joined Kiran Chetry and Carol Costello to break down the latest developments in the case.

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