February 9th, 2014
12:40 PM ET

Sochi Becoming a Battleground for Gay Rights

Diver & four-time gold medalist Greg Louganis says having the Olympics Games in Russia goes against "Principal 6" of the International Olympic Charter. This principle states there will be no discrimination among the participants or spectators of the events.

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February 9th, 2014
12:28 PM ET

Photographer, Reporter Remember The Beatles' First Arrival to the U.S.

Photographer Harry Benson was one of the Beatles' first photographers. He captured many iconic images that would later be featured on posters and magazine covers all over the world. Arguably his most famous photo is of the fab foursome having an impromptu pillow fight. He shares the story behind that image and some lesser-known details about how the Beatles felt coming to America for the first time.

New Day also spoke with Larry Kane, one of the first American reporters to follow The Beatles on their U.S. tour. He shared a historical decision that the band made on segregation while touring.

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February 9th, 2014
12:11 PM ET

Did 'Biggest Loser' Rachel Lose Too Much?

When the winner of 'The Biggest Loser' was revealed on NBC, many people said she looked too thin– Did she lose the weight unnaturally? What about the excess skin that comes with rapid weight loss?

New Day askedĀ Dr. Ian Smith of "The Super Shred Diet" and obesity expert Julie Schwartz to weigh in on the process of extreme weight loss.

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February 9th, 2014
11:56 AM ET

America's "Founding Mothers" Equally As Influential

NPR news analyst and author Cokie Roberts has written a new children's book in which she uncovers the invaluable role of America's first First Ladies. She details her extensive research and some of the lesser-known stories from the first presidencies. She also discusses the future of another former First Lady– Hillary Clinton.

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