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April 13th, 2014
11:45 AM ET

How Would Cousteau Search for MH370?

It's a race against the clock for search crews trying to find missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The Australian Prime Minister says he's confident four 'pings' detected by the "Ocean Shield" are from one of the plane's black boxes. But here's where things get complicated: The signals are coming from about 15,000 feet below the surface of the ocean.

New Day Weekend spoke with ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau, son of famed ocean pioneer Jacques Cousteau. We asked him– what does it sound like at that extreme depth?

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March 23rd, 2014
10:58 AM ET

What Does a Flight Data Recorder's 'Ping' Sound Like?

With the search entering Day 17, will rescuers be able to hear MH370's flight data recorder with what analysts assume is weakening battery power?

New Day Weekend discusses the investigation  and international search coordination with Aviation Analyst Miles O'Brien and Former CIA covert operations officer Mike Baker.

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March 9th, 2014
12:48 PM ET

Is Obama's Response to the Ukraine Crisis Strong Enough?

As international voices are growing louder about Russia's military presence in Crimea, so are criticisms about President Obama's response to the crisis. Should he be more forceful towards Vladimir Putin? What next steps should he take if Putin doesn't back down? We asked Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D.-Ohio), founder and co-chair of the Ukraine Caucus and Congressman Randy Forbes (R.- Virginia).

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March 2nd, 2014
01:00 PM ET

Obama Looks to Help Young Men of Color

President Obama launched a new White House initiative Thursday– My Brother's Keeper. The program aims to pave a pathway of success for a demographic that many believe has been marginalized. At the luncheon, Obama revealed some personal stories of growing up without a father, and the struggles he encountered throughout his own education. Victor Blackwell spoke with two men who attended that luncheon– Pastor Mark McBride, who works with the Pico National Network and Marc Morial, President of the National Urban League. We asked them: How will the goals and benchmarks of this program be measured? And are Obama's proposals enough to make progress?

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