June 18th, 2013
01:30 PM ET

Supporting the NSA: Is Obama on the Right Track?

In his recent PBS interview with Charlie Rose, President Obama defended the NSA's surveillance programs, describing them as 'transparent' and necessary. But with so much classified data involved, the best method to strike a balance between civil liberties and security is debatable.

President Obama set up an 'oversight board', adding that his goal is "set up and structure a national conversation," but will that be enough to ease public concerns?

Republican Strategist Kevin Madden and Democratic Strategist Stephanie Cutter weigh in.

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June 18th, 2013
10:50 AM ET

Gone Fishin'! Get to Know the "New Day" Team

Watch Chris, Kate, and Michaela spend a day on the water showing off their fishing skills (or lack thereof)! Guess who will catch the most fish, and find out how Chris almost gets in too deep with a prank on Kate.

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National Weather – Tuesday, June 18, 2013
June 18th, 2013
10:46 AM ET

National Weather – Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Fire danger on the rise

  • Gusty winds and dry conditions increase fire threat over Southwest US
  • Severe risk in the plains increases threat of lightning
  • Continuing to monitor fires near Yosemite National Park

Stormy east

  • Afternoon storms likely across the east coast
  • Slight severe risk in Ohio Valley
  • Localized flooding possible, such as seen in St. Louis yesterday

Tropical Depression 2

  • Moving west northwest with a turn to the west expected by tomorrow night
  • Tonight: will move over northern Guatemala and Eastern Mexico
  • No change in strength expected, currently at 30 mph
  • Life-threating flashing flooding and mudslides possible with rain 3-5” and locally 10” maximums
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June 18th, 2013
08:50 AM ET

Etheridge on Jolie: 'It's the most fearful choice'

Singer Melissa Etheridge raised eyebrows recently when she said that Angelina's double mastectomy was 'the most fearful choice,' but what did she really mean? CNN's Nischelle Turner shares details.

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