April 18th, 2014
10:32 AM ET

Clinton Memoir Gets a Title: 'Hard Choices'

 Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's much anticipated next memoir will be titled "Hard Choices," the book's publisher announced Friday.

The memoir will be Clinton's "inside account of the crises, choices, and challenges that she faced during her four years as America’s 67th Secretary of State, and how those experiences drive her view of the future," according to a release from Simon & Schuster, the book's publisher.

The 688-page book is an important one for Clinton – the overwhelming favorite to win the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination should she run. Critics have charged that her time as America's top diplomat was marked by no crowning achievement, while Clinton confidants have looked to frame those years as a success and see the book as the most potent way to showcase her achievements.

The publisher, who announced last week that the memoir would be available on June 10, 2014, also revealed the book's cover photo on Friday: A close up, black and white portrait of a smiling Clinton.

The book's release will also be coordinated with a summer book tour for the former senator and first lady.

See MORE  on this story and watch today's "Inside Politics" with  John King in 90 seconds above. 

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April 18th, 2014
10:24 AM ET
April 18th, 2014
10:13 AM ET

Man Proves There Is Such a Thing As 'Free Lunch'

In today's edition of the "Good Stuff," an Indianapolis man uses social media to help students pay off their lunch debt. CNN's Chris Cuomo reports.

Ryan Cox is a man who already enjoyed paying it forward. He would pay for the order in the car behind him at the drive-thru. 

But recently, his daily routine got a lot more advantageous.  

Inspired by a friend, Ryan went to a local elementary school with a plan to pay off overdue lunch accounts for families who'd fallen on hard times.

Cafeteria supervisor Latiousha Smith explained: "He was like, 'You know, I just want to come and pay someone's balance' and I was like, 'Okay, so what's your student's name?'"

"I just want to pay random accounts," Cox told her.

So the generous man reached out on social media and raised $1,000 in five days. Cox had the $1,200 to pay off the balance for the whole school in no time at all.

See the full story at CNN affiliate WTHR.

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Easter Weekend Weather
April 18th, 2014
09:25 AM ET

Easter Weekend Weather

This Spring has not felt like the typical season for many, with freezing cold and snow well into April.

But this Easter holiday weekend looks to have a day or two of pleasant weather for some.

Bitter cold temperatures from earlier this week in the East will be only a memory as highs reach close to average for April.

The Southeast region will need to be on alert for heavy, flooding rain to end the week.  Most of the rain will move out by Sunday bringing a welcome dry Easter.

One area to keep an eye on the sky will be the central U.S.  Some showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast.

The Pacific Northwest has not seen much relief from the rain lately and can expect some showers this weekend, too.

A nice weekend is in store for the Southwest region with dry conditions and warm temperatures.

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