August 27th, 2014
10:20 AM ET

Chicago's Jackie Robinson West All-Stars Are Proclaimed Heroes

In today's edition of the "Good Stuff,"  Chicago's Little League team inspires the city and beyond. CNN's Michaela Pereira reports.

Although the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars lost to South Korea on Sunday,  fans and the nation alike are calling their run nothing short of historic.

On Tuesday, supporters waited on line for hours at a Dicks Sporting Goods store in the city to buy out the team's official national championship shirt.

One hundred percent of the net proceeds from the collector's item, around $240,000 dollars, will go to the baseball program.

A welcome parade kicks off this morning for the young hometown heroes.

See more at CNN affiliate WGN.

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August 27th, 2014
09:57 AM ET

McCain: U.S. Should Conduct Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria

ISIS has taken more and more territory in Iraq and Syria, sometimes overrunning government forces while terrorizing civilians.

"They are beyond just a terrorist group," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said last week. "They marry ideology, a sophistication of strategic and tactical military prowess.

"This is beyond anything we have seen, and we must prepare for everything."

But on "New Day" Wednesday, Senator John McCain said President Obama hasn't presented a clear strategy on how to fight against the group.

When Alisyn Camerota argued Obama stated his goal was to contain ISIS, McCain replied: "You can’t contain ISIS, you have to defeat it.”

McCain attacked Obama for not presenting a strategy in the region, saying  "this president doesn't want to lead."

But the lawmaker recommended that there should be airstrikes in Syria – both against ISIS and against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

"The ultimate goal should be the overthrow of Bashar al-Assad," McCain said.


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August 27th, 2014
07:29 AM ET

"Morning Minute" with Michaela Pereira – August 27, 2014

Need to get today's top stories on-the-go? Watch Michaela Pereira's morning minute now!

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Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Wednesday, August 27, 2014
American Douglas McAuthur McCain died over the weekend, fighting for ISIS in Syria.
August 27th, 2014
04:02 AM ET

Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Wednesday, August 27, 2014

An American dies in Syria fighting for ISIS. Israel and Hamas agree to an open-ended ceasefire. And Burger King moves its buns north.

It's Wednesday, and here are the "5 things to know for your New Day."