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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 investigationĀ  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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February 16th, 2014
10:03 AM ET

'Subtle Nuances' in Courtroom Affected Dunn Verdict

New Day Weekend sat down with CNN Legal Analyst Paul Callan and Jose Baez, the former attorney for Casey Anthony, to discuss Saturday's verdict in the Michael Dunn trial. Callan explains why attempted murder was easier to decide than first-degree murder for jurors. While Baez says he's not surprised about the verdict, because there are things that happen in a courtroom that the camera simply can't capture.

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