Rutgers University students watch Kia Vaughn of the Rutgers University women's basketball team as she appears on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Vaughn sued Don Imus and CBS on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, claiming the radio personality's sexist and racist comments about the team on April 4, 2007 damaged her reputation.
President Bush, left looks on as outgoing White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove makes a statement on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 13, 2007. Rove, President Bush's close friend and chief political strategist, plans to leave the White House at the end of August.
Possible talking point: Huge turnaround on Wall Street yesterday, Fed cut discount rate this morning, stocks look to explode to the upside today. Is the correction -- which did reach the magic ten percent level yesterday before the turnaround -- over?
Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., center, addresses members of the National Association of Black Journalists at the 32nd NABJ Convention at Bally's hotel-casino in Las Vegas, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007. At right is moderator and CNN White House correspondent Suzanne Malveaux.
Possible discussion point: How's "global warming" impacting your summer?
This has been possibly the coolest summer in Northern California in at least 20 years. The weather in Texas has been so cold that the cotton crop is in danger. England hasn't even had a summer yet, and meteorologists there are predicting a very early start to fall. Parts of the southern hemisphere are experiencing the harshest winter in decades. And, we have yet to have a serious hurricane hit our mainland.
So, for those interested, how's global warming going for you? :-)
A CNN crew, including reporter John Roberts, broadcasts from the top the Holiday Inn early Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007, in Minneapolis, the morning after the Interstate 35W bridge collapsed over the Mississippi River during Wednesday's rush hour.
Something possibly to discuss: Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) said yesterday that the U.S. should be willing to attack al Qaeda inside Pakistan with or without Pakistan's permission. This from someone that wants an immediate withdrawal of American troops from Iraq. Any thoughts?