Wednesday evening at least 10 tornadoes touched down in North Texas. Six people are reported dead, and dozens more are injured. It is estimated that about 120 homes were damaged.
Angelina Jolie's decision to have a double mastectomy has sparked a national debate on breast and ovarian cancer treatment
While every woman must make the personal decision about what course of treatment is right for her, some doctors caution that all the publicity surrounding Jolie's choice may lead to some of us having unnecessary tests and procedures.
Whether it's on the road or parked on a local street it seems more than ever. It is currently being reported that drivers are being targeted for tickets.
Financially strapped governments big and small are looking for new revenue streams.
And it's not paranoia if they really are out to get you.
HLN's Nancy Grace is on 'Starting Point' talking with John Berman and Christine Romans about the latest developments in the Jodi Arias penalty hearing. On weather Jodi Arias will take the stand again during this stage of her sentencing, Grace says that, 'wild horses couldn't drag her away,' from the witness stand, and goes on to state that last night 'Arias was tweeting from behind bars again.
However, while Grace thinks she will want to take the stand again, she does not think it will help her case. Grace states, 'The last time she took to the stand for 18 days she got a guilty verdict.
CNN's Chief National Correspondent John King reports on the new developments unfolding in Washington D.C. with the IRS and the September 11, 2011 attack in Benghazi.
President Obama's administration is fighting a battle on capital hill in regard to recent reports that the IRS targeted conservative tea party groups trying to get tax exempt status. The IRS agency's acting commissioner was forced to step down due to the targeting of conservative political groups. His pink slip may not be the last. The IRS’ actions have triggered criminal and congressional investigations. along with promises of reform.
Additionally, President Obama and his administration has been receiving much criticism lately about how the administration handled the attack on the consulate in Benghazi. Republicans are still looking for answers.
A new development from the attack on the U.S. consulate in benghazi. The two men who headed up a state department review of the events of last september 11th - are demanding a public hearing to defend their reputation. In a letter obtained by cnn's jake tapper to Congressman Darrell Issa, Admiral Michael Mullen and General Thomas Pickering say it's not in the public interest for them to be questioned behind closed doors.
They write, "In our view, requiring such a closed door proceeding before we testify publicly is an inappropriate condition." The letter concludes by saying "what the committee is now proposing is highly unusual in the context of senior officials who are not fact witnesses but instead are reporting on their own independent review."
READ MORE: First on CNN: Pickering, Mullen challenge Issa to let them testify in public
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Dr. Monica Morrow is the chief of Breast Services at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and she is on 'Starting Point' talking with CNN's Zoraida Sambolin about different treatment options woman with breast cancer have.
She also weighs in on the BRCA1 genetic tests, and options women have if they test have a BRCA1 genetic mutation.
Dr. Morrow says that while we are talking a lot about the BRCA gene, 'most women do not have BRCA,' this gene mutation is found in a small percentage of women. She stresses that knowledge is power, and that women, who have been diagnosed with cancer or the BRCA gene should gather as much information from their doctors as possible. She stresses that all women faced with these decisions need answers to the following three questions: 'what are your options? What does each option involve, and what are the outcomes?'
Former Defense Attorney Anne Bremner is on 'Starting Point' talking with Christine Romans about several high profile legal cases of the day.
She weighs in on the model Juliana Redding's murder case, Jodi Arias sentencing hearing, and the charges against Cleveland kidnapping suspect Ariel Castro.
Wednesday Martin is a social researcher that has a new book that explores some of the more outrageous secrets of privileged New York City parents.
One of these scandals is the claim that some parents have hired disabled tour guides to get through Disney World. By doing this parents grant their children access to cut to the front of all lines at Disney World. One mother claims that she used Dream Tours Florida to use a disabled tour guide in Disney World.
Dream Tours Florida released a statement "Due to inaccurate press and slander, Dream Tours is not offering VIP tours at this time. Our focus has primarily always been providing magical vacations for adults with special needs and helping their dreams to come true." Disney has not weighed in on this disturbing trend.
Martin describes the privileged and powerful parents of New York City as an 'exotic tribe.'
As a social researcher Martin believes this is an example of 'tribal behavior.' Parents are engaging in these behaviors to prove that they belong to a certain group, or in this case the 1 percent echelon of New York City parents.
Wednesday Martin is the Author of "Primates of Park Avenue" that will be released in 2014.
Cliff and Arlene Kluge are on 'Starting Point' talking with John Berman and Christine Romans about a recipe they found in a box of letters they purchased at an estate sale. According to Cliff, 'Arlene collects paperwork.'
He claims that the person who typed this letter 'saw the original document' for Coca-Cola's recipe.
The couple currently has this document listed on eBay with a starting price of $5 million.