New details are emerging on the attack at a guesthouse for U.N. workers in Kabul, Afghanistan from a U.S contractor who saved 24 lives in the fire fight, but refuses to be called a hero.
The chaos began around 6 a.m. local time Wednesday when Taliban gunman disguised as police officers shot their way inside the compound. The fire fight lasted more than an hour. When it was over five U.N. workers, including one American, were dead.
Tonight you'll hear from the Chris Turner, the U.S. contractor who used an AK-47 to fight the intruders and save lives. He shares what went down inside the guesthouse.
We also have startling new numbers on the H1N1 virus in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control confirmed today that as many as 5.7 million Americans were infected with the flu between April and late July of this year. The data provides the first picture of just how fast the virus can spread.
Meanwhile, the Dow had its best day in three months today thanks to a strong report on economic growth in the third quarter. The numbers helped boost investors confidence that the economic recovery is on track. But where are the jobs? We've got the raw data and the raw politics.
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