What everyone’s talking about:
Herman Cain continues to deny the sexual harassment allegations made by four accusers. He said Tuesday he would take a lie detector test but only if he has “a good reason” to do so. Meantime, his accusers are sticking to their stories. Earlier this week, a Chicago woman, Sharon Bialek, told reporters the GOP presidential candidate groped her in 1997. Another accuser, Karen Kraushaar, went public on Tuesday, calling Cain a “serial denier.” She told CNN she’s thinking about releasing copies of her allegations. Who do you think is telling the truth?
Fans mourned Rapper Heavy D’s death on Tuesday.
And, Dr. Drew, how many times does Courtney Stodden have to tell you? She’s rill! To anyone else who doesn’t believe it, you’ve landed yourself on our Ridiculist.
There are new developments in the Penn State sex abuse scandal. Tonight we’ll be talking about Coach Joe Paterno’s announcement that he’ll retire after the 2011 football season. Many think he should step down immediately.
New details are also emerging about the alleged crimes committed by Paterno’s former assistant, Jerry Sandusky, and the alleged cover-up by university officials. We’re Keeping Them Honest.
A magnitude-5.7 earthquake struck the same area of eastern Turkey that was devastated two weeks ago by a magnitude-7.2 quake that killed more than 500 people. At least 18 buildings collapsed in today’s powerful aftershock.
Iran might be inching closer to developing a nuclear bomb, according to a report by the International Atomic Energy Agency.
The Dow plunged 389 points on Wall Street today as Italy’s debt crisis spurred new fears.
A look ahead:
Who will be Greece’s new prime minister? Talks between political leaders and the Greek president ended Wednesday night with no announcement of who will replace Prime Minister George Papandreou, when he leaves office. No confirmation yet of his resignation, either.
CNN’s Wolf Blitzer will host a GOP presidential candidate debate in Washington at 8 p.m. eastern on November 22. The questions will center on foreign policy and national security.
The Duggar family is doing its part to push the world’s population beyond the 7 billion milestone that everyone’s been talking about. Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar are having baby number 20!
Anderson Cooper goes beyond the headlines to tell stories from many points of view, so you can make up your own mind about the news. Tune in weeknights at 8 and 10 ET on CNN.
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