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Cable News Network (CNN) is a television channel specializing in news that is broadcast on a U.S. cable station founded by Ted Turner. CNN Live is its online companion, streaming breaking news, events, up-to-the-minute featured top stories, regular program shows and specials.

The CNN Live center was developed so that the station's latest news updates could be accessed from anywhere in the world and at any time. CNN covers news and information around the glove on a twenty-four hour basis. Considered a news station pioneer and leader, the online channel serves as a way for mobile device users to stay in touch with CNN's world-focused coverage.

CNN Live features capsulized coverage of news, information, politics, government and entertainment. Streaming videos are designed to offer fast and easy access for all citizens of the world. The multimedia technology on the channel also includes audio and television archives to peruse and comment on. The online feature encourage commentary and contribution from viewers and citizen journalists through live feeds and social networking channels, such as Twitter.

The 24 hour coverage of CNN Live is designed to facilitate viewers perspectives with all of the latest information about global current affairs. Scheduled events are regularly featured for discussions concerning the environment, elections and any information that is impacting society at the present time. For example, discussions on the Middle East, Washington's New America Foundation, and the Republican and Democratic National Conventions are just some of the events that CNN Live routinely includes in its programming.

CNN Live offers broadcast quality that is equal to high definition. Political updates are provided without any interruption, such as those from house and senate hearings, conferences and world wide events of impact.

The CNN Live stream services also features the channel's broadcast headline news material so that viewers may stay updated, just as they would by watching the cable network channel. All of the same programming that is available on the CNN cable news network is also streamed live, including: Early Start, CNN Newsroom, AC360, Erin Burnett Out Front, Fareed Zakaria GPS, The Situation Room, Starting Point, State of the Union, Piers Morgan Tonight, and other featured special event programming.

In addition, CNN Live hosts shows from its sister network, HLN online. Broadcasts from that station include: Early Start, Morning Express, Dr. Drew, Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell, Nancy Grace, The Next List and Showbiz Tonight.

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The Gregory Brothers Songify The Best of Romney & Obama's Debate Premiere

Few are the arenas in which auto-tuning makes everything better like a fresh coat of paint and the smell of freshly-baked cinnamon rolls. Put it in the hands of YouTube's The Gregory Brothers, and even Wednesday night's dishwater-dull presidential debate between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama goes from dosing poor Jim Lehrer into a coma, to a head-nodding jam laced with WIN. Romney's admission to his fondness for Big Bird aside, the Republican candidate was sometimes all over the place.

Rodeo Announcer Tells Crowd Michelle Obama is 'National Geographic'-Worthy

It borders on inexplicable. How is it that, seemingly from top to bottom, the oft-vaunted "conservative Republican base" speaks collectively with roughly all of the forethought and eloquence of Michael Scott? In the very same weekend that former GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum told the Washington, D.C. Values Voter Summit that "We will never have the elite smart people on our side, because they believe they should have the power to tell you what to do," a California rodeo announcer somehow found a way he could come across so much worse, Jezebel reported Monday.

Watch Gabrielle Giffords Lead The 2012 DNC Pledge Of Allegiance

There's no asking much more of Gabrielle Giffords than what she's been put through since January 2011. Last night, she made not merely her home state, not merely the Democratic Party, but her country proud. About 21 months removed from nearly being assassinated during a public appearance, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) took the stage at Thursday night's Democratic National Convention finale and opened the proceedings by leading the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance. The former congresswoman was led to the stage by friend, colleague and DNC chairperson Rep.

Watch Mitt Romney's Acceptance Speech at the Republican National Convention (Video)

It's that time of the year where political parties will begin making their full throttle push to have their party respective become the next President of the United States. Last night, Republican candidate Mitt Romney accepted the nomination to become the next President in grand fashion saying: "Mr. Chairman, delegates. I accept your nomination for President of the United States of America. I do so with humility, deeply moved by the trust you have placed in me. It is a great honor.

Indiana Fairgrounds Disaster: Shocking First-Hand Footage (Video)

As Indiana State Police released the names of the five dead who perished when wind collapsed the Indiana State Fairgrounds during a Sugarland performance Aug. 13, first-hand footage of the tragedy hit YouTube. Four victims died at the scene: Alina Bigjohny, 23, Fort Wayne; Glenn Goodrich, 49, Indianapolis; Christina Santiago, 29, Chicago; and Tammy Vandam, 42, Wanatah, Ind.. The fifth victim, 51-year-old Nathan Byrd of Indianapolis, died Sunday at Methodist Hospital. Another 45 were hospitalized with unspecified injuries, and Indiana State Police Sergreant Dave Bursten told media further fatalities could still mount.

Even Porn Watchers Want Nothing to Do With Casey Anthony; Vivid Nixes Offer

Just in case the question ever crossed your mind: yes, porn consumers do in fact have standards. Representatives from adult entertainment giant Vivid Entertainment confirmed following Casey Anthony's acquittal this past week on first-degree murder and child-abuse charges that they had offered an undisclosed amount for the accused murderess to make a porno. Imagine Vivid's surprise when fans let them know in no uncertain terms that they'd never watch it, though Anthony is not bad-looking.

Nancy Grace To Commence Marathon Post-Casey Anthony Coverage This Weekend

Are you one of the many who would welcome HLN’s Nancy Grace having her jaw wired shut? If so, welcome to your personal Hell. In the wake of the shocking verdict in Casey Anthony’s nationally publicized murder trial, Grace will be spending upwards of 25 hours of HLN airtime this coming weekend analyzing and pontificating about the case, the trial and the aftermath. Anthony was found not-guilty July 5 of first-degree murder, aggravated manslaughter of a child and aggravated child abuse in the June 2008 death and disappearance of her two-year-old daughter Caylee Anthony.

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