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Kai Ryssdal, host of radio show Marketplace, talks to CNN's Jake Tapper about General Motors and how a delayed recall has been disastrous for the company's profits.
(CNN) – When a father sees his son slip away he looks for answers wherever he can find them. What he didn't expect is that Disney movies, and more importantly the characters, would give him a connection with his autistic son he thought was gone forever. In his new book, "Life, Animated" author Ron Suskind recounts how Iago from "The Lion King" was just one example of how Disney brought his son back to him.
(CNN) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has totally brushed off the effectiveness of sanctions, but State Dept. spokeswoman Jen Psaki claims the sanctions are having an impact.
(CNN) – A busload of 13 people, most of them military observers from Europe, were taken hostage by pro-Russia militants in an eastern Ukraine city held by separatists on Friday, according to Ukraine’s interior ministry.
This show of violence is an ominous sign that the situation inside that country is spinning out of control.
President Barack Obama again warned Russia of imminent consequences, but he did so at a time when much of his attention is taken up by his trip through Asia.
(CNN) – Speaker of the House John Boehner opened up about what he really thinks is holding up immigration reform: fellow Republicans!
The Lead with Jake Tapper draws not only on Tapper’s deep knowledge of politics and national issues, but also seeks to examine and advance stories across a wide range of topics that demonstrate his own curiosities and interests. Compelling headlines come from around the country and the globe, from politics to money, sports to popular culture, based on news drivers of the day.
The Lead with Jake Tapper airs weekdays at 4 p.m. ET.
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