Erin Burnett tackles the latest in the John Edwards Trial. Flirting by a juror, wardrobe mishap and a judge's warning.
Jurors began their sixth day of deliberations Friday in the corruption trial of John Edwards, the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee and candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008.
Once a rising star in the Democratic Party, John Edwards fell from grace after an extramarial affair. Joe Johns reports.
Jurors in John Edwards' corruption trial went home Thursday, after their fifth day of deliberations, without a verdict -- leaving the former Democratic presidential candidate in limbo for yet another day.
The jury in former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards' corruption trial finished its fourth day of deliberations Wednesday without reaching a verdict.
The jury in former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards' corruption trial ended its third day of deliberations Tuesday, asking to take another look at two more exhibits in the case.
Jurors were set to begin deliberations Friday in the corruption trial of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards.
The defense team for John Edwards rested its case Wednesday without calling the former Democratic presidential candidate's ex-mistress to testify at his corruption trial.
The defense for John Edwards is scheduled to start Monday morning in the former presidential candidate's corruption trial.
The federal judge presiding in the John Edwards corruption trial on Friday turned down a motion to dismiss the charges, setting the stage for the former presidential candidate to defend his case.
Prosecutors wrapped up their case in the John Edwards corruption trial Thursday, detailing hundreds of thousands of dollars in expenses used by his former mistress, whose concealment during Edwards' failed presidential run remains at the heart of the scandal.
John Edwards knew that a wealthy benefactor was giving money to help cover up his affair with Rielle Hunter, a former speechwriter testified Tuesday during the corruption trial of the former presidential candidate.
The attorney for a 101-year-old billionaire donor, whose money is at the center of John Edwards' corruption trial, told jurors Monday that his client knew the hundreds of thousands of dollars she gave the former U.S. presidential candidate was not a campaign contribution.
An attorney testifies that a wealthy donor knew her money wasn't for John Edwards' campaign. Joe Johns reports.
The wife of a former top aide to former presidential candidate John Edwards defended in testimony Tuesday having shot video in September 2008 of the house and possessions of Edwards' pregnant mistress.
John Edwards sternly reassured the wife of his then-campaign aide that using money from his wealthy benefactor to pay his mistress's expenses was legal, she testified Monday.
John Edwards' legal team attacks former aide Andrew Young in an attempt to discredit the prosecution's star witness.
A former campaign aide for John Edwards said in court Friday that he had been intimidated in his dealings with the former senator and two high-priced donors.
John Edwards' defense team hammered away at a former campaign aide on Thursday after he was quizzed about his motives and asked whether he made up stories about how Edwards allegedly concealed contributions from campaign donors.
ABC News' Bob Woodruff looks back at his 2008 interview with John Edwards and how the case is unfolding in court.
A former campaign aide of John Edwards faced questions Wednesday about his motives for testifying against the former presidential candidate and whether he made up stories about how Edwards allegedly concealed contributions from campaign donors.
A former aide to then-presidential candidate John Edwards testified Tuesday he helped cover up Edwards' affair with a campaign videographer.
The wealthy backer whose money helped two-time presidential candidate John Edwards hide his pregnant mistress "felt like he was going to be the savior of America," the government's star witness against Edwards testified Monday.
A former aide and a former mistress of one-time presidential candidate John Edwards have settled a civil lawsuit between them that, among other measures, mandates the imminent destruction of sex tapes featuring Edwards and the woman.
A judge postponed a hearing Monday in a case that pits a former aide to John Edwards against the one-time presidential candidate's former mistress.
A couple of years ago, I asked civil rights leader and former ambassador to the U.N. Andrew Young to tell me something about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that most people did not know.
Elementary school students recite Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.
Martin Luther King Jr. was remembered Saturday as an irrepressible civil rights leader who many times triumphed over a "mountain of despair."
The former presidential candidate pleads not guilty to charges in alleged mistress cover-up
The former presidential candidate is accused of using political donations to cover up his affair and love child
John Edwards was once a political golden boy -- successful senator from the South, telegenic, rich trial lawyer, but a spokesman for the poor, elected to the U.S. Senate in his first run for public office.
CNN's Joe Johns explains the findings of a grand jury that investigated the John Edwards campaign sex scandal.
He could be charged with breaking campaign finance laws, but Rielle Hunter "is focusing on [their] daughter"
The Justice Department has authorized prosecutors to bring criminal charges against former U.S. senator and presidential candidate John Edwards, sources with knowledge of the investigation confirm to CNN.
A North Carolina judge ruled Friday that one-time presidential candidate John Edwards must testify more in a lawsuit pitting his former mistress against a top Edwards aide, lawyers said.
Don't miss "Black in America: Eyewitness to Murder: The King Assassination" airing Sunday, April 3 at 7 p.m. ET on CNN
A group of media companies on Wednesday asked a North Carolina judge to unseal court documents in a lawsuit involving the John Edwards sex-tape case.
In June 2010, Elizabeth Edwards talked about her feelings toward John Edwards with CNN's Larry King.
Program Description: "Pictures Don't Lie: A Black in America Special" examines the hazy legacy of legendary photographer Ernest Withers, who helped advance the civil rights movement with his stunningly intimate black-and-white images. Withers was everywhere: in Dr. King's hotel room for strategy sessions, in the courtroom of the Emmett Till lynching murder trial, behind the scenes at the Memphis sanitation strike before Dr. King was assassinated. Now, just three years after his death, the reputation of the man dubbed "the original civil rights photographer" is in question. Withers may have led a double life as a paid FBI "racial informant." Caught in the middle of the firestorm are the children of Ernest Withers, who are disputing the charges and fighting to open the namesake museum that will display his historic images. The Withers children are speaking out for the first time with CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O'Brien. We will also speak to leaders of the civil rights
The anniversary of Martin Luther King's birthday has become an annual occasion to stop and take stock of race relations in America, to assess the progress and status of African-Americans as a group. This is only natural, given the way King fought to achieve the basic civil rights for black people that we now, thankfully, can almost take for granted.
Two of former presidential hopeful John Edwards' top aides testified Thursday to a federal grand jury looking into payments from the North Carolina Democrat's campaign to his one-time mistress.
CNN's Soledad O'Brien shares how growing up in a mixed-race family helped shape her outlook as a journalist.
We are approaching the fortieth anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. The King family and Morehouse College offer me an exclusive opportunity to review his private papers. His words have become the treatise of our country's civil rights movement. Whenever people cry out for justice, they quote King. "There is a new Negro in the South."
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CNN Affiliate WRAL reports a fire broke out at the Chatham County, North Carolina, courthouse Thursday afternoon.
A sex tape allegedly showing former Sen. John Edwards survived a fire that torched a North Carolina courthouse on Thursday.
Nancy Anania believes author and ex-Edwards aide Andrew Young is lying
A judge orders Andrew Young to turn over the tape by next week
HLN's Joy Behar talks with former John Edwards aide Andrew Young about his claim he has an Edwards-Hunter sex tape.
A judge ordered an ex-aide to former Sen. John Edwards on Friday to turn over a sex tape said to depict Edwards and his former mistress, an official in a North Carolina court said.
Andrew Young says he turned down "millions" to sell the tape
A new book about former Sen. John Edwards paints him as a cold, calculating and reckless politician willing to deny fathering a daughter, risking his marriage and putting the Democratic Party in potential political jeopardy -- all in the name of trying to win the presidency.
Former 2004 Democratic vice presidential nominee John Edwards, who admitted last week that he fathered a child with a videographer who worked on his campaign, has legally separated from his wife, Elizabeth, a source close to her said Wednesday.
HLN's Joy Behar and panel discuss John Edwards' woes, including reports of an Edwards sex tape.
How do politicians fare after admitting sex scandals? CNN's Jessica Yellin reports.
Damning new allegations about former Sen. John Edwards' extramarital affair are coming out -- this time, the claims could spell the end of Edwards' political career.
A woman who had an affair with former senator John Edwards enters a federal courthouse in North Carolina.
Rielle Hunter, the woman at the center of the John Edwards sex scandal, has been known variously as a spiritual seeker, an aspiring actress, a party girl and a political operative, according to media reports.
Former Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards talked a campaign aide into claiming he fathered a child born to Edwards' onetime mistress, sources familiar with the issue said Monday.
CNN's Joe Johns and Anderson Cooper discuss the questions revolving around John Edwards' affair with Rielle Hunter.
The former Democratic presidential candidate is considering making an announcement
A judge has ordered the children of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to meet in their capacity as the sole shareholders of the corporation that manages their iconic father's estate.
Martin Luther King III retraces his father's travels to India to learn about Mahatma Gandhi. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
In 1959, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. came to India to further understand Mahatma Gandhi's tactics of passive resistance.
When baseball legend Hank Aaron looks back on his achievements -- most notably his 755 home runs -- he says he is equally proud of helping children chase their own dreams.
Vibe magazine editor-in-chief Danyel Smith talks about MLK day and the historical significance of the inauguration.
Barack Obama's inauguration marks a profound manifestation of the Rev. Martin Luther King's dream, civil rights leaders say, but the movement would be foolish to drop its guard now.
From the time he first emerged as a civil rights leader, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. lived with the threat of death, but he never wavered in his commitment to non-violence.
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was a civil rights icon, but for one man, he's something else: the father he barely remembers.
The Rev. Billy Kyles, the only person standing on the second-floor balcony of the Lorraine Motel with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., had started to walk away when he heard the shot.
An Obama presidency could be the high point in the long life of a 106-year-old voter. CNN's Don Lemon reports.
Former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards admitted Friday to having an extramarital affair in 2006 with a woman who worked on his campaign.
CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to National Enquirer editor David Perel about the John Edwards sex scandal.
When people think of the 1960s civil rights movement, they think of the leaders and lieutenants ... Martin Luther King Jr., Andrew Young, Jesse Jackson, Ralph Abernathy, Hosea Williams.
On the 40th anniversary of his assassination, TIME talks with the four surviving aides who were with him that fateful day
The contest between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama is dividing civil rights movement veterans as well as older and younger African-American voters
In August 2002, Andrew Young, a former ambassador to the United Nations and onetime aide to Martin Luther King Jr., met with Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick. The meeting was not scheduled or scripted, and it lasted only a few minutes. Vick was coming off the field after a training-camp practice at Furman University in Greenville, S.C., and Young pulled him aside.
Hunt for Hoffa?! See which companies had trouble coming up with the right message.
The world's largest retailer set out to clean up its image with a new public relations campaign - and promptly landed six spots on this year's list.
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