July 15, 2009
Posted: 1822 GMT
We'll be going live to Washginton D.C., where our World Affairs correspondent Jill Dougherty will tell us about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's foreign policy speech.
It must be hard losing to Barack Obama in the Democratic primaries, become his foreign affairs envoy and then see him travel the world, enjoy rock star receptions everywhere, and be the new face of America abroad.
I'll ask Jill about Clinton's speech, her upcoming trips and how today's State Department fits into the Obama administration's foreign policy strategy.
Also today, we'll take you live to Iran for more on that Caspian Airlines crash that killed all 168 people on board. We'll ask if the airline has a good safety record and if sanctions imposed on Iran have led to a situation where the lack of spare parts is endangering travelers.
Plus we'll tell you the shocking story of a Florida couple murdered in their own home in what authorities say was an elaborate home invasion. The sad part is that Melanie and Byrd Billings were the parents of 17 children, most adopted and with special needs.
AuthorIties have arrested people they believe are connected to the slayings and will update reporters. We'll take you there live.
Finally, I asked my Twitter community if they think we should start putting the Champagne on ice when it comes to the economy. Goldman Sachs yesterday, today Intel: both companies issueD great results. Today, the Federeal Reserve (in the minutes of meetings just released) says it thinks the economy is "leveling out" and that the recession in America will be milder this year than it had expected just a few months ago.
What do you think? Leave your comments here or Tweet me @halagorani.
We'll have that and the rest of the day's top stories as always.
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