August 19th, 2010
07:31 AM ET

Thursday's live video events

9:30 am ET - 'The Expendables' visit Wall Street - Actors Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren and Terry Crews ring the opening bell on Wall Street to celebrate the success of their film “The Expendables.”

10:00 am ET - Gulf seafood safety hearing - A Congressional subcommittee holds a hearing on ensuring the safety of seafood from the Gulf of Mexico in the wake of the massive oil spill there.

11:30 am ET - U.S. troops return home - Members of the 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division are expected to arrive back home today in Washington state.

12:50 pm ET - Obama leaves White House for vacation - President Obama and his family head to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, for a vacation.

3:30 pm ET - Gulf oil disaster briefing - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and parish presidents speak with reporters on their talks regarding BP funding of seafood and fisheries.

3:30 pm ET - Gulf recovery briefing - Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and other federal officials speak with reporters on efforts to help the Gulf Coast recover from the massive oil spill.

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