Itâ€™s a policy thatâ€™s been on the books in Buffalo, New York, for nearly 40 years: Free plastic surgery for teachers. You read correctly. Last year, taxpayers spent $6 million for teachers to nip and tuck. The kicker? The school district is about $42 million in the hole. On CNNâ€™s â€śAnderson Cooper 360,â€ť Anderson and Gary Tuchman look at efforts to do away with the puzzling policy.
On Sunday, she was tumbling down a mountainside in Washington state, caught in an avalanche that killed three of her fellow skiers. Elyse Saugstad lived to tell about it, thanks to a device she was wearing that looks like a backpack, known as an avalanche airbag. On CNNâ€™s â€śErin Burnett OutFront,â€ť American Avalanche Association president Dale Atkins describes the product that saved her life.
A scandal playing out in Arizona involves a sheriff with a bright political future, his ex-boyfriend, abuse of power allegations and the presidential race. Sheriff Paul Babeu resigned as Mitt Romneyâ€™s Arizona campaign co-chair amid allegations from his former lover that Babeu threatened to deport him if he made their relationship public. â€śHe wanted to harm me,â€ť Babeu tells CNNâ€™s Wolf Blitzer as he defends himself against the claims on â€śThe Situation Room.â€ť