October 19th, 2011
07:53 AM ET

Wednesday's live events

CNN.com Live is your home for gavel-to-gavel coverage of Dr. Conrad Murray's involuntary manslaughter trial.

Today's programming highlights...

10:30 am ET - Obama promotes hiring veterans - President Obama and the first lady promote the hiring of U.S. military veterans at an event in Hampton, Virginia.

11:45 am ET - Conrad Murray trial - Testimony resumes in the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray, who's accused of involuntary manslaughter in the 2009 death of Michael Jackson.

1:00 pm ET - Lindsay Lohan court appearance - Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan appears in a California court to determine whether she violated the conditions of her probation.

2:30 pm ET - Concussion hearing - The Senate Commerce Committee holds a hearing on concussions in sports whether anti-concussion sporting goods work.

2:50 pm ET - Obama urges action on jobs legislation - President Obama pitches his American Jobs act in North Chesterfield, Virginia.

CNN.com Live is your home for breaking news as it happens.

Filed under: Barack Obama • Conrad Murray • Crime • Politics
soundoff (11 Responses)
  1. banasy©

    Concussion hearing.
    All right.
    Why don't they have a hearing about those poor souls in Philly and what kind of reform is needed for the mentally challenged who are in desperate need of competent supervision?

    And please, please please throw LL in jail...please!

    October 19, 2011 at 9:24 am | Report abuse |
    • ????

      Hi Cesar!

      October 19, 2011 at 2:09 pm | Report abuse |
  2. gillian

    Why promote hiring of veterans?! Are they not hireable? Spelling......

    October 19, 2011 at 9:34 am | Report abuse |
    • V. P.

      The President is promoting hiring of veterans, because they have served their (our) country, and sometimes it's hard for them to get hired. Let's face it some employers don't want to hire someone who may now be handicapped. Some of these men and women my find a lot of doors closed on them and the President is only trying to assist to open the doors, which he should do. And yes I am a vet, so to all of my fellow vets HAPPY VETERANS DAY 11-11-11.

      November 4, 2011 at 9:04 am | Report abuse |
  3. Joey Isotta-Fraschini

    @ banasy:
    I used the same word, "competent," regarding such supervision on the other thread.

    October 19, 2011 at 9:38 am | Report abuse |
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    October 19, 2011 at 9:44 am | Report abuse |
  5. banasy©

    I know.
    It was such a good thought, I had to pay it forward.

    October 19, 2011 at 10:02 am | Report abuse |
  6. raven

    Is cesar back ? hey m.s. JIF-S.

    October 19, 2011 at 2:24 pm | Report abuse |
  7. DubhBairn

    Were screwed!! Holy Crap!!

    HOLY BAILOUT – Federal Reserve Now Backstopping $75 Trillion Of Bank Of America's Derivatives Trades:


    October 20, 2011 at 11:31 am | Report abuse |
  8. Derek Ditcharo

    Bring all the troops home. 150 Soldiers that will be left behind to work Foreign Military Sales for US Embassy in Iraq are being told there is no living space for them at the Embassy. Send the Soldiers home and let the 15,000+ civilians living at the Embassy work Foreign Military Sales to Iraq. Military Families have sacrificed enough!

    October 25, 2011 at 9:14 am | Report abuse |
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