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May 17th, 2012
01:44 PM ET

Clips From Last Night: Billy Bob Thornton on social media; Marc Lasry on taxes

On Wednesday night, "Piers Morgan Tonight" welcomed actor and screenwriter Billy Bob Thornton for a candid and genuine interview.

During his interview with Piers Morgan, Thornton talked about how social media and the system are taking over:

“The system has always found a way to control people, and I think this time they’ve done it by selling them things that make them feel accepted, loved, and important. Everyone should feel that but I think they should feel it through natural things.”

Thornton went on to draw the contrast between how people used to interact and how the system is making it difficult to continue doing things the same way – something he talks about in his book "The Billy Bob Tapes: A Cave Full of Ghosts."

"When it becomes a tool for people's hatred and jealousy – we're losing the magic in life because people aren't communicating and they're not going through the process of life," Thornton said.

Also on Wednesday, the CEO of Avenue Capital Group Marc Lasry spoke with Piers Morgan about Facebook, its IPO, and whether the company is worth $100 billion: FULL POST

Need to Know News: Stocks jump at market open; Tensions boil over in Iowa debate
August 12th, 2011
10:13 AM ET

Need to Know News: Stocks jump at market open; Tensions boil over in Iowa debate

Each day, we here at "Piers Morgan Tonight" put together the news you need to know – from what happened last night to what will happen today.

For August 12, 2011 – Stocks jump at market open, tensions boil over in Iowa debates between Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty, Casey Anthony found 'responsible' for daughter's death... FULL POST

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August 11th, 2011
11:08 AM ET

Clips From Last Night: Trace Adkins on losing his home; Dave Ramsey on the volatile markets

Last night country music star Trace Adkins talked with Piers Morgan about his long list of bad things that have happened to him in his life, especially losing his house in a fire. "I've told people that my house burning down probably is not in my top ten," Adkins said. He is grateful that he has gotten a lot of support after losing his family home. "There's been such an outpouring of sympathy, and empathy, and generosity, because our house burned down," he said.

Piers also talked to the author of "The Total Money Makeover" Dave Ramsey about the volatile markets:
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Need to Know News: Stocks pop at open; Rick Perry near top of pack in GOP nomination battle
August 11th, 2011
10:09 AM ET

Need to Know News: Stocks pop at open; Rick Perry near top of pack in GOP nomination battle

Each day, we here at "Piers Morgan Tonight" put together the news you need to know – from what happened last night to what will happen today.

For August 11, 2011 – Stocks pop at open, Rick Perry near top of pack in GOP nomination battle, unemployment claims fall to 4-month low... FULL POST

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Need to Know News: Stocks sink 2% at market open; Federal Reserve plans to keep interest rates low
August 10th, 2011
10:21 AM ET

Need to Know News: Stocks sink 2% at market open; Federal Reserve plans to keep interest rates low

Each day, we here at "Piers Morgan Tonight" put together the news you need to know – from what happened last night to what will happen today.

For August 10, 2011 – Stocks sink 2% at market open, Federal Reserve to keep interest rates low, defense and prosecution in Michael Jackson case ordered back to court... FULL POST

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Need to Know News: Stocks brace for choppy trading day; Consumers shrug off debt downgrade
August 9th, 2011
10:22 AM ET

Need to Know News: Stocks brace for choppy trading day; Consumers shrug off debt downgrade

Each day, we here at "Piers Morgan Tonight" put together the news you need to know – from what happened last night to what will happen today.

For August 9, 2011 – Stocks brace for choppy trading day, new details into what caused NATO chopper crash, Diana Nyad forced to abandon 103-mile swim... FULL POST

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Need to Know News: Stocks fall in wake of S&P downgrade; Investigation continues in weekend copter crash
August 8th, 2011
10:38 AM ET

Need to Know News: Stocks fall in wake of S&P downgrade; Investigation continues in weekend copter crash

Each day, we here at "Piers Morgan Tonight" put together the news you need to know – from what happened last night to what will happen today.

For August 8, 2011 – Stocks fall after S&P credit downgrade, second NATO copter makes hard landing following deadly weekend crash, man dies during NYC triathlon... FULL POST

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