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December 18th, 2014
11:02 PM ET

Will the Cuba deal bring one of the FBI’s most wanted back to the U.S.?

Joanne Chesimard is a convicted cop killer who escaped prison in the U.S. Fidel Castro granted her asylum in Cuba and she lives there today. Chesimard is also the first woman to make the FBI’s most wanted terrorist list. Does America’s diplomatic breakthrough with Cuba mean she could soon be heading back to serve her life sentence? Jason Carroll reports.
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December 18th, 2014
10:51 PM ET

New Secret Service review sheds light on problems

An independent panel appointed to review the Secret Service described the agency as “stretched beyond its limits” and in need of a top-to-bottom overhaul. The review was triggered by a series of security failures, including the fence jumper who managed to enter the White House. Dan Bongino is a former Secret Service agent whose brother sill works for the agency.
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December 18th, 2014
10:28 PM ET

Ballerina Misty Copeland makes history

Audiences watching the American Ballet Theater’s ‘The Nutcracker’ this year are seeing something that has never happened before, an African-American ballerina is playing the role of Clara. Misty Copeland is a trailblazer and speaks to Randi Kaye about her struggles to find acceptance in the ballet world.

Thank you to STEPS on Broadway and the American Ballet Theatre for allowing us to film in their facilities.

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December 17th, 2014
09:52 PM ET

RidicuList: Dialing 911 to speak to Santa

The RidicuList has featured plenty of wacky 911 calls. This one could be the most adorable. Meet the little boys from Wisconsin who thought they figured out a fast way to reach St. Nick. That’s not the only Christmas story we managed to fit into tonight’s RidicuList.
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December 17th, 2014
09:47 PM ET

What role did Pope Francis play in the breakthrough with Cuba?

Today is Pope Francis’ 78th birthday and he celebrated with the news of a new diplomatic era for the U.S. and Cuba. President Obama thanked him during his announcement and called the Pontif “the real deal.” How did Pope Francis use his moral authority to melt this diplomatic freeze? Anderson discussed this with Father Thomas Reese, Senior Analyst with the National Catholic Reporter.
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December 17th, 2014
09:42 PM ET

Looking back on America’s complicated relationship with Cuba

Today’s announcement of a diplomatic breakthrough with Cuba reverses the policy of nine U.S. Presidents dating back to 1961. Anderson looks at the complicated and often messy history that led to this moment.

During President Jimmy Carter’s adminstration, he tried to normalize ties with Cuba and recently worked to win Alan Gross’ freedom. Tonight he told Anderson that if he had more time in the White House, there would have been full diplomatic relations with Cuba back then.

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December 17th, 2014
12:00 AM ET

Newly released video sheds light on the police shooting inside a Walmart

John Crawford III was shot dead by a police officer inside an Ohio Walmart. He was holding a “pellet” gun that he had picked up from the store’s shelf. Crawford’s death came four days before Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson. In both cases, grand juries cleared white officers of any wrongdoing. Today Mr. Crawford’s family filed a federal lawsuit against the police and the store. This comes as newly released video shows the police interrogation of Mr. Crawford’s girlfriend. Ana Cabrera has the latest.

Anderson discussed the case with retired NYPD Detective Harry Houck and CNN legal analyst Sunny Hostin.

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December 16th, 2014
11:45 PM ET

Training to end a hostage standoff

It wasn’t just the lives of the hostages on the line during the raid on the Sydney cafe. The police risked their own lives in the dangerous operation. The decision when to launch a raid, pull the trigger or even when to just sit tight has so much riding on it. Martin Savidge got a firsthand look at the training that goes into this type of an operation at a private security firm in North Carolina.
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December 16th, 2014
11:33 PM ET

Bradley Stone manhunt ends, search for a motive begins

Former Marine Bradley Stone was wanted in the shootings of his ex-wife and five of her relatives. The manhunt ended when police found his body and say he apparently died of self-inflicted wounds. Several communities in Pennsylvania are asking how this could have happened. Jason Carroll has the latest.
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December 16th, 2014
11:21 PM ET

How the Pakistan school massacre unfolded

At least 145 people died in today’s massacre at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Most of the victims were children, some as young as 12-years-old. It was the work of the Pakistani Taliban. Anderson looks at how they committed such a brutal atrocity.

Christiane Amanpour has spoken with Pakistan’s Defense Minister about today's tragedy and his country’s relationship with the Taliban.

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