Russia claims it doesn't have a military presence on the Crimean peninsula. But CNN has found new evidence that Russian troops are not only there but they're constructing new barbed wire borders and bringing in landmines. Anna Coren has the latest from Crimea, where she and her crew were involved in a tense encounter with armed forces.
Extremely graphic testimony in the Oscar Pistorius trial led to the former Olympian breaking down inside the courtroom and vomiting. It happened as a pathologist went into detail about Reeva Steenkamp's injuries caused by the bullets fired by Pistorius. Robyn Curnow was in court when this happened.
Anderson broke down today's proceedings with criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin.
What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 remains a mystery. Adding to that mystery is the model of the plane that disappeared. The Boeing 777 is built for long distances, and it is known as one of the safest planes in the sky. Rene Marsh takes a look back at the history of the 777.
Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who made the remarkable landing on the Hudson River, tells Anderson Flight 370 disappeared during "one of the least risky phases of the flight." Anderson also spoke with former American Airlines captain Jim Tilmon, who flew commercial jets for nearly 30 years.
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Philip Wood is an IBM executive who was on Flight 370 when it disappeared. He was living in Beijing and preparing to move to Malaysia. His two brothers Tom and James Wood spoke with Anderson and described Philip as "a guy who always had good advice." They also say they are "holding out hope because there are no answers."
So far, the massive search for any sign of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has come up empty. Officials are expanding the search area, while the airline urges families to prepare for the worst. Jim Clancy has the latest.
Anderson discussed all of this with Fran Townsend, who served as Homeland Security Adviser to President George W. Bush, and Mary Schiavo, who is a former inspector general for the U.S. Department of Transportation.
There are new details emerging about two passengers who boarded Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 using stolen passports. Their tickets were purchased by an Iranian middleman. There is no evidence suggesting the men have anything to do with the plane's disappearance. While some question whether there is a terror link, Chief National Security Correspondent Jim Sciutto reports this fits the pattern of a human smuggling ring.
Pam Brown takes a look at why stolen passports are used for international travel more often than you might realize.
Oscar Pistorius sat through a tough week of emotional testimony in his murder trial. Several witnesses took the stand including the former Olympian's neighbor's who say they heard a woman's screams coming from the house. But Pistorius's lawyers tried to make the case that he mistook his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp for a burglar, and it was actually Pistorius screaming. Nick Valencia has the latest.
Anderson discussed this with criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin who says Pisotrius' defense "is he screams like a girl."
Ebony Wilkerson is now facing three counts of attempted first-degree murder for driving her three children into the Atlantic Ocean. Witnesses say the kids called for help, screaming that their mother was trying to kill them. Wilkerson denies trying to harm anyone, but rescuers say she tried to stop them from saving the children. Nick Valencia has the latest on the case.
Anderson discussed this with Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin and reproductive psychiatrist Dr. Catherine Birndorf who says in Wilkerson's mind "she may have thought she was helping her kids."
It initially appeared that President Putin made the decision to invade Ukraine with little warning. But now the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency says there was evidence more than a week in advance and the Obama Administration was warned. Anderson discussed this with former CIA officer Bob Baer, The New Republic's Julia Ioffe and World Policy Journal Editor-in-Chief David Andelman.
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