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June 11th, 2011
09:00 AM ET

Letters to the President: #873 'On Gadhafi's trail'

Reporter's Note: Hooray, the weekend is here! But I’m still writing to the president. Hmmm, maybe I need to rethink this plan.

Dear Mr. President,

Nice to have a Saturday on my hands after a busy week. Assuming all goes as planned, I will be down by your house this morning for a road race. It’s the National Press Club’s “Beat the Deadline” 5K, so it’s not very long but I should see a lot of friends. If you happen to read this very early in the morning, come on out and run with us. It should be fun.

Not so much fun: The hunt for Gadhafi!

I’ve been getting a big kick out of this whole hand-wringing, international discussion about whether or not he represents a legitimate target for NATO. I’ve always been puzzled by such debates. While it’s a good idea to keep a lid on random, sneaking-around-the-corner assassinations of world leaders, it has always seemed to me that when any two countries or groups are fighting, such tactics…well, kind of just makes sense.

Related: Gadhafi a legitimate target, according to NATO official
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June 11th, 2011
02:16 AM ET

AC361: Cooper photog steps out from behind the camera

Editor's note: Veteran CNN Photojournalist Neil Hallsworth gives a behind-the-scenes look at working and traveling with Anderson Cooper.

Related video: Photog shares what he eats in the field

More AC361°: Cooper's office filled with memories, memorabilia


Filed under: AC361° • Neil Hallsworth
June 11th, 2011
12:50 AM ET

The RidicuList: William Tapley . . . again

Editor's note: In a rare move, Anderson Cooper honors William Tapley by placing him on AC360's RidicuList for a second time.

Earlier: YouTube videos land man on The RidicuList

June 11th, 2011
12:47 AM ET

Crime & Punishment: Duct tape at issue in Anthony trial

Editor's note: Anderson Cooper speaks to TruTv's Jean Casarez and forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Hunter about the Anthony trial.

Related: Judge allows use of graphic video in Casey Anthony trial


Filed under: 360° Radar • 360º Follow • Crime & Punishment
June 11th, 2011
12:44 AM ET

Crime & Punishment: Pathologist testifies about duct tape

Editor's note: Gary Tuchman reports on a medical examiner's testimony Friday in the Casey Anthony murder trial.

Related: Judge allows use of graphic video in Casey Anthony trial

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Filed under: 360° Radar • 360º Follow • Crime & Punishment
June 11th, 2011
12:40 AM ET

Raw Politics: Alaska releases Palin e-mails

Editor's note: Drew Griffin provides an early look at the thousands of Palin e-mails released Friday by the State of Alaska.

Related: E-mails show GOP circling Palin in late 2008

Related: Read, download the Palin e-mails


Filed under: 360° Radar • 360º Follow • Raw Politics • Sarah Palin
June 11th, 2011
12:37 AM ET

KTH: Palin e-mail praises Obama on energy

Editor's note: Anderson Cooper reports on an e-mail message from then-Gov. Sarah Palin that praised Barack Obama's energy policy.

Related: E-mails show GOP circling Palin in late 2008

Related: Read, download the Palin e-mails

June 11th, 2011
12:33 AM ET

Video: 'It's a message,' Syrian says of alleged torture

Editor's note: Syrian human rights activist Razan Zaitouneh explains the Assad regime's alleged practice of torturing teenage boys.

Related: At least 15 killed in Syrian protests


Filed under: 360° Radar • 360º Follow • Middle East
June 11th, 2011
12:29 AM ET

KTH: Images of brutality flow out of Syria

Editor's note: With some help from amateur video, CNN's Anderson Cooper reports on the Assad regime's brutal crackdown in Syria.

Related: At least 15 killed in Syrian protests