The Ohio attorney general's office released testimony from three eyewitnesses who saw the alleged victim.
CNN's Gary Tuchman reports on the role of the group Anonymous in the case of an alleged rape in Steubenville, Ohio.
He spoke with KY, an Anonymous member, who believes witnesses are as guilty as perpetrators. "We're not really the judge, nor the jury, but it's fair to say that we are the executioner," KY said.
Anonymous has posted names of football players who the group believes saw what happened. One player, Eddie Wilson, says his information was released but he wasn't at the parties in question.
Anonymous stands by their decision to post names because they think multiple people are guilty of rape, not just the two players who have been charged.
Zaidoun's children don't know he's been detained in Damascus at a notorious facility; they think he's been traveling for a few weeks. Risking his safety, the Syrian activist spoke many times on AC360 about the violence in Syria and the regime's attacks on civilians. His family is hoping he and his brother will be free soon. Anderson Cooper spoke with Zaidoun's cousin who lives in the U.S.
Reporter's Note: The president is trying to line up his new cabinet, amid…as is typical…a lot of conflict. In the meantime, I am writing another letter to the White House.
Dear Mr. President,
Happy Monday and a happy start to the Mardi Gras season! I realize that not everyone pays much attention to the passage of Kings Day, but we certainly do around our house. Tonight, however, our celebration will take an unusual turn as we focus on the national college football championship.
And let me say, with precious little hesitation, that I think Alabama is going to romp on Notre Dame.
I’m sure fans of the Irish hate to hear that, but it seems almost inevitable. Over the past few years, the Crimson Tide has turned into a team that goes beyond any normal description of a college sports franchise. Their discipline is becoming the stuff of legend; college kids standing as calmly as seasoned professionals even when the score board swings against them, confident in their ability to storm back before the final second ticks away.
Their depth is awe inspiring. Mow down the top player in almost any position, and someone nearly as strong and talented steps right into the gap.
And their tenacity is just unstoppable. Ask LSU.
Sure, they can be vulnerable. Texas A&M managed to spin up just the right combination to take down the Tide, but that lightning seems unlikely to strike again.
Bottom line: It is nice to watch the underdog wage a good fight, and fun to watch them win. And make no mistake, Notre Dame, despite being ranked higher, is the underdog. But part of what makes that fun is that it rarely happens. When the kickoff comes in little more than an hour, I imagine the kids from South Bend will have all they can do to standup to the team from Tuscaloosa. And the mighty SEC will roll on…
Thought you might be interested in chatting it all over since you’re a sports fan, so I’m around if you want to call. But…uh…wait for halftime, ok?
The December 16 crime against an Indian medical student in New Delhi has launched a growing movement. The death of the 23-year-old woman after a vicious gang rape and beating was the catalyst for protests demanding justice for the victim and a change in laws and attitudes in India.
The fury was compounded after the man who was with the student spoke out on Friday. They were both attacked on the moving bus. He could do nothing to save her from the horrific violence that led to her death 13 days later. They were dumped on the side of the road, injured and without clothes, but their obvious need for help was ignored by passersby for 20 or 25 minutes, he said.
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