What everyone’s talking about:
The search for Christopher Dorner is over in California, but law enforcement officials view it as a bittersweet ending. By the conclusion of the manhunt, five people had died, including two police officers. CNN’s Gary Tuchman reports on the battle Tuesday near Big Bear Lake, California, that led to Dorner’s demise. Anderson spoke with Rick Heltebrake, the man who Dorner let go unharmed after stealing his truck to get away from police. Kyle Martin, whose family owns the cabin where Dorner sought refuge before it went up in flames, was determined to see what was left of it – CNN’s Randi Kaye has the story.
Pope Benedict XVI surprised many all over the world by announcing his resignation on Monday making him the first pope to resign in nearly 600 years. Anderson talks to Barbie Latza Nadeau and CNN’s Sr. Vatican Analyst John Allen about the decision and what’s next for the Vatican.
Police announced that two men have been arrested and charged in connection with the murder of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton in Chicago. CNN’s Ted Rowlands has the story and Hadiya’s family’s reaction.
CNN has been tracking the slow-moving, filthy Carnival Triumph cruise ship that was stranded in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico after an engine room fire caused a power outage in the vessel five days ago. We’ll have the latest developments on the ship’s arrival at 8 and 10 p.m. ET, and eyewitness accounts from passengers on the ship.
AC360 traced the life-changing journeys of both the parents and children featured in “Bully,” a documentary that captured raw, eye-opening footage of some kids harassing and tormenting their classmates. Tune in to the AC360 documentary “The Bully Effect,” to hear their powerful stories on February 28 at 10 p.m. ET.
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For all those who missed one town’s bacon festival and the crowning of the new Bacon Queen– you’ve landed on the RidicuList (along with the entire AC360 staff).
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