Health officials now believe bagged salad was the source of a stomach bug that sickened hundreds of people in 15 states. They say the salad was contaminated with a parasite called cyclospora, but they aren’t naming the brand of salad tied to the outbreaks. Why not?Anderson spoke with Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
The man who held three young women hostage for a decade in his Cleveland home is set to speak. Ariel Castro is expected to address the court at his sentencing tomorrow. He pleaded guilty to more than 900 counts. A plea deal took the death penalty off the table, but he will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars. CNN's Pam Brown takes a closer look at what to expect from tomorrow's hearing, including potentially dramatic testimony from one of the freed captives.
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A legal victory today for O.J. Simpson. After nearly five years in prison, he won parole on some of the convictions that landed him consecutive sentences. But it doesn't mean Simpson will be walking free anytime soon. Anderson spoke with CNN senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin and criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos.
Britain's Guardian newspaper revealed today that the NSA's e-mail searches may go deeper than you might imagine. According to the paper, agents are not only able to access e-mail addresses and subject lines, but also the content of the messages. In addition they are also able to view web histories and social networking activity. All this echoes bombshell allegations by Edward Snowden in the same newspaper. Anderson spoke with the NSA’s leaker’s father Lon Snowden, along with his lawyer Bruce Fein.
New questions, but few answers about the extent of the NSA's domestic spying program. Today, Britain's Guardian newspaper detailed a program called XKeyscore, that allows even low-level government employees and contractors to access just about anything a user does on the internet. The new revelations come amid a new push in Congress to limit the reach of the NSA. Anderson spoke with Michigan Republican Congressman Jason Amash, who led an effort that nearly succeeded at doing just that.
Officials are responding to a year-long investigation into taxpayer-funded drug rehab by CNN and the Center for Investigative Reporting, announcing a major crackdown.
For an in depth look at part three of "Rehab Racket," check out the full report on CNN.com.
It may just be the biggest jewel heist of all time: $136 million of diamonds and other gems snatched in broad daylight from the French hotel where Alfred Hitchcock’s "To Catch a Thief" was filmed. The thief’s speed and audacity have some wondering if it could be the work of the world’s most notorious jewel thieves, the Pink Panthers. Anderson talks to Havana Marking,the director of "Smash and Grab," a new documentary that exposes the gang’s secrets.
What would you do if you suddenly discovered a seven-foot tall Kentucky Fried Chickenbucket on your lawn? When that happened to a Georgia woman, she did the right thing and posted a photo on Facebook. How did it get there? Who did it belong to? Where are the mashed potatoes? All your questions are answered in tonight's Ridiculist.
He's called a hero by some and a traitor by others. Today, a military judge convicted Army Private Bradley Manning of a string of charges including violating the Espionage Act for handing classified information to WikiLeaks. He was acquitted of the more serious charge of aiding the enemy. Today's verdict is raising new questions about just how much harm Manning actually caused. In a 360 exclusive, Anderson discusses the impact with Glen Greenwald, investigative journalist and columnist for Britain's Guardian, and senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin.
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