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October 25th, 2013
10:12 PM ET

What newly unsealed documents say about the JonBenet Ramsey case

Today we learned just how close the parents of JonBenet Ramsey came to being charged in connection with her death. Newly unsealed documents reveal in 1999, a grand jury voted to indict John and Patsy Ramsey on charges of child abuse resulting in the death of their six-year-old daughter, along with being accessories to the crime. The District Attorney decided not file those charges because he did not feel he had enough evidence. Randi Kaye takes a look back at this still unsolved crime.

CNN senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin and Tom Foreman discuss what the newly-released documents say about the case.

 

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October 25th, 2013
10:09 PM ET

Brett Favre: "I don't remember my daughter playing soccer" and Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses memory loss

After 20 years on the field, Brett Favre is one of the biggest names in NFL history. He took hit after hit in his 321 games, now Favre says he is suffering from memory problems. In a radio interview, Favre said for the first time in his life this "put a little fear in me." Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Rachel Nichols, host of the new CNN program "Unguarded" discussed Favre's revelation.

 

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October 25th, 2013
08:58 PM ET

Did the NSA spy on some of America's closest allies?

The Obama administration is doing damage control after allegations the NSA may have spied on world leaders. This is just the latest revelation published by the Guardian from documents leaked by Edward Snowden. Now German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande are talking about resetting the ground rules when it comes to surveillance. Jim Sciutto has the latest.

Filed under: Edward Snowden • NSA
October 25th, 2013
03:52 PM ET

CNN Heroes Top 10: Chad Pregracke

Chad Pregracke has made it his life’s work to clean up the Mississippi River and other American waterways. Since 1998, nearly 70,000 volunteers have helped Pregracke and his nonprofit remove more than 7 million pounds of garbage from 23 rivers across the country.

One of this year’s Top 10 Heroes will become the ‘CNN Hero of the Year’ and awarded $250,000 to continue their work.

You can vote once a day, every day at www.cnnheroes.com  through Sunday, November 17.

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October 25th, 2013
09:17 AM ET

Boston Strong

This year's World Series is special to Boston. It comes six months after the bombing at the Boston Marathon severely tested the city's resilience. By all accounts, the people who call Boston home have emerged stronger than ever.'Boston Strong,' as they say. For bombing survivor Steven Byrne, it has been a tough road to recovery, buoyed by the spirit of the city and his beloved Red Sox. Gary Tuchman went to Boston and watched game one of the series with Steven.


Filed under: Boston Marathon Attack
October 25th, 2013
01:07 AM ET

Gabriela Cowperthwaite on her film "Blackfish"

"I didn't come from animal activism, I was a mother who took her kids to Sea World." That's how Gabriela Cowperthwaite describes her background before making "Blackfish." She talks about why she made the film and her handling of trainer Dawn Brancheau's death.

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October 25th, 2013
01:05 AM ET

Jack Hanna and Gabriela Cowperthwaite discuss captivity

After making the film "Blackfish," Gabriela Cowperthwaite makes the argument "the most important thing that we learned from having whales in captivity, is ironically that they should not be in captivity." Jack Hanna questions the definition of what many people consider to be captivity.

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October 25th, 2013
01:04 AM ET

Jack Hanna on "Blackfish"

Jack Hanna is the Director Emeritus of the Columbus Zoo. He makes the case for Sea World's care of their orcas. He says the people who work at the parks "love these animals as much as they love their families."


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