Earvin “Magic” Johnson described himself as "the blessing and the curse of HIV" in an interview with Anderson Cooper and also opened up about his gay son who came out publicly a few months ago.
"I'm the blessing because people were talking about it, they ran out and got tested at that time. Then I'm the curse because…people now say, oh well, HIV is nothing because if I get it I can be like Magic. He's doing good, and I can do the same thing he's doing or take the same medicine he's taking and I'll be okay," Johnson said. "But what they don't understand, in 22 years, millions of people have died."
George Zimmerman was charged with felony assault after allegedly pointing a shotgun at his girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe. Prosecutors also allege he tried to choke Scheibe, but haven’t charged him with that. Former federal prosecutor and legal analyst Sunny Hostin and criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos discuss.
From speeding tickets to domestic disputes, George Zimmerman can't seem to stay out of the way of the law. David Mattingly traces Zimmerman’s legal woes since his acquittal in the Trayvon Martin murder trial.
Va. state Sen. Creigh Deeds was stabbed multiple times by his son. Gus Deeds was found dead at the scene from a gunshot wound. State police say they are looking at the case as an attempted murder-suicide. Chris Lawrence reports.
The U.S. Attorney's office announced today that Rep. Trey Radel of Florida is charged with a misdemeanor for possessing cocaine. He was arrested Oct. 29 in Washington, D.C. In a statement, the freshman congressman apologized, saying that he struggles with alcoholism. Dana Bash reports.
Bill Weir shares behind-the-scenes details of his intimate interview with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford with the AC360 later panel.
The AC360 Later panel discusses the Cheney sisters' heated disagreement over same-sex marriage that played out on TV and social media.
Authorities in Florida charged George Zimmerman with aggravated assault –a felony– for allegedly pointing a shotgun at his girlfriend. He was arrested at her home today and taken into custody. He's also charged with battery and criminal mischief. The 911 call has been released. Zimmerman has had several run-ins with law enforcement since he was found not guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin. Anderson talks about the latest developments with Former Federal Prosecutor and Legal Analyst Sunny Hostin and Criminal Defense Attorney Danny Cevallos.
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