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February 5th, 2014
08:50 AM ET

The battle against heroin addiction

Philip Seymour Hoffman lost his battle with heroin. Ric Curtis has spent decades studying the drug's destructive power. Dr. Drew Pinsky is fighting to help those who are addicted. On AC360 Later they discussed heroin’s deadly impact.

February 5th, 2014
12:33 AM ET

What happens to your credit card information after hackers steal it?

Target executives were on Capitol Hill today apologizing for the massive security breach that exposed the debit and credit card numbers of millions of customers. How prevalent is credit theft? Who are the people behind it? What do they do once they steal your information? Drew Griffin found the answers and more.

 

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February 5th, 2014
12:31 AM ET

RidicuList: ‘Mini Cooper’ on the loose

Last time we saw the dummy named ‘Mini Cooper’ he was on eBay. It’s the creation of an artist who built him as a tribute to Anderson. Now ‘Mini Cooper’ is in our newsroom and on a whole new adventure.

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February 5th, 2014
12:29 AM ET

Tiger Mom's new controversy

In Amy Chua's first book, "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," she argued that the strict parenting found in many Chinese families better prepares children for success. Now she's back with a new book that argues some religious and ethnic groups are just flat-out more successful than others. Anderson discussed it with Amy Chua and her husband and co-author Jed Rubenfeld.

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Filed under: 360° Radar
February 5th, 2014
12:28 AM ET

Are you sick of this winter?

The National Weather Service has posted winter storm warnings and advisories across the Northeast and into New England. That's bad news for residents who are still digging out from the last storm. Anderson looks at why millions of Americans say this is the worst winter they can remember.

 

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February 5th, 2014
12:26 AM ET

Treating heroin addiction

Some of the images in this report are disturbing to watch.

Tracey Helton Mitchell is a self-described suburban mom raising three young children. But 15 years ago she was a junkie living on the streets of San Francisco. At thetime she said she fully expected to die of an overdose. She allowed herself to be filmed for a documentary called "Black Tar Heroin." Anderson takes a look at that film and speaks to Tracey about how her life has changed.

Anderson spoke with Dr. Drew Pinsky about the challenges of treating patients addicted to heroin.

 

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February 5th, 2014
12:23 AM ET

Philip Seymour Hoffman's final hours

We are learning more about what may have been Philip Seymour Hoffman's final drug deal. Jason Carroll retraces the locations where the actor was last seen, who he was with and how much money he withdrew from an ATM.

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February 5th, 2014
12:23 AM ET

Law enforcement struggles with the heroin epidemic

Heroin use is soaring in the U.S. That's despite police spending decades working to get the drug off the streets. Anderson spoke with the chair of the Anthropology Department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and former undercover DEA agent Michael Levine about the battle against the drug

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